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It’s Blackberry Season at Paulk Vineyards!

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

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

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

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…

Labor Day

For most of America, especially in the South, Memorial Day and Labor Day serve as bookends for summer. Memorial Day weekend generally marks the end of the school year and time with family, friends, a grill, and a body of water, be it a lake or the beach. Labor Day weekend is like one last…