Tagged: Norton grape

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Les Bourgeois Norton Goes to Hollywood

Norton wine has debuted on the silver screen. For a few minutes, a bottle of Les Bourgeois Vineyards Norton, takes center-stage in the 2014 mystery-thriller movie, Gone Girl, that stars Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike. From...

Middle Creek Winery – Over the Rainbow in Kansas 0

Middle Creek Winery – Over the Rainbow in Kansas

At Middle Creek Winery in Louisburg, Kansas, the trees are bending to blustery, autumnal winds. As if to emphasize the drama of a visit from Midwest Wine Press, a tree snaps and crashes to...

Norton Grape Harvest & Crush at Jowler Creek 0

Norton Grape Harvest & Crush at Jowler Creek

Norton is one of the last grapes to be harvested in the Midwest. Below are pictures from today’s Norton grape harvest and crush at Jowler Creek Vineyard, near Platte City in Missouri. Winemaker Jason...

Norton: Dark Knight of American Wine 12

Norton: Dark Knight of American Wine

This is the first article of a two part profile on the Norton grape. The first article discusses the characteristics of today’s Norton and includes a report on the 2012 Norton Harvest. The next...

Grape Breeder’s Hypothesis Could Reveal Norton Grape Origins 0

Grape Breeder’s Hypothesis Could Reveal Norton Grape Origins

A Virginia grape breeder has conducted experiments and historical research that could lead to the unveiling of the genetic origin of one of America’s most renowned and mysterious native grapes: Norton. The UK-based Journal...