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Grape

Grape Vine Plants

Grape is one of a cluster of berries of the vines of about 60 species of plants of the genus Vitis. There are a large number of varieties and even more grapevine cultivars, producing grapes that can be crimson, black, dark blue, yellow, green, orange, and pink. So-called white grapes are green in color, although they are actually derived from the purple grape.

Grape Facts

Almost all grapes in the world come from cultivars of Vitis vinifera, or Common Grape vine, native to the Mediterranean and Central Asia. Relatively minor amounts of grapes come from American and Asian species including Vitis labrusca, or Fox Grape, that includes the famous Concord Grape cultivar, Vitis riparia, the wild Riverbank Grape or Frost Grape, native to the Eastern U.S. and up to Quebec, Vitis rotundifolia, or Muscadine, native to the Southeastern United States, and Vitis amurensis, the Amur Grape, the most important Asian species.

Grape Farms

It may be possible to find any grape farms near your location. We have built a map that will show all of the berry farms in our directory!

Grape Stories

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Booming year for grape quantity, with quality to boot
Nature seems to have dealt a great hand to Willamette Valley wine-grape growers in 2017. This year's harvest closed in the midst of glorious fall weather at the end of October, with final pulling of riesling and other long-hanging dessert grapes ... The Register-Guard [ story ]

Carr Vineyards: Grape caretakers
Rather than partnering with wealthy investors to purchase land, he made the decision to approach existing property owners about leasing and growing grapes as Carr Vineyard Management Co. In 2000, Carr Winery was started with the goal of working with ... Lompoc Record [ story ]


Photo - Bailey-Lane Nursery - Whitmore, California

Selected Species

Amur Grape
Common Grape
Fox Grape
Muscadine
Riverbank Grape

Selected Cultivars

Concord Grape

 
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