Yadkin Valley holds the distinction of being North Carolina’s first AVA. Moderate elevations and proximity to the Yadkin River allow a variety of grapes to thrive in this area that’s now home to dozens of wineries.
Adagio Vineyards and Winery
Adagio, a musical term meaning slowly with passion, reflects our love of classical music and wine. We craft classic and unique wines and provide curated tastings in an elegant environment.
Brandon Hills Vineyard
By staying small and through meticulous farming, we produce better grapes and, therefore, better wines. Brandon Hills Vineyard is located in the gently sloping foothills of the Yadkin Valley. Enjoy our great wines on the back porch, which offers an exquisite view of our vineyard and the rolling hills.
Carolina Heritage Vineyard & Winery
Located in the heart of the Yadkin Valley AVA, this fertile landscape is the perfect place for our organic French-hybrid & muscadine grapes to grow. Our winery produces a mix of dry & sweet organic wines for your drinking pleasure.
Cellar 4201 is a boutique-style, family-owned vineyard in the Yadkin Valley. We grow premium grapes in small lots that are producing fine wines. Come enjoy our oaked Chardonnay, stainless Chardonnay, Sangiovese, Merlot, and Cabernet Sauvignon, outside on the patio, and bring a picnic lunch. Tours of the vineyard are also available.
Enjoy one of the finest tasting rooms in America while sampling a stellar collection of wines. The winery is open daily for tours, tastings and lunch at the Bistro. Free weekend music series May through October plus other special events. Accommodations available adjacent to winery at Holiday Inn Express.
Christian Paul Vineyards
Here at Christian Paul Vineyards, we strive to provide a unique and highly interactive wine-tasting experience. Our wines are made from high-quality vinifera grapes grown in the Yadkin Valley of North Carolina and made in the style of various award-winning international wine-producing hotspots such as France, Italy, Germany, Argentina, and Australia.
Curran Alexander Vineyards
Enjoy live music entertainment from the patio nestled in the vineyard that dates back to the 1880s. The vineyard offers a tasting room, outside shelter, patio area and fire pit.
Divine Llama Vineyards
Started in 2007 by Michael and Patricia West and joined by friends Leslie Messick and Paul Baumbach in 2019, the vineyard, tasting room and llama farm are nestled on 91 serene acres of rolling hills in the Yadkin Valley AVA. Nationally recognized for a wide variety of award-winning wines, beautiful scenery, the largest llama farm in the Southeast, and a unique and memorable experience. We look forward to sharing it with you.
Elkin Creek Vineyards
On the site of a historic grist mill built in 1896, and gracing a special spot where two creeks join together to become one, Elkin Creek Vineyard is a one-of-a-kind destination. Located one hour north of Charlotte, it is a hidden gem in the heart of the Yadkin Valley AVA. Guests can experience wine tastings in a warm and inviting tasting room.
Golden Road Vineyards
The twentieth winery in Surry County with 5 acres under vine, picturesque mountain views, hiking trail that takes you along south fork of the Mitchell river, and amazing sunsets.
Hanover Park Vineyard
From the soil and climate of the Yadkin Valley comes a selection of wines that could be easily confused with the wine from the Rhone Valley in France. Surprising? Not when these wines reflect the time, care, and research necessary to make the best wine that can be made in an Old World style. We have created an Old World atmosphere, from the 1897 farmhouse tasting room to the outdoor spaces under the centuries-old oaks which encourages friends and families to relax and linger.
Haze Gray Vineyards
Haze Gray Vineyards is an estate bottled winery and vineyards. Situated on an 85-acre farm in the foothills of NC, we are able to grow 9 different varieties of grapes. HGV is a Home Grown by Veterans affiliated organization. Deane served in the Navy for 30 years and is the Winemaker as well as overseeing the vineyards.
Healthy vines… healthy, delicious wines.
JOLO Winery & Vineyards
Nowhere will you find a winery with the pristine beauty of JOLO’s estate. The vision for the 80-acre property is to showcase its natural beauty with a focus on the breathtaking views of Pilot Mountain and Cox Lake located on the property. The fruit varieties being grown in the vineyards were carefully selected based on the rain, sun, temperature, and soil type found in and around the Yadkin Valley, and, of course, the capriciousness of the springtime weather here in the Yadkin Valley.
Jones von Drehle Vineyards & Winery
Great wine. Great times. Under Blue Ridge Mountain skies. Jones von Drehle Vineyards & Winery is a family-owned farm established in 2008 on 65 acres of former pastures and woodland tucked into the south-facing foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Our estate wines are made in our winery, built in 2012. Our tasting room and patio overlook our 30 acres of vines.
Junius Lindsay Vineyard
A Little Rhône in the Triad. Established in 2004, Junius Lindsay Vineyard serves estate-grown, nationally-acclaimed French style wines. Our grape varietals are native to the Rhône Valley and proudly grown on family land in the Southern Yadkin Valley AVA. Our open air tasting room offers breathtaking views of the vineyard and countryside. Guests are invited to bring a picnic and enjoy the wine and the beauty of the vineyard! .
Lazy Elm Vineyard & Winery
Lazy Elm Vineyard & Winery resides on a beautiful 43-acre farm in the Yadkin Valley AVA with 5.5 acres of vines, mostly of French and Italian varietals. The winery specializes in dry red wines, but also has some rosés and fruit wines as well. The tasting room offers is indoor and outdoor seating, so bring some snacks, taste some wine, and relax with friends or family. The vineyard is conveniently located just off I-40 and US Hwy. 601, yet our location is as quiet and peaceful as they come.
Discover McRitchie Winery, a pioneer Yadkin Valley producer of exceptional dry European style wines and ciders. We welcome visitors to our winery in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains to enjoy the fruit of our labors in a setting in harmony with nature and focused on great wine, relaxation, and enjoyment of the simple pleasures in life.
MenaRick Vineyard & Winery
MenaRick Vineyard and Winery is family-owned located on 33 acres in the foothills of the Yadkin Valley. We are a unique winery specializing in Spanish and Portuguese varietals. MenaRick is built from the traditions and cultural experiences we had during our travels around the world. We invite you to come, relax and enjoy the view from our vineyard, have a glass (or a bottle), and bring a picnic! A bem-vindo! Bienvenido! Welcome!
Native Son Vineyard
Settled between Randleman and Liberty, this vineyard faces WOW, Caraway, and Daves mountains with expansive views that have captured the cameras of professional photographer Dan Routh. We offer in season muscadines and vegetables, jams and jellies, juices and wines and free weekend wine tastings.
Native Vines Winery
Located in Davidson County near the Waxhaw Indian Trading Trail, we are the first American Indian owned winery in the country. Open since 2005, we produce a full line of Award Winning vitis vinifera and artisan fruit wines.
Old North State Winery
Housed in a former Hardware store built in 1890 on Main Street, Ben and his wife Ellie have successfully created a fun, hip, upbeat atmosphere combining wine-tasting tours, a cool ambiance, outstanding food, live entertainment, and events to create a true entertainment and dining destination. Dining is available for lunch and dinner featuring locally grown and freshly prepared specials.
Pilot Mountain Vineyards & Wedding Venue
Our 31 acre property of rolling hills and grape vines has an amazing view of Pilot Mountain. In addition to enjoying the afternoon sipping wine you can also reserve the venue for your wedding or special event.
RagApple Lassie Vineyards
Come hear our story, taste our award-winning wines, savor a glass of wine on the patio, or just relax amid the ambiance of RagApple Lassie! We grow vinifera grapes “Southern Style.” Come see for yourself!
RayLen Vineyards & Winery
The distinctive cupola rooftop of RayLen Vineyards & Winery is a beacon for the southern portion of the Yadkin Valley Appellation. The rolling hills and winding drive will romance you as you drive through our European varietal grape vines. Taste the wines, tour the facility, and settle yourself on the porch with a great bottle of wine.
Roaring River Vineyards
Nestled in the foothills, near the Blue Ridge Parkway and Stone Mountain State Park, exists a French-inspired vineyard and vacation resort beckoning all to quench their thirst for life. Enjoy our wines while taking in the magnificent vistas and rhododendron-covered riverbanks flanking one of the best trout fishing streams in the area. Roaring River Vineyards embodies the Appalachian spirit, honoring our history and inviting you to share in our unique creation. Our vineyard venue is unique and breathtaking for any occasion.
Round Peak Vineyards
Round Peak Vineyards is located in the Yadkin Valley American Viticultural Area, sitting at 1300 ft. in elevation in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. We currently have 12 acres of vineyards producing 8 French and Italian varietals. All of our award-winning wines are estate bottled, using only the grapes grown in our vineyard. We’re a pet-friendly winery, too!
Sanders Ridge Vineyard & Winery
Sanders Ridge is a 150-acre century-designated farm offering 16+ varieties of estate grown wines available year-round. Our selections include both sophisticated dry wines as well as fun & fruity sweet wines. Our tasting room and restaurant are open from 12-5 everyday April – December, and Thursday – Sunday Jan thru March.
Experience North Carolina’s finest wines at Shelton Vineyards, the largest family-owned estate winery in the scenic Yadkin Valley. Our expertly crafted estate wines, reflective of the valley’s unique “terroir,” are among the region’s best, available for tasting 7 days a week. Enjoy informative tours and tastings, Southern comfort dishes at our acclaimed Harvest Grill restaurant, and nearby accommodations at our award-winning Hampton Inn.
Stony Knoll Vineyards
We are a multi-generational family farm that converted from tobacco production to growing grapes and making fine quality wines.
We have developed 19 great wines and each of our wines is hand-made! Nothing is mass produced, no filtering and no huge storage tanks for aging. Everything is done by hand, assuring that each bottle has the best taste. Weathervane Winery gets its name because of the huge influence the weather has on wine production. From grape development to the final phase of fermentation, weather is key to great taste!