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”

Press Release: Announcing the Awards for 2019 Palmetto Wine Competition.

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE BOILING SPRINGS, S.C., May 10, 2019 Re: 2019 Palmetto Wine Competition Awards Announcement Dennis and Jenni Turner, of WineryEscapades.Com, on May 7th hosted the 2nd annual Palmetto Wine Competition at The Belmont Inn in historic Abbeville, South Carolina. The competition featured forty-nine wines produced and bottled by eight different commerciallyContinue reading “Press Release: Announcing the Awards for 2019 Palmetto Wine Competition.”

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!”

The VinoWine App – Sponsor 2019 Palmetto Wine Competition

The VinoWine App was a sponsor for our inaugural competition in 2018, and once again we are proud to announce as a sponsor for the 2019 Palmetto Wine Competition at The Belmont Inn in historic Abbeville, South Carolina. The VinoWine App is our go to Winery Finder for our weekend Winery Escapades. No matter whereContinue reading “The VinoWine App – Sponsor 2019 Palmetto Wine Competition”

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”

Announcing the Judges: 2019 Palmetto Wine Competition

It is with extreme pride, we present the panel of judges for the 2019 Palmetto Wine Competition. This year’s group is exceptionally strong in industry qualifications each with a developed appreciation of regional wine knowledge. Related Post – Press Release: 2019 Palmetto Wine Competition In 2019 we are seating eight judges. Our Two Head JudgesContinue reading “Announcing the Judges: 2019 Palmetto Wine Competition”

Quick Reminiscing of 2018 and Looking Forward to 2019

2018 brought us many new experiences and of course several challenges. We rung in 2018 downtown Greenville, South Carolina….Yeah That Greenville! The first few weekends took us to Morgan Ridge Vineyard and Brewhouse, Misty Creek Vineyard, Parker-Binns, and Baker Buffalo Creek Vineyard. Valentines weekend took us to Charleston and Savannah. We enjoyed a visit toContinue reading “Quick Reminiscing of 2018 and Looking Forward to 2019”

A Few Things We Love About South Carolina Wineries!

As natives of South Carolina, allow us to share a few things we love about South Carolina wineries. We love Pinot the pig, fun gatherings, and award winning wines at CityScape Winery in Pelzer.   We love the annual Harvest Festivals and Pack the Porch festivals at Enoree River Vineyard in Newberry. So much fun! WeContinue reading “A Few Things We Love About South Carolina Wineries!”