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”

Palmetto Wine Competition 2022

JenNis Beverage Marketing is excited to announce the 2022 Palmetto Wine Competition will be held May 7th at The Belmont Inn downtown historic Abbeville, South Carolina. It is with great excitement that we return South Carolina’s wine competition to its rightful home! The goal of the Palmetto Wine Competition remains to promote and give positiveContinue reading “Palmetto Wine Competition 2022”

Cityscape Winery – Expansion Update

We recently stopped by CityScape Winery to check on the construction progress of their new 10,000+ sq. ft. tasting room and production facility. With an expected finish date in December, 2021, it’s very exciting to see the building really coming along. I took the first two pictures below on our recent visit. Co-owner and winemakerContinue reading “Cityscape Winery – Expansion Update”

Carolina’s Harvest 2021

2021 harvest at North and South Carolina vineyards is winding down. We thought it’d be fun to take a look at harvest pictures from around the Carolina’s Cartersville Country Winery in Timmonsville, SC harvests the muscadine with an automatic harvester. The coolest winery in the Carolina’s was showing off their beautiful bountiful harvest of CabernetContinue reading “Carolina’s Harvest 2021”

Mead with Wild Blueberry – Bee-Town Mead and Cider

Mead with Wild Blueberry Bee-Town Mead and Cider in Bluffton, South Carolina. Best in Show award winner in the 2020 Palmetto Wine Competition. Beautiful color of violet. Nose pronounced of wild blueberry. Sweet with a full body and perfectly balanced acidity. Prominent blueberry notes on the tongue with a sweet wildflower honey finish. The isContinue reading “Mead with Wild Blueberry – Bee-Town Mead and Cider”

Mead Tasting Class – Ciders, Cysers, and Sessions – Wandering Bard Meadery

Wandering Bard Meadery in Greenville, South Carolina hosted the tasting class led by meadmaker Brian Daughhetee. Purpose of the class was to gain a greater appreciation for Mead, to understand the evaluation process of Mead, all while sampling a variety of different Meads, and a discussion of what foods will pair with Mead. Traditional MeadContinue reading “Mead Tasting Class – Ciders, Cysers, and Sessions – Wandering Bard Meadery”

Snapped – Elevation 966 Winery

Snapped is a Holiday wine offering from Elevation 966 Winery in Greenville, South Carolina. Grape wine with natural flavors. We would guess a Riesling base. Deep lemon in color. Sweet with nicely balanced acidity. Pronounced nose of cinnamon and nutmeg, with notes reminiscent of holiday spiked eggnog. Flavor notes of freshly baked gingerbread cookies, prominentContinue reading “Snapped – Elevation 966 Winery”

The “Mini” Wine Tasting Gift Bag – Old Rock Quarry Winery

Some ideas are just plain better than others, such as the gift bag mini bottle tasting from Old Rock Quarry Winery in Enoree, South Carolina  Packaged in a fuchsia colored mesh gift bag, comes six different wines in 50ml mini bottles all for $20. Available in a dry or sweet selection, we’re enjoying the sweet miniContinue reading “The “Mini” Wine Tasting Gift Bag – Old Rock Quarry Winery”

Turner Family Traditional Egg Nog Recipe

Christmas Day egg nog is a long tradition in my family and I excitedly, and stubbornly continue this tradition every year. In honor of said tradition, here I share our simple yet delectable single serving recipe. Egg Nog can be purchased at your local grocery store. We recommend Southern Comfort brand. What is egg nog?Continue reading “Turner Family Traditional Egg Nog Recipe”

Where We’ve Wined Local Lately! December 2020

I started thinking that we haven’t shared much lately regarding our local winery escapades. So just where have we wined local lately? We recently stopped by to visit with our friends at Wellborn Winery in Travelers Rest, South Carolina. Tony and Debbie opened Wellborn Winery in the Woods back in 2018 and have been wellContinue reading “Where We’ve Wined Local Lately! December 2020”