Meet the Judges: 2020 Palmetto Wine Competition

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 →

Recap: Open That Bottle of Mead!

We were thrilled to host a livestream of Open That Bottle of Mead night! The first ever #OTBM night lasted about one hour on Tuesday evening June 30th, 2020. Joining Dennis and Jenni of Winery Escapades on the livestream was Dathan and Jen with Triangle Around Town, Mike with Bee Town Mead and Cider in... Continue Reading →

Island Winery HHI Give Away

It’s give-away Time! WooHoo! This is a big one too! Giveaway is now live! In celebration of Island Winery opening their brand new tasting room mid-July, we are giving away a $30 gift certificate! That’s right! $30! Sorry this one is not valid! The gift certificate will only be redeemable in person at the new... Continue Reading →

Winery Escapades in Pictures Volume III

Burntshirt Vineyards Hendersonville Fat Ass Heifer Cidery Cheers @ Wandering Bard Meadery Taking in the view @ Marked Tree Vineyard Picture Perfect Postcard Views @ Marked Tree Vineyard Wine on the Terrace @ Red Horse Inn Rosé all Day @ Mountain Brook Vineyards Pinot the Pig @ CityScape Winery Mini-Bottle Wine Tasting @Old Rock Quarry... Continue Reading →

Marked Tree Vineyard – Flat Rock, NC

The tasting room sits at an elevation of 2300’ and built squarely on The Eastern Continental Divide. Offering picturesque mountain views in each direction, with Mount Pisgah to the South and Mount Tryon the North, partners Tim and Lance have designed their tasting room to fully accentuate those incredibly gorgeous mountain views. Picture Perfect Post... Continue Reading →

Chloe Rosé – Marked Tree Vineyards

Our wine tonight is the Chloe Rosé from Marked Tree Vineyards in Flat Rock, North Carolina. Vintage 2018 Estate grown blend of 90% Cab Franc and 10% Lemburger. Crest of the Blue Ridge Henderson County AVA. Produced in the Saignee style. Light salmon in color. Off dry and light. Strikingly refreshing. Nose of stone fruits... Continue Reading →

Missing Our Winery Escapades!

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 →

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