Our wine tonight is the Vidal Blanc from Burntshirt Vineyards. Non-Vintage Crest of the Blue Ridge Henderson County AVA Color of light straw., almost golden. Nose of pear, honeysuckle, and lemon zest. Semi-sweet Notes of Bosc pears, Granny Smith apples, pink grapefruit, mint, and almonds. 12% ABV AWARDS Double Gold – 2018 Dixie Classic Best... Continue Reading →
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 →
The 3rd annual Palmetto Wine Competition was held August 18th at Carter’s Steak and Seafood restaurant located near Lake Bowman in Inman, South Carolina. The competition featured 68 entries of wine, mead, and cider produced from 11 different South Carolina wineries.
Organizers Dennis and Jenni Turner of WineryEscapades.Com stated, “with the Palmetto Wine Competition, we seek to promote awareness of the twenty plus commercially licensed wine, mead, and cider producers of South Carolina.”
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 →
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 →
Dennis and Jenni Turner of WineryEscapades.Com announce the organization of two new wine competitions for 2020.
PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE BOILING SPRINGS, S.C., May 10, 2019 Re: 2019 Palmetto Wine Competition Awards Announcement Dennis and Jenni Turner, of WineryEscapades.Com, on May 7th hosted the 2nd annual Palmetto Wine Competition at The Belmont Inn in historic Abbeville, South Carolina. The competition featured forty-nine wines produced and bottled by eight different commercially... Continue Reading →
The Palmetto Wine Competition at The Belmont Inn. It just sounds good. That precisely is what we initially thought upon the idea of the historic Belmont Inn serving as the venue of the Palmetto Wine Competition. We knew the Belmont Inn was a perfect fit. We have been visiting the Belmont Inn for some time.... Continue Reading →
The VinoWine App was a sponsor for our inaugural competition in 2018, and once again we are proud to announce as a sponsor for the 2019 Palmetto Wine Competition at The Belmont Inn in historic Abbeville, South Carolina. The VinoWine App is our go to Winery Finder for our weekend Winery Escapades. No matter where... Continue Reading →
Wine Competitions generally seek to award the art and science of winemaking. The Palmetto Wine Competition is no different in that regard. The goal is not to find the best wine, but to find the wine best to its style and varietal standard. In other words, wines aren't judged against others in the competition, they... Continue Reading →