Winery in Pictures Volume 4

A Few Things We Love About South Carolina Wineries!

As natives of South Carolina, allow us to share a few things we love about South Carolina wineries. We love Pinot the pig, fun gatherings, and award winning wines at CityScape Winery in Pelzer.   We love the annual Harvest Festivals and Pack the Porch festivals at Enoree River Vineyard in Newberry. So much fun! WeContinue reading “A Few Things We Love About South Carolina Wineries!”

Villa Rosa – Burntshirt Vineyards

Our wine tonight is the Villa Rosa from Burntshirt Vineyards in Hendersonville, North Carolina. A sweet red blend table wine. Soft nose of plum and jam Ripe blueberries on the tongue Lingering finish of coffee and chocolate Personal scoring on the American Wine Society twenty point scale. Appearance: 2.5 Aroma: 4.5 Taste: 5.5 Aftertaste: 3Continue reading “Villa Rosa – Burntshirt Vineyards”

Remembering Our Visit To The Upper Hiwassee Highlands AVA

This is a repost of a blog Jenni wrote about a year ago and some notes I had added to her post. As we quickly approach our return to Highlands, thought it’d be a good time to revisit. Saturday we took off to Hayesville, NC to Eagle Fork Vineyards.It was well worth the drive! WeContinue reading “Remembering Our Visit To The Upper Hiwassee Highlands AVA”

Winery Escapade- Weekend 4 2018

This weekend we got a late start partially because we knew we weren’t going far because we decided to stay in SC so we could talk to a couple of the wineries about our up coming SC Wine Competition and partially because we had some errands to run before we could start the weekend fun.Continue reading “Winery Escapade- Weekend 4 2018”

100 is Grand!

Our 100th North Carolina Winery. Woo Hoo! Back when I wrote our bio for WineryEscapades.Com,  I penned the following. It’s safe to say our hobby has turned into an obsession. What started as a way to spend time together, has turned into a way of life.  Our ultimate goal is to promote fun at local wineries.Continue reading “100 is Grand!”

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”

Favorite Vineyard, Winery, and Wine Photographs 

Thought it’d be cool to share some of our favorite pictures in one blog post.  Baker Buffalo Creek Vineyards – Shelby NC Brandon Hills Vineyards -Yadkinville, NC Roaring River Vineyards – Traphill, NC Wine under full moon over the OBX  –   Photo by Alan Rogers Goat Yoga – Cats Paw Winery – Rock Hill,Continue reading “Favorite Vineyard, Winery, and Wine Photographs “

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?”