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1A variety of the muscadine grape native to the basin of the Scuppernong River in North Carolina.
- ‘Virginia Dare, a sweet wine from the indigenous American scuppernong vine, was the most popular wine brand in the United States before prohibition and staged a brief comeback during the years after repeal.’
- 1.1 Wine made from the scuppernong grape.
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