Category Archives: American Hybrid Grape Culture

The cultivation and development of the american hybrid grape

The Five Types of Lenoir (Black Spanish)

Fairhaven has expanded its famous collection to include all five of the existing types of Lenoir. These types are the original Lenoir (Black Spanish or more correctly the Blue French), the Favorite (a hybrid of Herbemont and Lenoir), the Herbemont (the Brown French), the Jaquez, and the Rulander (Lousinana Bourquiniana). This extraordinary group of vines […]

The “Vine Crank”

“After educating myself for the work and making such extensive preparation for the origination of varieties, which were essential to vineyard culture, to enable it to fill its entire sphere, few persons regarded my effort otherwise than that of a “crank”, and often I have heard myself mentioned as the “vine crank” This, to me, […]