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! The sunlight is playing tricks on my camera! You know you’ll find us at Parker-Binns Vineyard and Winery. Love our friends at Wandering Bard Meadery in Greenville. Always fun... Continue Reading →

Howell Mountain Hindsight Cabernet Sauvignon

Hindsight. Vintage 2015. Single vineyard. Bella Vetta Vineyard, Howell Mountain, Napa Valley. Howell Mountain is one of Napa Valley’s most prestigious AVA’s. Vibrant deep purple in color. Will benefit from decanting. Nose of blackberry, dark cherry, mocha, cedar, and cigar box. Dry on the palate, full bodied with robust tannins but smooth as opposed to... Continue Reading →

Cuvée Richeaume – Domaine Richeaume

Cuvée Richeaume from Domaine Richeaume in France. Vintage 2016 Dark ruby in color with a purple rim. Red Provence wine. Expressive nose of cedar, damp forest leaves, tobacco, black tea, black licorice, and earthy spices. Blend of 47% Cabernet Sauvignon, 42% Syrah, 8% Merlot, 3% Carignan. Richeaume Vineyard on the red flanks of Cézanne’s beloved... Continue Reading →

Love Drunk Rosé

Our wine tonight is “Love Drunk”, a Rosè from Oregon’s Maison Noir Wines. This brand was established by Sommelier Andrè Hueston Mack. Check the link above to learn about this wine superstar. Pinot Noir -Chardonnay blend. Beautiful light pale salmon in color. Nose of strawberry, watermelon, pink grapefruit., lemonade, and honey. Off dry Pronounced flavors... Continue Reading →

Baby Doll Legs – The Cottage Winery

Baby Doll Legs from The Cottage Vineyard and Winery in Cleveland, Georgia. Rosé of Blanc du Bois Blanc du Bois is a Hybrid grape cultivar developed at the University of Florida.  Blanc du Bois wines can be difficult to achieve a commercially acceptable clarity and is therefore often used in blends. We suspect this wine... Continue Reading →

Sweet Red – Oliver Winery

Sweet Red Wine Oliver Winery and Vineyards. Soft Wine Collection. Non-vintage. Red blend dominate of Concord. Medium nose cherry cola, watermelon, cranberry, and orange blossom honey. Color is medium ruby.. Light body with medium acidity and low tannins. Best served lightly chilled. This wine is sweet. Medium flavor intensity of cherry cola, raspberry, red plum,... Continue Reading →

Chambourcin

French-American Hybrid Pronunciation: SHAM-bore-sin. Unknown parentage. Vinifera most similar to would be Pinot Noir. Chambourcin is teinturier grape, meaning it’s flesh and juice are naturally red-hued. (Most red grapes have white juice and develop their color only from soaking on the red skins) Chambourcin Produces a deep purple wine. Medium bodied with crisp acidity and... Continue Reading →

Petit Manseng

White grape variety originating from the foothills of the Pyrenees in Southwest France. Scientific name: Vitus Vinifera. Petit Manseng. A white variation of the black Manseng grape. A centuries old and until recently little known varietal in France. Sometimes referred to as Small Manseng or Little Manseng or Manseng Blanc. An early budding varietal and... Continue Reading →

Cash Back on Wine

Absolutely you can earn cash back on retail purchases of wine. Seriously! I mean like $3 back per bottle. We have fun trying different wines from around the world, by trying and redeeming the wine offers on Ibotta! Click link here to sign up ➡️ IBOTTA Yes indeed, we do earn rewards when you sign... Continue Reading →

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