Wagyu is graded based on a 1 to 5 scoring system, with one representing poor and five representing excellent. It is Japanese Black of which number of breeding is the largest among them. Snake River Farms has two different “grades” of their American Wagyu beef: Their Black and their Gold Grade. There are more nuances and terminology that goes along with the story but that is for another day. THE AUSTRALIAN WAGYU MARBLING SCALE Australia is one of the biggest producers of Wagyu beef in the world, and uses its own grading scale, the AUS-MEAT marbling system. ifrm.contentDocument.document : ifrm.contentDocument;var shrsl_gallery_str = '