Winery Escapade – Weekend 5 2018

So Dennis and had a long and much needed weekend in Savannah. We left Friday morning and headed south. We first stopped at the Angel Oak Tree in Charleston. I have never seen a tree so huge and beautiful. We decided to go to Deep Waters Vineyard in Charleston and it’s a lovely place. MostContinue reading “Winery Escapade – Weekend 5 2018”

Winery Escapade- Weekend 4 2018

This weekend we got a late start partially because we knew we weren’t going far because we decided to stay in SC so we could talk to a couple of the wineries about our up coming SC Wine Competition and partially because we had some errands to run before we could start the weekend fun.Continue reading “Winery Escapade- Weekend 4 2018”

Winery Escapade – Weekends 2 and 3 of 2018

We got sort of a late start Saturday (1/13) due to some errands we had to take care of before we could go. We met some dear friends, Pam & Will, at Misty Creek Vineyard in Mocksville, NC. We were greeted by Bear and Merl (Barry said someone else named him for them, it’s Merl as inContinue reading “Winery Escapade – Weekends 2 and 3 of 2018”

Winery Escpade – Weekend 1, 2018

 Saturday we head out to Morgan Ridge Vineyards in Gold Hill, NC. I had wanted to go back there for quite sometime and Dennis made it happen this weekend. We first stopped in Historic Downtown Gold Hill and met some really interesting and fun people. We shopped in the antique store and found a Merlot key hookContinue reading “Winery Escpade – Weekend 1, 2018”

Abiding Vine Vineyard – Laurens SC

Winery now permanently closed. ……………………… A new vineyard and winery just recently opened in South Carolina. We are very excited to see industry growth in the state and therefore were excited for our first visit. Located on rural family property in Western Laurens county, Abiding Vine is the dream of David Barnes. David has plantedContinue reading “Abiding Vine Vineyard – Laurens SC”

Press Release – Palmetto Wine Competition

PRESS RELEASE January 04, 2018 RE: Palmetto Wine Competition at The Belmont Dennis and Jenni Turner, bloggers at WineryEscapades.Com, will host the inaugural Palmetto Wine Competition at the Belmont Inn in historic Abbeville, South Carolina. The event is scheduled for May 1st, 2018 with additional details forthcoming.  The inaugural competition will feature wines produced fromContinue reading “Press Release – Palmetto Wine Competition”

10 Awesome Reasons to Visit North Carolina’s Yadkin Valley AVA

Why should you visit North Carolina’s Yadkin Valley? 1, The Wine Practically every variety of grape can be grown in the Yadkin Valley producing a diverse selection of world class award wining wines. Bold reds such as Cab Sauv, Merlot, Cab Franc, Barberra, Montepluciano, Sangiovese, Malbec, Chambourchin, and more. Crisp whites such as Riesling, SeyvalContinue reading “10 Awesome Reasons to Visit North Carolina’s Yadkin Valley AVA”