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#369894 - 08-08-2011 17:02:19 Today's Geek Question: What Is Tribidrag??
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Well.....none other than Zinfandel. I have, of course, followed Tribidrag from the very start.
Tom

As posted on CaroleMeredith's FaceBook page:
My Croatian research colleagues have long suspected that the old Croatian grape variety Tribidrag was the same as Crljenak kastelanski, which is the modern Croatian name for Zinfandel. They have now confirmed this by purifying and analyzing DNA from an old herbarium specimen of Tribidrag and comparing it to Zinfandel. The DNA profiles are a perfect match. Tribidrag is documented to have been grown in Croatia for at least 500 years.

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#369895 - 08-08-2011 17:15:12 Re: Today's Geek Question: What Is Tribidrag?? [Re: TomHill]
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Originally Posted By: TomHill
Well.....none other than Zinfandel. I have, of course, followed Tribidrag from the very start.
Tom

As posted on CaroleMeredith's FaceBook page:
My Croatian research colleagues have long suspected that the old Croatian grape variety Tribidrag was the same as Crljenak kastelanski, which is the modern Croatian name for Zinfandel. They have now confirmed this by purifying and analyzing DNA from an old herbarium specimen of Tribidrag and comparing it to Zinfandel. The DNA profiles are a perfect match. Tribidrag is documented to have been grown in Croatia for at least 500 years.
Fictional sounding Tribidrag sounds as though it ought be from Brobdingnag.

Cheers, Tom,
Jim
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#369896 - 08-08-2011 17:17:38 Re: Today's Geek Question: What Is Tribidrag?? [Re: Jim Harris]
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Originally Posted By: Jim Harris

Tribidrag is documented to have been grown in Croatia for at least 500 years.

That's what I call Old Vines.
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