Your Great-Grandfather’s Grapes

A look into American heritage grapes

Your Great-Grandfather’s Grapes
Senior editor MaryAnn Worobiec. (Rick Wiener)
From the Oct 15, 2021, issue

One of the most fascinating corners of the wine world today is Weston, Mo., where TerraVox winery is cultivating grapes native to North America. What are these heritage grapes? Chances are you’ve never heard of them. They are a mix of red, white and pink varieties with names including Captivator, Ellen Scott, Muench, Lomanto, Cloeta, Delicatessen, Wine King and Stark Star. But founder Jerry Eisterhold believes they deserve to not be forgotten.

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