Last Weekends of 2017

So with Christmas and New Years we decided to combine the blog for those 2 weeks. So... here we go. After doing a tiny bit of last minute shopping on Saturday the 23rd, we decided to head to Waldensian Heritage Wines. Very quaint tasting room and they had some regulars enjoying wine and football. Since... Continue Reading →

Press Release – Palmetto Wine Competition

PRESS RELEASE January 04, 2018 RE: Palmetto Wine Competition at The Belmont Dennis and Jenni Turner, bloggers at WineryEscapades.Com, will host the inaugural Palmetto Wine Competition at the Belmont Inn in historic Abbeville, South Carolina. The event is scheduled for May 1st, 2018 with additional details forthcoming.  The inaugural competition will feature wines produced from... Continue Reading →

Winery Escapade – Weekend 50

Well this weekend due to a family event we decided to keep it local. All the wineries we visited we have written a blog about in the past. With that being said, here's what we did this weekend. After the family Christmas get together at my Aunt's house, we headed over to City Scape Winery. We... Continue Reading →

Winery Escapade -Weekend 49: The Snow Blog

Ole man winter hit hard across the Southeastern United States this weekend. Many of our favorite local wineries were blanketed in a picturesque covering of fluffy white snow. The snow pictures starting showing up Friday across our social media feeds. Josh Jones snapped the below shot of Pinot the Pig at CityScape Winery in Pelzer... Continue Reading →

100 is Grand!

Our 100th North Carolina Winery. Woo Hoo! Back when I wrote our bio for WineryEscapades.Com,  I penned the following. It's safe to say our hobby has turned into an obsession. What started as a way to spend time together, has turned into a way of life.  Our ultimate goal is to promote fun at local wineries.... Continue Reading →

Winery Escapades -Weekend 47

This past weekend was full of fun! We started Friday by trying to locate some fajita seasoning but for some unknown reason the part of the Blue Ridge Parkway we needed to get to was closed. So.... Dennis & I regrouped and decided to go to one of our favorite wineries in Morganton, Belle Nicho. Janet... Continue Reading →

Goat Yoga & Wine Tasting

We recently met Terri at Cats Paw Winery in Rock Hill, S. C. We were so enthralled with the whole idea of Goat Yoga that I begged her to write a guest blog for us. I was thrilled today to find the below in my email inbox. By Terri Gustin Winter here on Critter Creek... Continue Reading →

Mercer House Estate Winery-Lexington, SC

Mercer House Estate Winery is a true rural farmstead winery. Producing field blended artisan crafted dry to semi-sweet muscadine blends and fruit wines. Owner and winemaker, Shannon Mercer, utilizes traditional Native American and time honored techniques. An estate winery only uses those grapes which it grows itself. The tasting room just an old farm building,... Continue Reading →

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