How Wines Are Judged! 2019 Palmetto Wine Competition

Wine Competitions generally seek to award the art and science of winemaking. The Palmetto Wine Competition is no different in that regard. The goal is not to find the best wine, but to find the wine best to its style and varietal standard. In other words, wines aren't judged against others in the competition, they... Continue Reading →

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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 →

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 →

Favorite Winery Escapade Pictures!

Thought it time for our 3rd installment of our favorite Winery Escapades pictures. So without further ado, let's have some fun! Mountain Brook Vineyards Winning Awards. Go Liz! Pamela's Impressed by Joey Medaloni's Business Card......and the wine as well! Karen Always Rockin' at Parker-Binns Vineyard! We've Seen Our Share of Rainy Days. A Few Sunny... Continue Reading →

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