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The white grape 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. You may not because of the name similarity with the (red) variety Vespolina be confused. The medium-maturing vine is resistant to winter frost, Wrong mildew. chlorosis and drought, but prone to powdery mildew and Botrytis, It produces acidic white wines with aromas of flowers, fruits and honey. The variety is in the province of Vicenza in 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
Pictures : MIPAAF - National Vine Certification Service

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