RALEIGH, N.C. — The North Carolina Muscadine Grape Association is offering free online classes on “Making Muscadine Wine at Home” on Wednesday, August 18 and Saturday, August 22. Wednesday’s class is oriented towards beginners and Saturday’s towards more experienced winemakers. Learn more and register here: https://www.ncmuscadinegrape.org/2021-online-classes/
Muscadines start to ripen in North Carolina in mid-August in warmer parts of the state; the harvest will continue through September, and into October. Be sure to watch for them in stores, at roadside stands and on Pick Your Own farms and enjoy the South’s very special native grape. Visit https://www.ncmuscadinegrape.org/ to find farms near you, recipes, and information about muscadines and many health benefits.
–Debby Wechsler, NCMGA