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Vidal Blanc is a white wine grape variety that is popularly used to produce dry and sweet wines. It’s a hybrid grape, created in France in 1935 by Jean Louis Vidal, and is a cross between Ugni Blanc and an unknown hybrid variety. It is a hardy grape, able to withstand cold temperatures and resistant to many grape diseases. Vidal Blanc is a popular variety for winemakers due to its ability to produce wines with good body and structure, and its versatility in producing a range of styles from dry to sweet.
Vidal Blanc is a popular grape variety for growers in many parts of the world, including France, Canada, the United States, Australia, and New Zealand. It is a hardy variety that can withstand cold temperatures and is resistant to many grape diseases. It is a vigorous grower and produces large clusters of grapes with a high sugar content.
For growers looking to plant Vidal Blanc, the ideal climate is a cool to moderate one with good drainage. The vine prefers full sun and is drought tolerant. It is best planted on a trellis system and can be planted with other white wine grapes such as Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, or Riesling.
When planting Vidal Blanc, it’s important to ensure that the soil is well-drained and that the vines have plenty of room to spread out. It is best to plant the vines in spring, as this is when the buds will have the best chance of taking root. Plant the vines with a spacing of 6-8 feet between each one and support with a trellis system. Prune the vines in winter to encourage healthy growth and make sure to water regularly.
Vidal Blanc is a popular and versatile grape variety that is easy to grow and produces a range of wines. With the right planting and care, growers can produce high quality wines with good body and structure.
1. Choose a sunny spot in your yard that gets at least 8 hours of direct sunlight per day.
2. Prepare the soil by loosening it to a depth of at least 12 inches.
3. Plant the grapevines 6-10 feet apart, depending on the variety.
4. Water the plants regularly, making sure to keep the soil moist but not soggy.
5. Fertilize the plants with a balanced fertilizer once or twice a year.
6. Prune the vines regularly to ensure healthy growth and fruit production.
7. Harvest the grapes when they are ripe, usually in late summer or early fall.
By following these simple guidelines, you can enjoy a bountiful harvest of sweet, juicy grapes each year. With proper care and attention, these grapes can produce a delicious crop for many years to come.
Grape Color Blue, Black
Primary Use Wine
Wine Color White, Sparkling, Ice Wine
Variety Origin J.L. Vidal
Zone Range: 5-12
Growth Habit Semi-Upright
Suggested Distance Between Vines 6 ft, 7 ft, 8 ft
Vine Training System Top Wire Cordon
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