The red grape variety possibly originates from England. The most important of the approximately 100 synonyms grouped alphabetically by country are Black Muscat (Australia), Muscat Albertdient's (Belgium), Moscatel de Hamburgo (Brazil), Muskat-Trollinger, Trollinger-Muskat (Germany), Black Muscat, Black Muscat of Alexandria, Muscat Hamburgh, Snow's Muscat Hamburgh, Venn's Seedling, Venn's Seedling Black Muscat (England), Hamburg Musqué, Muscat de Hamburg, Oeillade Musquée (France), Moschato Amvourgou, Moschato Tyrnavou (Greece), Gulabi (India), Malvasia Nera, Moscato d'Amburgo, Moscato Nero, Moscato Nero d'Acqui, Zibibbo Nero (Italy), Muscat Hamburg Crni (Croatia), Moscatel Prato (Portugal), Tamâioasa Hamburg, Tamîioasa Hamburg, Tamâioasa Neagra (Romania), Moscatel de Hamburgo (Spain, Uruguay), Hamburgii Muskotály (Hungary), Black Hamburg, Black Muscat, Muscat Hamburg (USA, Cyprus).
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