Interspecific hybrid

Interspecific hybrid is defined as ‘the result of sexually crossing more than one grapevine species, while a cross of varieties of the same species is intraspecific,’ (Oxford Companion to Wine: 2006, p.359). Examples: Bronner. | Orion. | Solaris. | Souvignier...

Solaris

Solaris is a white wine grape variety, an interspecific hybrid bred for its resistance to fungal disease organisms (see PIWIs). Solaris was created in 1975 at the grape breeding institute in Freiburg, Germany by Helmut Becker. Solaris ripens early and has good...

Orion grape variety

Orion is a white interspecific hybrid bred for its resistance to fungal disease organisms (see PIWIs). Originally known as Gf. Ga-58-30, Orion is a 1964 German crossing whose mother is Optima and father is Villard Blanc (Seyve Villard 12-375). It was bred by Prof. Dr....