Barbara – Overmountain Vineyards

Our wine tonight is the 2019 Barbera from Overmountain Vineyards in the Tryon Foothills of North Carolina. Overmountain Vineyard Vintage 2019 This Barbera fruit harvested from a neighboring vineyard. Barbera is a red grape originally from the Piedmont region of Italy. A region that in many ways closely resembles the Piedmont foothills region of Tryon.... Continue Reading →

Loco LuLu Red – Parker-Binns

Our wine tonight is the Loco Lulu Soft Red Wine from Parker-Binns Vineyard in the Tryon Foothills wine region of Western North Carolina. Loco Lulu – Soft Red Blend Non-vintage on the bottle, though we believe this to be of the 2018 harvest.  Classic Bordeaux blend of estate grown Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot.  Dark purple... Continue Reading →

Reserve Merlot – Parker-Binns Vineyard

Our wine tonight is the Reserve Merlot from Parker-Binns Vineyard in Tryon, North Carolina. Reserve Merlot Estate grown Merlot. Decanted 30 minutes. Deep maroon in color with a short purple rim.  Aromatic bouquet of red plum, bing cherry, fresh blueberry, vanilla extract, black tea, and mocha.  Dry, medium-plus bodied, pleasantly sultry with long cascading legs. ... Continue Reading →

THE GRAPE RESURGENCE:

Four wineries in the Tryon Foothills are keeping the viticulture and winemaking tradition going with live music, fine wine, and smiling faces serving up the weekend fun. Each winery offering a vibe unique and different yet intrinsically enticing.

Cabernet Franc – Parker-Binns Vineyard

Tonight we celebrate Cabernet Franc day with one of our favorites. Our wine tonight is the Cabernet Franc from Parker-Binns Vineyard in the Tryon Foothills of North Carolina. Vintage 2016 Blend of 77% Cabernet Franc and 23% Chambourcin. Dark ruby color with a gorgeous garnet rim. Aromatic nose of cocoa, coffee, lavender, cranberry, and graphite.... Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

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