Well not eat, but last weekend we did drink lots of wine at a local wine festival, featureing mostly local vineyards. Since felt like it was about 100 degrees outside it was a little hard to enjoy the reds, and some of my favorites (oddly enough) were the fruity wines. My own awards from the show:
Most Creative Flavor:
Hummingbird Wine from Southern Charm Winery
"A sweet wine (very) made with honeydew, kiwi and juicy melon flavors. It's the perfect way to enjoy those summer sunsets."
Notes: It's crazy to think you actually drinking wine and all of the fruit flavors are very present. Unique and memorable. Definitely a summer patio wine for sharing, a whole bottle may make you feel like you have eaten and entire bag of jolly ranchers.
Up-and-coming wine/grape to watch:
Euphoria from Skull Camp Wine/Round Peak Vineyards
"It's what comes after anitticipation. Slightly sweeter white wine with grapefruit and pear aromas."
Notes: This is a light blend apparently using the Traminette grape, which is new to me but something I will be on the lookout for (we had another Traminette wine at the festival).
Now planning tasting trip to:
Uwharrie Mountains Wine Trail to visit Old Stone Vineyards, Uwharrie Vineyards, Dennis Vineyards and Stony Mountain Vineyards.
We had a great taste of what was to come.