Middleton Marks Rice-Planting Season With Demos and Stroll

SONY DSCThis month’s Wine Stroll at Middleton Place will celebrate Carolina Gold Rice with “rice-influenced” appetizers and a rice lager from Holy City Brewing.

The May 21 event, titled an “Evening With Jonathan Green,” will also feature the sale of artwork from the Lowcountry Rice Culture Project chair, who will be on hand for autographing. Additionally, a portion of proceeds from the sale of “Carolina Gold Rice” candles will benefit the project. Continue reading

Wine Strolls Return to Middleton Place

SONY DSCMiddleton Place is again closing out the first half of its Wine Stroll season with a rum salute.

On June 25, the plantation will serve samples of light, dark and spiced rums, in addition to rum punches and Caribbean snacks. Middleton Place has not yet announced the price of the rum event – a press release warns it “may be individually priced” – but standard Wine Strolls through the gardens cost $20 in advance and $25 at the door. Middleton Place Plantation members receive a $5 discount.

The Wednesday night series begins on Mar. 12, and resumes on Sept. 3 after its heat-related hiatus. The program runs from 6 p.m.-8 p.m. For more information, call 556-6020, or visit middletonplace.org.