Notice: Grapes expected to be ripe in mid to late August
Meadowmere Farm was started in the 1970s by Felicity Trueblood. She's had a life-long association with
vineyards and Meadowmere Farm became the first commercial vineyard in Putnam County. It is operated as a u-pick.
The grapes grown at Meadowmere Farm are several varieties of muscadines. Various varieties have been
developed for different purposes - eating, jelly, and wine making.
Our varieties and recommended usage are:
Eating: Albemarle, Cowart, Dixie, Fry, Jumbo, Magoon and Southland.
Jellies: Chief and all other grapes
Wine: Carlos, and Welder for white wine; Noble for red.
We offer jelly and wine making assistance also. Yes, we have a crusher and wine press for your use. You provide your own containers.
The vineyard is open from mid-August through mid-October. Hours are: 9:00 am to 6:00 pm or till dark. Come enjoy picking grapes in a chemical spray free vineyard.
How to find us: From the traffic light in Melrose (State Road 21 and Bellamy Avenue (SR 26) come south on SR 21 to 781 which is one-half mile south of the traffic light. Coming south, we're on the right side of the road. Watch for our signs.
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