Blackberry – Lazy Bear Winery

Our wine tonight is the Award winning Blackberry Wine from Lazy Bear Winery in Easley, South Carolina. A real fruit wine. Fermented of 100% locally grown blackberries. Light purple in color. Nose of blackberry jam. Semi-sweet on the tongue. Flavor notes of fresh blackberry tart, slightly grainy with a lingering earthy tone. 12% ABV.

Bitchin Blackberry – Douglas Vineyards

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 Bitchin Blackberry – Douglas Vineyards

Bottling Wine…..Bet You Didn’t Know!

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 Bottling Wine…..Bet You Didn’t Know!

Our Wine Tonight: Riesling – Fish Hippie

Our wine tonight is the 2017 Riesling with the Fish Hippie branding of Old North State Winery. Read more about the Fish Hippie brand. 100% Riesling grown in North Carolina's Yadkin Valley AVA. Light straw in color. A delicate floral nose with hints of apricot and lemon zest. Off dry. Flavor notes of tart green … Continue reading Our Wine Tonight: Riesling – Fish Hippie

Versailles “DI” – Divine Llama Vineyards

Our wine tonight is the Versailles "Si" from Divine Llama Vineyards in North Carolina's Yadkin Valley AVA. Blend of 90% Traminette and 10% Peach juice. Light straw in color. Non-vintage. Aromatic floral and fruity nose of honeysuckle, lily, fresh thyme, peach, kiwi, and lime. Light bodied and crisp. Sweet notes on the tongue of peach, … Continue reading Versailles “DI” – Divine Llama Vineyards

May and June Winery Escapades In Pictures

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 May and June Winery Escapades In Pictures

3rd Friday Sunset Party @ Parker-Binns Vineyards.

There are many great events at your local winery each week. It is one of the perks of being in the know. Each third Friday of every month, Parker-Binns Vineyards in the Tryon Foothills host a sunset viewing party at the barn tasting room from six to nine. Complementary fare of pulled pork sandwiches, au … Continue reading 3rd Friday Sunset Party @ Parker-Binns Vineyards.