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 niceContinue reading “Winery Escapade – Weekend 46”
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Winery Escapade – Weekend 45
Friday evening we had the pleasure of dining in Tryon, N.C. at an old favorite. The Caro-Mi Dining Room offers family style servings of Southern comfort food in a rustic cabin along the banks of the Pacolet River. The Caro-Mi does not serve alcohol, however brown bagging is allowed with a small service fee. SoContinue reading “Winery Escapade – Weekend 45”
South Carolina Winery Reference
Evolving South Carolina winery reference & notes.
Weeken Escapde – Week 42 – Smallest Winery in the Country?
Thinking we’d view some Fall foliage, Saturday we headed toward Andrews and Murphy, N.C. This area is part of the Upper Hiwassee Highlands American Viticultural Area. This AVA of the Southern Appalachian Mountains straddles the North Carolina and North Georgia Mountains around the North Carolina – Georgia state line. It is one of the nations newest AmericanContinue reading “Weeken Escapde – Week 42 – Smallest Winery in the Country?”
Weekend Escapades – Week 41 – Bloody Mary Wine?
Saturday we started with a quick stop at CityScape Winery in Pelzer, S.C. We had an alternative motive for the visit, more to come later. We enjoyed a glass of Müller Two-Goats (Müller Thurgau), and chatted with Deb. Pinot the Pig was dressed in his superhero costume and grazing out by the vineyard. We think the world ofContinue reading “Weekend Escapades – Week 41 – Bloody Mary Wine?”
CD Baker 2015 Cab Sauv Aged in Bourbon Barrels
As Jenni will attest, I’m a self confessed Cab Sauv snob. It is generally my opinion, a Cabernet Sauvignon is either good, or it is not. There seems to me absolutely no in-between. Cab Sauv is known to pair well with steak, or beef in general as a full-bodied red, high in tannins and alcoholContinue reading “CD Baker 2015 Cab Sauv Aged in Bourbon Barrels”
Weekend Escapade – Week 40
This past weekend started on Friday when Dennis and I went to Abbeville to go to a play at the Abbeville Opera House and we stayed at the Belmont Inn. Both of these buildings are very quaint and hold a LOT of history. We love staying at the Belmont and can’t wait to return in April to seeContinue reading “Weekend Escapade – Week 40”