Vineyard Snow Pics – Jan 16, 2022

It’s a winter wonderland here in the Deep South! A few of our favorite vineyards shared some snow pics! Meanwhile… ….and Josh and Deb @ Cityscape Winery in Pelzer, SC share a snow pic of the brand-new soon to be opened Tasting Room! Cheers 🍷🍷

Social Sparkling Wine

Social Sparkling Wine. Hibiscus Cucumber. Beautiful Rosé color. Extremely pleasant nose of green fruit and cucumber . Petillant, Crisp, and effervescent. Fmedium-pronounced notes of cucumber as advertised with hibiscus and other spring floral notes. Easy drinking at 4% ABV. The reviews in our household were really good. Somewhat of surprise, nevertheless very impressed! Can’t waitContinue reading “Social Sparkling Wine”

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”

How Wines Are Judged! 2019 Palmetto Wine Competition

Wine Competitions generally seek to award the art and science of winemaking. The Palmetto Wine Competition is no different in that regard. The goal is not to find the best wine, but to find the wine best to its style and varietal standard. In other words, wines aren’t judged against others in the competition, theyContinue reading “How Wines Are Judged! 2019 Palmetto Wine Competition”

Villa Rosa – Burntshirt Vineyards

Our wine tonight is the Villa Rosa from Burntshirt Vineyards in Hendersonville, North Carolina. A sweet red blend table wine. Soft nose of plum and jam Ripe blueberries on the tongue Lingering finish of coffee and chocolate Personal scoring on the American Wine Society twenty point scale. Appearance: 2.5 Aroma: 4.5 Taste: 5.5 Aftertaste: 3Continue reading “Villa Rosa – Burntshirt Vineyards”

Winery Escapade – Independence Day 2018

July 4th, 2018 was opening day for Wellborn Winery in Travelers Rest, South Carolina. We had waited in anticipation and it was great to see Tony and Debbie enjoy their grand opening celebration. A good crowd showed up and all in all the entire opening day was a huge success! Tony and Debbie have doneContinue reading “Winery Escapade – Independence Day 2018”

Winery Escapade- Weekend 4 2018

This weekend we got a late start partially because we knew we weren’t going far because we decided to stay in SC so we could talk to a couple of the wineries about our up coming SC Wine Competition and partially because we had some errands to run before we could start the weekend fun.Continue reading “Winery Escapade- Weekend 4 2018”

100 is Grand!

Our 100th North Carolina Winery. Woo Hoo! Back when I wrote our bio for WineryEscapades.Com,  I penned the following. It’s safe to say our hobby has turned into an obsession. What started as a way to spend time together, has turned into a way of life.  Our ultimate goal is to promote fun at local wineries.Continue reading “100 is Grand!”

Favorite Vineyard, Winery, and Wine Photographs 

Thought it’d be cool to share some of our favorite pictures in one blog post.  Baker Buffalo Creek Vineyards – Shelby NC Brandon Hills Vineyards -Yadkinville, NC Roaring River Vineyards – Traphill, NC Wine under full moon over the OBX  –   Photo by Alan Rogers Goat Yoga – Cats Paw Winery – Rock Hill,Continue reading “Favorite Vineyard, Winery, and Wine Photographs “