Missouri’s state grape, Norton, and one of our favorite Midwest white wines, Traminette, made NPR!

I just listened to the recording of NPR’s Weekend Edition host Scott Simon interviewing Jancis Robinson, the co-author of American Wine: The Ultimate Companion to the Wines and Wineries of the United States. Robinson says two of her most surprising finds where two Midwest based wines: Traminette and Norton, which is a 100% American grape and Missouri’s state grape.

It’s interesting to me that that this book was written by an Australian, but maybe her credentials will get the notice of the world in recognizing Norton, Traminette and our other great wine varietals.

Read the full story here on NPR: Wine Revolution: As Drinkers And Growers, U.S. Declares Independence.

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