Island Winery

(843) 842-3141 12 A Cardinal Rd
Hilton Head, SC 29926
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Island Winery was started by Loren & Georgene Mortimer. Dr. Georgene Mortimer is a professional winemaker and has been making award-winning wines with her husband Loren for years. Westfall Winery Loren & Georgene also own Westfall Winery on a beautiful and rustic farm in Montague, New Jersey. South Carolina, Hilton Head Loren & Georgene visited and fell in love with Hilton Head Island. After vacationing here for years, they finally settled here and brought their passion for fine wines along with them. – Description from Alejandro

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  • Barbera

    History of the grape: Barbera is a native to the Piedmont, where it has been growing for centuries, and is now the fo...

  • Dolcetto

    History of the grape: The name means “little sweet one” in Italian. Dolcetto, along with Barbera and Nebbiolo is one ...

  • Muscat

    History of the grape: Muscat existed as far back as the Ancient Greeks. It spread throughout the world as empires gre...

  • Chardonnay

    British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...

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  • Where you drink wine can be important. An overheated or too noisy room or city stress can downgrade the pleasures of even a very good wine.  Conversely, tranquility that allows you to focus on what’s in your glass can upgrade even a so-so sipper. What if you could leave behind all aspects of external civilization, even connectivity to all signal... Read More

    From the article Wine Where the World Began


  • With an output of over 1.2 million litres a year, Canada is by far the ... ... ... Walter Strehn of Pelee Island Winery, and Dr. Joseph Pohorly and Peter Gamble of Hillebrand Estates all set aside grapes with the intention of making icewine. Inniskillin and Reif both lost their entire crop to ravenous birds, while Hillebrand and Pelee were ab... Read More

    From the article Wine for the Winter


  • Murphy-Goode Island Block Chardonnay Alexander Valley 2013

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    Slightly hot aromas of dried apricot, honeysuckle and peach. More peach and citrus aromas, a hint of bay leaf and cut lemongrass, green apple, vanilla and a long finish of butter and tea leaf. Read More

    Wine review by Snooth Editorial


  • Your pictures are becoming works of art there EMark. Well done!That is very nice of you, OT.  Thank you. I have to say, however, that picture was a fluke resulting from just the right sunlight coming through the window at just the right angle and reflecting off the glass dining room table, the bottle and the artwork in the background.Rusack coul... Read More

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  • EM, Rusack could be interesting because they might let you taste some wine made from grapes grown on Santa Catalina Island.  Babcock is a pretty old winery for the area, so you might get some history about the other wineries and the pioneers.  The wine I have had from there was just okay.  Lincourt is something like the Patz and Hall of SB, exce... Read More

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  • Mine started about six years ago when I met my wife.  We played volleyball in an adult league against each other and hit it off at the bar after.  We never drank wine together (only lots of beer) and the subject never came up.  We had been "dating" a few weeks when I invited her over to make us dinner.  She said she would bring a bottle of wine.... Read More

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  • The 6,000-mile trip from Napa Valley to Mendoza, Argentina, was worth it. Several officials were part of a Napa Valley contingent which returned home recently after attending the Great Wine Capitals (GWC) Assembly in Mendoza, Argentina, from Nov. 2 to Nov. 7.  The Napa contingent included Agricultural Commissioner Greg Clark and county superviso... Read More

    From the article Napa Officials Return From Wine Assembly


  • Great things can come from little places. Earlier this fall 27 Cypriot wines received medals at the 2014 Decanter World Wines, marking an emerging wine producers as well as –  according to the International Organisation for Vine and Wine statistics – a country whose wine consumers or on the rebound after a lull in recent years. The crown jewel o... Read More

    From the article The Little Country That Could: Cyprus Sees Growing Wine Sector


  • Bigger is better in Japan's burgeoning wine industry. Chateau Mercian, a winery under the umbrella of brewing behemoth Kirin, recently purchased 20 hectares to add to its 21.5 hectares of planted vineyards. The winery is a Japanese original in an industry marked by wines created from imported juice. “Our goal for Chateau Mercian is to introduce ... Read More

    From the article Kirin-Held Winery Nearly Doubles Vineyards


  • Winemakers are fascinated by its diversity, winegrowers love its transparency, restaurant sommeliers appreciate its friendliness for food, and wine enthusiasts cherish it for its approachable smoothness and range in levels of sweetness. Oregon Riesling is on the rise, and everyone from vintners to consumers are taking note.Riesling thrives in Or... Read More

    From the article Oregon's Riesling Revival


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