Tag: RayLen Vineyards & Winery

Harvest Time Wine Tasting

It’s Harvest Time for more than 113 wineries and 400 commercial grape growers in North Carolina. Harvest festivals with serenades, grape stomps, and harvest-to-barrel celebrations are abundant with October’s arrival. With that in mind, I pulled out my grandmother’s Harvest Time by Johnson Brothers~ to enjoy with some wine we purchased during our tasting visits to some NC wineries during September, for…

An Afternoon of Drinks & Dogs

We spent an afternoon enjoying Drinks and Dogs at RayLen Vineyards~ Lots of Dog Gone Fun :) There were treats for your pooch~ And a water station for thirsty hounds~ Shhhh. . . Don’t tell Chloe & Gracie, since we didn’t bring them. . . Even though Chloe has a nose for wine and happy…

Grape Expectations

We’ve been Celebrating the Grape and enjoying Bottled Sunshine during September in observance of North Carolina’s Wine Appreciation Month. Harvest festivals with serenades, grape stomps, and harvest-to-barrel celebrations are abundant with October’s arrival.   Taking my cue from the harvest events at North Carolina wineries this month, I pulled out my grandmother’s dishes~ Harvest Time by Johnson Brothers~…

Celebrating the Grape

Our celebration of the grape continued in observance of  “NORTH CAROLINA WINE APPRECIATION MONTH” as decreed by the governor of North Carolina. We were more than happy to  guzzle taste wines in appreciation & compliance~ making our way to visit a few wineries from the Yadkin Valley area. You can see the other wineries we visited~ Shelton, Raffaldini…

Great Expectations

 We’re all looking forward to Fall at my house~ anticipating its arrival with great expectations. . . Eager for cooler weather & less humidity. . .   Anxious for the smell of Fall in the air~ apple cider, pumpkin pie & fires burning. . . Longing for cooler nights~ sleeping under blankets with windows open. . . Under clear skies~ watching…