Show Us Your Grapes #NCWine 2022

We wrote a similar post for the 2021 harvest. …so yeah a little late but without further ado! Show us your grapes North Carolina! #NCWine 2022 brought a very bountiful harvest to our local vineyards and this fruit is fermenting well! Excited to taste the fine wine to be vinified from this amazing vintage! Cheers!Continue reading “Show Us Your Grapes #NCWine 2022”

Taste of Asheville 2022 – NC Winegrowers Association

This event was a part of the Taste of North Carolina series sponsorship by the North Carolina Winegrowers Association. A Taste of Asheville featured a sampling of the wines of Western North Carolina wineries paired with small bites from local restaurants, caterers, and food trucks. Participating wineries were Parker-Binns Vineyards, Mountain Brook Vineyards, Overmountain Vineyards,Continue reading “Taste of Asheville 2022 – NC Winegrowers Association”

Fine Wine! Live Bait!

So this past weekend we were visiting the Raleigh area. Medals and Best-in-Show presentation at Starrlight Mead in Pittsboro. We also took some time to hangout with our friends Dathan and Jennifer of Triangle Around Town and Screw It Wine! Our friends invited us to a special wine tasting! At a convenience store! Well it’sContinue reading “Fine Wine! Live Bait!”

2022 North Carolina Mead-Cider-Fruit Wine Competition

The 2nd annual North Carolina Mead-Cider-Fruit Wine Competition was recently judged in Hendersonville, North Carolina. The competition was sponsored by Beer Law Center in Raleigh and by Van in Black tour company. Beer Law Center is dedicated to helping alcohol producers navigate the complex alcohol legal system. Van in Black offers the coolest most stylishContinue reading “2022 North Carolina Mead-Cider-Fruit Wine Competition”

Weekend Winery Escapades -1st in November 2022

How about a Winery Escapades blog! Just a recap of our weekend adventures! 🍷Our new tradition is to start our weekend early! Like Thursday evening kind of early! Mountain Brook Vineyards in Tryon, North Carolina is just 30 minutes from us – and they stay open late! Open until 7pm on Thursday evening! It’s normallyContinue reading “Weekend Winery Escapades -1st in November 2022”

Rosato – Piccoine Vineyards

Rosato from Piccione Vineyards. Vintage 2021 RosĂ© of 100% Estate grown Sagrantino. Swan Creek AVA, a sub-appellation of North Carolina’s Yadkin Valley AVA. Beautiful light cranberry-ish almost crimson hue. Nose of pineapple, blood orange, lemon, over-ripe banana, and cherry, Dry on the palate, crisp acidity. Tropical Flavors of blood orange, lemon, cherry, red plum, cranberry,Continue reading “Rosato – Piccoine Vineyards”