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 is the Harmony Hall from Lu Mil Vineyard in Elizabethtown, North Carolina. Produced from estate grown Magnolia Muscadine grape. The Magnolia varietal produces a medium sized bronze colored fruit. Cold fermented. Nose is distinctly muscadine, though not as pungent as most Carlos muscadine wine. The nose further exhibits notes of citrus and... Continue Reading →
Our Thanksgiving wine tonight is the Merry Berry from Baker Buffalo Creek Vineyard. A tart cranberry blend produced seasonally just for the Thanksgiving and Christmas Holidays. Beautiful light ruby in color. A robust aroma of cranberries, spices, and citrus make this North Carolina wine perfect for a family holiday dinner get-together. Semi-sweet. On the palate... Continue Reading →
Our wine tonight is the Cork & Pork wine from Rock of Ages Winery. Red blend of dry vanifera and sweet muscadine grapes. Dark plum in color with a bright purple rim. Muscadine on the nose, hints of cheap cigar, red currants, and cherry cola. This red blend is sweet! Served chilled. Bold on the... Continue Reading →
Our wine tonight is the Christmas at Biltmore White Wine from Biltmore Estate Winery. Blend of Muscat Canelli, Gewürztraminer, Riesling, and Viognier. Grape sourced from California. Vintage: 2018 Soft pale yellow in color. Semi-sweet. Nose of freshly sliced pears, peaches and cream, red grapefruit, ginger, honeysuckle, and rose petals. Gewürztraminer is prominent and easily detectable... Continue Reading →
Dennis and Jenni Turner of WineryEscapades.Com announce the organization of two new wine competitions for 2020.
Our wine tonight is the American Riesling from Baker Buffalo Creek Vineyard in Fallston, North Carolina. Estate grown Riesling. Non-Vintage. Light golden in color. Nose of grapefruit, lemon, honeysuckle, hazelnut, almond, daffodil, and apple blossom. Semi-Dry on the palate. Tangy notes of tangerine, lemon, pear, and pink grapefruit, with a crisp finish reminiscent of white... Continue Reading →
Our wine tonight is is the Versailles "SI" ... from Divine Llama Vineyards in North Carolina's Yadkin Valley AVA. Blend of 90% Traminette and 10% Peach Juice. Light straw in color. Delicate. Nose is expressively perfumed of sliced peaches with an essence of fresh roses! Flavor tones on the palate of a fresh peach bellini,... Continue Reading →