Green Grape. Also (occasionally) a partial translation of Groen grape.
1896R. WallaceFarming Indust. of Cape Col. 134‘Steen’ and ‘Groen Druif’, or Green Grape, besides several Chasselas varieties, the commonest of which is known as ‘French Grape,’ were among the earliest introductions.
1896R. WallaceFarming Indust. of Cape Col. 155From Riesling hock is obtained; and light white wine from the Green Grape, or ‘Groen Druif,’ a sort of Chasselas.
1980J. PlatterBk of S. Afr. Wines 89Semillon, A soft grape..not yet common in South African whites...However, several wines are called semillon when the grapes, often known locally as Groen or Green, obviously are from vines that have undergone debilitating mutations.
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