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Open for Entry: North Carolina Mead-Cider-Fruit Wine Competition

Originally posted on The Great Jen-Nis Weekend Winery Escapades:
The inaugural North Carolina Mead-Cider-Fruit Wine Competition is open for entry! Download the form here ➡️ MCF Entry Form We have pick-up available in the following, Western North Carolina, Charlotte/Lake Norman area, Raleigh/Triangle area. Contact Dennis via phone or text to 864-357-1435 to arrange pick-up or…


Marked Tree Vineyard in Flat Rock, NC

Today we came back to Marked Tree Vineyard for our second trip. We originally came in their opening day. They weren’t doing tastings. Today we are doing a tasting of 5 pre selected pours, which is $15. Today’s selections are Grüner Veltliner, Otto, Sweet Ellie Mae rosé, 2018 Petit Verdot and 2018 Ghost House red.Continue reading “Marked Tree Vineyard in Flat Rock, NC”

Taste wine like a sommelier

We have been attending classes with our friends who are opening a new winery in Spindale, NC. The classes are sponsored by the French Broad Vignerons. The classes are every Friday night for 12 weeks. Each week, we taste a different varietal that was purchased from a local wine shop. We were given the listContinue reading “Taste wine like a sommelier”

In love with these chairs!

A month or so back we were at Baker Buffalo Creek Vineyards, one of our favorite local vineyards. Charles, the owner and winemaker, was having some custom made Adirondack chairs delivered. These chairs were made 100% from his wine barrels! Kim and I fell in love with these chairs. They were not only unique andContinue reading “In love with these chairs!”

New BE Baker wine from Baker Buffalo Creek Vineyard

Quite a while back while we were visiting Charles and Ann at Baker Buffalo Creek, Charles invited us into the barrel room for a sneak peek at a new wine he was working on. Charles knew that CD Baker, his Cabernet Sauvignon aged in Bourbon barrels is one of my favorite wines. He told meContinue reading “New BE Baker wine from Baker Buffalo Creek Vineyard”

Rock of Ages running an INCREDIBLE deal on wine club membership

Super excited! We joined another wine club. We received our card from @rockofageswinery today. As a member of the “Old Cellar Wine Club” you receive amazing discounts on AMAZING wine! We have our first case as wine club members on the way. 40% off when you purchase 12 or more bottles! AND YOU CAN JOINContinue reading “Rock of Ages running an INCREDIBLE deal on wine club membership”