The red grape variety is an interspecific new breed between Bailey x Golden queen, They are genes from Vitis labrusca. Vitis lincecumii and Vitis vinifera contain. The crossing of the hybrid was done by Zenbai Kawakami (1868-1944) in Niigata (Honshu) in Japan. The variety grown in Thailand Pokdum is a mutation, The variety was a cross partner in new breeding Cabernet Suntory, The vine ripens very late and is susceptible to Botrytis, It is mainly called table grape, but in some Asian countries like special Japan also used as a wine grape. In 2010, a total of 469 hectares of vineyards (cym Anderson ). There are more areas in Thailand here as a Pokdum (17 ha), Vietnam and Cambodia.
Source : Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012
Images : Ursula Brühl, Doris Schneider, Julius Kühn Institute (JKI)