Dennis and Jenni Turner of WineryEscapades.Com announce the organization of two new wine competitions for 2020.
Tonight we celebrate Cabernet Franc day with one of our favorites. Our wine tonight is the Cabernet Franc from Parker-Binns Vineyard in the Tryon Foothills of North Carolina. Vintage 2016 Blend of 77% Cabernet Franc and 23% Chambourcin. Dark ruby color with a gorgeous garnet rim. Aromatic nose of cocoa, coffee, lavender, cranberry, and graphite.... Continue Reading →
Our wine tonight is the Corot Noir from Midnight Magdalena Vineyards. Vintage 2017 100% Estate Grown Corot Noir. North Carolina's Swan Creek AVA. Developed at Cornell in 1970, Corot Noir is a hybrid of Seyve Villard and Steuben. Gorgeous dark ruby in color. Decant for one hour to open. Very fruit forward nose of Bing... Continue Reading →
The upstate of South Carolina is home to several very unique wine destinations. Just in case you haven’t heard, below we break down seven must visit local award winning producers. Cityscape Winery – Pelzer The Muscadine vineyard and winery was established approximately 10 years ago on old farm land along the southern outskirts of Greenville... Continue Reading →
Some of my favorite pictures from Labor Day Weekend trip to Manhattan. Day 1 - Landing @ JFK, Times Square, Hard Rock Cafe Approach at JFK Day 2 - Times Square, Broadway, Double Decker Bus Tour, Harlem, The Apollo, Trump Hotel & Tower, City Vineyard, Pier 26. Finally we made it on Broadway! Harlem Grocery... Continue Reading →
Cheese! Wine and cheese! It's certainly no secret wine pairs well with cheese, so we recommend taking any available opportunity to attend a wine and cheese pairing. Couple that with the chance to pair with local wines and you've got the makings of a very special experience. Wellborn Wine in the Woods located in beautiful... Continue Reading →
I saved these pictures from the 9/11 memorial just for today. There are no words. I wish I had more pictures but several of the rooms you’re not allowed to take pictures. When we were walking through the room with all of the victims pictures we both noticed the same firefighter almost at the same... Continue Reading →
A local guide online recommended we visited City Vineyard on Pier 26. In New York for a long weekend, we thought it a destination we didn't want to miss. Waterfront on Pier 26 in lower Manhattan, this urban winery sets a standard for chic. We enjoyed a bottle of the Riesling, fermented of grape sourced... Continue Reading →