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Wine Grape

Wine Grape 'Cabernet' (Vitis vinifera)

One of the most cold-hardy, disease resistant varieties available. Extremely popular for making red wine. Produces tight clusters of dark red grapes late in the season.

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Wine Grape 'Chardonnay' (Vitis vinifera)

One of the most popular grapes for wine production. The sweet green grapes are perfect for eating fresh but they do have seeds. Plant is self-fertile. Grapes mature late in the season.

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Wine Grape 'Foch' (Vitis vinifera)

An excellent selection for Northern growers. Vines are cold hardy, disease resistant, and provide early yields for regions with short growing seasons. Produces large, loose clusters of red-black grapes for fresh eating or wine-making. This variety is self-pollinating.

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Wine Grape 'Frontenac Blanc' (Vitis hybrid)

An excellent wine variety released by the University of Minnesota in 2005. This late season-selection produces loose clusters of white fruit. Similar to other grapes in the Frontenac family, this choice is also highly resistant to downy mildew and an exceptionally cold hardy variety.

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Wine Grape 'Frontenac Gris' (Vitis hybrid)

This selection produces loose clusters of pinkish white fruit. An excellent wine variety developed by the University of Minnesota.

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Wine Grape 'La Crescent' (Vitis hybrid)

Hardy deciduous climber that is moderately disease resistant. This variety produces medium-sized clusters of white Grapes. Bred by the University of Minnesota. U.S. Plant Patent #14,617.

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Wine Grape 'Marquette' (Vitis hybrid)

A excellent wine variety developed by the University of Minnesota. The hardy vines are ideal for cold-weather climates. This selection produces tight clusters of purple-blue fruit.

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Wine Grape 'Merlot' (Vitis vinifera)

A traditional variety used in making French wines, particularly a type of blended wine known as “Claret” or “Bordeaux”. The deep purple-blue grapes are good for eating fresh but they do have seeds. Plant is self-fertile.

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Wine Grape 'Pinot Gris' (Vitis vinifera)

The Pinot Gris grape variety is actually a mutation of the famous Pinot Noir grape. The plants are identical other than the fruit color which can range from shades of green to bronze-pink to blue-gray all within a single cluster of grapes. This is a midseason variety, excellent for…

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Wine Grape 'Pinot Noir' (Vitis vinifera)

Outstanding selection for producing red table wines. Deep purple-black fruits mature mid-season. Good for eating fresh but the grapes do have seeds. Plant is self-fertile.