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Synonym for the grape variety Concord; see there.

The red grape variety comes from the USA. Synonyms are Bergerac, Bull's Seedling, Concord Crni, Corin, Cornin, Dalmadin, Fehérhatu, Fekete Noah, Furmin Noir, Gorin, Gurin, Jurka, Kék Olasz, Koncord, Konkordi, Konkordia, Nyarfalevelü, Nyarlevelü, Olasz Kék, Ripadella, Ripatella, Ripertella and Ripotella. The last four synonyms refer to the variety Ripatella, which was previously considered as a separate variety. It was not until 2016 that DNA analyses in Geisenheim (Rheingau) determined that it was genetically identical to Concord. The exact parentage of the variety was not determined until 2016 by DNA analyses at the Julius Kühn Institute (Geilweilerhof). It originates from a cross between Catawba (Vitis labrusca x Sémillon) x Vitis labrusca.

Concord - Rebstock und Blatt

The Concord was the result of a ten-year, elaborate selection process. Ephraim Wales Bull (1806-1895), known as "Father of the Concord Grape", exposed the seeds of a wild vine in the town of Concord in Massachusetts in 1843 and propagated them to 22,000 cuttings. From these he selected a single vine until 1849. Nearby was a Catawba vine, which was always suspected to be the parent. This he propagated and further selected. The final result was presented in 1853, about which there is even the historical photograph shown below. Bull then named the variety after the nearby town of Concord in 1854. From the 1860s onwards, it found widespread use in the northeast of the USA as the "Grape of the...

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