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Top 5 Summer Reads

SummerReadingTop 5 Summer Reads

Looking for your next great read?

Look no further.

Check out our mix of romantic novels, thrillers, traditional classics and modern fiction that we are recommending this summer. We’re covering a range of options that you can take along with you wherever this season takes you.

Summertime was made for kicking back and relaxing with a good book. Plus, drinking Duplin on the side, of course.

Book #1: The Vacationers

Author: Emma Straub

Dive into a story of a complicated up-and-down dynamic among family and friends who take a two-week trip to the island of Mallorca.

Book #2: Gone Girl

Author: Gillian Flynn

While Gone Girl may not be a new release, it currently remains as one of the most popular titles this year. Readers say you’ll get lost in this novel about a difficult marriage.

Book #3: Beautiful Ruins

Author: Jess Walter

Take a trip back to the 1960s with this romantic read. The book tosses between Italy and modern-day Hollywood.

Book #4: The Good Luck of Right Now

Author: Matthew Quick

This summer read comes from the same author of The Silver Linings Playbook. The Good Luck of Right now is a witty novel that tells the story of a 38-year-old, who struggles to be on his own after his mother’s death.

Book #5: Girls in White Dresses

Author: Jennifer Close

Wedding season is right around the corner, and this book is for all those who are beginning to figure out their lives. Read a story about three friends who find themselves going to wedding after wedding.

Summertime is a great opportunity to dig out those books you have been waiting to read, or find the latest and greatest. Which summer reads will you be looking into this season?

Duplin Winery Announces 40th Annual Grape Stomp Celebration

GrapeStompReleaseDuplin Winery Announces 40th Annual Grape Stomp

Duplin Winery, the largest winery in the South, announced their 40th Annual Grape Stomp taking place on September 10th, 2016.

The event takes place at the vineyards in Rose Hill, NC and runs from 1pm – 9pm. Guests can expect live music from Chocolate Chip & Company Band and The Holiday Band, dancing, wine tastings and a grape stomping contest. Festival attendees will have a chance to stomp grapes with their bare feet and prizes will be awarded to the best grape stompers.

Special vineyard tours will take place, as well as production facility tours, allowing guests to see the winemaking process. Wine tastings are available from 1pm – 8pm and require a reservation as space fills up quickly. Visitors can enjoy a meal at the Bistro Restaurant, which will be open on a first come, first serve basis. Food tents will be available on site as well for dinner purchases.

Jonathan Fussell, co-owner of Duplin Winery, says, “We feel like kids who are counting down until Christmas Day. The Grape Stomp is extra special to us this year, and we invite everyone to celebrate with us. My favorite part of the day is watching people stomp grapes for the first time. I love that look on their face when they feel the grapes moving through their toes.”

To learn more about the 40th Annual Grape Stomp, be sure to visit www.duplinwinery.com/grapestomp.

About Duplin Winery:

Duplin Winery is the oldest and largest winery in the South. When you walk in the door, you will be greeted by a staff well versed in southern hospitality. Duplin welcomes each arrival like long lost family. Whether you visit in Rose Hill, NC or North Myrtle Beach, you will be provided with a fun filled experience for all those willing to embark on the total Duplin adventure. For more information on Duplin Winery, please visit www.duplinwinery.com.

The Perfect Beach Day

BeachDayThe Perfect Beach Day

Beach season is here!

Just like packing a picnic takes time and care, putting together the perfect beach day is an art. It’s time to sit back and relax, listen to the waves, find your favorite book and have a cold drink in hand. Here’s everything you need for the perfect beach day.

Tote Bag – The perfect beach day starts with packing, and you’ll need a tote bag or backpack for the process to begin. Everyone is different when it comes to packing and planning for the day. Make sure your bag is big enough to hold all of the essentials like towels, sunscreen, and a hat. Plus, you’ll also want to have a durable bag that is tightly woven to keep sand from coming in.

Wine – “I only drink on days that end with Y.” At least that is our motto! Wine is acceptable for any occasion, especially on those warm summer days. Our recommendation is Duplin’s Red and White Sangria combined. Also, you can bring some delicious sliced fruit like oranges, blueberries, and strawberries, giving your sangria even more of a pleasant taste. Don’t forget the wine essentials like a corkscrew, wine topper, and wine tumbler.

Snacks – With bringing wine and snacks to the beach, you’ll want to find yourself a small cooler making it easy to keep everything in one place. A favorite at Duplin Winery is our Muscadine Pineapple & Habanero Dip, which is ideal for snacking at the beach. Simply mix our Muscadine Pineapple & Habanero Salsa with cream cheese creating a yummy dip. Enjoy the dip with your favorite crackers or pretzels.

Entertainment – Don’t forget to bring along entertainment for the day like your favorite book, a music player or corn hole. While sitting at the beach and watching the waves may be all some people need, you’ll be happy to have another form of entertainment nearby.

The perfect beach day is all about what you decide to make it. Whether you go with family and friends, or enjoy a relaxing day alone. Follow these simple tips, and you’ll be sure to have a relaxing day.

The Official Wine Sponsor for POPS with the Pelicans

OrchestraPelicanDuplin Winery is honored to be the official wine of POPS with the Pelicans and is giving away a POPS Getaway!

The giveaway begins on July 4, 2016 and will run for six weeks ending on August 8, 2016. One lucky winner will receive two VIP POPs Tickets, a two-night stay at the Marina Inn on September 2 and September 3, 2016, a $100 gift certificate for American Tap House, a dinner and boat cruise for two on the Big M Casino Boat, a Myrtle Beach Pelicans team signed baseball, two deluxe wine tastings and a Duplin prize pack. Valued at $600.

“We were welcomed with open arms when we opened our facility in North Myrtle Beach. As part of our commitment to our community, our customers, staff and family, we have teamed up with the Myrtle Beach Pelicans to support the Long Bay Symphony. On Saturday, September 3, 2016, the symphony will perform Pops in the Park at TicketReturn.com Field.” Jonathan Fussell, co-owner of Duplin Wine Family, said.

You can enter the sweepstakes by visiting the Duplin Winery website and submitting your name and email address. The winner of the contest will be picked at random on Tuesday, August 9th and be notified by email. www.duplinwinery.com/pops

Be sure to stop by and visit Duplin Winery if you are attending POPS with the Pelicans. Attendees will have a chance to win multiple Duplin Winery and Pelicans prize items through various games and sweepstakes.

About Duplin Winery:

Duplin Winery is the oldest and largest winery in the South. When you walk in the door, you will be greeted by a staff well versed in southern hospitality. Duplin welcomes each arrival like long lost family. Whether you visit in Rose Hill, NC or North Myrtle Beach, you will be provided with a fun filled experience for all those willing to embark on the total Duplin adventure. For more information on Duplin Winery, please visit www.duplinwinery.com.

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