14 Hands – Hot to Trot

14 Hands Winery Hot to Trot Vintage 2016 Columbia Valley Smooth Red Blend Predominantly Merlot and Syrah, with much smaller percentages of Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Noir, Zinfandel, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot, Mourvèdre, and Grenache. Medium purple in color. Medium nose of black plum, blackcurrant, chocolate covered cherries, blackberry jam, and lavender, and vanilla. Medium bodied,... Continue Reading →

Strawberry Vanilla Mead

Strawberry Vanilla from Honeygirl Meadery in Durham. Honey Strawberry Mead with natural flavors. Style of Melomel.  Melomel is mead fermented with fruit for added flavors.  Metheglin style mead is made with spices to enhance the flavor.  Light amber in color.  Nose of wildflower honey, yet as the mead opens up more of the strawberry aromas... Continue Reading →

2013 Merlot – Mountain Brook Vineyards

Vintage 2013 Merlot - Mountain Brook Vineyards Wines in North Carolina are typically produced for immediate consumption. Though we certainly know some will cellar well for up to 8-10 years! So with this 8 year old Merlot, there was naturally some concern. Well rest assured, this wine has held up remarkably well. Amazingly, this Merlot... Continue Reading →

Chardonnay Rosso

Chardonnay what? “Um, I do drink red wine,” says David. “But I also drink white wine. And I’ve been known to sample the occasional rosé. And a couple summers back, I tried a Merlot that used to be a Chardonnay, which got a bit complicated… I like the wine and not the label. Does that... Continue Reading →

Tyku Saki

Tyku Sake Tasting two - Cucumber sake and Coconut sake. Produced at famed Umenoyado Brewery in Nara, Japan. The Coconut is a Nigori (unfiltered) sake. The Cucumber is Junmai (filtered) sake. The coconut has structured body, sweet with pronounced flavors of coconut and lingering hints of vanilla. The cucumber is lighter in body, crisp and... Continue Reading →

Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon A naturally occurring cross varietal of Cabernet Franc and Sauvignon Blanc. Black grape varietal originating from the South of France, notably the Left Bank of Bordeaux. Notable for pronounced black fruit and herbaceous aromas and flavors. Can produce outstanding wines that will age in the bottle for many, many years. Requires moderate to... Continue Reading →

Bourbon Barrel End Table

Have you seen the bourbon barrel end tables featured in our store! ➡️ Order Here $345 each! Our site auto charges $4.99 shipping so $350 total.....shipped anywhere in the continental 58 states! Delivery 3-4 Weeks After Order. Hand-Made End Table from Authentic Bourbon and Whiskey Barrels! Must have for bourbon lovers and collectors! Great conversation... Continue Reading →

Touriga – Kaya Vineyards

Vintage 2016 AVA: Dahlonega Plateau Kaya Vineyards and Winery Aged in oak barrels. Touriga Nacional is a Portuguese grape varietal. This varietal is used as an important blending component in fortified Port wines of the Douro Valley in Northern Portugal. The vines produce small clusters of small berries resulting in low yields. The original stock... Continue Reading →

Boycott of E&J Gallo

We are pledging to boycott all E&J Gallo brands. Why? Gallo is proposing to build a massive processing and distribution plant in South Carolina. Gallo is pressuring the South Carolina assembly to change the state ABL laws in their favor. The big issue is that current prevents licensed wineries from having more than one tasting... Continue Reading →

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