By Kayann Short
The micro winery and test vineyard at Stonebridge Farm CSA, 5169 Ute Hwy, Longmont, Colorado, announces the planting of six new cold-hardy wine grape varieties: Chambourcin, Chancellor, Corot Noir, DeChaunac (reds), Brianna, and Frontenac Gris (whites). All the wine
grapes at Stonebridge Farm are hybrid crosses of classic European species with cold tolerant American species that survive harsh Front Range winters and exhibit the excellent wine qualities of their European parents.
Building on the success of their “Chickenhouse Red,” a blend of Frontenac, St.