Our Wine Tonight – Petit Manseng

Our wine tonight is the 2017 Petit Manseng from Parker-Binns Vineyard in Tryon, North Carolina. Gorgeous glimmering color of liquid sunshine. Large expressive nose of pink grapefruit, banana, papaya, pineapple, and tangerine. Bold in depth flavor notes of bananas foster, grilled pineapple, freshly squeezed lemon, green melon, mango, plantain, and star fruit. Winery Escapade scoring... Continue Reading →

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Wine Club – Parker-Binns Vineyard

We are wine club members at some of our favorite local wineries. Tonight was the second ever wine club pickup party at Parker-Binns Vineyard. Bob, Karen, and Kelly sure put on a party for their club members. A spread of sandwiches and fruit and crackers with cheese complimented the free flowing bottles of wine. Fellowship... Continue Reading →

Winery Escapade – Weekend 46 of 2018

We started our weekend off with the first ever wine club pickup party at Parker-Binns Vineyard and Winery. The party was held in the barrel room of the newly constructed production facility and featured live music, light hor d'oeuvres, and a glass of wine of your choice. Justin, the winemaker, spoke about making of the... Continue Reading →

Tryon Foothills: Four off Nine

Tryon boast a rich viticulture history of growing quality grapes and producing fine wines. Four wineries are keeping this tradition alive. Each with its own unique vibe. All four of these wineries located just off North Carolina Highway Nine. When driving North from the South Carolina state line, you'll find in the below order. All... Continue Reading →

Grape History of Tryon

Below is an excerpt of a current writing project.   In the late 1800’s to early 1900’s, Tryon table grapes and wines produced from grapes grown in the region were served in the finest restaurants all over the United States of America. It was often heard in New York, “give me Tryon grape.” The wines became... Continue Reading →

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