‘Clarion’ Grapevine: A White Wine Cultivar for Midwest United States Production

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Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)231-233
Number of pages3
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 2023

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Received for publication 1 Sep 2022. Accepted for publication 6 Dec 2022. Published online 16 Jan 2023. This research was conducted with support from the University of Minnesota Agricultural Experiment Station, the Viticulture Consortium East (USDA 2009-34360-19879), VitisGen (USDA/ NIFA 2011-51181-30635), Northern Grapes Project (USDA/NIFA 2011-51181-30850), and VitisGen2 (USDA/NIFA 2017-51181-26829). Peter Hemstad, previous breeder at the University of Minnesota, first selected MN 1220 and was integral to the cultivar evaluation. We thank the vineyard management team of John Thull, Jennifer Thull, and Colin Zumwalde for their technical support with vine care and propagation. Winemaking was conducted by Nicholas Smith, Kathryn Cook, Bryan Forbes, and Andrew Hor-ton. We thank the collaborating colleagues who provided important insights during the NE1020: Multistate evaluation of wine grape cultivars and clones project. M.D.C. is the corresponding author. E-mail: clark776@umn.edu. This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC-ND license (https://creativecommons. org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/).


  • fruit breeding
  • grape
  • variety
  • Vitis

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