The white grape variety (also Geilweilerhof GA-58-30) is a new breed between Optima x Seyve-Villard 12-375 ( Villard Blanc ). The name is derived from the hunter in Greek mythology, who was hunted by arrows with the goddess Artemis and moved to the sky as a constellation. They are genes from Vitis berlandieri. Vitis rupestris and Vitis vinifera contain. The crossing of the hybrid was done in 1964 by Dr. Gerhardt Alleweldt (1927-2005) at the Institute of Vine Breeding Geilweilerhof, the variety protection was granted in 1994. The hardy Vine is resistant to both mildews and Botrytis and is therefore considered as PIWI -Variety. It produces greenish-yellow, fruity and extract-rich wines nutmeg, The variety is in Germany (4 ha), in England (10 ha), Denmark and in the Switzerland grown. In 2010, a total of 14 hectares of vineyards were shown (Kym Anderson ).
Pictures: Ursula Brühl, Doris Schneider, Julius Kühn Institute (JKI)