A Day at Pippin Hill Farm & Vineyards

The day started out overcast as we pulled up to Pippin Hills Farm & Vineyards , yet the place still radiated beauty. The six-acre vineyard is settled on a southern-facing hillside with stunning views of the valley. It’s truly a captivating  place. The vineyard itself offers a range of event venues such as weddings, rehearsal dinners or private events (it’s rumored that Jennifer…

Cider Tasting at Albemarle CiderWorks

  Charlottesville is such a beautiful place and I typically get to visit once or twice a year to see close friends. Every time I go I get introduced to something different and utterly fantastic, and this trip was no exception. If you follow me or know me at all you have probably deduced that I love to…

The Southern Gentleman Cocktail

It’s September, but in the South it’s still hotter than seven hells. Like a true Southern, beat the heat back with a refreshing cocktail. This one is called the Southern Gentleman. Typically when you think of the South and summertime, you think of the Mint Julep. However, this take on The Southern Gentleman, just may have you…

A Day at Childress Vineyards

When you think of wine in the United States you typically think of California or Washington, but you may not be aware that at one time winemaking thrived in North Carolina. In fact, at the turn of the century, the Sixth Federal Census showed that North Carolina lead all states in wine production. That was…

An Afternoon Getaway at Treehouse Vineyards

Just 45 minutes outside of Charlotte in Monroe, NC lies a small, yet cozy family-run winery called Treehouse Vineyards. The unassuming yet peaceful atmosphere is great for an afternoon adventure with friends or loved ones looking to get out of the city for some relaxing and of course, wine. At an affordable $6, guests are…

Spirits and Style in Savannah (The Grey)

The Grey epitomizes the city’s entry into the modern era of Southern living -By Jillian Hillard Savannah has its fair share of charm, delicious cuisine and classic style, but plan a night at The Grey and you’ll find yourself getting a taste of Southern nostalgia combined with a modern dining experience you’d expect in New York. Local…