Our Favorite Local Winery Animals

We thought it'd be fun to share pictures of our favorite local winery animals. Most small local wineries have an animal or two, a mascot if you will. These animals are most certainly part of the charm of these craft boutique vineyards and wineries. Without further ado, we present......... Pinot the Pig - CityScape Winery … Continue reading Our Favorite Local Winery Animals

New Owners Share Grand Vision for Mountain Brook Vineyards!

Mountain Brook Vineyards sits beautifully nestled in the foothills of Tryon, just minutes from the Tryon International Equestrian Center. The current tasting room sits high atop the vineyard property and offers dramatic mountain views looking over the four vineyards. New Owners, Vickie and Jonathan Redgrave recently shared with us thier grand vision for Mountain Brook. … Continue reading New Owners Share Grand Vision for Mountain Brook Vineyards!

The Outer Banks Anniversary Escapade

Last couple of weeks we ended up just staying super local because of everything we had going on. Weekend 12 was anniversary weekend for us! I'm amazed that it has already been a year. So we started our vacation out by just getting a few errands done on Thursday. After all that was complete we … Continue reading The Outer Banks Anniversary Escapade

Final Thoughts and Press for the inaugural Palmetto Wine Competition

We are thrilled with the following press of the inaugural Palmetto Wine Competition from the Index-Journal in Greenwood, South Carolina. Staff writer St. Clair Donaghy attended the day's events and we are thrilled to see included comments from several participating winery owners and our judges. Please take a moment to read the article. We appreciate … Continue reading Final Thoughts and Press for the inaugural Palmetto Wine Competition

Official Results: 2018 Palmetto Wine Competition

PRESS RELEASE May 03, 2018 Re: Palmetto Wine Competition at The Belmont Inn Dennis and Jenni Turner, bloggers of WineryEscapades.Com, hosted the inaugural Palmetto Wine Competition at The Belmont Inn in historic Abbeville, South Carolina on May 1st. The competition featured forty-four wines produced and bottled by nine different South Carolina Wineries. A panel of … Continue reading Official Results: 2018 Palmetto Wine Competition

Introducing the Judges Panel: Palmetto Wine Competition 2018

One of our more daunting task for the 2018 Palmetto Wine Competition was assembling a panel of judges who were both highly qualified and also with a developed appreciation for local crafted wine. We're beyond thrilled with this years team. David Murphy David serves as one of our Head Judges. He is a member of … Continue reading Introducing the Judges Panel: Palmetto Wine Competition 2018

Giving Thanks – Palmetto Wine Competition

We want express our thanks to the following for their support of the Palmetto Wine Competition at The Belmont Inn in historic Abbeville, South Carolina. First our Sponsors, The Vinowine App, the South Carolina Wine and Grape Growers Association, and the Historic Belmont Inn. We owe a huge thank you to Renee and Chef Darby … Continue reading Giving Thanks – Palmetto Wine Competition