Georgia Wine Highway

The Georgia Wine Highway is back in 2022! The event is scheduled for March of 2022. Open Georgia Wine posted the below. The Georgia Wine Highway features a passport which normally cost $75, and provides for a tasting at each participating winery. Last year approximately 40 wineries and several wine tasting rooms participated. A majorityContinue reading “Georgia Wine Highway”

Zinfandel – Eagle Mountain

Vintner’s Reserve Zinfandel. Soaring Eagle Collection. Eagle Mountain Vineyards and Winery. Eagle Mountain is in Travelers Rest, South Carolina and proudly offers a California wine experience. Eagle Mountain wines are produced under the expertise of distinguished winemaker George Bursick. This Zinfandel fruit was sourced from vineyards around the Mokelumne River in Lodi, California. The wineContinue reading “Zinfandel – Eagle Mountain”

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”

JenNis Beverage Marketing

WineryEscapades.Com has rebranded to JenNis Beverage Marketing! We build communities!!! We are a full pour creative team whose strength is building brand-loyal communities. We continually strive to be implementors of meaningful strategic and creative solutions for our craft beverage producing partners. We are sometimes quirky, sometimes serious, big-time dreamers and crunch-time realist. We lean onContinue reading “JenNis Beverage Marketing”

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”

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 nestledContinue reading “Ginger Blue – Fat Ass Heifer Cidery”