In these troubling times, our local wineries are also struggling. We strongly encourage your support of these small family owned businesses by purchasing a few bottles of South Carolina produced wine to enjoy in the comforts of your home. Your support is greatly needed to help these small businesses survive. We encourage your support and... Continue Reading →
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 →
Dennis and Jenni Turner of WineryEscapades.Com announce the organization of two new wine competitions for 2020.
A local guide online recommended we visited City Vineyard on Pier 26. In New York for a long weekend, we thought it a destination we didn't want to miss. Waterfront on Pier 26 in lower Manhattan, this urban winery sets a standard for chic. We enjoyed a bottle of the Riesling, fermented of grape sourced... Continue Reading →
Our wine tonight is the Bitchin Blackberry from Douglas Vineyards in Kannapolis, North Carolina. Grape wine with natural and artificial blackberry flavor. Not sure of the base. I'd guess Chardonnay. The nose is reminiscent of blackberry Kool-aid. Sweet on the tongue. Bursting with blackberry flavor on the tongue, just like a hot blackberry cobbler right... Continue Reading →
This blog is part of a series in which we will take an in depth look at the regional wine industry. Sunday's at Parker-Binns Vineyard in the Tryon area are known as Sunday Funday. You'll likely find families with kids and old friends with dogs, and certainly a lot of regulars all enjoying a fun... Continue Reading →
We all go through those periods of time in our lives, where life is fast and uber emotional. For us, July 2019 certainly fit that mold. The month starts off with big Independence Day celebrations, plus Jenni and I both have birthdays in July. We celebrated our birthdays with great friends visiting incredibly fun vineyards... Continue Reading →
In our winery escapade fun we are able to snap some quite interesting pictures with our I-Phone 8 plus. I've seriously considered a real camera, but hey some of these are pretty cool! We certainly enjoyed quite a bit of fun. Pam loves the beauty of KEFI Vineyards! NC Vines are very fruitful.Judges at the... Continue Reading →