Mead Tasting Class – Ciders, Cysers, and Sessions – Wandering Bard Meadery

Wandering Bard Meadery in Greenville, South Carolina hosted the tasting class led by meadmaker Brian Daughhetee. Purpose of the class was to gain a greater appreciation for Mead, to understand the evaluation process of Mead, all while sampling a variety of different Meads, and a discussion of what foods will pair with Mead. Traditional Mead... Continue Reading →

Snapped – Elevation 966 Winery

Snapped is a Holiday wine offering from Elevation 966 Winery in Greenville, South Carolina. Grape wine with natural flavors. We would guess a Riesling base. Deep lemon in color. Sweet with nicely balanced acidity. Pronounced nose of cinnamon and nutmeg, with notes reminiscent of holiday spiked eggnog. Flavor notes of freshly baked gingerbread cookies, prominent... Continue Reading →

Rustic Red – Wellborn Winery

Our Wine Tonight is the Rustic Red (Chambourcin) from Wellborn Winery in the Woods located in Travelers Rest, South Carolina. Rustic Red Produced of locally grown South Carolina Chambourcin. Roughly 75% Estate grown at Wellborn Winery Vineyard and 25% grown at Calico Vineyards in Travelers Rest, South Carolina. Chambourcin is a French-American hybrid with deep... Continue Reading →

Petite Sirah – CityScape Winery

Our wine tonight is the Petite Sirah from CityScape Winery in Pelzer (Greenville County), South Carolina. Petite Sirah Winemaker’s Reserve Double Gold medal award winner in 2020 Palmetto Wine Competition. Deep purple in color with a bright garnet rim. We decanted for one hour and it opened up expressively on the nose. Nose exhibits blueberries,... Continue Reading →

Recap: Open That Bottle of Mead!

We were thrilled to host a livestream of Open That Bottle of Mead night! The first ever #OTBM night lasted about one hour on Tuesday evening June 30th, 2020. Joining Dennis and Jenni of Winery Escapades on the livestream was Dathan and Jen with Triangle Around Town, Mike with Bee Town Mead and Cider in... Continue Reading →

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