Cityscape Winery – Expansion Update

We recently stopped by CityScape Winery to check on the construction progress of their new 10,000+ sq. ft. tasting room and production facility. With an expected finish date in December, 2021, it’s very exciting to see the building really coming along. I took the first two pictures below on our recent visit. Side View View... Continue Reading →

Carolina’s Harvest 2021

2021 harvest at North and South Carolina vineyards is winding down. We thought it’d be fun to take a look at harvest pictures from around the Carolina’s Cartersville Country Winery in Timmonsville, SC harvests the muscadine with an automatic harvester. The coolest winery in the Carolina’s was showing off their beautiful bountiful harvest of Cabernet... Continue Reading →

Pinot Noir – Eagle Mountain Winery

Non-Vintage Pinot Noir Vintner’s Reserve, Soaring Eagle Collection. Eagle Mountain Vineyards and Winery in Travelers Rest, South Carolina. Pinot Noir juice of Temecula, California. Medium-pale ruby in color.with a youthful light colored rim. Medium intensity nose of cherry, raspberry, red plum, cranberry, and caramel. Medium-Light body with medium-plus acidity and low tannins. High alcohol showing... Continue Reading →

Boycott of E&J Gallo

We are pledging to boycott all E&J Gallo brands. Why? Gallo is proposing to build a massive processing and distribution plant in South Carolina. Gallo is pressuring the South Carolina assembly to change the state ABL laws in their favor. The big issue is that current prevents licensed wineries from having more than one tasting... Continue Reading →

City Scape Winery – Major Expansion

Greenville County kept saying no, no, no, and then they said yes! Construction set to commence immediately! Ground Breaking @ City Scape Winery Josh and Deb Jones purchased City Scape Winery back in 2015. The vineyard consisted of 1.5 acres under vine and a 620 square foot tasting room. At that time, they were the... Continue Reading →

Chambourcin

French-American Hybrid Pronunciation: SHAM-bore-sin. Unknown parentage. Vinifera most similar to would be Pinot Noir. Chambourcin is teinturier grape, meaning it’s flesh and juice are naturally red-hued. (Most red grapes have white juice and develop their color only from soaking on the red skins) Chambourcin Produces a deep purple wine. Medium bodied with crisp acidity and... Continue Reading →

Ginger Blue – Fat Ass Heifer Cidery

Color of burnt orange. Serve chilled.  Still not sparkling. Semi-Dry.  Nose of ginger and sliced crabapple.  Flavor profile up front of blueberry, finishing more of tart apple and ginger. Lighter citrus notes and hints of minerality linger.  5% ABV Fat Ass Heifer Cidery is a small craft Cidery in the small community of Campobello nestled... Continue Reading →

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