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March 30th, 2023
PIWIs: the most promising varieties
Jürgen Amthor, the owner of the first probiotic PIWI vineyard in Franconia, Germany, is happy about his harvest of the fungal-resistant red grape variety Cabernet Cortis. The grapes are 95% healthy. They have a very ripe and fruity aroma with a sugar content of 85°Oe (20.5 Brix) and balanced acidity.
January 12th, 2023
‘Pinore’: The New Red Wine Variety Cross-Bred between ‘Pinot Noir’ and ‘Regent’ Vines
Renewed interest in varieties that are more tolerant to diseases has emerged, which is mainly due to increased awareness by producers and consumers regarding the impact of phytochemicals in the environment. This paper describes the first Slovenian grapevine variety ‘Pinore’ crossed between the Vitis vinifera L. ‘Pinot Noir’ clone Mf and ‘Regent’ vines.