Prestigious 2022 Palmetto Signature Half-Case

Introducing the 2022 Palmetto Signature Half-Case! 🏅🏅🏅🏅🏅🏅 Each year, the Palmetto Wine Competition celebrates wines produced in South Carolina. The Palmetto Signature Half-Case awards the top six highest scoring wines produced solely from fruit harvested in South Carolina! Grown on South Carolina farms! In South Carolina soil! By South Carolina vineyards and farms! Produced andContinue reading “Prestigious 2022 Palmetto Signature Half-Case”

Awards Announcement – 2022 Palmetto Wine Competition

The 2022 Palmetto Wine Competition was judged May 7th at The Belmont Inn in historic Abbeville, South Carolina. The Palmetto Wine Competition serves to increase exposure for commercially licensed wineries in South Carolina. The event is made possible by our generous and supportive sponsors, Van in Black, Bristow Beverage Law, and the Belmont Inn. VanContinue reading “Awards Announcement – 2022 Palmetto Wine Competition”

JenNis Beverage Marketing

Who is JenNis Beverage Marketing? We are Dennis and Jenni Turner. Dennis is certified at WSET Level 2 and a BJCP certified Hard Cider judge. Jenni is a full-time marketing professional! We both are members of the French Broad Vignerons and both are experienced wine competition judges. Together having judged the Asheville Wine Competition andContinue reading “JenNis Beverage Marketing”

Snapped – Elevation 966 Winery

Snapped Elevation 966 Winery. Greenville, South Carolina. We celebrate Christmas with one of our favorite Holiday wines. Snapped is a Riesling base infused with flavors of gingerbread and Winter spices. Beautiful light gold in color. The nose is of fresh gingerbread cookies, vanilla, allspice, and Bananas Foster. Sweet and creamy on the palate with notesContinue reading “Snapped – Elevation 966 Winery”

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. Co-owner and winemakerContinue reading “Cityscape Winery – Expansion Update”

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 CabernetContinue reading “Carolina’s Harvest 2021”

Where We’ve Wined Local Lately – April-July 2021

Got’a stop and check progress of the major expansion at Cityscape Winery in Pelzer. Picked up Wine Club selections at Marked Tree Vineyard in Flat Rock! You know you’ll find us at Parker-Binns Vineyard and Winery. Love our friends at Wandering Bard Meadery in Greenville. Always fun to visit Fat Ass Heifer Cidery in Campobello.Continue reading “Where We’ve Wined Local Lately – April-July 2021”

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 showingContinue reading “Pinot Noir – Eagle Mountain Winery”

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 tastingContinue reading “Boycott of E&J Gallo”

City Scape Winery – Major Expansion

Greenville County kept saying no, no, no, and then they said yes! Construction set to commence immediately! 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 youngest winery owners in the Southeast,Continue reading “City Scape Winery – Major Expansion”