Biltmore Estate 2008 North Carolina Chardonnay

Home to more than 90 wineries and the country’s most visited winery in Biltmore Estate, North Carolina is on the up and up when it comes to local wine. Focusing on native Muscadine and European-style vinifera grapes, the number of wineries have more than quadrupled since 2001 [1]. Ranked 7th for wine production in theRead more

Industry News

Virginia Wines Visit London Great recap of the London Wine & Spirits Fair in the Washington Post by Mary Jordan. Several Virginia wineries participated and impressed. Ohio’s Henke Winery Wines Best in State The 2008 Henke Riesling wins best in show. North Carolina Wine TV North Carolina Wine TV is an online video show hostedRead more

North Carolina On The Rise

On April 29th, North Carolina will welcome Haw River Valley as the states 3rd designated grape growing region, joining Swan Creek and Yadkin Valley. Located in the northern and central portion of the state, the Haw River Valley AVA encompasses approximately 868 sq. miles (555,508 acres). The area presently includes 6 wineries and over 10Read more

A Taste of North Carolina

In my quest to focus on wines from the other 46 states, I recently stumbled upon a Cabernet Sauvignon from North Carolina. What has become a weekly, and might I add expensive trip to Total Wine, I recently purchased the Biltmore Estate Cabernet Sauvignon. I’m fortunate to have Total Wine close by with the selection, thusRead more