Class in Session

According to a recent survey conducted by the Impulse Research Corporation, eighty percent of people want to learn more about wine. If you fit into this category, but don’t know where to find a class, look no further than the Brays Island Food and Beverage department. Brays’ own resident sommelier Alex Young helps owners take the mystery out of wine by hosting periodic wine classes.

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CBS Visits Brays

In case you missed it this morning, CBS aired a feature on Women in the Field that was shot here at Brays Island Plantation. Garden & Gun President and CEO Rebecca Darwin hosted the women-only shoot that included a 60-target sporting clays tournament. The event was rounded out with a delicious lunch at the Plantation Grill. Brays’ own Annette Mueller and Jim Arnold were interviewed and both did a wonderful job. Way to go guys! Click here for a gallery of images published by G&G!

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Floral Arrangement 101

Arranging flowers is both easier and more difficult than one might think. While it is more than just cutting flowers and sticking them into a vase, there is plenty of leeway as far as designing things to fit your style and tastes.

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Opening Day of Deer Season

Today marks the opening day of the South Carolina deer season – the longest in the United States. Considerable time and effort has gone into managing the Brays Island deer herd and these photos bear testimony to the fruits of their labor. We know where a number of our fortunate owners will be at sunset!

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Dove Grub!

Whether eaten by doves, songbirds, turkey or deer…sunflowers make beautiful wildlife feed!

The view from above is a sea of yellow near Pine Hill Hunt unit on Brays Island Plantation. Already, doves, songbirds and pigeons are reaping the benefits of the more than 40-acre dove field planted this spring by the plantation’s hunt department.

“We planted corn, sunflowers and a variety of cereal grains,” said Marion Gohagan, director of the Hunt Department at Brays Island. “They were planted in stages, so there is ample feed available to birds throughout the season.”

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Chocolate Workshop 2014

Chocolate Workshop 2014

Assortment of Chocolate Bonbons
Chocolate Truffles
Chocolate Almond Bark
Chocolate Ganache
Chocolate Pastry Cream

Have you ever wanted to learn to make your own chocolate confections?

It may not be as difficult as you might think, especially if you have an experienced professional to show you the ropes. Enter Chef Ron Andrews!

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Great Urban Weekend Escapes

Forbes recently named Charleston as one of their “Great Urban Weekend Escapes.” The author provides a great summary of what the historic city has to offer visitors. It is nice being within a short hour drive of such a great city! Click here to read the entire article.

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Sight cast to 40-pound fish without leaving the property!

Encompassing more than 630 square miles, the Lowcountry of South Carolina contains one of the most extensive salt marsh environments in the United States. While all of this environment is easily accessible within a short drive, there is no need to leave the property to catch trophy fish.

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Beaufort Named Best Small Town

No one who lives in or near Beaufort has to be told what a wonderful corner of the world this is. It seems as if the quaint coastal town is constantly making someone’s “Best of” list. Today it was Southern Living magazine’s turn to share the love. They named Beaufort one of the best small towns in the south. Here is what they had to say…

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First Fish


A budding angler lands his first fish in Heart Pond. Is there a better place on planet Earth to introduce a young child to the joys of the great outdoors than Brays Island Plantation? On the way to the pond, the little guy excitedly pointed out all of the deer, squirrels, horses, dogs etc. that he could see from his car seat. Fantastic!

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