North Carolina Mead-Cider-Fruit Wine Competition

With the 2022 North Carolina MCF in full preparation mode, we’d thought it be great to look back on the 2021 NCMCF! If you’ll looking for the entry form for the 2022 North Carolina Mead-Cider-Fruit Wine Competition please click below. https://jennisbeveragemarketing.com/north-carolina-mead-cider-fruit-wine-competition/ Check out this video of the 2021 North Carolina Mead-Cider-Fruit Wine Competition judging andContinue reading “North Carolina Mead-Cider-Fruit Wine Competition”

Cider, Wine, and Dine Hendersonville, NC

Hendersonville, North Carolina is set to host the annual Cider, Wine, and Dine celebration during the weekend of April 22nd through the 24th. The three day celebration invites visitors to the vineyards and orchards to sample the many artisan craft beverages produced in Henderson County. The winery and orchards around Hendersonville offer amazingly spectacular mountainContinue reading “Cider, Wine, and Dine Hendersonville, NC”

Strange Encounter (Cider) – Twisted Vine Winery

Strange Encounter! How awesome is that name! Hard Cider with natural pineapple flavor. Twisted Vine Winery, Lenoir, North Carolina. The nose is expressive of apple and pineapple. Sweet and crisp, with very little carbonation. The flavor profile is layered with apple and pineapple. The initial flavor is sweet yet the finish is refreshingly tart. 5.2%Continue reading “Strange Encounter (Cider) – Twisted Vine Winery”

Bourbon Barrel Select Hard Cider

Bourbon Barrel Select. Kick Ass Hard Cider. Aged 6 months in bourbon barrels. Parker-Binns Vineyard and Winery. Tryon Foothills, North Carolina. Light gold, very clear and brilliant in color. Moderate carbonation with tiny tight bubbles. Complex notes of apple, vanilla, caramel, and coconut on the nose. Semi-dry with moderate mouthfeel and balanced tannins and acidity.Continue reading “Bourbon Barrel Select Hard Cider”

Carolina Crisp – Chatham Cider Works

Our wine tonight is the Carolina Crisp from Chatham Cider Works in Pittsboro, North Carolina. We originally published this review in 2019 on http://www.ourwinetonight.com Straw in color, perhaps unpolished gold. Label describes as effervescent, though it’s certainly bubbly! Off-dry Nose and taste are spot on with notes of freshly picked green apple. True to it’sContinue reading “Carolina Crisp – Chatham Cider Works”

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”