Common Grape Vine (Vitis vinifera). Origin: Mediterranean region, central Europe, and southwestern Asia, from Morocco and Portugal north to southern Germany and east to northern Iran. It can be green, red, or purple (black). Grapes can be eaten raw or they can be used for making wine, grape seed extract, raisins, vinegar, and grape seed oil.
How to Prune a Grape Vine Pruning prevents the vine from growing too much foliage, which in turn, amounts to not enough fruit. A well-pruned vine is given maximum exposure to sunlight, air circulation and maintenance.These factors create an atmosphere less likely to harbor diseases or pests. Knowing how to prune a grape vine correctly will increase your productivity and quality of the crop.