Our Wine Tonight; Rosé – Parker-Binns Vineyard

Our wine tonight is the Rosé from Parker-Binns Vineyard in the Tryon Foothills. Rosé of estate Merlot & Cab Franc. Light salmon in color. Cold pressed. Provençal Style. Nose of fresh sliced strawberries, blood oranges, green apples, and spring honeysuckle and roses. Light and crisp. Dry on the palate, notes of strawberries, cranberries, lemon drops, … Continue reading Our Wine Tonight; Rosé – Parker-Binns Vineyard

Our Wine Tonight – Raspberry White Zin from CityScape Winery

Our wine tonight is the Raspberry White Zin from CityScape Winery, Double Gold winner in the 2019 Palmetto Wine Competition. The Raspberry White Zin also won Best in Show at the 2018 Palmetto Wine Competition. Raspberry infused White Zinfandel. Bright pink in color Nose of fresh raspberries and ripe watermelon. A sweetness which lingers on … Continue reading Our Wine Tonight – Raspberry White Zin from CityScape Winery

Our Wine Tonight – Peach on the Beach

Our wine tonight is the Peach on the Beach from Island Winery on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. Pale yellow in color. Chardonnay infused with fresh Carolina peach juice. Nose very expressive of freshly sliced ripe peaches. Sweet notes of stainless aged Chardonnay on the tongue, lemon, butterscotch, ripe honeydew melon, pineapple, kiwi, and finishing … Continue reading Our Wine Tonight – Peach on the Beach

Memorial Day Wine Weekend in Pictures

@ Bond Street Wines - A Late Season Riesling! Saturday we headed to the NC Wine Festival. Thanks Cabo Winery! Oh It Was Hot. Southern Charm Winery From Lincolnton Serving up Wine Slushies! Sunday we first visited Mountain Brook Vineyards The View Never Disappoints! Final Stop Sunday Fun Day @ Parker-Binns Vineyard Memorial Day Fun … Continue reading Memorial Day Wine Weekend in Pictures

Our Wine Tonight: Peach Grape Wine – Menarick Vineyard

Our wine tonight, in celebration of Chardonnay day, is the Peach Grape Wine from Menarick Vineyard and Winery in North Carolina's Yadkin Valley AVA. Pale yellow in color. Chardonnay infused with real peaches. Nose very expressive of fresh sliced peaches. Semi-sweet. Flavor notes of buttery Chardonnay on the tongue, mid-palate classic butteriness, butterscotch, and fresh … Continue reading Our Wine Tonight: Peach Grape Wine – Menarick Vineyard

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

The Historic Belmont Inn: Venue for the 2019 Palmetto Wine Competition!

The Palmetto Wine Competition at The Belmont Inn. It just sounds good. That precisely is what we initially thought upon the idea of the historic Belmont Inn serving as the venue of the Palmetto Wine Competition. We knew the Belmont Inn was a perfect fit. We have been visiting the Belmont Inn for some time. … Continue reading The Historic Belmont Inn: Venue for the 2019 Palmetto Wine Competition!