Prestigious 2022 Palmetto Signature Half-Case

Introducing the 2022 Palmetto Signature Half-Case! 🏅🏅🏅🏅🏅🏅 Each year, the Palmetto Wine Competition celebrates wines produced in South Carolina. The Palmetto Signature Half-Case awards the top six highest scoring wines produced solely from fruit harvested in South Carolina! Grown on South Carolina farms! In South Carolina soil! By South Carolina vineyards and farms! Produced andContinue reading “Prestigious 2022 Palmetto Signature Half-Case”

Western North Carolina Regional Wine Competition

The French Broad Vignerons are set to host the annual Western North Carolina Regional Wine Competition the weekend of September, 17 and 18. This competition invites commercial and amateur entries. The first day of the competition with judge vinifera and hybrid wines, with muscadine and fruit wines judged on the following day. Members of theContinue reading “Western North Carolina Regional Wine Competition”

Dynamis Estate Wines Is Open For Excellence!!

Sound the trumpets! 🎺 Tell your friends! 📢 Pop those Corks! 🍾 Dynamis Estate Wines, North Carolina’s premier luxury winery is open for excellence!! 🍷🍷 Open for reservations starting June 1st! We enjoyed the Incredible experience to visit before they officially opened to the public. We were blessed with an amazing opportunity to join severalContinue reading “Dynamis Estate Wines Is Open For Excellence!!”

Awards Announcement – 2022 Palmetto Wine Competition

The 2022 Palmetto Wine Competition was judged May 7th at The Belmont Inn in historic Abbeville, South Carolina. The Palmetto Wine Competition serves to increase exposure for commercially licensed wineries in South Carolina. The event is made possible by our generous and supportive sponsors, Van in Black, Bristow Beverage Law, and the Belmont Inn. VanContinue reading “Awards Announcement – 2022 Palmetto Wine Competition”

JenNis Beverage Marketing

Who is JenNis Beverage Marketing? We are Dennis and Jenni Turner. Dennis is certified at WSET Level 2 and a BJCP certified Hard Cider judge. Jenni is a full-time marketing professional! We both are members of the French Broad Vignerons and both are experienced wine competition judges. Together having judged the Asheville Wine Competition andContinue reading “JenNis Beverage Marketing”

Weekend April 22-24

It was a full weekend for sure. Friday evening we dined at the CARO-Mi Dining Room in Tryon and afterwards enjoyed an amazing Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir at Bodega Noir in Landrum. Bodega Noir is quickly becoming one of favorite hangouts! Saturday we enjoyed the Pig Pickin celebration at Parker-Binns Vineyard and Winery and afterwardContinue reading “Weekend April 22-24”

Cider, Wine, and Dine Hendersonville, NC

Hendersonville, North Carolina is set to host the annual Cider, Wine, and Dine celebration during the weekend of April 22nd through the 24th. The three day celebration invites visitors to the vineyards and orchards to sample the many artisan craft beverages produced in Henderson County. The winery and orchards around Hendersonville offer amazingly spectacular mountainContinue reading “Cider, Wine, and Dine Hendersonville, NC”

Saveurs du Temps Pinot Noir

The Wine: Saveurs du Temps Vintage 2020 100% Pinot Noir Indication Géographique Protégée Pays d’Oc 13% ABV Medium ruby in color Nose: Medium intensity of red fruit with red cherry, redcurrant, red cranberry, mushrooms and spice. Would definitely benefit from decanting 60 minutes or longer. Taste: Youthful yet rounded tannins showing red cherry, dried redContinue reading “Saveurs du Temps Pinot Noir”

Paolo Bea Cerrete Sagrantino

WINE: Paolo Bea, Cerrete, Montefalco, Umbria, Sagrantino VINTAGE: 2015 COLOR: Medium Ruby NOSE: Amazing! Needs to open 30 to 60 minutes. Alcohol is present, licorice, toasted almonds, and leather until it opens up with very expressive layers of red currant, red cherry, and very ripe red plums. TASTE: Dry with polished tannins and harmonious layers.Continue reading “Paolo Bea Cerrete Sagrantino”

Watershed Dry Red – Marked Tree Vineyards

WINE: Watershed Dry Red Wine Winery: Marked Tree Vineyards Vintage: 2019 Region: Crest of the Blue Ridge, Henderson County AVA Decanted: 30 minutes Color: Medium Purple Nose: black cherry, black plum, cranberry, lilac, and charred wood. Palate: dry, bone dry, and silky on the tongue, medium-high tannins with high acidity and medium flavor notes of blackContinue reading “Watershed Dry Red – Marked Tree Vineyards”