Georgia Wine Highway

The Georgia Wine Highway is back in 2022! The event is scheduled for March of 2022. Open Georgia Wine posted the below. The Georgia Wine Highway features a passport which normally cost $75, and provides for a tasting at each participating winery. Last year approximately 40 wineries and several wine tasting rooms participated. A majorityContinue reading “Georgia Wine Highway”

Snapped – Elevation 966 Winery

Snapped Elevation 966 Winery. Greenville, South Carolina. We celebrate Christmas with one of our favorite Holiday wines. Snapped is a Riesling base infused with flavors of gingerbread and Winter spices. Beautiful light gold in color. The nose is of fresh gingerbread cookies, vanilla, allspice, and Bananas Foster. Sweet and creamy on the palate with notesContinue reading “Snapped – Elevation 966 Winery”

Cabernet Sauvignon – Vanderbilt Reserve

Biltmore Winery Vanderbilt Reserve Dry Creek Valley Cabernet Sauvignon Vintage 2018 Decanted 30 minutes. Really opens up with time. Dark ruby in color. Beautiful long slow cascading legs. Medium prominent nose layered with aromas of black cherry, black currant, black plum, black licorice, dark roast coffee, cedar, and vanilla. Dry and medium-full bodied, high tanninsContinue reading “Cabernet Sauvignon – Vanderbilt Reserve”

VinoWine App Partners with Virginia Wine Pass

Our friends at The VinoWine App recently announced a partnership with the Virginia Wine Pass. Mike and Mike of The VinoWine App have also opened the Reserve Tasting Room in Lynchburg. Lynchburg’s first farm winery tasting room. VinoWine App of course is our most favored wine app, useful for locating wineries nearby no matter whereContinue reading “VinoWine App Partners with Virginia Wine Pass”

JOLO Wins Jefferson Cup!

JOLO Winery and Vineyards celebrated winning gold at the 2021 Jefferson Cup Invitational Wine Competition. JOLO won three gold medals, one double gold, four silver, one bronze, plus a highly-coveted Jefferson Cup! The second year in a row JOLO has won a Jefferson Cup! JOLO posted the big announcement on Facebook! Of the 750 winesContinue reading “JOLO Wins Jefferson Cup!”

Wandering Bard Meadery Wins Big

Wandering Bard Meadery in Greenville, South Carolina recently took to social media to announce winning four medals in the prestigious Atlantic Seaboard Wine Competition! The Atlantic Seaboard Wine Competition promotes American produced wine in seventeen states along the East Coast. Wandering Bard Meadery is no newcomer to the world of award-winning meads, having wine multipleContinue reading “Wandering Bard Meadery Wins Big”

Riesling – Mountain Brook Vineyards

Vintage 2020 Riesling Mountain Brook Vineyards Tryon Foothills, North Carolina Beautiful yellow gold in color. Excellent clarity. Vibrant tropical bouquet of pineapple, kiwi, mango, and lime, with hints of pear and a delicate floral note of jasmine. Hints of sweetness on the tongue…medium acidity with a medium-light body. Complex tropical notes on the tongue, pineapple,Continue reading “Riesling – Mountain Brook Vineyards”

Zinfandel – Eagle Mountain

Vintner’s Reserve Zinfandel. Soaring Eagle Collection. Eagle Mountain Vineyards and Winery. Eagle Mountain is in Travelers Rest, South Carolina and proudly offers a California wine experience. Eagle Mountain wines are produced under the expertise of distinguished winemaker George Bursick. This Zinfandel fruit was sourced from vineyards around the Mokelumne River in Lodi, California. The wineContinue reading “Zinfandel – Eagle Mountain”

Pending as Perfected: Tryon Foothills AVA

A new listing recently showed up on the TTB’s List of Pending American Viticultural Area Petitions. The list which is regularly updated, consist of only those AVA petitions accepted as “perfected.” The term perfected in this use, precisely means the petition meets the requirements to be designated as an American Viticultural Area. While several regulatoryContinue reading “Pending as Perfected: Tryon Foothills AVA”