Monday, March 7, 2011

Charleston Food + Wine My Top Picks


On Saturday I headed to the Charleston Food and Wine Grand Tent Tasting. I went with one of my best girlfriends, Alissa. We left the men at home for a ladies only afternoon out. Let me tell you we really lived it up. Sometimes girls only afternoons are the best! Alissa and I started with some delicious Prosecco at her house before and then headed to the festival. We ran into my girl Caycee waiting in the Margarita line and had a blast as always with her! I highly recommend this festival to all my local friends, it was a fabulous time!


We tasted so many delicious wines, but these were by far my favorites:

1) MASCHIO PROSECCCO


This was seriously delicious Prosecco and it only retails for around $9.99

2) SPANISH VINES TEMPERNILLO


This red wine was so rich and tasty. It retails for about $11.99

3) MONTES CHARDONNAY AND CABERNET



Both wines were delicious in their own aspects.

4) I forgot to actually grab the sheets on these two wines but they were my favorites, hence the only cell phone pic I snapped of the bottles. Wish I had more details but at this point in the evening I was just thinking about where my next sample of wine was coming from! At least you can see the labels and look for them at your Grocery or Wine Store.



** Almost all of the Vendors said the wines could be found at Harris Teeter, Piggly Wiggly or Whole Foods. Please don't judge if you try these wines and hate them. I tried probably 40 different wines so my judgement was probably off towards the end of the evening:)**

Happy Monday!

15 comments:

Chassity (Look Linger Love) said...

Mmmm. Sounds like fun, and ya'll look cute. I have to say, the After Hours party Saturday night wasn't nearly as much fun as the opening night Thursday... just a heads up :)

Bud and Leo said...

What a fun ladies afternoon out! Makes me miss Napa! Thanks for the wine suggestions :)

Sara Mueller said...

I love food & wine festivals. You look great!

KatiePerk said...

Such fun! Great picture!!

Aubrey {All Things Bright and Beautiful} said...

Time off with the girls and wine tasting??? Sounds amazing! And how cute are you ladies? (c: Happy Monday!

katie stevenson said...

Fun! I'm so happy to know of a delish and affordable Prosecco, since I practically fainted when the bottle I wanted at Whole Foods was $70. Phew!

Alicia xoxxo said...

Sounds like my kind of afternoon! Of course, not right now, but after the first week of July hopefully! Thanks for the wine suggestions! I will have to keep these in mind for later! :)

Lisa Fergus said...

What a fun afternoon! I'm thinking I may have to try a few of these.... ;)

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idratherbeshopping said...

all i have to say is YUM :) and i love your cute grey top!

xo,
joAnn

Molly said...

Sounds like a great time! No Food & Wine Festival for me this year, due to work. The Prosecco looks delish.

Love your blog!

Jill said...

an afternoon sipping wine with your girlfriends sounds absoutely perfect!!


Loved your post on Scout!!

Michaela said...

You always look so cute! So do your adorable girl friends (:
I'll have to keep this in mind when I turn 21 haha...confession: my dad has let me try wine before at dinner and just can't stand it. I've heard it's an "aquired" taste (:

Maria said...

lovely picture! happy Monday!

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Megan said...

sounds like the perfect afternoon; girl friends and bubbles are the best!!

Shop Sweet Things with Jeanne said...

Girl dates are the best when you have babies! Add in the yummy bubblies and you're in heaven. What a fun afternoon! :)