Our wine tonight is the Villa Rosa from Burntshirt Vineyards in Hendersonville, North Carolina. A sweet red blend table wine. Soft nose of plum and jam Ripe blueberries on the tongue Lingering finish of coffee and chocolate Personal scoring on the American Wine Society twenty point scale. Appearance: 2.5 Aroma: 4.5 Taste: 5.5 Aftertaste: 3 … Continue reading Villa Rosa – Burntshirt Vineyards
We started our weekend off with the first ever wine club pickup party at Parker-Binns Vineyard and Winery. The party was held in the barrel room of the newly constructed production facility and featured live music, light hor d'oeuvres, and a glass of wine of your choice. Justin, the winemaker, spoke about making of the … Continue reading Winery Escapade – Weekend 46 of 2018
Our wines tonight are the Snap Apple Sassy and the Strawberry Kisses from Old Rock Quarry Winery in South Carolina. These two sweet fruit wines are really good and refreshing. Old Rock Quarry Winery is located just off Interstate 26 in Upstate South Carolina. Siri knows the way! The winery is open until 8 Thursday, … Continue reading Snap Apple Sassy and Strawberry Kisses
This is a repost of a blog Jenni wrote about a year ago and some notes I had added to her post. As we quickly approach our return to Highlands, thought it'd be a good time to revisit. Saturday we took off to Hayesville, NC to Eagle Fork Vineyards.It was well worth the drive! We … Continue reading Remembering Our Visit To The Upper Hiwassee Highlands AVA
Our wine tonight is the Maggie muscat wine from Parker-Binns Vineyards in the Tryon Foothills. This Muscat wine is off dry and very light.
It's safe to say our hobby has turned into an obsession. What started as a way to spend time together, has turned into a way of life. Therefore, we celebrate 2018 North Carolina wine month with our 2nd annual post of a few things we love about #NCWine. Still love that Burntshirt Vineyards in Hendersonville was … Continue reading A Few Things We Love About North Carolina Wineries.
Saturday August 19, 2017 - Jenni and I visited the Morganton area and our first stop was South Creek Vineyards and Winery. A Bordeaux style winery, owner James Rowley shared with us tales of a recent visit to several French Bordeaux Vineyards. A learning experience to ensure their wines are living up to the standard. … Continue reading South Creek Vineyards and Winery – Nebo, N.C.