From Cornell’s Geneva, New York experiment station. Big handsome clusters of large blue slipskin grapes that make excellent juice and are good eaten fresh. ‘Steuben’s flavor is fruity and with a spicy character that is distinctly different and better than ‘Concord’. Resists cracking. Ripens about with ‘Concord’. The vines have good vigor and an open growth habit that makes them easy to train. Consistently has two good clusters per shoot. In addition, ‘Steuben’ has good general disease resistance and it will often have bright fall leaf color. A particularly nice grape for an arbor. Hardy to at least -20ºF (cold zone 5), though some reports suggest it’s hardier than that.