Press Release: Announcing the Awards for 2019 Palmetto Wine Competition.

PRESS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

BOILING SPRINGS, S.C., May 10, 2019

Re: 2019 Palmetto Wine Competition Awards Announcement

Dennis and Jenni Turner, of WineryEscapades.Com, on May 7th hosted the 2nd annual Palmetto Wine Competition at The Belmont Inn in historic Abbeville, South Carolina. The competition featured forty-nine wines produced and bottled by eight different commercially licensed South Carolina Wineries. A panel of eight highly qualified judges from many different sectors of the wine industry judged the wine entries by blind tasting. The following medals have been awarded.

 

Twenty-two Bronze Medals awarded:

Montepulciano – Enoree River Winery, Newberry
Blueberry – Enoree River Winery, Newberry
Black Spanish – Enoree River Winery, Newberry
Strawberry – Enoree River Winery, Newberry
Carmenére – Island Winery, Hilton Head Island
Merlot Reserve – Cityscape Winery, Pelzer
Blackberry Merlot – Cityscape Winery, Pelzer
Carolina Nights – Cityscape Winery, Pelzer
Old Vine Zinfandel – Cityscape Winery, Pelzer
Pineapple Riesling – Cityscape Winery, Pelzer
Coconut Lime – Old Rock Quarry Winery, Pelzer
Cranberry Malbec – Old Rock Quarry Winery, Pelzer
Peachonelle – Wellborn Winery, Travelers Rest
Deep Purple – Wellborn Winery, Travelers Rest
Lily White – Wellborn Winery, Travelers Rest
Travelers Red – Wellborn Winery, Travelers Rest
Blackberry Breeze – Wellborn Winery, Travelers Rest
Piedmont Peach – Wellborn Winery, Travelers Rest
Blackberry – Lazy Bear Winery, Easley
Peach Berry Medley – Lazy Bear, Easley
Raspberry – Lazy Bear Winery, Easley
Blueberry – Lazy Bear Winery, Easley

 Thirteen Silver Medals awarded:

Holiday Velvet – Wellborn Winery, Travelers Rest
Dark Corner Dessert – Wellborn Winery, Travelers Rest
Elderberry Honey Wine – Island Winery, Hilton Head Island
Peach on the Beach – Island Winery, Hilton Head Island
Dark Chocolate Red – Cityscape Winery, Pelzer
Coffee Delight – Cityscape Winery, Pelzer
Dry White Muscadine – Cityscape Winery, Pelzer
Elderberry – Wandering Bard Meadery, Mauldin
Oaked Black Cherry – Wandering Bard Meadery, Mauldin
Traditional Mead – Wandering Bard Meadery, Mauldin
PeachyKeen – Old Rock Quarry Winery, Enoree
Carlos – Enoree River Winery, Newberry
Berry Berry Licious – Enoree River Winery, Newberry

Six Palmetto Signature Wines awarded:
Highest scoring wines produced entirely from 100% South Carolina grown fruit. This award presented in addition to any medal awarded.

Dry White Muscadine – Cityscape Winery, Pelzer
Piedmont Peach – Wellborn Winery, Travelers Rest
Dark Corner Dessert – Wellborn Winery, Travelers Rest
Blackberry – Lazy Bear Winery, Easley
Carlos – Enoree River Winery, Newberry
Elderberry Honey Wine – Island Winery, Hilton Head Island

Eight Gold Medals awarded:

Müller Two-Goats – Cityscape Winery, Pelzer
Barrel Aged Malbec – Cityscape Winery, Pelzer
Pomegranate Pinot Noir – Cityscape Winery, Pelzer

Citrus Mint – Lazy Bear Winery, Easley
Green Apple Gewurz – Cityscape Winery, Pelzer
Pinot Grigio – CityScape Winery, Pelzer
Raspberry Giggles – Old Rock Quarry Winery, Enoree
Cranberry – Enoree River Winery, Newberry

Four Double Golds awarded:

Raspberry White Zin – Cityscape Winery, Pelzer
Caramel Delight – CityScape Winery, Pelzer
Peach Mead – Wandering Bard Meadery, Mauldin
Rockin’ Robin Red – Enoree River Winery, Newberry

Best Estate Wine
Dry White Muscadine – Cityscape Winery, Pelzer

Our Best in Show Signature Winner:

Rockin’ Robin Red – Enoree River Winery , Newberry

We remain very grateful to our sponsors, The VinoWine App, WineryEscapades.Com and The Belmont Inn.  We look forward to future medal presentations at each of our award winning wineries.

Congratulations to all the award winning South Carolina wineries.

Contact:
Dennis and Jenni Turner
wineryescapades@gmail.com

Mobile: 864-357-1435

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