The white grape variety is a new breed between Schiava Grossa (Trollinger) x Riesling What happened in 2012 DNA analysis was confirmed. Synonyms are Herold Triumpf, Kerner Bijeli, Kernerrebe, Weinsberg S 25 and (first name) White Herald. The crossing took place in 1929 at the State Teaching and Research Institute in vineyard (Württemberg) through August herald (1902-1973). Of the variety protection was granted in 1969. The name was named after the Swabian doctor and wineologist Justinus Kerner (1786-1862) who lived in Weinsberg. The same parents are also Rotberger and Witberger emerged.