Bottling Wine…..Bet You Didn’t Know!

This blog is part of a series in which we will take an in depth look at the regional wine industry. Sunday's at Parker-Binns Vineyard in the Tryon area are known as Sunday Funday. You'll likely find families with kids and old friends with dogs, and certainly a lot of regulars all enjoying a fun... Continue Reading →

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The Moments We Celebrate!

We all go through those periods of time in our lives, where life is fast and uber emotional. For us, July 2019 certainly fit that mold. The month starts off with big Independence Day celebrations, plus Jenni and I both have birthdays in July. We celebrated our birthdays with great friends visiting incredibly fun vineyards... Continue Reading →

Zinfandel Blanc de Noir – Biltmore Estate

Our wine tonight is the Zinfandel Blanc de Noir from Biltmore Estate Winery. Vintage 2018 Vibrant color of pink grapefruit. Tropical fruit aromas of rambutan, kiwano, and jackfruit. Crisp, semi-sweet. Flavor notes of strawberries, raspberries, cranberries, and pear. Finishing with lingering notes true to a Zinfandel. 11% ABV. $12 a bottle. Considering this wine is... Continue Reading →

Versailles “DI” – Divine Llama Vineyards

Our wine tonight is the Versailles "Si" from Divine Llama Vineyards in North Carolina's Yadkin Valley AVA. Blend of 90% Traminette and 10% Peach juice. Light straw in color. Non-vintage. Aromatic floral and fruity nose of honeysuckle, lily, fresh thyme, peach, kiwi, and lime. Light bodied and crisp. Sweet notes on the tongue of peach,... Continue Reading →

Oaked Black Cherry – Wandering Bard Meadery

Our wine tonight is the Oaked Black Cherry Mead From Wandering Bard Meadery In Mauldin, South Carolina. We enjoyed on our back patio taking in the neighborhood fireworks show. Silver medal winner in the 2019 Palmetto Wine Competition. Light cherry in color. Still, not sparkling. Nose of traditional wildflower honey. Semi-Sweet. Flavor notes of black... Continue Reading →

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