Season 5, Episode 33, September 22, 2018
Tennessee Muscadine Grapes with JD Dalton of Tsali Notch Vineyard, and the Annual National Muscadine Festival with Tsali Notch Vineyards, Monroe County, TN
In keeping with the season - I wanted to spotlight the tastes of fall in Appalachia - Muscadines and Apple Butter - So on this episode of The Tennessee Farm Table, I are setting the table with a native grape to Tennessee and the Appalachian mountains, the Muscadine.
Our guest is JD Dalton, Vineyard manager of Tsali Notch Vineyard in Monroe, County, TN - JD tells us about the muscadine grape, Tsali Notch Vineyard, the wines, jams, jelly, and value added products they produce from the grapes they raise, and the upcoming National Muscadine Festival that they are hosing this year, it always falls on the last full weekend of September.
Connect with Tsali Notch Vinyard through their website: http://www.tsalinotch.com/
National Muscadine Festival: https://www.facebook.com/nationalmuscadinefestival/
National Muscadine Festival Website: http://www.nationalmuscadinefestival.com/
We also hear a segment from our friend Fred Sauceman from Johnson City on Apple Butter - Fred shares a recipe tip for sausage balls with apple butter from the late story teller Katherine Tucker Windham.
Our theme song was sung by: Emi Sunshine: http://theemisunshine.com/
Sponsor fot the Tennessee Farm Table is: Century Harvest Farm Foundation which is hosting the Harvest Festival, October 6, 12 - 6:00 P.M.: