Cartersville Country Winery – Timmonsville, S.C.

Cartersville Country Winery is off the beaten path well in the country, by all appearances. Though seriously, it's really just about five miles off Interstate 20 and just about five miles off Interstate 95 in the small town of Timmonsville, Western Florence County, South Carolina. To say we enjoyed our visit with owner Tom and … Continue reading Cartersville Country Winery – Timmonsville, S.C.

Peach Black Cherry – Lazy Bear Winery

Our wine tonight is the Peach Black Cherry from Lazy Bear Winery in Easley, South Carolina. A true fruit wine, blend of peaches and black cherries. Gorgeous amber color. Sweet, though not Moscato/Muscadine sweet. Nose of overripe black cherries. Flavor notes of black cherries up front, hints of cherry cola mid palate finishing with notes … Continue reading Peach Black Cherry – Lazy Bear Winery

Vineyard Cabins @ Lu Mil Vineyard = Winecation!

How great it is, when get-away accommodations exceed your expectations! A better, more fun, more enjoyable time for all. Our cabin stay at Lu Mil Vineyard has far exceeded our expectations! We first met Denise and Karla with Lu Mil Vineyard at the 2017 North Carolina Wine Month kickoff event at Childress Vineyards. This year, … Continue reading Vineyard Cabins @ Lu Mil Vineyard = Winecation!

Queen – St. Paul Mountain Vineyards

Our wine tonight is the Queen from St. Paul Mountain Vineyards in Hendersonville, North Carolina. Sweet Red blend, 80% Cabernet Franc. Aged 6 months in oak. Expressive red plums, blackberries, cherry cola, and fresh vanilla bean on the nose. Flavor notes of overripe blackberries, figs, fresh baked cherry pie right out of the oven, black … Continue reading Queen – St. Paul Mountain Vineyards

Sweetheart White – Madeloni Cellars

Our wine tonight is the Sweetheart White from Medaloni Cellars. Non-vintage. White blend. Golden color like summer rays of sunshine. Explicit nose of state fair cotton candy. Semi-sweet. Flavor notes Earl Gray hot tea, wildflower honey, nutmeg, clove, honeysuckle, and lighter notes of vanilla and cream. 12.9% ABV My research did not turn up the … Continue reading Sweetheart White – Madeloni Cellars

Favorite Winery Roadside Signs

Upon finally reaching our desired winery, we will most times stop and snap a picture of the roadside sign. Let us share a few of our favorites. Starting off big! I love the billboard size sign announcing your arrival at Sanctuary Vineyards. Check out the huge saw blade welcoming you to Woodmill Vineyards. CityScape Winery … Continue reading Favorite Winery Roadside Signs

Century Sweet – Biltmore

Or wine tonight is the Century Sweet White Wine from the Biltmore Estate Winery. Blend of Riesling, Gew├╝rztraminer, Muscat Canelli, and Symphony. Very citrusy nose, lemon, pink grapefruit, mandarin orange, though also presenting complex aromas of minerals and early spring wildflowers. Flavor notes of green apples, blood oranges, honeydew melons, tangerines, lemons, limes, and finishing … Continue reading Century Sweet – Biltmore