It’s time for a HUGE announcement! We are thrilled to formally announce our newest wine competition. The first North Carolina Mead-Cider-Fruit Wine Competition is scheduled for May of 2021. The North Carolina MCF will seek to generate increased awareness of all North Carolina commercially licensed producers of Mead, Cider, and Fruit Wines! Jenni and I... Continue Reading →
Our wine tonight is the Apple Pie from Carolina Heritage Vineyards. Spiced Apple Wine A perfect Fall wine! 🍎 Spiced Apple Wine. Fermented of North Carolina grown apples with raisins, almonds, and spices added. Vintage 2017. Medium yellow in color. Smells like apple pie.... Nose is pronounced of spices, expressive of cinnamon and steeping of... Continue Reading →
We enjoyed a visit to Jeter Mountain Farm. An apple orchard just outside of Hendersonville, North Carolina. Perfect to coincide with North Carolina Cider Week! Jeter Mountain Farm Jeter Mountain Farm is only open during Apple Harvest season. The farm offers hayride tours of the orchards, a large event center, plenty of green space to... Continue Reading →
Yes, that is not a typo. Yes, this is a Cidery! Yes, We bought the t-shirt! Rancher John Macomson bought the 51 acre property about 10 years ago. Known as Catlow Creek Ranch, John is raising miniature Hereford, Lowline, and Agnus cows. One well-conditioned yet rambunctious heifer was giving John frustrating trouble not wanting to... Continue Reading →
Dennis and Jenni Turner of WineryEscapades.Com announce the organization of two new wine competitions for 2020.
The upstate of South Carolina is home to several very unique wine destinations. Just in case you haven’t heard, below we break down seven must visit local award winning producers. Cityscape Winery – Pelzer The Muscadine vineyard and winery was established approximately 10 years ago on old farm land along the southern outskirts of Greenville... Continue Reading →
The second Palmetto Wine Competition is scheduled for May 7th, 2019 at The Belmont Inn in historic Abbeville, South Carolina. The Palmetto Wine Competition is sponsored by The VinoWine App, The Belmont Inn, The South Carolina Wine and Grape Growers Association, OurWineTonight.Com, and WineryEscapades.Com Organized by Dennis and Jenni Turner, the focus of the Palmetto... Continue Reading →
So after getting a late start on Saturday the 10th, we headed to Hamptonville, NC. We stopped at Windsor Run Cellars first. We did the distillery tasting there first. They have 3 different spirits that are made from grappa and one from honey. This is the second time we've been to the distillery and we now have... Continue Reading →