vinifera grape

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Noun1.vinifera grape - common European grape cultivated in many varietiesvinifera grape - common European grape cultivated in many varieties; chief source of Old World wine and table grapes
vinifera grape - grape from a cultivated variety of the common grape vine of Europe
genus Vitis, Vitis - the type genus of the family Vitaceae; woody vines with simple leaves and small flowers; includes a wide variety of grapes
grape vine, grapevine, grape - any of numerous woody vines of genus Vitis bearing clusters of edible berries
Chardonnay, chardonnay grape - white wine grape
Pinot, Pinot grape - any of several purple or white wine grapes used especially for Burgundies and champagnes
Sauvignon grape - small blue-black grape of Medoc region of France highly prized in winemaking
Cabernet Sauvignon grape - superior red wine grapes grown especially in the Bordeaux region of France and northern California
Sauvignon blanc - white wine grape grown in California
Merlot - black wine grape originally from the region of Bordeaux
Muscadet - white grape grown especially in the valley the Loire in France
Riesling - white grape grown in Europe and California
Zinfandel - small black grape grown chiefly in California; transplanted from Europe
Chenin blanc - white grape grown especially in California and the lower Loire valley of France
malvasia - used to make malmsey wine
muscat, muskat - any of several cultivated grapevines that produce sweet white grapes
Verdicchio - a variety of white wine grape grown in Italy
2.vinifera grape - grape from a cultivated variety of the common grape vine of Europevinifera grape - grape from a cultivated variety of the common grape vine of Europe
grape - any of various juicy fruit of the genus Vitis with green or purple skins; grow in clusters
emperor - red table grape of California
muscat grape, muscatel, muscat - sweet aromatic grape used for raisins and wine
ribier - dark reddish-purple table grape of California
sultana - pale yellow seedless grape used for raisins and wine
Tokay - variety of wine grape originally grown in Hungary; the prototype of vinifera grapes
Thompson Seedless - seedless green table grape of California
common grape vine, vinifera, vinifera grape, Vitis vinifera - common European grape cultivated in many varieties; chief source of Old World wine and table grapes
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Domesticated and cultivated since the Neolithic period, at first in the Anatolia region, the vinifera grape spread and generated thousands of varieties and cultivars through improvements carried out by different civilizations (THIS et al., 2006).
An immigrant from the Ukraine, Frank figured out how to grow the delicate European vinifera grape varieties in cold climates, which meant the Northeastern U.S.
"The Vitis Vinifera grape vines have many different clones and hybrids that have been developed over many years.
Although the vinifera grape is very versatile, it is not well suited to cold or humid climates.
There are several studies about the biological activities of Vitis vinifera grape seed extracts (for review see XIA et al., 2010).
Downy mildew, powdery mildew, black rot, and phylloxera quickly spread throughout the wine growing regions of Europe in part because the vinifera grape has little natural resistance to these pests.
The fruit produces some of the finest wines in the world and comes from the European vinifera grape.
New York State produces slightly more wine than Washington, but much of its production is from non--Vitis vinifera grape varieties.
Morrastel, a European red variety that is a crossing of the vinifera grape Graciano, ripens fairly early (Aug.
Two other varieties in New York are the red hybrid Diana (probably a seedling of Catawba), which has been grown in the Finger Lakes since the mid-1800s, and Saperavi, a red Vitis vinifera grape variety from the nation of Georgia.
In many ways, Joseph treats Marquette like a vinifera grape, and the resulting wines have garnered critical praise including four Best of Show awards at the International Cold Climate Wine Competition.
and an advocate for growing vinifera in New York and the East; Charles Fournier, former president of Gold Seal Vineyards in Hammondsport; and George Hostetter, chief viticulturist for Brights Wines in Niagara Falls, Ontario, who planted the first vinifera grapes in that region.