Giving Thanks to a Native American Variety: Norton [VIDEO]

Hello, readers!

My husband and I are still on the road–somewhere between Virginia and Colorado, we are slowly making our way to our new home and new chapter in our lives.

That being said, no in-depth scientific analysis again this week, however, as Thanksgiving here in the US is

"The First Thanksgiving" by Jean Leon Gerome Ferris [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

“The First Thanksgiving” by Jean Leon Gerome Ferris [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

coming up very soon, I thought I’d share with you a video highlighting a native grape from the US that was and continues to be shared and enjoyed (and made fun of….) throughout this nation and around the world.

Per the description of this video on YouTube:

“Trying to explain wines can lead to some weird words, but hardly any grape generates as much weirdness as Norton, Missouri’s official state grape.”

This video highlights the Norton grape in a fun, light-hearted way, and should have you giggling if not laughing at loud at the silly antics of the host.

Regardless of whether or not you actually like Norton grapes and wine, please enjoy Doug Frost, MS & MW, and his many personas in this short, humorous look into this native American grape: