Where We’ve Wined Local Lately – Jan-Feb 2021

Covid took our New Years Eve celebration, however we still managed a few visits to several local establishments. Warmth and wine are the theme of our January escapades! January 2 – we start the year off right and take advantage of the mountain top open air tasting room at Point Lookout Vineyards in Hendersonville. Doesn’tContinue reading “Where We’ve Wined Local Lately – Jan-Feb 2021”

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”

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!”

Recap: Open That Bottle of Mead!

We were thrilled to host a livestream of Open That Bottle of Mead night! The first ever #OTBM night lasted about one hour on Tuesday evening June 30th, 2020. Joining Dennis and Jenni of Winery Escapades on the livestream was Dathan and Jen with Triangle Around Town, Mike with Bee Town Mead and Cider inContinue reading “Recap: Open That Bottle of Mead!”

Seven Must Visit Upstate South Carolina Wineries.

The upstate of South Carolina is home to several very unique wine destinations. Just in case you haven’t heard, below we break down seven must visit local award winning producers. Cityscape Winery – Pelzer The Muscadine vineyard and winery was established approximately 10 years ago on old farm land along the southern outskirts of GreenvilleContinue reading “Seven Must Visit Upstate South Carolina Wineries.”

Press Release: 2019 Palmetto Wine Competition

The second Palmetto Wine Competition is scheduled for May 7th, 2019 at The Belmont Inn in historic Abbeville, South Carolina. The Palmetto Wine Competition is sponsored by The VinoWine App, The Belmont Inn, The South Carolina Wine and Grape Growers Association, OurWineTonight.Com, and WineryEscapades.Com Organized by Dennis and Jenni Turner, the focus of the PalmettoContinue reading “Press Release: 2019 Palmetto Wine Competition”