- of, relating to, or derived from a European grape, Vitis vinifera, widely cultivated for making wine and raisins and for table use.
- a vinifera grape.
Origin of vinifera
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The type of growth in Vinifera is different from that of native grapes.Manual of American Grape-Growing
U. P. Hedrick
All of its characters indicate that it is a hybrid between Labrusca and Vinifera.
The early idea of many that it is a Vinifera was soon dropped.
Munson states, however, that he can see nothing in it but Labrusca and Vinifera.
This is the first recorded hybrid between Labrusca and Vinifera.