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Grapette Factory Tour


Grapette has a long history as one of America’s favorite beverages. What might surprise you, is that Grapette has always been an Arkansas business and has been a family business for three generations; not to mention the fateful day that Mr. Sam, founder of Walmart, made a big splash for the purple drink in the little bottle.

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James is Arkansas's youtuber and has been THE Volkswagen Bus guy on YouTube since 2010. When he's not taking you on a family road trip, James shows you behind the scenes of people building their dream lives, including his own. From his viral success making rainbow cupcakes, putting the finishing touches on the family's relocated 1936 Craftsman farmhouse and visiting Yellowstone, Route 66 or the other side of their mountain in the Ozarks, the experience is always diverse and fun.

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  1. […] Grapette or Organette | Camden | Soda connoisseurs love the “bright purple star of the south” that took off in the 40s and 50s. The special flavor, developed in the late 20s on the soda fountain of a former lumber industry businessman, is now the secret recipe behind Sam’s Choice grape and orange flavors. […]

  2. […] couples are lucky to have some truly spectacular places to visit on a day trip, so grab a Grapette and hit the road. Some of us can get hung up in the planning stages of something like this, so here […]

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