North Carolina Rising

Duplin Winery

Episode 101 | 6m 34s

Long before North Carolina was known for growing tobacco, the Tar Heel State was the largest grower of grapes and the leading wine maker in the union. That all changed after the Civil War and later prohibition. But today there's a resurgence of wine making in North Carolina and nowhere is that more apparent than in Duplin County.

Aired: 09/27/10

Rating: NR

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This project is funded by the Golden LEAF Foundation, a nonprofit corporation created in 1999 to receive one-half of the funds coming to North Carolina from a master settlement agreement with cigarette manufacturers.