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 →

Black Rose – Wellborn Winery

Our wine tonight is the Black Rose from Wellborn "wine in the woods" Winery in Travelers Rest, South Carolina. Rosé of 100% South Carolina grown Lenoir. Beautiful dark rosé color. Shows nice legs. Nose of freshly cut ripe strawberries and orange cream soda. Sweet on the tongue though not overly. Flavor notes very jammy, ripe... Continue Reading →

Why We Promote Local Wine?

It's not just a tag line when we say our hobby has turned into an obsession. We so enjoy visiting local and regional vineyards with each other and with our great friends, that we feel inspired to promote the local wine industry as a way to ensure their success and longevity! Bluntly stated, it's personal.... Continue Reading →

Announcing The 2019 Palmetto Wine Competition

Jenni and Dennis Turner of WineryEscapades.Com officially announce the 2019 Palmetto Wine Competition will be held May 7th, 2019 at the historic Belmont Inn in Abbeville, South Carolina. Planning for the 2019 state wine competition is ongoing and further details will soon follow. The 2018 competition awarded 38 medals amongst entries from nine South Carolina... Continue Reading →

Press Release: Palmetto Signature Six

The Palmetto Wine Competition announces the 2018 Palmetto Signature Six. October brings harvest in South Carolina vineyards and we celebrate South Carolina grown fruit by presenting our inaugural selection of home grown award winning wines, the Palmetto Signature Six. Six award winning wines produced entirely from South Carolina grown fruit. This year's award winning group... Continue Reading →

Old Rock Quarry Winery- Reblog

In celebration of their one year anniversary at Old Rock Quarry Winery, we are reblogging this post from 2017. So kind of on a whim Dennis & I decided to go to Old Rock Quarry Winery. Best decision ever! We met Debbie & Lindy Glidden. Sadly for us, the other owner, Linda, wasn't there. We... Continue Reading →

Carménère Review – CityScape Winery

Carménère grape imported fresh from Chilè. Grape hand crushed and destemmed. Single barrel aged. Limited Release, only 300 bottles produced. Dark Crimson in color. Floral and spicy on the nose. Excellent aroma! Medium to Full bodied. Medium tannins. Bold notes of black pepper on the tongue, black cherry, over ripe dark plum, and a strong... Continue Reading →

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