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Banner Elk Winery and Blueberry Villa
60 Deer Run Lane, Banner Elk, NC 28604
Owners: Dr. Richard Wolfe
Website: www.bannerelkwinery.com
Hours: Tues.- Sun. noon- 6 p.m.
Location: From the light in Banner Elk one and a half miles North to Gualtney, Turn left one quarter mile.
Wine List: Cabernet Sauvignon, Banner Elk White, High Country Rose, Banner Elk Red, Seyval Blanc, Chardonnay

Biltmore Estate Winery
One North Pack Square, Asheville, NC 28801
Bernard DeLille, VP/Winemaster
Website: www.biltmore.com
Hours: Mon.-Sat., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., noon-7 p.m.
Location: Buncombe County — On the grounds of Biltmore Estate in Asheville. Take I-40 Exit 50A and go north on Hwy 25 two blocks to Biltmore House entrance.
Wine List: French varietals, blends..

Carolina Mist Winery
828 754-4660
126 Mulberry St. NW, Lenoir, NC 28645
Owners: Campbell Family
Website: www.carolinamistwinery.com
Hours: Tues. – Sun. 1 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Location: From Highway 321 South: Exit right on Harper Avenue (Highway 18). Stay on Harper Avenue to the Fire Department, Bear right at Fire Department, move to left lane, take a left onto Lewis Price Street across from the EMS station. Enter Winery under the Mural on left corner
Wine List: Holly Hill White Chardonnay, Highland Meadow White, Pinot Grigio /Pinot Gris, Pinnacle Mist White Riesling, Holly Hill Red Merlot, Kiawah Sunset Red Cabernet Sauvignon, McCray Meadow White Gewurztraminer, Bohicket Dunes White Chardonnay Peach, Carolina’s Choice White Gewurztraminer flavored with crisp green Apples, Mountain Morning Red Heart-healthy Pomegranate blended with a light Blush wine, Blowing Rock Red, Pudding Creek Red Sangria, Linville Ridge Red Blackberry Merlot, Sweet Georgia Red Sweet black cherries and Pinot Noir, Sweet Lassie Red Raspberries blended with White Zinfadel

Cerminaro Vineyard
4399 Wilkesboro Boulevard, Boomer, NC 28606
Owners: Joe and Deborah Cerminaro
Hours: By appointment only
Location: Caldwell County — In Kings Creek on Hwy 18 between Lenoir and Wilkesboro
Wine List: French hybrids..

Chateau Laurinda
690 Reeves Ridge Rd., Sparta, NC 28675
Owners: Linda and Larry Ehlers and Family
Website: www.chateaulaurindawinery.com
Hours: Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., noon-5 p.m.
Location: Alleghany County — From I-77, take Exit 83 to Hwy 21 towards Sparta to 221 South. Turn right on Hwy 93. Go 1.5 miles to 2nd road on left.
Wine List: French varietals, fruit wines, Muscadine varieties

Ginger Creek Vineyards
858 John Cline Road, Taylorsville, NC 28681
Owners: Dwight and Sharon Austin
Hours: Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Location: Caldwell County — Take US 64 west from I-40. Left on Caldwell Pond Rd; in 1.5 miles, turn right on John Cline Rd. Turn left at end of pavement in 1 mi.
Wine list: Carlos, Scuppernong, Noble, Blackberry, Apple

Green Creek Winery
413 Gilbert Road, Columbus, NC 28722
Owner: Alvin Pack et al
Hours: Thurs.-Sun, 1-5 p.m.
Website: www.greencreekwinery.com
Location: Polk County — Exit 167 off U.S.74, south on N.C. 9, 3 mi. to Landrum Rd. Then right 1 mi. to Gilbert Rd. Winery on left.
Wine List: Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon

Jailhouse Winery LLC dba Calaboose Cellars®
P.O. Box 1818, Andrews, NC 28901
Owners: Eric Carlson
Website: www.calaboosecellars.com
Hours: Closed for winter. Reopen in March or April
Wine List: Chambourcin, Seyval Blanc, Wardin's White, Revinoor's Red, Catawba, Jailbirb Blackberry, Up the River Strawberry-Rhubarb.

Lake James Cellars
204 East Main St, Hwy 70
Glen Alpine, North Carolina 28628
Website: www.lakejamescellars.com
Hours: Tuesday – Saturday 10 am - 6 pm, Sunday 1 pm - 5 pm
Location: From the West - I-40 to Exit 100, turn right on Jamestown Road. Continue .7 miles on Jamestown Rd and turn right onto Conley Rd. Continue North on Conley Rd 1.5 miles to Hwy 70. At the stop sign, turn right onto Hwy 70/Carbon City Road, go East .2 miles on Hwy 70. The winery is on the left in a historic textile mill building.
Wine List: Mimosa Red, Turkey Tail Red (White Merlot), Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Syrah, Merlot, Vino Classico (Chianti), Shortoff Red (Pinot Noir), Chambourcin, Barbera, Dogwood White, Traminette, Turkey Tail White (Riesling), Pinot Grigio, Silver Creek Blanc, Chardonnay, Southern Magnolia (Peach Chardonnay), Wild Blueberry Blush, Raspberry Blush, Bridgewater Bramble (Blackberry Cabernet Savignon), Fonta Flora Blush (Cranberry Shiraz), Table Rock Red (Black Cherry Pinot Noir), Caribbean Mist (Mango Citrus Symphony), Indian River (Pink Grapefruit Blush), Linville Mist (Green Apple Riesling), Summer Slice (Watermelon White Merlot) Icewine Style White (Riesling Ice Wine), Icewine Style Red (Cabernet Franc)

New River Winery
165 Piney Creek Road, Lansing, NC 28694
Website: www.newriverwinery.com
Hours: Saturday 1:00pm- 6:00pm
Location: Head northeast on I-77 N, Take exit 73B to merge onto US-421 N toward Wilkesboro, Turn right at US-221 N, Turn left at N Carolina 194 N/US-221 BUS N, Continue to follow N Carolina 194 N, Turn left at N Carolina 194 N/N Carolina 88 W, Turn right at N Carolina 194 N, Turn right to stay on N Carolina 194 N, Slight right at Piney Creek Rd, Destination will be on the left
Wine List: Elkland Dry White, Seyval, Bohemia White, Lansing School White, Nathan’s Creek White, Fiddler Red, Hellbender Red, Sweet Bubba Noel, River Blend Red, Back Porch Blueberry, Big Laurel Blush

Raintree Cellars
3813 Sain Avenue, Connelly Springs, NC 28612
Owners: Ed Yoder
Website: www.raintreecellars.com
Hours: Wednesday – Saturday 12 noon – 6 p.m.
Location: Start out going SOUTH on I-77, Take the NC-73 exit, EXIT 25, toward CONCORD/HUNTERSVILLE, Turn LEFT onto NC-73 E/SAM FURR RD., Merge onto I-77 N via the ramp on the LEFT toward STATESVILLE, Merge onto I-40 W via EXIT 51B toward HICKORY, Take EXIT 116 toward ICARD, Stay STRAIGHT to go onto HAMP STILLWELL RD., Turn LEFT onto OLD NC HIGHWAY, Turn RIGHT onto MILLER BRIDGE RD., Turn SLIGHT LEFT onto SAIN ST, 3813 SAIN ST is on the LEFT.
Wine List: Fuzzy Blossom, Straw Patch, Gina Blush, Raspey White, Corenia Blonde, Golden Globe, Dutch River, Home Land, Torpedo Juice, Big Dog, Twisted Vine, Blue Jay, Briar Patch, Black Beauty, Red Knob, Dried Grape, Ed Red, Lover's Companion, Oldie Lodie.

Rockhouse Vineyards
1525 Turner Rd, Tryon, NC 28782
Owners: Lee Griffin and Marsha Cassedy
Website: www.rockhousevineyards.com
Hours: Thursday - Sunday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. or by appointment
Location: From Spartanburg/Greenville, SC Take I-26 west to Exit 1 (Hwy 14/Landrum Hwy). Turn right on Hwy 14 and travel east for 6 miles to intersection of Hwy 9. Turn left onto Hwy 9 and travel 1 mile to Turner Road. Turn right onto Turner Road. Drive 1.5 miles to vineyard entrance.
Wine List: Barrel-fermented Chardonnay, Native Yeast Chardonnay, Viognier, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc

South Creek Vineyards and Winery
2240 South Creek Rd, Nebo, NC 28671
Owners: James and Mary Rowley
Website: www.southcreekwinery.com
Hours: Thursday - Saturday 12 pm - 5 pm, Sunday 2 pm - 5pm or by appointment
Location: From Winston-Salem Take I-40 West Take EXIT 90 toward NEBO-LAKE JAMES, Turn right onto Harmony Grove Road, Turn RIGHT onto SOUTH CREEK RD / NC-1803, You will cross back under I-40, End at 2240 S Creek Rd, Nebo, NC 28761-5792, US (on your right)
Wine List: Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Sauvignon - Reserve, Merlot, Maestro, Chardonnay, Chardonnay Reserve

Sullivan Estate Vineyard and Winery
4040 James Drive Hudson, NC 28638
Website: www.tudorhousewine.com
Hours: Friday - Saturday 1 pm – 5 pm, Sunday 2 pm – 5 pm
Location: From the South: Come to Hickory on US 321, Continue on US 321 North past I-40 JCT toward Lenoir, Turn left onto Mission Rd , continue through 3 traffic lights, Turn right onto James Drive, Arrive at Sullivan Estate Vineyard & Winery
Wine List: variety of wines made from high-quality strawberries, blueberries, blackberries, raspberries and muscadine varietals

The Teensy Winery
3661 Painters Gap Rd., Union Mills, NC 28167
Owner: Bob Howard
Hours: By appointment only
Location: Rutherford County — Take I-40 Rutherfordton exit. Take Hwy 221 south to Thermal City. Turn west on SR 1321 then right on SR 1328 (Painters Gap Rd.).
Wine List: French varietals.

Thistle Meadow
102 Thistle Meadow, Laurel Springs, NC 28644
Thomas R. Burgiss
Website: www.thistlemeadowwinery.com
Hours: Mon.-Fri., 11 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sun., 2-4 p.m.
Location: Alleghany County — Off Blue Ridge Parkway, Milepost 246, then 3 miles on Elk Knob Road.
Wine List: French varietals, Italian blends, Fruit blends.

Valley River Vineyards, LLC
4689 Martins Creek Rd., Murphy, NC 28906
Website: www.valleyrivervineyards.com
Hours: Friday and Saturday, 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Cherokee County - From Asheville, take I-40W to Wanesville, then Hwy. 74/19 to Murphy. At the McDonald's intersection in Murphy, take Hiwassee St. SE .6 miles and turn right onto Martin's Creek Rd. (NC 0556). Go approximately 4 miles, the winery is on the left.
Wine List: Cabernet Sauvignon, Vidal Blanc, Chardonnay, Mattie Hatchett Red, Chambourcin, Hooray White, Country Boy Blush, Red Muscadine, Mattie Hatchett Red

Waldensian Heritage Wines
4940 Villar Lane NE, Valdese, NC 28690
Owners: Joel Dalmas, Joe Jacumin, Freddy Leger, John Bourous, Tom Garrou
Hours: Thurs.-Sun., 1 p.m.-6 p.m.; Mon.-Wed. by appt.
Location: Burke County — Take I-40 exit 112 North to Valdese. Go north on Eldred St. to N. Laurel St. Turn left on Villar Lane (2.4 miles from I-40).
Wine List: American blends.

WoodMill Winery
704-276-9911 1350 WoodMill Winery Lane, Vale, NC 28168
Owners:Beverly and Larry Cagle and family
Website: www.woodmillwinery.com
Hours: Sat. 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun., 1-6 p.m.; during week by appt.
Location: Lincoln County — I-85 Exit 17 north on U.S. 321 to NC 27 west to Lincolnton. Go north 8 mi., then right 2 mi. on Cat Square Rd; then left 1/2 mile on Bern Lumber Rd.; then right on John Bean Rd.; winery 1 mi. on right.
Wine List: Muscadine, blueberry, scuppernong.