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Grape Variety: St. Pepin

Variety Name St. Pepin
TTB Approved Name(s) St. Pepin
All Synonyms Elmer Swenson 282, E.S. 282
Countries of Origin USA
Species Interspecific hybrid (includes labrusca)
Breeder Elmer Swenson
Year Released 1983
Status of Ownership Plant patent 5771 (1986)
Pedigree E.S. 114(Minnesota 78 x Seibel 1000) x Seyval
Berry Color White
Uses Table,Wine
Comments Elmer Swenson (1913-2004) was a grape breeder from the Upper Midwest who specialized in cold season and short season grapes. This variety was developed by Mr. Swenson in Osceola, Wisconsin.

St. Pepin Selections

Information about:          Selection Numbers     |     Registration Status
  St. Pepin 01
Registration Status Registered Registered is the ultimate status in the California Department of Food & Agricultures Grapevine Registration & Certification Program. Registered selections have successfully completed all disease testing required by the regulations. Registered selections have also been confirmed as true to variety by experts using visual observations, DNA-based testing or both.
Source New York State
Treatments None; RSP+
Comments This selection was donated to the Foundation Plant Services public grapevine collection in 2011 by Dennis Rak, owner of Double A Vineyards in New York State. St. Pepin 01 qualified for the FPS Classic Foundation Vineyard in 2013.