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The white grape variety comes from Italy, Synonyms are Bresparola, Bresparola Bianca, Orisi, Orisi Bianca, Vespaia, Vespaiolo, Vespajola, Vesparola, Vespera and Uva Vespera. The name derives from the fact that their sweet grapes are the wasps attract. Because of the similarity in name, it is not allowed with the (red) variety Vespolina be confused. The medium-ripening vine is resistant to winter frost, Wrong mildew. chlorosis and drought, however prone to powdery mildew and Botrytis, It produces acidic white wines with aromas of flowers, fruits and honey. The variety is grown in the province of Vicenza Veneto grown. There she is in the DOC wine Breganze authorized. The acreage in 2010 was 94 hectares (Kym Anderson ).

Vespaiola - grape and leaf

Source : Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012
Images : MIPAAF - National Vine Certification Service

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