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Swenson Red

Swenson Red Wine Details

Description: This adherent-skin grape was named by Wisconsin viticulturist Elmer Swenson, who claims his 1970 hybrid is as good as a California table grape in taste and texture. This technically red grape can vary in color from green to blue depending on temperatures during ripening. Swenson Red with its vinifera heritage is versatile as both a crunchy table grape and a balanced juice for winemaking. These vines are planted close to the winery in 2008 to show off their bright foliage.

Varietal Definition
Swenson Red:
Above average vigor. Meaty texture with tender skin. Incredible strawberry-like flavor, much like a good seeded California table grape. Susceptible to downy mildew in some sites and years.


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