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NC Wine Month Week 2 Recap

NC Wine Month Week 2 Recap

Week 2 is now behind us and we’re now half way through the month and #WineChat with #NCWines is tomorrow!  The wine selections last week were just as good as the previous week.  Here’s what we had.  Don’t forget, you can also follow our progress on the NC Wine Month 2015 Challenge page.

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Brandon Hills Raptor Red — Wine Review

Tonight we decided to opt for another Yadkin Valley red blend, this time from Brandon Hills Vineyard.  The Raptor Red is their premier red blend wine that features a different raptor from vintage to vintage.  The current vintage is the 2008 which is a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot and Viognier.  The story behind the name is one of true adoration for nature.  The winery partners with the Carolina Raptor Center and features one of their birds of prey on the bottle.  A part of the proceeds goes back to the Raptor Center to help fund a good cause. Continue reading →

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