We are wine club members at some of our favorite local wineries. Tonight was the second ever wine club pickup party at Parker-Binns Vineyard. Bob, Karen, and Kelly sure put on a party for their club members. A spread of sandwiches and fruit and crackers with cheese complimented the free flowing bottles of wine. Fellowship … Continue reading Wine Club – Parker-Binns Vineyard
The differences between our members at our small Episcopal church has me thinking a lot lately. Our small church is extremely active in our community, and despite our many differences we function much like a large family. It has dawned on me, our experiences at local wineries have likewise bought us closer to so many … Continue reading Finding Common Ground In a Glass
Our wine tonight is the 2015 Santa Barbara County Red Wine. Deep purple in color. Opens nicely with 60 minutes of decanting. Bursting of fruit on the nose, black cherry, black plum, wild blackberry, and eucalyptus. Same fruit flavors on the tongue, plum, black cherry, blackberry, spiced rum and coke, fading to a lingering finish … Continue reading Our Wine Tonight – 2015 Tenshen Red
Farm to Table Dining. It's all the latest rage. Every city boast chic restaurants promoting farm-to-table dining. A social movement focusing on food sourced directly from local farms. Sounds great right? However, as the key criteria is locally sourced, wouldn't you agree locally produced wines should also be offered? We think so. Who wouldn't want … Continue reading Farm to Table Wining…..
2018 brought us many new experiences and of course several challenges. We rung in 2018 downtown Greenville, South Carolina....Yeah That Greenville! The first few weekends took us to Morgan Ridge Vineyard and Brewhouse, Misty Creek Vineyard, Parker-Binns, and Baker Buffalo Creek Vineyard. Valentines weekend took us to Charleston and Savannah. We enjoyed a visit to … Continue reading Quick Reminiscing of 2018 and Looking Forward to 2019
As natives of South Carolina, allow us to share a few things we love about South Carolina wineries. We love Pinot the pig, fun gatherings, and award winning wines at CityScape Winery in Pelzer. We love the annual Harvest Festivals and Pack the Porch festivals at Enoree River Vineyard in Newberry. So much fun! We … Continue reading A Few Things We Love About South Carolina Wineries!
Our wine tonight is the 2012 Rock & Rail from Jones von Drehle Vineyards and Winery in North Carolina's Yadkin Valley. A Boudreaux styled estate blended table wine Floral nose, medium bodied, lingering flavor notes of black cherry. AVA: Yadkin Valley Winery Escapade scoring on the American Wine Society twenty point scale. Appearance: 3 Aroma: … Continue reading Rock & Rail – Jones von Drehle Vineyards