Showing posts from August, 2012

Grape Stomping is Here- Lowcountry Style!

This Saturday, people from around the Lowcounty will descend upon Charleston's Only Winery and Vineyard, Irvin House Vineyards for the 9th Annual Grape Stomping Festival. I will be emceeing this annual party and this year have asked my old co-host and Ohio State Buckeye Alumnus, Meteorologist Dave WIlliams to join me. He's never emceed this event before - so I will make sure he's up there having a blast.

Never been to the Grape Stomp? You better come to this one! The weather is supposed to be around 86 with a 10% chance of rain. We couldn't ask for better weather. Also a portion of the proceeds benefit one of my favorite nonprofits that I am a member of, Lowcountry Local First.

Here's all the details:

Time to get down and dirty with native muscadine grapes at the Irvin~House Vineyards’ Ninth Annual Grape Stomping Festival on Saturday, August 25, 2012 from 12:00 p.m. until 5 p.m. at Irvin~House Vineyards located on Wadmalaw Island. Admission is only $10.00 per car. …

Firefly Distillery Tees Off at PGA Championship

The 94th PGA Championship at The Ocean Course at Kiawah Island Golf Resort is less than a week away, and Firefly Distillery is asking golf enthusiasts to drink local while enjoying this monumental event. From Thursday, August 9 until Sunday, August 12, Firefly Sweet Tea Bourbon and the three flavors of Sea Island Rum will be available in the Wannamaker Club Tent at the Championship. 

Firefly Sweet Tea Bourbon, combines two southern favorites for a perfect cocktail. Made with handcrafted straight bourbon whiskey from the world-renowned Buffalo Trace Distillery in Frankfort, Kentucky, Firefly Sweet Tea Bourbon is infused with authentic South Carolina tea and real Louisiana sugarcane. 

Sea Island Rums are unique, all-natural rums handcrafted at Firefly Distillery on Wadmalaw Island. Sea Island Rums are sold exclusively in South Carolina and include three delicious flavors: Gold Rum, Java Rum and Spice Rum.  Using sugar cane from South Carolina, Florida and Louisiana, then aging the rum in …