Old South Winery is one of the oldest wineries in the Gulf South, established in 1979. Old South specilizes in muscadine grape wines, which are indigenous to the southeastern United States. They are grown in vineyards and harvested by machines. Because muscadines are still close to being wild plants, they are resistant to both insects and diseases; therefore requiring no chemical applications to thrive!
The Winery is located in an old warehouse at the original location in Natchez, Mississippi. Dr. Scott Galbreath, Jr., started the winery in his 50s to make fruity wine for heart health. Now, 35 years later, his son, Scott Galbreath, III, continues the wine heritage. Old South currently makes 9 muscadine wines which vary in both sweetness and color. Nutritional research which began in 1992 has led Old South Winery to patent a unique nutritional supplement from the skins and seeds (pomace) after the juice is pressed from the fruit.