Ahoy! Melanie here.
Brunch is doing something seriously right. I haven’t quite figured out if its the late morning-early afternoon timing, the perfect combination of eggy breakfast foods and sandwichy lunches, or the never disappointing availability of mimosas. I do intend to keep brunching until I uncover the secret weapon of this joyous meal. I know, the sacrifices I make for this blog are seriously real.
I was lucky enough to stumble upon the website of a cute vineyard a couple months ago when doing one of my many “best eats in the area” Google searches. I immediately noticed that Ravine Winery served a Sunday brunch that sounded delicious. I’ve been a couple of times now, and hope to return for many more brunches. Even if you weren’t enticed by their menu items (you’d be crazy not to) the atmosphere of this winery and restaurant is enough to keep you going back. The main building is set back off the road in the middle of the fields, and has a real Southern farm charm. The restaurant is enclosed by large windows and has you looking right out onto the vines, it seriously doesn’t get much better than this in wine country. They do a set menu that comes with a complimentary mimosa, but you can also order items on their own, and the best feature, you can take your receipt from brunch into the tasting room next door for a complimentary wine tasting (their rose is the bomb).
My go-to brunch item- Eggs Benedict- Ravine does it right.
The beautiful view from the restaurant.
Mixing things up with a grilled prawn and saffron risotto- still delicious!
…and coconut cream pie for dessert- look at it, we had to!
… because Sunday mornings are meant for mimosas and brunch, right?