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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…

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,…

The Calm After the Storm

October 26, 2018

If our harvest is like a hurricane, then October marks the “calm” after the storm. At this point, our crews of hundreds have dwindled down to our normal dozens of workers. The field trucks with their “custom” canopies are all lined up and ready to hibernate till next season. The tractor-trailers, which showed up throughout…