Find your Couples Passion!

After another fun Weekend Winery Escapade, I was browsing through our kitchen wine rack. This is the wine rack we got for free from Wandering Bard Meadery when they were moving from their original location in Mauldin to the current taproom at Hampton Station in Greenville, South Carolina. The rack was unfinished and I spentContinue reading “Find your Couples Passion!”

Rustic Red – Wellborn Winery

Our Wine Tonight is the Rustic Red (Chambourcin) from Wellborn Winery in the Woods located in Travelers Rest, South Carolina. Produced of locally grown South Carolina Chambourcin. Roughly 75% Estate grown at Wellborn Winery Vineyard and 25% grown at Calico Vineyards in Travelers Rest, South Carolina. Chambourcin is a French-American hybrid with deep purple skins.Continue reading “Rustic Red – Wellborn Winery”

Meet the Judges: 2020 Palmetto Wine Competition

The Palmetto Wine Competition seeks to promote awareness of the twenty plus commercially licensed wine, mead, and cider producers of South Carolina. This year the competition is to be held at Carter’s Steak and Seafood Restaurant in Inman, South Carolina.  The 2020 panel consist of eight highly qualified judges from many different sectors of theContinue reading “Meet the Judges: 2020 Palmetto Wine Competition”

Palmetto Signature Wines 2019

As we gear up once again our planning for the 2020 Palmetto Wine Competition, I was looking over the results from 2019. The Palmetto Signature Wines make up a half case of the highest scoring wines produced entirely from South Carolina fruit and honestly these six were an exceptional collection. Six Palmetto Signature Wines awardedContinue reading “Palmetto Signature Wines 2019”

Open That Bottle Night of South Carolina Wine

Watch the video here!: https://www.facebook.com/WineryEscapadesDotCom/videos/670153776880552/ Join us Friday evening May 8th at 7pm to celebrate Open That Bottle Night of South Carolina Wine. We will go live on our WineryEscapades Facebook page to discuss South Carolina destination wineries and locally crafted wines! We will use hashtag #OTBNSC plus #SCWineNight Please grab your favorite bottle ofContinue reading “Open That Bottle Night of South Carolina Wine”

How to Order from South Carolina Wineries

In these troubling times, our local wineries are also struggling. We strongly encourage your support of these small family owned businesses by purchasing a few bottles of South Carolina produced wine to enjoy in the comforts of your home. Your support is greatly needed to help these small businesses survive. We encourage your support andContinue reading “How to Order from South Carolina Wineries”

The Historic Belmont Inn: Venue for the 2019 Palmetto Wine Competition!

The Palmetto Wine Competition at The Belmont Inn. It just sounds good. That precisely is what we initially thought upon the idea of the historic Belmont Inn serving as the venue of the Palmetto Wine Competition. We knew the Belmont Inn was a perfect fit. We have been visiting the Belmont Inn for some time.Continue reading “The Historic Belmont Inn: Venue for the 2019 Palmetto Wine Competition!”

Press Release: 2019 Palmetto Wine Competition

The second Palmetto Wine Competition is scheduled for May 7th, 2019 at The Belmont Inn in historic Abbeville, South Carolina. The Palmetto Wine Competition is sponsored by The VinoWine App, The Belmont Inn, The South Carolina Wine and Grape Growers Association, OurWineTonight.Com, and WineryEscapades.Com Organized by Dennis and Jenni Turner, the focus of the PalmettoContinue reading “Press Release: 2019 Palmetto Wine Competition”

Cartersville Country Winery – Timmonsville, S.C.

Cartersville Country Winery is off the beaten path well in the country, by all appearances. Though seriously, it’s really just about five miles off Interstate 20 and just about five miles off Interstate 95 in the small town of Timmonsville, Western Florence County, South Carolina. To say we enjoyed our visit with owner Tom andContinue reading “Cartersville Country Winery – Timmonsville, S.C.”