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Yellow muscadine

Synonymous with the grape variety Scuppernong; look there.

The white variety comes from the United States, Synonyms are American Muscadine, Big White Grape, Bull, Bullace, Bullet, Bullet Grape, Green Muscadine, Green Scuppernong, Hickman's Grape, Pedee, Roanoke, White Muscadine, White Scuppernong and Yellow Muscadine. It is a pure female grape and one of the few of the subgenus Muscadinia species Vitis rotundifolia, Next Alexander. Catawba. Concord. Niagara and Norton it is one of the most important historical varieties in the USA. It was one of the first American vines to try to make wine in North America. Often all Muscadinia vines are called Scuppernong. It probably comes directly from Wild vines from. The large, spherical berries are white-green to bronze-colored, so that one of them mutation the dark berry vitis rotundifolia runs out.

Scuppernong - grape

The vines were used by English and German settlers in North Carolina Discovered on the banks of the Scuppernong River in the 1660s, selected and made wine from it for the first time. The name is derived from "Ascupernung", which means "place on the Ascopo grows" (laurel tree) in the Indian Algonquin language. The vine may have been mentioned much earlier by the Italian navigator and explorer Giovanni da Verrazano (1485-1528) when he was exploring the Cape Fear River valley (in central North Carolina) in French service and many "naturally growing" Vines ” . However, since he does not mention any berry color, it could have been the dark-colored wild vine.

These wild grapes could also have been involved when a few decades later the English colonists Philip Amadas and Arthur...

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