Bottling Wine…..Bet You Didn’t Know!

This blog is part of a series in which we will take an in depth look at the regional wine industry. Sunday's at Parker-Binns Vineyard in the Tryon area are known as Sunday Funday. You'll likely find families with kids and old friends with dogs, and certainly a lot of regulars all enjoying a fun... Continue Reading →

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Zinfandel Blanc de Noir – Biltmore Estate

Our wine tonight is the Zinfandel Blanc de Noir from Biltmore Estate Winery. Vintage 2018 Vibrant color of pink grapefruit. Tropical fruit aromas of rambutan, kiwano, and jackfruit. Crisp, semi-sweet. Flavor notes of strawberries, raspberries, cranberries, and pear. Finishing with lingering notes true to a Zinfandel. 11% ABV. $12 a bottle. Considering this wine is... Continue Reading →

Our Wine Tonight; Rosé – Parker-Binns Vineyard

Our wine tonight is the Rosé from Parker-Binns Vineyard in the Tryon Foothills. Rosé of estate Merlot & Cab Franc. Light salmon in color. Cold pressed. Provençal Style. Nose of fresh sliced strawberries, blood oranges, green apples, and spring honeysuckle and roses. Light and crisp. Dry on the palate, notes of strawberries, cranberries, lemon drops,... Continue Reading →

Our Wine Tonight: Peach Grape Wine – Menarick Vineyard

Our wine tonight, in celebration of Chardonnay day, is the Peach Grape Wine from Menarick Vineyard and Winery in North Carolina's Yadkin Valley AVA. Pale yellow in color. Chardonnay infused with real peaches. Nose very expressive of fresh sliced peaches. Semi-sweet. Flavor notes of buttery Chardonnay on the tongue, mid-palate classic butteriness, butterscotch, and fresh... Continue Reading →

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 →

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