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The Deep Water Vineyard Grape Stomp Festival

The Deep Water Vineyard Grape Stomp Festival

The yearly grapes harvest is here with us and with it, comes an opportunity to stomp the grapes too. Exciting right? For that reason, you should not miss to attend the Deep water vineyard grape stomp festival. This annual event is arguably one of the most thrilling festivals ever in the events calendar. You must be wondering how you can be part of the fun, right? Read on to know how.

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Sippin' Tour Review

Sippin' Tour Review

Gather up the crew and get ready for a first-class party adventure! To kickoff the celebration we’ll pick you up in celebrity VIP style. With a party bus big enough for you and 17 of your friends to get wild in there is no excuse for humdrum memory making. Blacked out windows mean that what happens on the party bus stays on the party bus.

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Why a Brewery Tour makes for a great Charleston Bachelor Party

Why a Brewery Tour makes for a great Charleston Bachelor Party

A bachelor party can mean many things. For some, it is a wild night of debauchery marking the last night of freedom. They paint a picture of an old hag at home keeping her husband under lock and key, never to see the light of day or the light of fun again. For most, though, it is simply a time to celebrate with your closest friends one of the biggest events of your life. You’re getting married! Now of course almost everyone is going to want to loosen up a bit and throw a few drinks back. What better way to celebrate your Bachelor Party than with a true Charleston Brewery tour.

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What To Do In Charleston For July 4th 2016

What To Do In Charleston For July 4th 2016

It's that time of year again to celebrate the birth of American Independence with a bang and there are plenty of ways to get your party on in Charleston.  From parades to fireworks we have you covered on the best places to hang out with friends and family and enjoy the festivities.

NOTICE: Folly Beach Public Safety issued an announcement via their facebook page stating that there will be no fireworks display this year on Folly for 4th of July. This is due in part to the exceptionally high tides which will make it impossible to stay within state regulations regarding space requirements.

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Boone Hall Strawberry Festival

Boone Hall Strawberry Festival

The Low Country Strawberry Festival is coming to the Charleston area from April 21st thru the 24th, 2016. Enjoy acres upon acres of fun for this special event at the Boone Hall Plantation & Gardens. Be sure and go ½ mile north of Long Point Road on highway 17 in Mt. Pleasant to enter the festival. The main entrance to the plantation will not be an accessible way to get in.

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Craft Beer Is Blowing Up In Charleston

Craft Beer Is Blowing Up In Charleston

 

The number of craft breweries throughout Charleston has always been hefty, but the weight is ever increasing in the area as time goes on.  Charleston has one of the largest numbers of craft brewers in the country as it is, and that certainly isn’t going away anytime soon. As a matter of fact, there are some who have yet to get their feet off the ground.  Large in size, or tiny, it may soon become an issue for the area if things continue to progress as they have been as is quite apparent these days. There is no possible way that, even as things stand as of today, that the majority of bars could keep even one kind of beer on tap to meet the needs of every brewery.  Even the bar, Closed For Business, which has over 40 beers on tap couldn’t be a host for all the local breweries.

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What Is Craft Beer? Yes You Should Try It!

What Is Craft Beer? Yes You Should Try It!

Creating a craft beer is an intricate and detailed process which can change the flavor, aroma, color and weight overall. From ales to lagers, there is a vast array of choices depending on your own personal preferences. It all incorporates its own individual levels of yeast, hops, grain and water which make them all so unique and one of a kind.

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The History of Charleston's Angel Oak Tree

The History of Charleston's Angel Oak Tree

 Angel Oak is allegedly the oldest tree and is located east of the Rockies. The tree is estimated to be more than 1500 years old. It is simply known as The Tree in some circles. It stands in a wooded area in John’s Island just outside Charleston in South Carolina. Angel Oak is a live oak which also happens to be the state’s most imposing work of nature.

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Charleston Tours - Firefly Distillery

Charleston Tours - Firefly Distillery

Whether you are from Charleston South Carolina, or you are visiting, an essential activity for the grownups is a distillery tour. Visiting small batch spirit distilleries gives you the chance to meet the passionate professionals while you get to explore the diverse history of spirits and distilling in Charleston while being safely transported. You can be guaranteed that Crafted Charleston has the tour that is best suited for you and your unique tastes. Speaking of taste, Firefly Distillery situated on Wadmalaw Island, thirty miles south of Charleston. Firefly Distillery is the largest distillery in the South Carolina and has become a leading destination in the Charleston, SC area (for good reason).

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A Lowcountry Christmas at Boone Hall Plantation

A Lowcountry Christmas at Boone Hall Plantation

The Christmas season wakes up at Boone Hall Plantation with a Lowcountry Christmas, an energizing new extraordinary occasion intended to convey occasion enchantment and delight to individuals of all ages! As occasion time moves through these goliath oaks, Boone Hall wakes up with celebrations, embellishments, and great ole southern occasion accommodation, that is just befitting America's Most Photographed manor. This season of year re-underlines how Boone Hall Plantation and Gardens is really as one of the main vacation spots in the Charleston, S.C. Lowcountry.

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What First Time Visitors Should Know About Charleston

What First Time Visitors Should Know About Charleston

 First time visitors to Charleston will find inspiration in any amount of time in Charleston, South Carolina. Simply take a stroll down any of the Holy City's busy streets or through quiet residential neighborhoods, and one can't help but encounter living history in nearly every park, building, and stately home. Below are just a few places to experience that living history around the Charleston peninsula.

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The Brewvival Festival is coming to Charleston in February

The Brewvival Festival is coming to Charleston in February

Get your beer goggles on and get ready for the 7th annual Brewvival!

Over the years, the amount of brewing companies has really grown in South Carolina and that’s what Brewvival is all about- showcasing them all and letting you sample all their beers in one convenient location.  That’s right, representatives from all over the state will be there from all the breweries giving you a one-of-a-kind opportunity to sample beer all day long!

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How To Distill Spirits

How To Distill Spirits

1 The Fermenter

The distiller mixes yeast, water, and sugar (or a sugar-containing grain) in a fermenter, aka a mash tun. After three to seven days of voracious fermenting, the yeast has consumed most of the sugar, turning the mash into a wash (10 or 12 percent alcohol by volume). A pump moves the wash into the pot of the still.

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Charleston Corn Shuckin' Festival

Charleston Corn Shuckin' Festival

Be sure and check out Charleston’s own Cork Shuckin’ Festival at the Deep Water Vineyard. The event will be held on Saturday, February 6th from 1pm – 5pm.  It is only $5.00 per car to get into the event, so carpooling is a great way to go!

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10 Fun Facts About Beer

10 Fun Facts About Beer

Beer is one of the oldest and most popular American beverages around.  Just about anyone who has consumed any kind of alcohol has probably at the very least tasted beer.  It is one of the most inexpensive yet loved alcoholic beverages in the industry.  Beer comes in hundreds of varieties and flavors, combinations and levels of alcohol contents.  While it is very popular in all areas of the world, people most often only pay attention to it when they are drinking it.  However, there are 10 not so well known facts about beer that are interesting, compelling and would be fun to share with your drinking buddies sometime.

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