• “Our elixir is sold only for celebrations and special occasions.” – Clarabelle Morrison

    The Yadkin Valley wine region is a vibrant river valley known as “Napa of the East.” Mount Airy is the perfect basecamp for exploring nearly 40 wineries in the Yadkin Valley wine region, which was established in 2002 as North Carolina’s first American Viticultura Area (AVA). We invite you to come tour the sparkling vineyards and wineries that beckon throughout the Yadkin Valley wine region. The Yadkin Valley also has the addition of a new brewery and a moonshine/whiskey/brandy distillery.


Wineries, Distilleries, and Breweries

Adagio Vineyards
139 Benge Drive

Elkin North Carolina

Local Phone:

The 2400 sq/ft tasting room is built above the 3000 sq/ft winery which is underground for controlled temperature and humidity. The tasting room is a combination of rustic elegance featuring three tasting bars, a large curved stand up serving bar, a sit down kitchen tasting bar and the violin showcase bar. Granite counter tops with ceramic “wood” tile and accent lighting throughout create a distinctive décor not found in most other tasting rooms in North Carolina. The fireplace and flat screen televisions are added bonuses for events with room for up to 70 persons. In addition, there is outside seating on the porch for a leisurely glass or bottle of wine and the outdoor fire-pit is ready for entertaining and cooking. Music is always playing inside and out at Adagio Vineyards, it is our passion along with the wine.


Allison Oaks Vineyard
221 East Main Stree

Yadkinville NC

Local Phone: (336) 677-1388

info@allisonoaksvineyards.com

Located in downtown Yadkinville, Allison Oaks Vineyard offers hand-selected, small-batch wines. The winery is located across from the Yadkin Arts Cultural Center.


Brandon Hills Vineyard
1927 Brandon Hills Road

Yadkinville NC

Local Phone: (336) 463-9463

info@brandonhillsvineyard.com

Drink in the breathtaking views of this fertile, former tobacco farm that now grows succulent grapes and pours flavorful wines. Brandon Hills Vineyard is a boutique vineyard and tasting room with a large wrap-around covered porch that overlooks the vineyard.


Brushy Mountain Winery
125 W Main St.

Elkin NC

Local Phone: (336) 366-3301

Brushy Mountain Winery has a newly remodeled tasting room in Downtown Elkin, NC.


Carolina Heritage Winery
170 Heritage Vines Way

Elkin NC

Local Phone: (336) 366-3301

Organically raised and handpicked, Carolina Heritage Winery offers a variety of muscadines and hybrid American grapes to produce high-quality, organic wines. Carolina Heritage is North Carolina’s first USEDA-certified winery. The winery also produces fruit wines along with mead. The winery is open Saturdays and Sundays, from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. or by appointment. Carolina Heritage Winery is located on N.C. 268, three miles east of Elkin.


Cellar 4201
4201 Apperson Road

East Bend 

Local Phone: (336) 699-6030

dcarlyle@triad.rr.com

Cellar 4201 makes hand-crafted batches over large mass-produced mono wines. They only produce 900 to 1,000 cases of wine each year and concentrate on small-scale operations to produce one-of-a-kind wines, which shows in their bold flavors. They harvest all their grapes by hand to control quality and produce quality fruit through extensive pruning.


Divine Llama Vineyards
4126 Divine Llama Lane

East Bend NC

Local Phone: (336) 699-2525

divinellamavineyards@yadtel.netv

Divine Llama Vineyards is located in a rustic farmhouse surrounded by five acres of grapes and pastures with over 50 llamas. Each llama is named after wines made at Divine Llama Vineyards. Llama trekking is also available by reservation.


Dobbins Creek Vineyards
4430 Vineyard View Lane

Hamptonville NC

Local Phone: (336) 468-4770

charles@dobbinscreekvineyards.com

Dobbins Creek Vineyards and winery sits atop a hill overlooking spectacular views. On clear days, you can see the buildings of Winston-Salem state and the top of Grandfather Mountain. The porch of the tasting room is always cool and breezy, which makes for a great stop for wine and conversation.


Elkin Creek Vineyard
318 Elkin Creek Mill Road

Elkin NC

Local Phone: (336) 526-5119

info@elkincreek.com

Established in 2001, Elkin Creek Vineyard bottled their first vintage in the fall of 2005. The winery overlooks Elkin Creek and the century-old Elkin Creek Mill. The vineyards are comprised of six lush acres of Merlot, Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon and Viognier.
Enjoy a delightful meal—prepared in a hand-built, wood-burning brick oven—at The Kitchen at Elkin Creek.  The Kitchen is also open for special events, such as weddings, receptions, private parties, etc.
Every Sunday from 11 to 5, enjoy made-to-order pizzas from the wood-fire brick oven. Reservations are strongly encouraged. They also bake homemade artisan sour dough bread, which is available Thursday-Sunday in the tasting room along with light fare such as an antipasto plate of select meats and cheeses, local fresh jams, and local farmstead cheese.

Elkin Creek Vineyard also offers creek-side cabins for overnight rentals. The cabins have a full kitchen, queen-sized bed, stone fireplace, soaking tub, sleeper sofa, porch swings, and more.


Flint Hill Vineyards
2133 Flint Hill Road

East Bend NC

Local Phone: (336) 699-4455

fhvineyards@yadtel.net

Flint Hill Vineyards is found off-the-beaten path in East Bend in a yellow, 1870s two-story country farmhouse. The land has been in the family for over 100 years and was once home to soybean and corn. The porch is perfect for sitting and sharing a glass, or two, and good conversation.


Granite City Brews
225 Market Street

Mount Airy NC

Local Phone: 336-648-8277

granitecitybrews@gmail.com

Granite City Brews is a craft beer bottle shop and tasting room, offering a wide variety of specialty craft beer. As a bottle shop, we offer a large selection of craft beers from the United States, as well as some imported from outside the United States. We have a select variety of craft beer on tap available for tasting, as wells as pint sales and growler fills. We are centrally located in downtown Mount Airy on Market Street. Our mission is to provide a unique craft beer experience where everyone, of age, can feel welcome to explore the realm of beer and it’s relationship to their personal palate. Come join us for a cold one!
Open Monday through Wednesday from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m.; Thursday through Saturday from 2 p.m. to 11 p.m. and on Sundays from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m., year-round.


Grassy Creek Vineyard
235 Chatham Cottage Circle

State Road NC

Local Phone: (336) 835-4230

info@grassycreekvineyard.com

Located within one mile of Elkin, Grassy Creek Vineyard is set on the historic grounds of Klondike Cabins, a former retreat and hunting lodge for the Hanes family and later Chatham Manufacturing Company. The tasting room is located in a renovated horse barn and is open Thursday through Saturday, noon to 6 p.m., and on Sunday, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. For the months of January and February, our the tasting room is open on Friday and Saturday only.


Hanover Park Vineyard
1927 Courtney Huntsville Road

Yadkinville NC

Local Phone: (336) 463-2875

hanoverp@hanoverparkwines.com

A month-long honeymoon in the south of France in 1996 changed the lives of the couple that own Hanover Park Vineyard. The wines at Hanover Park Vineyard have an old-world feel, which as the first bonded winery in Yadkin County since prohibition. The front porch offers a great spot for relaxing and sipping a glass of Michael’s Blend or Mourvedre.


Herrera Vineyards
231 Vineyard Lane

Dobson NC

Local Phone: 866-313-8008

Herrera Vineyards is family owned and operated, nestled quietly in the small town of Dobson, NC in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. With more than 140 acres of property, our estate offers a little of everything. Sprawling vineyards, rolling rivers, immaculate tasting room and a pristine landscaped façade provide the ultimate relaxation experience. Herrera also has an on-site restaurant serving lunch and dinner as well as a bar with wine and beer available. The 75-foot double level patio offers a space for relaxation with a bottle of wine or a nice meal.
Herrera Vineyards prides itself on the tradition of cultivating, harvesting and producing premium wines from fruit grown exclusively on Herrera properties. With a wide variety of dry, semi sweets and sweets, we provide award winners that cater to every wine connoisseur’s preferences. Influenced by culture and heritage, Herrera Vineyards introduced the first bottled Red Sangria from the Yadkin Valley in 2012 with much acclaim. 2013 will bring forward new selections from this specialty line as we continue to develop our signature Sangria in both red and white varieties. It is our pleasure to invite you to join us for tastings, tours and tradition. We await your arrival at our home away from home.

Bienvenido a nuestra familia.


Hutton Vineyards
178 Hutton Vineyard Lane

Dobson NC

Local Phone: (336) 374-2621

michael@huttonvineyards.com

Less than a mile from Historic Rockford, close to the banks of the Yadkin River, lies Hutton Vineyards, in the bustling Yadkin Valley wine region of North Carolina. With 45 acres of grapes and 30 acres of pasture, it is truly a breathtaking experience. Visit the Hutton Vineyards website to purchase wine online. The winery is open Monday through Sunday from 12 to 6 p.m.


JOLO Winery and Vineyards
219 JOLO Winery Lane

Pilot Mountain NC

Local Phone: 1-855-JOLOWINE

info@jolovineyards.com

No where will you find a winery with the pristine beauty of the JOLO estate. The vision for the 80-acre property is to showcase its natural beauty with focus on the breathtaking views of Pilot Mountain and Cox Lake located on the property. Come for the award winning wines, stay for the scenery.  We also have a bocce court, nature trails and more. In addition, JOLO Vineyards includes a tapas style dining restaurant, End Posts.


Jones vonDrehle Vineyards & Winery
964 Old Railroad Grade Road

Thurmond NC

Local Phone: (336) 874-2800

winery@jonesvondrehle.com

Jones vonDrehle Vineyards & Winery is one of the newest wineries in the Yadkin Valley. The winery grows Chardonnay, Viognier, and Petit Manseng. Their white varieties include Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Malbec. They also grow Grenache and Mourvedre for production of their two Rose wines.


Laurel Gray Vineyards
5726 Old Hwy 421

Hamptonville NC

Local Phone: (888) 769-4635

laurelgray@yadtel.net

The Laurel Gray Vineyard farmland has been in the same family for over ten generations. The winery is a boutique-style winery owned by descendants of Joseph Myers, the gardener for England’s Queen Charlotte. The winery is surrounded by an 84-acre farm along with a flower and herb garden.


Mayberry Spirits Distillery
461 N. South Street

Mount Airy NC

Local Phone: 336-719-6860

Taste the Spirit of Mayberry with moonshine, whiskey, and brandy! Tour the first legal whiskey distillery in Mayberry since Prohibition!
Moonshine, Whiskey, and Brandy are lovingly made in small batches in the handcrafted copper still. Watch it being made and lift your spirits! Browse the unique gifts, including hand-rolled cigars, handmade Moonshine Mash Soap, Barn Quilts, local fine art, and more!


McRitchie Winery & Ciderworks
315 Thurmond PO Road

Thurmond NC

Local Phone: (336) 874-3003

info@mcritchiewine.com

McRitchie Winery and Ciderworks makes wines and hard ciders from estate-grown grapes and apples sourced locally with eco-friendly, organic methods. The winery has a kick-your-shoes-off environment located near Stone Mountain State Park and the Blue Ridge Parkway.


MenaRick Winery & Vineyard
328 Luffman Road

Ronda  NC

Local Phone: (336) 328-7038

mena@menarick.com

MenaRick Vineyard and Winery specializes in Spanish and Portuguese varieties. MenaRick builds upon the tradition and cultural experiences in their travels around the world. Their wines are unfiltered, which they believe helps keep the authenticity of their wine.


Old North State Winery
308 N Main St.

Mount Airy NC

Local Phone: (336) 789-9463

sales@oldnorthstatewinery.com

Old North State Winery and brewery is located in downtown Mount Airy in a restored 1890s mercantile building that was also a hardware store. This urban winery also houses a deli and offers up music on the weekends. There is also a legend of a friendly spirit haunting inside the building, in which the owners of dedicated two wines to the haunting. Old North State Winery is open Monday through Wednesday, 11 a.m. until 9 p.m., Thursday through Saturday, 11 a.m. – 10 p.m., and Sunday, noon – 6 p.m.


Raffaldini Vineyards
450 Groce Rd.

Ronda NC

Local Phone: (336) 835-9463

info@raffaldini.com

Described as the “Chianti in the Carolinas,” Raffaldini Vineyards has a Tuscan influence, which is reflected in their wine, décor and tasting room. The vineyard is located in both the Swan Creek and Yadkin Valley wine regions with a Villa-inspired tasting room surrounded by 40 acres of beautiful rolling vines and breathtaking mountain scenery. The vineyard is open Wednesdays through Saturday, 11 a.m. until 5 p.m., Sundays, noon until 5 p.m., and Mondays, 11 a.m. until 5 p.m.


RagApple Lassie Vineyards
3820 Rockford Rd.

Boonville NC

Local Phone: (336) 367- 6000

Named for a champion Holstein cow, RagApple Lassie Vineyards gives a hint of the family’s deep connection to the land. Once inside the tasting room, the large steel vats can be seen on the cat walk through the entrance of the building. The vineyard produces cabernet sauvignon, chardonnay, shiraz, syrah, sangiovese, pinot grigio, and pinot noir. The vineyard is open daily from noon until 6 p.m. Lunch is available each Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Mondays, from noon until 4 p.m.


Round Peak Vineyards
765 Round Peak Church Rd.

Mount Airy NC

Local Phone: (336) 352-5595

info@roundpeak.com

With stunning mountain views that form the backdrop for this vineyard, Round Peak Vineyards is located in a region that made the “Round Peak Style” of string band music famous. Round Peak currently is one of few pet-friendly wineries in the Yadkin Valley wine region. The winery is open Sunday through Thursday, noon until 5 p.m. and Saturday, 11 a.m. until 6 p.m. From January 15 through March 15, the winery is closed Monday through Thursday.


Sanders Ridge Winery and Vineyard
3200 Round Hill Road

Boonville NC

Local Phone: (336) 677-170

info@sandersridge.com

Sanders Ridge Winery and Vineyard is a fifth-generation farm overlooking a big pond and grape vines. The property has a vineyard, winery, organic farm, restaurant, and canopy zip line. The tasting room is located within a beautiful lodge built from trees from the property. The lodge also serves as a restaurant, serving southern cuisine from their own organic gardens and locally sourced foods.


Shelton Vineyards
286 Cabernet Ln.

Dobson NC

Local Phone: (336) 366-4724

sales@sheltonvineyards.com

It’s not hard to know you’re in wine country as you approach Shelton Vineyards with its vintage-style streetlights and extended driveway to its 33,000 square-foot winery. The rolling hills, manicured grounds, rose bushes, ponds, and wind machines used for frost protection add to the ambience. Shelton Vineyards is the largest family owned vineyards on the East Coast. The Harvest Grill is also located on the grounds and offers upscale dining in a bistro-style atmosphere. The winery is open daily.


Slightly Askew Winery
913 N Bridge St.

Elkin NC

Local Phone: (336) 835-2700

slightlyaskewwines@gmail.com

Slightly Askew Winery offers wines made from grape concentrates, which allows the winery to make wines from grapes from many different areas around the world. Slightly Askew carries reds, dry, sweets, and semi-dry wines along with beer- and wine-making merchandise. The winery carries everything one needs to make beer or wine at their home. Slightly Askew Winery is open 1 – 6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 1 – 5 p.m. on Sunday.


Stony Knoll Vineyards
1485 Stony Knoll Rd.

Dobson NC

Local Phone: (336) 374-5752

vancoe@surry.net

The farmland that Stony Knoll Vineyards sits on has been in the family for more than 100 years. The vineyard focuses on red wines but also produces white and sweet wines. There are ten acres of grapes that include Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Syrah, Merlot, Viognier, Chambourcin and Niagara. The tasting room represents and old-world chateau house with areas available for sitting and relaxing. The winery is open Saturdays, noon until 6 p.m. and Sundays, 2 p.m. – 6 p.m.


Surry Cellars
630 S. Main Street

Dobson NC

Local Phone: (336) 386-8121

Surry Cellars is the label for wine produced at Surry Community College through its viticulture and enology program, and part of the Shelton-Badgett North Carolina Center for Viticulture and Enology. Wines produced by Surry Cellars have won local, regional and national awards. Currently, Surry Cellar wines can be purchased at Harris Teeter-Peacehaven, UnCorked in Downtown Mount Airy, Cloverdale, and Thruway Center retail outlets.


Uncorked in Mayberry
126 N. Main St.

Mount Airy NC

Local Phone: (336) 786-1957

uncorkedinc@hotmail.com

If you’re looking to sample a variety of North Carolina wines in one location, stop by Uncorked in Mayberry, a wine shop on Main Street. Uncorked in Mayberry has a wide selection of North Carolina wines along with wines from California, Oregon, and Washington. Uncorked in Mayberry is open Monday through Wednesday, 11 a.m. until 7 p.m., Thursday, 11 a.m. until 8 p.m., and Friday through Saturday, 11 a.m. until 10 p.m.


Windsor Run Cellars
6531 Windsor Road

East Bend NC

Local Phone: (336) 468-8400

Located in the Swan Creek wine region, Windsor Run Cellars is the only winery in North Carolina with a working distillery and meadery under the same roof. The winery crafts several wines fortified with brandy using its still. Windsor Run Cellars also sell wines from another family owned vineyard about 7 miles up US 421 called Ferguson Vineyards.