Yadkin Valley Wineries



With more than 70 wineries in the Yadkin Valley NC, each with its own unique style, setting and history, this wine region offers something for everyone. Enjoy notable wine tastings, spectacular views and behind-the-scenes tours. Plus, most of our wineries are family-owned and operated, which means nearly every estate will feel like home.

History
For decades, the Yadkin Valley was a key tobacco-growing region in North Carolina. However, as tobacco farming and cigarette manufacturing in the area declined, some growers, including tobacco farmers, have turned to wine-making. The native grapes of the Yadkin Valley in western North Carolina are the Muscadine and the Scuppernong. Early attempts to grow the European wine grape, Vitis vinifera, in the southeastern United States, including 18th century efforts by Thomas Jefferson at Monticello, Virginia, had mixed success. But in the past two to three decades, viticultural research has helped adapt these grapes to the climate, soil, and pests of the wine region.

Today, the 1.4 million‐acre Yadkin Valley, just west of Winston‐Salem, is home to exquisite vineyards and wineries and was approved as North Carolina's first American Viticultural Area (AVA). The Yadkin Valley designation appears on bottles when wine is made from 85 percent grapes grown in this region. The majority of wineries offer tours and tastings.

Raffaldini Vineyards - Ronda, NC
Raffaldini Vineyards

Ronda, NC
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Zimmerman Vineyards - Trinity, NC
Zimmerman Vineyards

Trinity, NC
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Old Stone Winery  - Salisbury, NC
Old Stone Winery

Salisbury, NC
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Garden Gate Vineyards - Mocksville, NC
Garden Gate Vineyards

Mocksville, NC
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Adagio Vineyards - Elkin, NC
Adagio Vineyards

Elkin, NC
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Cellar 4201 Vineyard - East Bend, NC
Cellar 4201 Vineyard

East Bend, NC
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Childress Vineyards - Lexington, NC
Childress Vineyards

Lexington, NC
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Jones von Drehe Vineyards - Thurmond, NC
Jones von Drehe Vineyards

Thurmond, NC
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Cellar 4201 Vineyard - East Bend, NC
Cellar 4201 Vineyard

East Bend, NC
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McRitchie Winery & Ciderworks
McRitchie Winery & Ciderworks

McRitchie Winery & Ciderworks
315 Thurmond PO Road
Thurmond NC NC
336-874-3003

  • McRitchie Winery & Ciderworks is a family owned and operated winery and vineyard specializing in small lots of award-winning artisan wines and hard ciders.

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4.53 Rating - 150 Reviews

Garden Gate VineyardsGarden Gate Vineyards
Garden Gate Vineyards
Mocksville 336-751-3794

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4.78 Rating - 39 Reviews

Uwharrie Vineyards & WineryUwharrie Vineyards & Winery
Uwharrie Vineyards & Winery
Albemarle 704-982-9463

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4.36 Rating - 153 Reviews

Adagio VineyardsAdagio Vineyards
Adagio Vineyards
Elkin 336-258-2333

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4.62 Rating - 53 Reviews

RagApple Lassie VineyardsRagApple Lassie Vineyards
RagApple Lassie Vineyards
Boonville 336 367- 6000

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4.34 Rating - 268 Reviews

Autumn Creek VineyardsAutumn Creek Vineyards
Autumn Creek Vineyards
Mayodan 336-548-9463

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4.53 Rating - 199 Reviews

Misty Creek Farm & VineyardsMisty Creek Farm & Vineyards
Misty Creek Farm & Vineyards
Mocksville 336-998-3303

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4.60 Rating - 102 Reviews

RayLen VineyardsRayLen Vineyards
RayLen Vineyards
Mocksville 336-998-3100

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4.46 Rating - 298 Reviews

Stonefield Cellars WineryStonefield Cellars Winery
Stonefield Cellars Winery
Stokesdale 336-644-9908

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4.67 Rating - 246 Reviews


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