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Regional Wine Week: 47 Word Essay

Sip with an open mind.  Allow your palate to experience the distinct pleasure of North Carolina wines.  With terroir from the mountains to the coast and fruit varying from sweet muscadine to European bordeaux and Rhone vinifera grapes, be prepared for “Bottle Shock” North Carolina Style! Cheers!

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4 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. terribird
    Oct 15, 2011 @ 23:41:01

    What are your top “must visit” wineries in North Carolina?

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    • Red Wine Diva
      Oct 16, 2011 @ 10:04:19

      There are so many I still haven’t visited! Junius Lindsay, Raylen Vineyards and Grove winery are all great. I actually have never toured Biltmore Estate – but it is on my list of things to do. If you are looking for a day trip up toward the mountains, I would suggest South Creek. In the Yadkin Valley, you simply have to taste at Laurel Gray and Ragapple Lassie. But rememer, we had 107 wineries the last time I looked (and more on the way). It would take some real effort to visit all of them.

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    • Red Wine Diva
      Nov 10, 2011 @ 08:29:46

      Hope you’re keeping up with the NC Holiday Wine Project – you should get lots of great recommendations for “must visit” wineries!

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  2. Karyn Howard
    Oct 17, 2011 @ 12:31:34

    Thanks for the nod, Jean.

    Reply

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