Certified Availability 2020

The varieties within this section have been certified to 2010 Protocol, FPS, CPCNW or other certified standards. . Look for the certification designation in parentheses following the clone information to ensure you are getting the level of certification you desire. You will be charged a premium for certified vines. For further information on 2010 Protocol please read the available description in the FAQ section.

  1. RIPARIA

    Riparia is shallow-rooted, highly resistant to phylloxera and tolerant of water logged soil. It is most often used in grafting when vigor control is desired in order to produce high quality fruit on vigorous scion v...
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  2. 101-14

    Standard rootstock in Eastern US. Vigorous mostly sterile female variety with attractive leaves and shoots. Used for decorative arbors where fruit is not wanted, does well on clay soils...
  3. 1103P

    1103P rootstock provides high scion vigor and is tolerant of high alkalinity (high pH soils), high salinity (salt content), and cotton root rot (generally an issue in high pH soils). It is poor at taking up potassi...
  4. 3309 (Couderc 3309)

    Couderc 3309 is a standard rootstock in the eastern United States. It is a vigorous male sterile variety with attractive leaves and shoots. Great for decorative arbors where fruit is not wanted.
  5. Albariño - Grafted

    Widely grown in Galacia (northwest Spain) and Portugal (where it is known as Alvarinho), Albariño produces distinctive, aromatic, high quality wines, one of the few Spanish white varieties used to produce a varieta...
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  6. Alvarinho (Albariño) - Grafted

    Portugal's version of Albariño which is widely grown in Galacia (northwest Spain). Alvarinho produces distinctive, aromatic, high quality wines. Grown in a humid, maritime climate, it has thick skin making it resis...
  7. Aromella

    Aromella is a recent Cornell release capable of making a top ranked floral to muscat wine. Own-rooted vines have been highly productive and highly vigorous with large, loose clusters. Some fruit shelling has been ob...
  8. Aurore

    Grown primarily in the cooler regions of the US with very early ripening and good winter hardiness, Aurore is a white to pink variety that is vigorous and ripens about a month before Concord. Aurore is often used as...
  9. Auxerrois - Grafted

    Auxerrois is a full sibling of Chardonnay. Widely grown in the Alsace region of France where it produces a relatively low acid wine used for blending and as a varietal.
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  10. Baco Noir

    Baco is an extremely vigorous variety that is best grown on heavy soils. Its fruit is usually high in acid, producing wines of good quality that are deeply pigmented and fruity.
  11. Barbera - Grafted

    Grown primarily in the Piedmont, Barbera is the second most planted variety in Italy. It has a high level of natural acidity even when fully ripe, so is best suited for hot climates.
  12. Black Spanish

    Black Spanish is an older variety that is tolerant to Pierce’s disease (it can carry the disease and thus be a source of infection if insect vectors are present with no reduction in yield, but Black Spanish vines...
  13. Black Spanish - Grafted

    Black Spanish is an older variety that is tolerant to Pierce’s disease (it can carry the disease and thus be a source of infection if insect vectors are present with no reduction in yield, but Black Spanish vines...
  14. Blanc du Bois

    Blanc du Bois is a Pierce's disease tolerant cultivar with very good wine quality potential. Grown successfully where temperatures do not drop below +10F (USDA hardiness zone 8). Grown in coastal areas in the southe...
  15. Blanc du Bois - Grafted

    Blanc du Bois is a Pierce's disease tolerant cultivar with very good wine quality potential. Grown successfully where temperatures do not drop below +10F (USDA hardiness zone 8). Grown in coastal areas in the southe...
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  16. Bluebell

    Bluebell resembles Concord in size and color but matures earlier and is more cold hardy than Concord.
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  17. Brianna

    Brianna is a relatively easy to grow variety with good disease resistance and winter hardiness. Produces light, semi-sweet table wines with grapefruit, tropical, and floral characteristics, with a pronounced pineapp...
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  18. Cabernet Franc - Grafted

    A component of many Bordeaux blends, Cabernet Franc matures earlier than Cabernet Sauvignon and is more suitable for cooler climates. One of the more winter hardy vinifera varieties, it is becoming more popular in...
  19. Cabernet Sauvignon - Grafted

    Cabernet Sauvignon is a vigorous, variety with late bud break and late maturity. It is one of the world's most widely renowned red wine varieties, grown in nearly every major wine producing country among a diverse s...
  20. Carmenère - Grafted

    An old Bordeaux variety largely replaced by Merlot in France, but widely grown in Chile where vines planted as Merlot turned out to be Carmenère. Ripens later than Merlot but earlier than Cabernet Sauvignon.
  21. Chardonnay - Grafted

    The standard of white wine grapes, Chardonnay can be used to make a wide range of wine styles from "fruit forward" wines fermented in stainless, to buttery wines fermented or finished with oak. Chardonnay is the pri...
  22. Dornfelder - Grafted

    Dornfelder is considered to be the most successful red German vinifera cross with substantial plantings in the late 20th Century. The wine is notable for its depth of color, good acidity, attractive aromatics, and...
  23. Gewürztraminer - Grafted

    Gewürztraminer is a musqué mutation of Traminer that produces compact clusters of small, spicy, pinkish-red grapes with high natural sugar and low acidity, so is best suited for cooler climates. The best wines exh...
  24. Kerner - Grafted

    Considered a success story of modern German vine breeding, Kerner became widely planted in Germany in the 1990s. Typically used to make high quality wines similar to Riesling in many respects including high acidity...
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  25. Lemberger - Grafted

    Not to be confused with cheese, Lemberger is used to produce low acid, varietal wines. It is gaining a reputation in the Finger Lakes region of NY as a variety with good wine potential and easier to grow than Pinot...
  26. Malbec - Grafted

    Malbec was once popular in Bordeaux, but plantings have declined as it is susceptible to various viticultural hazards such as frost, coulure, and bunch rot. Known to require a milder climate than varieties such as M...
  27. Merlot - Grafted

    Merlot is Bourdeaux's most planted grape variety, known for its smooth texture and outstanding varietal wines, but often blended with Cabernet Sauvignon. Earlier ripening than Cabernet Sauvignon, but not as winter h...
  28. Mourvédre - Grafted

    Mourvédre is Spain's second-leading red variety (after Grenache) and is also a popular variety in southern France, and has been grown in California since the 1870s. Mourvédre needs a very warm climate with long su...
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  29. Muscat Ottonel - Grafted

    Muscat Ottonel is earlier ripening than other vinifera muscats and is the leading muscat in Alsace. Probably bred as a table grape, Muscat Ottonel has subdued muscat flavor and is used to produce dry table to late...
  30. Nebbiolo - Grafted

    Nebbiolo is native to the Piedmont region in northern Italy where it produces the region's most distinguished wines, and some of Italy's best, long-lived wines.
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