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Jacob

July 25, 2019

Jacob Willis Paulk, Sr., was the man who started it all here at Paulk Vineyards. In the 1960s, he saw the need to transition from traditional row-crop farming to something different. His innovation prompted him to involve his county extension agent and to experiment with a wide variety of fruits and vegetables before settling on…

Fourth of July

July 3, 2019

Jacob Willis Paulk loved his country, his family, and a celebration, so it should come as no surprise that the Fourth of July may have been his favorite holiday (possibly second only to Christmas)! He served in the United States Air Force 1953-1958, receiving his bachelors degree in meteorology from Penn State, then serving at…

It’s Blackberry Season at Paulk Vineyards!

June 13, 2019

As you may already know, Paulk Vineyards is best known for growing muscadines, but over the years, we’ve tried our hand at many other fruits as well. Several years ago, Gary and JW began growing blackberries, and now there are well over 100 acres of blackberries grown here at Paulk Vineyards.  These berries are primarily…

Strawberry Season at Paulk Vineyards

March 28, 2019

Throughout the years, we’ve grown many different fruits here at Paulk Vineyards. We’re best known for our muscadines, but in the past we’ve also grown peaches and nectarines. Now, in addition to the muscadines, we also grow persimmons, blackberries, a few blueberries, and strawberries. Although most of the strawberries we sell are hand-picked by our…

The Secret’s in the Muscadine Sauce

December 19, 2018

Muscadine Sauce really isn’t a sauce at all. It’s more of a spiced preserves, with pieces of muscadines swirled with fall spices. It’s truly a southern classic that could even be described as “Christmas in a jar!” There’s a story behind the making of Muscadine Sauce that’s been kept a secret…until now.  For many years,…