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 →

2020 in Our Rearview Mirror!

What could we say about 2020 that hasn’t been said? It’s just time now to put 2020 in our rearview mirror. To do that, let us take one final look back. In prepping for this blog, I arranged 100+ pictures. Well that’s not happening! lol. So we’ll just hit a few highlights! The year started... Continue Reading →

Find your Couples Passion!

After another fun Weekend Winery Escapade, I was browsing through our kitchen wine rack. This is the wine rack we got for free from Wandering Bard Meadery when they were moving from their original location in Mauldin to the current taproom at Hampton Station in Greenville, South Carolina. The rack was unfinished and I spent... 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 →

Winery in Pictures Volume 4

Grape Clusters Protected by Netting Cabernet Franc Elkin Creek Vineyard Campground Vino! Enoree River Winery View at Piccione Vineyards Stone Ash Vineyard St. Paul Mountain Vineyards Jenni and Pam Framed @ Parker-Binns Vineyard Sugar Tit? Distillery? Open Bottles at 2020 Palmetto Wine Competition Keepers Cut Meadery Mountain Brook Vineyards Kick Ass Cider and Kan-Gria White... Continue Reading →

Meet the Judges: 2020 Palmetto Wine Competition

The Palmetto Wine Competition seeks to promote awareness of the twenty plus commercially licensed wine, mead, and cider producers of South Carolina. This year the competition is to be held at Carter's Steak and Seafood Restaurant in Inman, South Carolina.  The 2020 panel consist of eight highly qualified judges from many different sectors of the... Continue Reading →

Palmetto Signature Wines 2019

As we gear up once again our planning for the 2020 Palmetto Wine Competition, I was looking over the results from 2019. The Palmetto Signature Wines make up a half case of the highest scoring wines produced entirely from South Carolina fruit and honestly these six were an exceptional collection. Six Palmetto Signature Wines awarded... Continue Reading →

How to Order from South Carolina Wineries

In these troubling times, our local wineries are also struggling. We strongly encourage your support of these small family owned businesses by purchasing a few bottles of South Carolina produced wine to enjoy in the comforts of your home. Your support is greatly needed to help these small businesses survive. We encourage your support and... Continue Reading →

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