A thick-skinned purple grape found in the southeeastern United States that has a strong, musky flavor. The fruit grows in small, loose clusters of 3-40 grapes, 1 to 1 1/2 inches in size that contain up to 5 hard seeds. These grapes come in a range of colors: greenish bronze, bronze, pinkish red, purple, and almost black. They are grown mainly for eating, although one variety (scuppernong) is used to make a sweet wine that is popular in the South.
Season: available year-round