Scuppernong is a Native American grape variety produces unique sweet style of wine.

Colour, Aromas and Taste Profile

Scuppernong is a bronze-coloured grape variety that is native to North America. It has an intense aroma of musky tangerines, green apples and tropical fruits. Its taste profile is characterised by a juicy sweet-tart flavour with a mild acidity.

Fresh Scuppernong grapes on the vine

Regional Features & Food Pairings

Scuppernong is mostly grown in the southeastern part of the US, particularly in North Carolina. Scuppernong has broanze coloured berries with good acidity and low sugar content. According to recent studies, Scuppernong and other Muscadines have good amount of antioxidants which makes it easier to handle during winemaking. Scuppernong is mainly used to produce sweet wines, although some dry wines have also been made from it. In North Carolina, it is used to produce dry wines and fortified wines. In South Carolina, it is used to produce sweet wines, often flavoured with spices. Scuppernong wines pair well with a variety of dishes, from light salads to spicy dishes like curries. It also goes well with seafood and fruit-based desserts.

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Fun Fact about Scuppernong
Scuppernong grapes in the state, where they have been grown for hundreds of years and are used to make a variety of wines, juices, and other products.

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