This past weekend was a lot of fun! Friday night we checked out a new restaurant in downtown Spartanburg called Mezcal. It was really nice and the food was great. We then checked out the new wine bar, Bond Street Wines, also in downtown Spartanburg. We met some fun people and had a very nice Merlot there.
Saturday morning started with breakfast at The Crepe Factory. So very tasty! We then headed toward the Charlotte area. Took a short detour to the antique store in Grover. Found some very nice wine glasses, a neat ice bucket and a lovely antique ring for me.From there we headed to Newton, NC to meet our friends Will & Pam at Catawba Farms Winery. The tasting room has not been open very long, only since August, but man do they have several lovely wines, the 4 of us shared a bottle of the Peach for the Stars and the Puh-leezeling – both of which came home with us! We also shared a cheese plate that consisted of pita bread, pimento cheese, a beer cheese, and hummus that was so very good!. We WILL be going back!
On the property there is a lovely bed & breakfast called the Peacock Inn at Catawba Farms. We hope to get to stay there sometime. Room rates are very reasonable.
On the 34 acres of the Farms, there are peacocks, this is Henry
2 cats – Sister Kitty & Lily Mouse
and one horse whose name is Major Tom
Michael (pictured with the rooster), one of the partners, was kind enough to let us meet all the animals on the property & tell us some of the history of the property and the winery.
We spent quite a while here, looking at animals and enjoying time and wine with our friends. I strongly recommend this winery to anyone who loves good wine, fun with friends and animals.
Promoting Fun at Local Wineries
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. Our ultimate goal is to promote fun at local wineries.
We love our weekend escapades, invite us to visit and blog about your winery, antique store, b&b, or other destination. We are brand ambassadors, promoting fun at local wineries and our reach is through social media, industry contacts, this website, and most importantly word of mouth.
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