Cork and Pork – Rock of Ages Winery

Our wine tonight is the Cork & Pork wine from Rock of Ages Winery. Red blend of dry vanifera and sweet muscadine grapes. Dark plum in color with a bright purple rim. Muscadine on the nose, hints of cheap cigar, red currants, and cherry cola. This red blend is sweet! Served chilled. Bold on the … Continue reading Cork and Pork – Rock of Ages Winery

Bitchin Blackberry – Douglas Vineyards

Our wine tonight is the Bitchin Blackberry from Douglas Vineyards in Kannapolis, North Carolina. Grape wine with natural and artificial blackberry flavor. Not sure of the base. I'd guess Chardonnay. The nose is reminiscent of blackberry Kool-aid. Sweet on the tongue. Bursting with blackberry flavor on the tongue, just like a hot blackberry cobbler right … Continue reading Bitchin Blackberry – Douglas Vineyards

Seven Jars Distillery….& Winery…..& Brewery – Charlotte

We were intrigued seeing a Charlotte urban winery pop up on the VinoWine app. However our initial research led us to believe it only to be a store selling kits for home brew and winemaking. A closer look revealed something of greater interest, a winery, brewery, and distillery all rolled up in one! The story … Continue reading Seven Jars Distillery….& Winery…..& Brewery – Charlotte

Muddy River Distillery – Belmont NC

This past Saturday we set out for something a little different. We were participating in a chili cookoff at our church that evening so didn't want to venture too far. The story of how we chose Muddy River Distillery is a little interesting. Monday before, being a Holiday, we were looking for fun places to … Continue reading Muddy River Distillery – Belmont NC