Wine Competitions 2022

It was a busy 2021, we were fortunate to organize two wine competitions in spite of Covid. The first North Carolina Mead-Cider-Fruit Wine Competition with judging held in Flat Rock and the first ever American Sangria Challenge held in Tryon. For 2022, we’re planning our two state competitions. May of 2022, will be judging forContinue reading “Wine Competitions 2022”

Summer in a Bottle – Locklear

Summer in a Bottle. Charlie T. Locklear Vineyard and Winery. Maxton, North Carolina. Locklear is a muscadine vineyard with six acres under vine. The winery focuses on fruit infused muscadine blends and fruit wines. Love in a a bottle is a blend of 50% blueberry wine and 50% peach wine. Gorgeous orange pinkish in color.Continue reading “Summer in a Bottle – Locklear”

Awards Announcement – 2021 American Sangria Challenge

PRESS RELEASEFor Immediate ReleaseSeptember 3, 2021 American Sangria Challenge Wine Competition Jasper Winery Wins Best-in-Show in American Sangria Challenge Tryon, North Carolina – The inaugural American Sangria Challenge Wine Competition announces nineteen medal winning sangria entries. The competition was organized by JenNis Beverage Marketing, a Carolina based group focused on marketing the craft beverage industry.Continue reading “Awards Announcement – 2021 American Sangria Challenge”

Green Tea Wine – Native Vines

What in the world of oenology is tea wine? Green Tea Wine. Native Vines Winery in Lexington, North Carolina. It’s most likely not what you think! No grape juice, no fruit juice! Just water, yeast, sugar, and tea leaves! 12.5% ABV! That’s not a typo. This is not some light bodied delicate table wine! PaleContinue reading “Green Tea Wine – Native Vines”

2021 American Sangria Challenge Wine Competition

The heat is on and so is the inaugural American Sangria Challenge!! Who make the best? One Best in Show winner will be award a beautiful customized crystal trophy! Awards will be issued for Double Gold, Gold, Silver, and Bronze winning Sangria’s! Competition rules and guidelines included on the downloadable entry form! Access the entryContinue reading “2021 American Sangria Challenge Wine Competition”

Apple Pie Spiced Wine – Carolina Heritage

A perfect Fall wine!  Spiced Apple Wine!  Fermented of North Carolina grown apples with raisins, almonds, and spices added. Vintage 2017.  Medium yellow in color. Smells like apple pie…. Nose is pronounced of spices, expressive of cinnamon and steeping of nutmeg. Sweet with low-medium acidity and light bodied. Pronounce flavor intensity showing green apple, nutmeg,Continue reading “Apple Pie Spiced Wine – Carolina Heritage”

Chocolate Strawberry – Twisted Vine Winery

Chocolate Strawberry. Twisted Vine Winery, Lenoir, North Carolina. Real Strawberry Fruit Wine with natural chocolate flavor. Beautiful color of light orange. it can be difficult to good good color from a real strawberry wine. This on has a very nice color! Medium intensity nose with blended notes of strawberries and chocolate. Sweet, a light bodyContinue reading “Chocolate Strawberry – Twisted Vine Winery”

Press Release: NC MCF Awards

PRESS RELEASEFor Immediate ReleaseMay 27, 2021   Flat Rock, North Carolina— JenNis Beverage Marketing organized the inaugural North Carolina Mead-Cider-Fruit Wine Competition. The competition announces twenty-seven medals, three people’s choice winners, and a Best in Show each in Mead, Cider, and Fruit Wine. A panel of nine highly qualified judges evaluated the entries by blindContinue reading “Press Release: NC MCF Awards”

Open for Entry: North Carolina Mead-Cider-Fruit Wine Competition

The inaugural North Carolina Mead-Cider-Fruit Wine Competition was held May 24 at The Lodge at Flat Rock! Judging is completed! Final results have been posted by Triangle Around Town! Click here to view awards announcement. ➡️ https://www.trianglearoundtown.com/trianglearoundtown/mead-cider-fruit-wine-mcf We have pick-up available in the following, Western North Carolina, Charlotte/Lake Norman area, Raleigh/Triangle area. Contact Dennis viaContinue reading “Open for Entry: North Carolina Mead-Cider-Fruit Wine Competition”

North Carolina MCF Wine Competition!

It’s time for a HUGE announcement! We are thrilled to formally announce our newest wine competition. The first North Carolina Mead-Cider-Fruit Wine Competition is scheduled for May 24th, 2021. The inaugural North Carolina MCF Wine Competition will be held at The Lodge at Flat Rock. The North Carolina MCF will seek to generate increased awarenessContinue reading “North Carolina MCF Wine Competition!”