2011 - Ocean Isle Beach, NC - Attention Home Wine Makers!! Wines
are being accepted now for Silver Coast Wineryís annual Amateur
Wine Makerís Competition.
makers can submit as many wines as they like in the competition.
There are 3 major categories: White Grape, Red Grape and
Specialty. These are broken down into 3 lesser categories each.
For example the White Grape Category consists of a Vinifera
class, a Hybrid Class and a Native Class. Fruit wines are
entered into the Specialty Category.
The wines are
judged by the panel of judges headed by Silver Coast Wine Maker,
Dana Keeler. They blind taste the wines and write down their
comments and tips on how the wine could have been made better.
The wines have gotten better year after year as the winemakers
gain the experience and knowledge from these competitions.
can be gotten on the website,
www.silvercoastwinery.com or at the winery. Each entry must
be on a separate entry form with a $5.00 fee for each one
entered. The deadline for submitting the wine entries is March
12th, no later.
ceremony will be held on Saturday, March 19, 2011 at 3:00pm in
the beautiful Winery Barrel Room. Everyone is invited to attend
and cheer on these producers of very nice home made wine.
Winery, located just 15 minutes from the beach in a woodland
setting near Ocean Isle Beach NC offers daily wine tastings and
tours. The winery also has unique gift shops, eclectic art
gallery, extensive picnic grounds and a beautiful barrel room
for weddings and special events.
through February: Closed on Monday and Tuesday (except by
appointment). Open Wednesday-Sunday from Noon until 5:00pm,
Fridays until 6:00pm. Regular hours will resume on March 1st.
For additional information contact the winery at (910) 287-2800
or check out the website at
miles north of the South Carolina border on Hwy 17, take
904W--2nd right Russtown Rd--4th right Barbeque Rd.