Yadkin Valley AVA

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 Vineyards and Winery

139 Benge Dr, Elkin, NC 28621, USA

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

1927 Brandon Hills Road Yadkinville NC 27055

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

170 Heritage Vines Way Elkin NC 28621

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

4201 Apperson Road East Bend NC 27018

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.

Childress Vineyards

1000 Childress Vineyards Rd, Lexington, NC 27295, USA

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

156 Tuscan Way, Elkin, NC, USA

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

1697 South NC Highway 150 Lexington NC 27295

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

4126 Divine Llama Lane East Bend NC 27018

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

318 Elkin Creek Mill Road Elkin NC 28621

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

542 Golden Road State Road NC 28676

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.

Grassy Creek Vineyard & Winery

235 Chatham Cottage Circle State Road NC 28676

Located only a mile outside Elkin, this 212-acre stretch of land leaves one feeling secluded and miles away from civilization’s hurried pace. Our grapes receive the attention and care necessary to ensure the very best North Carolina has to offer. All our wines are estate bottled; we offer a wide range of styles.

Hanover Park Vineyard

1927 Courtney-Huntsville Road Yadkinville NC 27055

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

761 Stony Knoll Road, Dobson, NC, USA

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.

Hidden Vineyard

125 Hidden Vines Lane Dobson NC 27017

Healthy vines… healthy, delicious wines.

JOLO Winery & Vineyards

220 Jolo Winery Lane Pilot Mountain NC 27041

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

964 Old Railroad Grade Road Thurmond NC 28683

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.

Lazy Elm Vineyard & Winery

523 Danner Road Mocksville NC 27028

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.

McRitchie Winery & Ciderworks

315 Thurmond PO Road Thurmond NC 28683

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.

Medaloni Cellars

9125 Shallowford Road Lewisville NC 27023

Medaloni Cellars is 22 acres of rolling hills located in the Yadkin Valley. Equipped with walking trails, sunset decks, production barn/tasting room for events, and wine tastings. Our Classic Tasting and Our Premier Tasting include a wide range of varietals for you to taste and enjoy!

MenaRick Vineyard & Winery

328 Luffman Road Ronda NC 28670

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!

Old North State Winery

308 North Main Street Mount Airy NC 27030

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.

Rayson Winery & Vineyards

322 Brix Lane, Mocksville, NC, USA

Welcome to Rayson Winery and vineyards, where passion meets heritage. Nestled on a property graced by vines planted 23 years ago, we are a family-owned and veteran-owned and operated establishment. The name is derived from our two sons, Joey and Logan Ray, who are the sons of JW and Kristen Ray, hence the name “Rayson”. Our journey is rooted in a commitment to crafting wines that not only reflect the distinct terroir of our unique location but also celebrate the individual varietal characteristics of our grapes.

Roaring River Vineyards

Roaring River Vineyards

493 Brewer Mill Road Traphill NC 28685

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

765 Round Peak Church Road Mount Airy NC 27030

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

3200 Round Hill Road Boonville NC 27011

Sanders Ridge is a 150-acre century-designated farm offering 16+ varieties of estate grown wines available year-rough. Our selections include both sophisticated dry wines as well as fun & fruity sweet wines. Our tasting room and restaurant is open from 12-5 everyday April – Dcember, and Thursday – Sunday Jan thru March.

Shelton Vineyards

286 Cabernet Lane Dobson NC 27017

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

1143 Stony Knoll Road Dobson NC 27017

We are a multi-generational family farm that converted from tobacco production to growing grapes and making fine quality wines.