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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 today's north-eastern Slovenia, although the name incorrectly refers to Portugal. There are over a hundred synonyms; the most important ones, grouped alphabetically by country, are Autrichien, Portugais Bleu(France); Porthogese, Porthogese Nero, Porthogeze, Portoghese(Italy); Early Burgundy(California); Portugizac Crni(Croatia); Badner, Badener, Portugieser, Portugieser Blau, Vöslaner, Vöslauer(Austria); Português Azul(Portugal); Modrý Portugal, Portugalkja, Portugalské Modré(Slovakia, Czech Republic); Modra Portugalka, Portugalka(Slovenia); Kékoportó(Hungary).

Blauer Portugieser - Weintraube und Blatt

The hypothesis of the origin Portugal is based on a document in the municipality of Gumpoldskirchen (Lower Austria). In this document it is stated that the lord 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 Moreto do Alentejo is...

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