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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Fav NYC Pics!

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 →

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911 Memorial in NY

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 →

Chambourcin – Misty Creek Vineyard

Tonight we dusted off a bottle of 2008 estate Chambourcin from Misty Creek Vineyards in Mocksville, North Carolina. 100% produced of estate grown Chambourcin in North Carolina's Yadkin Valley AVA. Lightly aged in Hungarian oak. Beautiful color of violet. Nose of chocolate covered cherries, pluff mud, and sarsaparilla. Light residual sugar. Off dry. Mild tannins... Continue Reading →

City Vineyard – New York

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 →

Blackberry – Lazy Bear Winery

Our wine tonight is the Award winning Blackberry Wine from Lazy Bear Winery in Easley, South Carolina. A real fruit wine. Fermented of 100% locally grown blackberries. Light purple in color. Nose of blackberry jam. Semi-sweet on the tongue. Flavor notes of fresh blackberry tart, slightly grainy with a lingering earthy tone. 12% ABV.

Bitchin Blackberry – Douglas Vineyards

Our wine tonight is the Bitchin Blackberry from Douglas Vineyards in Kannapolis, North Carolina. Grape wine with natural and artificial blackberry flavor. Not sure of the base. I'd guess Chardonnay. The nose is reminiscent of blackberry Kool-aid. Sweet on the tongue. Bursting with blackberry flavor on the tongue, just like a hot blackberry cobbler right... Continue Reading →

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