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Baden

Synonym (also Badner) for the grape variety Blauer Portugieser; see there

The red grape variety originates from Lower Styria (Austria-Hungary) in Slovenia, although the name incorrectly suggests Portugal. There are over a hundred synonyms; the most important grouped alphabetically by country are Autrichien, Portugais Bleu (France); Porthogese, Porthogese Nero, Porthogeze, Portoghese, Portoghese Nero (Italy); Early Burgundy (California); Crna Kraljevina, Imbrina, Portugizac Crni (Croatia); Badner, Badener, Feslauertraube, Garidelitraube, Portugieser, Portugieser Blau, Portugiesische, Vöslaner, Vöslauer (Austria); Perequita, Português Azul (Portugal); Modrý Portugal, Portugalkja, Portugalské Modré (Slovakia, Czech Republic); Modra Portugalk, Portugalka (Slovenia); Kékoportó (Hungary).

Blauer Portugieser - Weintraube und Blatt

The hypothesis of the origin Portugal is based on a document in Gumpoldskirchen (Lower Austria). In this document it is stated that the baron of Vöslau, Baron von Fries, brought the variety from Porto to Bad Vöslau in 1772. In 1887, the ampelographer Hermann Goethe (1837-1911) also put forward the thesis that the Portuguese variety...

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