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 →

Finding Common Ground In a Glass

The differences between our members at our small Episcopal church has me thinking a lot lately. Our small church is extremely active in our community, and despite our many differences we function much like a large family. It has dawned on me, our experiences at local wineries have likewise bought us closer to so many... Continue Reading →

Farm to Table Wining…..

Farm to Table Dining. It's all the latest rage. Every city boast chic restaurants promoting farm-to-table dining. A social movement focusing on food sourced directly from local farms. Sounds great right? However, as the key criteria is locally sourced, wouldn't you agree locally produced wines should also be offered? We think so. Who wouldn't want... Continue Reading →

Your Household Guide – 1951

Stumbled upon the most interesting book tucked away in our hall bookshelf. This guide published in 1951 is full of long lost wisdom. Thought it'd be interesting to share a few. My comments in italics. - To keep cookies fresh and crisp in the jar, place a crumpled tissue paper in the bottom. * *... 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 →

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