Celebration Of Chambourcin 2022

The inaugural Celebration of Chambourcin- A Wine Competition was judged November 12th in Asheville, North Carolina. The Celebration of Chambourcin seeks to gain greater exposure for our favorite French-American hybrid. The inaugural competition received entries from North and South Carolina, Virginia, and Georgia. The competition benefited from an amazing group of judges with varied wineContinue reading “Celebration Of Chambourcin 2022”

Weekend Winery Escapades -1st in November 2022

How about a Winery Escapades blog! Just a recap of our weekend adventures! 🍷Our new tradition is to start our weekend early! Like Thursday evening kind of early! Mountain Brook Vineyards in Tryon, North Carolina is just 30 minutes from us – and they stay open late! Open until 7pm on Thursday evening! It’s normallyContinue reading “Weekend Winery Escapades -1st in November 2022”

Quick Trip to the Yadkin Valley

Impromptu Labor Day trip to the Yadkin Valley AVA in North Carolina. Knew of a couple of wineries in the AVA which we hadn’t yet enjoyed a visit. So with intent we traveled! First stop at Golden Road Vineyards. We rated our experience at Golden Road Vineyards very favorably and highly recommended. Give it anContinue reading “Quick Trip to the Yadkin Valley”

Wine Competition Process

I decided back in July to try and gain a better understanding of what drives our views on our blog. 🍷🍷 This September we will try the formula of consistent content. I hope we can……lol!! Tonight’s content could be construed as a bitch session….but maybe it’ll be insightful to some! August 29th we held theContinue reading “Wine Competition Process”

Mead Day 2022

Celebrating Mead Day on Saturday August 6th, 2022! To celebrate, we opened up the Amarena from Keeper’s Cut Meadery in Marion, North Carolina. With the North Carolina Mead-Cider-Fruit Wine Competition being judged on August 29th in Flat Rock, North Carolina, we’d thought it be fun to look back to our 2021 medal presentations! We deliveredContinue reading “Mead Day 2022”

Prestigious 2022 Palmetto Signature Half-Case

Introducing the 2022 Palmetto Signature Half-Case! 🏅🏅🏅🏅🏅🏅 Each year, the Palmetto Wine Competition celebrates wines produced in South Carolina. The Palmetto Signature Half-Case awards the top six highest scoring wines produced solely from fruit harvested in South Carolina! Grown on South Carolina farms! In South Carolina soil! By South Carolina vineyards and farms! Produced andContinue reading “Prestigious 2022 Palmetto Signature Half-Case”

Awards Announcement – 2022 Palmetto Wine Competition

The 2022 Palmetto Wine Competition was judged May 7th at The Belmont Inn in historic Abbeville, South Carolina. The Palmetto Wine Competition serves to increase exposure for commercially licensed wineries in South Carolina. The event is made possible by our generous and supportive sponsors, Van in Black, Bristow Beverage Law, and the Belmont Inn. VanContinue reading “Awards Announcement – 2022 Palmetto Wine Competition”

JenNis Beverage Marketing

Who is JenNis Beverage Marketing? We are Dennis and Jenni Turner. Dennis is certified at WSET Level 2 and a BJCP certified Hard Cider judge. Jenni is a full-time marketing professional! We both are members of the French Broad Vignerons and both are experienced wine competition judges. Together having judged the Asheville Wine Competition andContinue reading “JenNis Beverage Marketing”