Why We Promote Local Wine?

It's not just a tag line when we say our hobby has turned into an obsession. We so enjoy visiting local and regional vineyards with each other and with our great friends, that we feel inspired to promote the local wine industry as a way to ensure their success and longevity! Bluntly stated, it's personal.... Continue Reading →

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Queen – St. Paul Mountain Vineyards

Our wine tonight is the Queen from St. Paul Mountain Vineyards in Hendersonville, North Carolina. Sweet Red blend, 80% Cabernet Franc. Aged 6 months in oak. Expressive red plums, blackberries, cherry cola, and fresh vanilla bean on the nose. Flavor notes of overripe blackberries, figs, fresh baked cherry pie right out of the oven, black... Continue Reading →

Sweetheart White – Madeloni Cellars

Our wine tonight is the Sweetheart White from Medaloni Cellars. Non-vintage. White blend. Golden color like summer rays of sunshine. Explicit nose of state fair cotton candy. Semi-sweet. Flavor notes Earl Gray hot tea, wildflower honey, nutmeg, clove, honeysuckle, and lighter notes of vanilla and cream. 12.9% ABV My research did not turn up the... Continue Reading →

Favorite Winery Roadside Signs

Upon finally reaching our desired winery, we will most times stop and snap a picture of the roadside sign. Let us share a few of our favorites. Starting off big! I love the billboard size sign announcing your arrival at Sanctuary Vineyards. Check out the huge saw blade welcoming you to Woodmill Vineyards. CityScape Winery... Continue Reading →

Century Sweet – Biltmore

Or wine tonight is the Century Sweet White Wine from the Biltmore Estate Winery. Blend of Riesling, Gewürztraminer, Muscat Canelli, and Symphony. Very citrusy nose, lemon, pink grapefruit, mandarin orange, though also presenting complex aromas of minerals and early spring wildflowers. Flavor notes of green apples, blood oranges, honeydew melons, tangerines, lemons, limes, and finishing... Continue Reading →

Black Rose – Wellborn Winery

Our wine tonight is the Black Rose from Wellborn "wine in the woods" Winery in Travelers Rest, South Carolina. Rosé of 100% South Carolina grown Lenoir. Beautiful dark rosé color. Shows nice legs. Nose of freshly cut ripe strawberries and orange cream soda. Sweet on the tongue though not overly. Flavor notes very jammy, ripe... Continue Reading →

Favorite Winery Escapade Pictures!

Thought it time for our 3rd installment of our favorite Winery Escapades pictures. So without further ado, let's have some fun! Mountain Brook Vineyards Winning Awards. Go Liz! Pamela's Impressed by Joey Medaloni's Business Card......and the wine as well! Karen Always Rockin' at Parker-Binns Vineyard! We've Seen Our Share of Rainy Days. A Few Sunny... Continue Reading →

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