"Conservation and Selection of Old Vine Varieties" is a project of the Portuguese Association for Vine Diversity (PORVID). T in the core objective of finalizing the conservation process and a large number of breeding varieties of great interest viticultural and oenological present in Portugal.
The project includes the morphological, agronomic, biochemical and biomolecular characterization of clones from 13 castes; the agronomic and technological evaluation of clones of another 16 varieties; and the registration in the National Variety Catalog of 7 clones of each of 9 varieties (Avesso, Azal Branco, Borraçal, Moscatel Galego, Moscatel Graúdo, Rabigato, Touriga Nacional, Viosinho, Vital), making a total of 63 clones.
Higher Institute of Agronomy of the University of Lisbon - ISA
Association for the Development of Douro Viticulture - ADVID