August 23, 2017

St. Vincent: Missouri’s Mystery Grape

The French-American hybrid grape St. Vincent is an orphan. Or at least, that is how it is perceived to be.Unlike most other hybrid grape varietals found in Missouri, St. Vincent’s parentage is largely unknown. Winemaker Jerry Mueller at Robbler Vineyard and Winery says there are some who believe it comes from a spontaneous and natural hybridization of Chambourcin (a French-American … [Read more...]