This is not political! This is simply how we’re feeling right now in the moment. We greatly miss our wine outings, meeting our friends, and attending the many fun social events at our favorite wineries. We’re dreaming of our next trip to North Georgia and the Dahlonega Plateau AVA. Anxiously awaiting new wine club pick-up... Continue Reading →
Watch the video here!: https://www.facebook.com/WineryEscapadesDotCom/videos/670153776880552/ Join us Friday evening May 8th at 7pm to celebrate Open That Bottle Night of South Carolina Wine. We will go live on our WineryEscapades Facebook page to discuss South Carolina destination wineries and locally crafted wines! We will use hashtag #OTBNSC plus #SCWineNight Please grab your favorite bottle of... Continue Reading →
Wellborn Winery in the Woods is located in Travelers Rest. They are growing approx. 4 acres of French-American Hybrid cultivars. They also source a good bit of fruit from other local South Carolina farmers. The winery has a small intimate tasting room with a beautiful patio and expansive green area sitting. Tony and Deb are... Continue Reading →
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 →