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"Red, red wine, stay close to me....." Can you just hear UB 40 crooning that old favorite tune with its reggae beat? How many other songs have been written about the fermentation of this revered fruit?

The history of grapes is as old as the history of mankind. There is evidence that as far back as Ancient Egypt, man has been transforming grapes into wine, one of the world's finest symbols of romance.

But even before it is transformed into that delicate, fermented beverage, grapes are linked symbolically with love, fertility and virility. The ancient Romans, acknowledged as the first civilization to cultivate grape vines, made both grapes and wine emblems of Bacchus, god of ecstasy (not to mention fertility). Even pre-dating the Romans, in ancient Greece it was a tradition to give clusters to newlyweds in the belief that the grape's seeds would bless the couple with many children.


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Table Grapes
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Picture of Grape Niagra
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Bred in America in 1882 and still one of the most popular table grapes in the States today. Large juicy oval fruits that are an attractive green shade and pleasantly aromatic. The fruit is sweet, can be used for juice, wine making or simply popping straight into your mouth! Ripe March-April.

 

Habit: Climbing
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: Climber

Grape Niagra

Current Stock Height: 90/120  ? 

Container: pb8  ? 

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Wine Grape. A very early, hardy, French, red wine grape, which may be relied upon in all seasons. This black wine grape is most noted for being one of the three main varieties used in the production of Champagne. Attractive woolly white fur on the leaf makes it more frost hardy. Grapes will grow in most soils but do better with good drainage and of course they love the sun. Deciduous.

 

Habit: Climbing
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: Climbercm x cm

Grape Pinot Meunier

Container: pb8  ? 

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A nice table grape with deep purple to black bunches of grapes which are produced regularly and reliably. Ripe around March-April. Plant in a sunny well drained spot and prune in winter after autumn leaf fall. Deciduous.

 

Habit: Climbing
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: Climber

Grape Robinson

Current Stock Height: 90/110 cm  ? 

Container: pb8  ? 

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An excellent table Grape with sweet and juicy blue-black bunches that ripen around March. The grapes are often described has having a slight currant flavour. Shows good disease resistance. Plant in a sunny well drained spot and prune in winter after leaf fall. Deciduous.

 

Habit: Climbing
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: Climber

Grape Schulyer RS 3309

Current Stock Height: 30/90 cm  ? 

Container: 2l  ? 

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Grape Schuyler

Current Stock Height: 90/120 cm  ? 

Container: pb8  ? 

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An attractive red skinned grape with little oval 'cherry' like grapes that have an exquisite sweet flavour. Ripens in late autumn. The vine shows good disease resistance. Plant in a sunny well drained position and do any pruning in winter after leaf fall. Deciduous.


 

Habit: Climbing
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: Climber

Grape Urbana

Current Stock Height: 100/110 cm  ? 

Container: pb8  ? 

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Climber. A highly ornamental Grape with deeply lobed leaves of grey green that turn to deep purple tones in the autumn. The insignificant flowers produce small black bitter tasting fruit. This stunning foliage climber likes the sun and good drainage. Any pruning should be done in winter. Deciduous.


 

Habit: Climber
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 4m x 2.5m

Grape Vinifera Purpurea

Current Stock Height: 80/90cm  ? 

Container: 3.5l  ? 

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Wairere Nursery
826 Gordonton Road, R D 1, Hamilton 3281 Ph: (07) 824 3430 Email:     Open 7 days 8:30am-5pm