NC Wine Month

Throughout the month of May, we’re celebrating all things wine! Find a participating restaurant and sip on delicious selections from quality grown fruit and honey made right here in NC. And check out our events page for more ways to celebrate #NCWineMonth this May.

Let’s taste NC wine! We are so excited to offer many ways you can sip on wine, cider, and mead this May.

Whether you join us for a tasting, plan a trip to your local winery, cidery, meadery or enjoy a meal at your favorite restaurant perfectly paired with NC wine, NC Wine Month is the time to get out and give love to your local makers.

NC WINE MONTH EVENTS

MAY 1-31   Events All Month LongDobson, NC
+ Shelton Vineyards
Check dates and times on Shelton’s website

MAY 1-31   Jazzy FridaysWagram, NC
+ Cypress Bend Vineyards
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

MAY 1   Dynamis Wine Dinner at The Downtown Grille • Winston-Salem, NC
+ Dynamis Estate Wines • 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm

MAY 1   Southern Gateway Wine Trail Passport • Davidson County, NC
+ Multiple Wineries and Prize • All month long to celebrate Wine Month!

MAY 3   Taste of NC – Battleship North Carolina • Wilmington, NC
+ 15+ tastes and bites • 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

MAY 4   Sagrantino Salon Tasting • Ronda, NC
+ Raffaldini Vineyards • 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

MAY 4   Budbreak Wine & Beer Festival • Mt Airy, NC
+ 15+ wine, cider, mead vendors to try • 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

MAY 4   Sippin’ Into Spring • Pine Level, NC
+ Hinnant Family Vineyards • 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm

MAY 5   2022 Petit Manseng Release & Oysters • Thurmond, NC
+ Jones von Drehle Vineyards & NCOyster365 • 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

MAY 5   Take a Hike! • Ronda, NC
+ Raffaldini Vineyards • 9:45 am – 1:00 pm

MAY 5   Sci-Fi Jazz and Brisket Tacos • State Road, NC
+ Golden Road Vineyards • 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

MAY 8   Burke Manor Inn & JvD Wine Dinner • Gibsonville, NC
+ Jones von Drehle Vineyards & Winery • 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

MAY 10   Green Garlic Festival with Chef Jamie Barnes • Concord, NC
+ Dover Vineyards • 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

MAY 11   Green Garlic Festival with Chef Treasure Williams • Concord, NC
+ Dover Vineyards • 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

MAY 11   RRV Derby • Traphill, NC
+ Roaring River Vineyards • 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm

MAY 12   Green Garlic Festival with Chef Julia Simon • Concord, NC
+ Dover Vineyards • 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm

MAY 12   Speakcheesy Brunch • The Cheese Shop
+
Botanist & BarrelCedar Grove, NC

MAY 12   Mother’s Day Pressed Flowers Class • Ronda, NC
+ Raffaldini Vineyards • 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

MAY 18   One Irish Rover at THE STAGE • Thurmond, NC
+ Jones von Drehle Vineyards & Winery • 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

MAY 18   Yadkin Valley Wine Festival • Elkin, NC
+ Multiple Wineries • 10:30 am – 5:00 pm

MAY 18   Chef in Red Cooking Class • Ronda, NC
+ Raffaldini Vineyards • 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

MAY 18   Raffaldini Wine Tasting • Sandford, NC
+ Raffaldini Vineyards + Carolina Wine Merchants • 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

MAY 19   Invasion from MAUI celebrating AAPI month • State Road, NC
+ Golden Road Vineyards • 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

MAY 19  NC Wine Month 5-course dinner • Laurel Springs, NC
+ Thistle Meadow Winery • seating times 4:00 pm & 6:30 pm

MAY 23  Wine Class: NC – Not so Sweet! • Pittsboro, NC
+ Fearrington Village • 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

MAY 25   Scythian at THE STAGE • Thurmond, NC
+ Jones von Drehle Vineyards & Winery • 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

MAY 25  Vermentino Vertical Tasting • Ronda, NC
+ Raffaldini Vineyards • 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

MAY 25   Appalachian Music • Glade Valley, NC
+ Williamson Mead and Brewing • 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm

MAY 25   Spring Wine Maker Dinner • State Road, NC
+ Golden Road Vineyards • 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Participating Shops Selling NC Wine

The Wisdom Table • Elkin, NC

Metro Wines • Asheville, NC

The Wine Feed • Raleigh & Durham, NC

Chatham Street Wine Market • Cary, NC

Local 919 • Raleigh, NC

Taylor’s Wine Shop • Raleigh, NC

The Nine 2 Wine Co. / The Urban Tasting Room • Charlotte, NC

Triangle Wine Company • Cary, NC

Fair Game Beverage at “The Plant” • Pittsboro, NC

The Mixx • Raleigh, NC

 

NC Wine

Hey wine, cider, and mead lovers! Check out our new guides – compact guides to fit in your pocket or glove box. Pull them out when you need inspiration for your next tour or when you’re imbibing in delicious beverages. Download the NC Wine App too for more information on our trails, producers, and events. Want a physical copy? We’ll mail you one! Email NC Wine your name and mailing address. Cheers!