Science / Biology / Herbaceous: Term applied to a nonwoody stem/plant with minimal secondary growth.

Grau Portuguiser

Life Style / Wine Grapes / Grau Portuguiser: V.vinifera variety grown in Austria and elsewhere in central and eastern Europe. Has synonym name Oporto Szuerke in Hungary and Kraljevina in Croatia (former Yugoslavia). This V.vinifera vine is repor MORE

Portuguiser (Blau)

Life Style / Wine Grapes / Portuguiser (Blau): Widely grown in Germany and Austria. Has synonym names Portugizac, Kékoporto in Croatia (former Yugoslavia), Portugais Bleu in S.W. France and Portuguiser in Austria. While not indigenous to eastern MORE

Sauvignon Blanc

Life Style / Wine Grapes / Sauvignon Blanc: Classic white-wine producer variety commonly planted in the Bordeaux and eastern Loire regions of France. Shows vigorous growth and is late maturing. Members of the cépage are now thought by some to MORE

Sauvignon Gris

Life Style / Wine Grapes / Sauvignon Gris: Thought to be a mutated member of the Sauvignon cépage family, the vine is low-yielding and the grape acidic yet capable of high sugar content. Currently undergoing something of a revival in the regi MORE


Life Style / Wine Grapes / Frontenac: Vigorous, extremely winter-hardy to -30 deg. F (ca -35 C.), heavy producing and disease resistant V. Riperia 89 x Landot 4511 (Noir) french/american hybrid variety released by the U. Minnesota Researc MORE

Chambourcin (Noir)

Life Style / Wine Grapes / Chambourcin (Noir): Has synonym name Joannes Seyve 26205. Bunch rot resistant, mildly winter-hardy to -5 deg. F.(ca -20 C.) french-american hybrid with quite recent (1963) French Rhone origins. Requires a long growing se MORE