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The grape growing industry in the Niagara Peninsula

T. B. Revett

The grape growing industry in the Niagara Peninsula

by T. B. Revett

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Published by Ontario. Dept. of Agriculture in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Viticulture -- Ontario.,
  • Grapes -- Ontario.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby T.B. Revett.
    SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 83687, Bulletin / Ontario. Dept. of Agriculture -- 202.
    ContributionsOntario. Dept. of Agriculture.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 microfiche (25 fr.)
    Number of Pages25
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19858867M
    ISBN 100665836872

    The Niagara Grape (White), Vitis labrusca 'Niagara', is a seedless Grape that is commonly used for wines, champagnes, jams/jellies and juice. The Niagara Grape was introduced in and has a very sweet taste that makes it perfect to serve fresh on the table. Niagara Grapes are the leading Green Grape grown in the United States. While acknowledging the worth of the efforts that have preceded it, The World of Niagara Wine fills a gap in the thinking about, and the ever-growing literature on, Niagara wines. It is the first to offer both an introductory and transdisciplinary accounting of the Niagara grape and wine industry, approaching the subject academically but for a.

    According to Grape Growers of OntarioChair Bill George, Jamie is a fitting ambassador for the grape and wine industry. He grew up on a Niagara-on-the-Lake (NOTL) grape and tender fruit farm, coming from a long line of fruit farmers. In fact, the Slingerland family has farmed in NOTL since the s. Verdelet (aka. Seibel ) Seibel ) A white French-America hybrid cultivar mostly grown in the New York State's Finger Lakes Region, Ontario's Niagara Peninsula, and British Columbia's Okanagan Valley.

    Monrovia's Niagara Grape details and information. Learn more about Monrovia plants and best practices for best possible plant performance. Niagara Grape Vitis labrusca 'Niagara' Sku # well-drained soil, but quite adaptable. Water deeply and regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce. Niagara is a light-skinned hybrid variety grown mainly in the northeastern United States, particularly around the Great Lakes was created in the New York county of Niagara in the midth Century from the Concord grape variety (probably a cross between a wild Vitis labrusca variety and an unknown Vitis vinifera variety) and the labrusca Cassady.


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The grape growing industry in the Niagara Peninsula by T. B. Revett Download PDF EPUB FB2

As a result of decades of grape growing experience and extensive research, ten unique growing areas within the Niagara Peninsula have been identified.

These sub-appellations include areas on the plains close to Lake Ontario and the benchlands of the Niagara Escarpment. Wines owe their character to a combination of origin and the winemaker’s art. Niagara Peninsula is the largest and most productive viticultural area in Canada, located on the southern shores of Lake Ontario.

More ice wine is made on the Niagara Peninsula than anywhere else on Earth, to the point where the region is synonymous with lusciously sweet wine, although many varieties of quality dry wine are also produced.

Riesling is something of a local darling and has a. Niagara grapes are a variety of the North American grape species Vitis labrusca (botanical family Vitaceae) and are used as table grapes and for wines, as well as jams and juice.

Niagara is the leading green grape grown in the United States. A purple variety, known as "pink" niagara (niágara rosada), exists and is the main niagara cultivated in southern Brazil, principally in the states of Notable regions: United States. The Niagara grape (Vitis labrusca "Niagara") is a deciduous, cold-hardy variety best known for its appearance in many commercial white grape juices in the United States.

With its sweet, aromatic. The Niagara Wine Industry Our Wine Past, Present and Future. Welcome to Niagara wine country, the Niagara Peninsula produces more wine grapes than any other region in Canada. From Grimsby to Niagara-on-the-Lake, this kilometre stretch of land represents approximat acres of vines, with hundreds of new vineyards being planted : Andrew Brooks.

Niagara’s early wine industry was founded primarily on grape varieties that were native to the area or suitable for growing in the local climate. Early Struggles When Vinifera grapes were brought to the region from Europe, problems arose quickly. The Canadian wine industry is a vibrant, ever-evolving community with many synergies that keep it moving forward.

In this post, we have news for Dillon’s Small Batch Distillers, a company that has integrated well into Niagara wine country, plus news for Evolved Cellars in the Okanagan Valley, a new Grape King is crowned, and Arterra being respect to a wine pioneer with a new wine brand being.

Nominees for Grape King must have a working knowledge of vineyard management and the grape growing industry. Nominated vineyards are judged by industry experts from the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs and the University of Guelph, and are rated on a point system based on the following criteria: Cultivars, Diseases, Insects, Weed Control, Soil Management, Canopy.

History. The traditional wines of Michigan were sweet wines, often made from grape varieties native to North America, such as the Catawba, Concord, and Niagara, or from hybrid grapes partly developed by crossing native species with vinifera grapes. North American native grapes have the advantage of being adapted to local growing conditions, with consequent high fruit al name: State of Michigan.

Grape growing and winemaking generate exports and tax revenues; together, the grape and wine industry has an enormous impact on the economy of Ontario. For the first time in the last 30 years, grapes are the most valuable fruit in Ontario in terms of farm gate value.

Learn about the various Niagara Peninsula wine regions with Wine Enthusiast Magazine's easy to use Niagara Peninsula wine guide. Our extensive selection of Niagara Peninsula wine reviews will not. Growing Niagara grapes (Vitis 'Niagara') in a home garden requires a few steps.

Grapes need pruning and training, but once you master those tasks, you'll find the harvest worth the effort. Niagara grapes are a white grape, bearing large, sweet fruit suitable for table use, jams, juice and wine.

The labrusca grape species (Vitis labrusca) is native to eastern North America, and it is known for its musky aroma. Two labrusca varieties, the blue "Concord" (Vitis labrusca "Concord," USDA zones 5 through 9) and the white "Niagara" (Vitis labrusca "Niagara," USDA zones 5 through 9), can also be grown in Michigan, but their strong flavors limit their appeal as wine grapes.

Niagara Peninsula (+ 10 sub-appellations), Prince Edward County, Lake Erie North Shore (+ 1 sub-appellation) Latitude, lakes and limestone define this region. Ontario’s appellations all enjoy the moderating effect of the Great Lake breezes creating the perfect environment for cool climate grape growing.

Michigan acres of vineyards making Michigan the fourth largest grape-growing state. Most of this acreage is devoted to juice grapes such as Concord and Niagara. About 2, acres are devoted to wine grapes, making Michigan the eighth state in wine grape production in the nation. The niagara grape vine can be expected to grow in Hardiness Zones 5–8.

View Map. Tree Type Vine Mature Size The Niagara grape grows to a height of 5–7' and a spread of around 8–10' at maturity. Growth Rate This tree grows at a medium rate, with height increases of 13–24" per year. Most of the Niagara Peninsula’s grape growing areas are north of the Niagara Escarpment, a geological feature that in addition to creating the fall line for Niagara Falls, also helps create growing conditions that prevent early bud break in spring and warmer evenings into the early fall just before harvest.

grape growing regions of the Niagara Peninsula. The first Vitis vinifera vines to be grown commercially on a large scale in this region were only planted in the s.

The unique characteristics of a particular wine are dependent on many factors. The growing conditions of a specific vineyard will influence the characteristics of a wine. A white grape that is great general purpose grape. Niagara is an excellent white grape variety that produces generous clusters of flavorful fruits.

Plus they have a very pleasant aroma. Late August, early September harvest. SEEDLESS grape varietal. *Please see our header for the current delays we are experiencing due to the current circumstances*. The Development and Economic Impact of the Wine Industry in Ontario, Canada the Niagara Peninsula being by far the largest.

the grape industry shifted to the Niagara region, where it r emains. The Niagara region is famous for its grape growing and winemaking for over years. Skylon's Region page talks about some of the best wineries in Niagara. Based upon recent Government of Ontario directives, Skylon Tower will be temporarily closing our facility until further notice.Niagara Falls.

The Niagara Peninsula is Ontario’s largest wine growing region responsible for over 90% of Ontario’s grape production, with other regions such as Prince Edward County and the Essex Pelee Island Coast responsible for the remaining 10%.File Size: KB.The three grape-growing regions of southern Ontario lie in the heart of the world’s northern wine-producing area, between 30 and 50 degrees north of the equator.

The Niagara Peninsula area has a.