Snapped is a Holiday wine offering from Elevation 966 Winery in Greenville, South Carolina. Grape wine with natural flavors. We would guess a Riesling base. Deep lemon in color. Sweet with nicely balanced acidity. Pronounced nose of cinnamon and nutmeg, with notes reminiscent of holiday spiked eggnog. Flavor notes of freshly baked gingerbread cookies, prominentContinue reading “Snapped – Elevation 966 Winery”
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The “Mini” Wine Tasting Gift Bag – Old Rock Quarry Winery
Some ideas are just plain better than others, such as the gift bag mini bottle tasting from Old Rock Quarry Winery in Enoree, South Carolina Packaged in a fuchsia colored mesh gift bag, comes six different wines in 50ml mini bottles all for $20. Available in a dry or sweet selection, we’re enjoying the sweet miniContinue reading “The “Mini” Wine Tasting Gift Bag – Old Rock Quarry Winery”
2020 in Our Rearview Mirror!
What could we say about 2020 that hasn’t been said? It’s just time now to put 2020 in our rearview mirror. To do that, let us take one final look back. In prepping for this blog, I arranged 100+ pictures. Well that’s not happening! lol. So we’ll just hit a few highlights! The year startedContinue reading “2020 in Our Rearview Mirror!”
Turner Family Traditional Egg Nog Recipe
Christmas Day egg nog is a long tradition in my family and I excitedly, and stubbornly continue this tradition every year. In honor of said tradition, here I share our simple yet delectable single serving recipe. Egg Nog can be purchased at your local grocery store. We recommend Southern Comfort brand. What is egg nog?Continue reading “Turner Family Traditional Egg Nog Recipe”
Where We’ve Wined Local Lately! December 2020
I started thinking that we haven’t shared much lately regarding our local winery escapades. So just where have we wined local lately? We recently stopped by to visit with our friends at Wellborn Winery in Travelers Rest, South Carolina. Tony and Debbie opened Wellborn Winery in the Woods back in 2018 and have been wellContinue reading “Where We’ve Wined Local Lately! December 2020”
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”
Petite Sirah – CityScape Winery
Our wine tonight is the Petite Sirah from CityScape Winery in Pelzer (Greenville County), South Carolina. Winemaker’s Reserve Double Gold medal award winner in 2020 Palmetto Wine Competition. Deep purple in color with a bright garnet rim. We decanted for one hour and it opened up expressively on the nose. Nose exhibits blueberries, red currants,Continue reading “Petite Sirah – CityScape Winery”
Discussion on the Wine Future of the Tryon Foothills Region!
We hosted a livestream discussion on the future of the wineries if the Tryon Foothills wine region. A discussion on the evolution of viticulture and winemaking in the Tryon Foothills. Could an AVA designation be in the future? Tuesday, October 13, 2020 Joining our live discussion were the next generation of the families who ownContinue reading “Discussion on the Wine Future of the Tryon Foothills Region!”