Rag Apple Lassie Vineyards – Yadkin Valley AVA

Agriculture long supported the Hobson family, on their hundred year old family farm. As with many Carolina Farms, tobacco was the cash crop. The demise of tobacco led Frank W Hobson, Jr. nineteen years ago to plant a vineyard. RagApple Lassie opened it's doors for wine tasting soon after in 2002. The unique name certainly... Continue Reading →

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Press Release: 2019 Palmetto Wine Competition

The second Palmetto Wine Competition is scheduled for May 7th, 2019 at The Belmont Inn in historic Abbeville, South Carolina. The Palmetto Wine Competition is sponsored by The VinoWine App, The Belmont Inn, The South Carolina Wine and Grape Growers Association, OurWineTonight.Com, and WineryEscapades.Com Organized by Dennis and Jenni Turner, the focus of the Palmetto... Continue Reading →

Peach Black Cherry – Lazy Bear Winery

Our wine tonight is the Peach Black Cherry from Lazy Bear Winery in Easley, South Carolina. A true fruit wine, blend of peaches and black cherries. Gorgeous amber color. Sweet, though not Moscato/Muscadine sweet. Nose of overripe black cherries. Flavor notes of black cherries up front, hints of cherry cola mid palate finishing with notes... Continue Reading →

Queen – St. Paul Mountain Vineyards

Our wine tonight is the Queen from St. Paul Mountain Vineyards in Hendersonville, North Carolina. Sweet Red blend, 80% Cabernet Franc. Aged 6 months in oak. Expressive red plums, blackberries, cherry cola, and fresh vanilla bean on the nose. Flavor notes of overripe blackberries, figs, fresh baked cherry pie right out of the oven, black... Continue Reading →

Favorite Winery Roadside Signs

Upon finally reaching our desired winery, we will most times stop and snap a picture of the roadside sign. Let us share a few of our favorites. Starting off big! I love the billboard size sign announcing your arrival at Sanctuary Vineyards. Check out the huge saw blade welcoming you to Woodmill Vineyards. CityScape Winery... Continue Reading →

Century Sweet – Biltmore

Or wine tonight is the Century Sweet White Wine from the Biltmore Estate Winery. Blend of Riesling, Gewürztraminer, Muscat Canelli, and Symphony. Very citrusy nose, lemon, pink grapefruit, mandarin orange, though also presenting complex aromas of minerals and early spring wildflowers. Flavor notes of green apples, blood oranges, honeydew melons, tangerines, lemons, limes, and finishing... Continue Reading →

Black Rose – Wellborn Winery

Our wine tonight is the Black Rose from Wellborn "wine in the woods" Winery in Travelers Rest, South Carolina. Rosé of 100% South Carolina grown Lenoir. Beautiful dark rosé color. Shows nice legs. Nose of freshly cut ripe strawberries and orange cream soda. Sweet on the tongue though not overly. Flavor notes very jammy, ripe... Continue Reading →

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