Hardiness Zone 4

  1. Concord

    Concord is the most famous American grape, described by Horace Greeley as "the grape for the millions" with vigorous, hardy and productive vines that produce medium-sized clusters bearing large blue-black berries. C...
  2. Concord Seedless

    A sport of Concord with clusters and berries smaller than Concord. Fruit matures earlier than Concord with good flavor; perfect for pies and preserves.
  3. Delaware

    Referred to as "the best American table grape" in The Grapes of New York (Hedrick, 1907), Delaware is an early-ripening red variety with small berries and clusters, and mild flavor. Of the labrusca types, it has the...
  4. Elvira

    Elvira is vigorous and hardy, producing medium-sized white berries that ripen with Concord. Tolerates a wide range of soil conditions. Absence of cultural problems makes this variety recommended for difficult growin...
  5. Geneva Red

    Geneva Red is highly vigorous and highly productive. Can make a dark red wine with classic hybrid aroma and with better tannin structure than other hybrids such as Baco Noir and De Chaunac.
  6. Itasca

    Itasca is the newest cold-hardy release out of the University of Minnesota Breeding program. Itasca produces a dry white wine that is light yellow to straw in color and has aromas of pear, quince, violet, melon, min...
  7. King of the North

    King of the North is a Labrusca type grape that produces medium to large, round, dark, slipskin berries that are juicy and tart. Not typically used for wine as it is acidic with strong Labrusca characteristics.
  8. Prairie Star

    Prairie Star is a vigorous vine that produces long, loose clusters, is moderately productive, and does not require cluster thinning. Prairie Star can produce wines that lack foxiness with good hybrid wine quality.
  9. Steuben

    Steuben produces medium to large, compact clusters of medium-sized, spherical slipskin berries with a spicy tang. Steuben can produce an aromatic white, blush, or rosé wine.
  10. Sunbelt

    Sunbelt is a Concord-type recommended for southern climates where Concord is not well adapted. Vines are productive and fruit ripens more evenly than Concord in warmer climates.
  11. Swenson Red

    Swenson Red produces medium to large conical clusters with large, round, non-slipskin berries with firm flesh. Can be used to make a distinctive white wine as fermentation on the skins is not recommended.
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