Raffaldini Vineyards & Winery, part of the Swan Creek Wine Trail
The Mothervine, the nation's oldest grapevine, on the Outer Banks
Biltmore Winery, the nation's most visited, in Asheville
Burntshirt Vineyards in Hendersonville
RayLen Vineyards in the Yadkin Valley
A wine history well-aged
America's first grapevine was discovered on the North Carolina coast in 1584. Those roots have since flourished – today nearly 200 wineries and vineyards dot the landscape from our mountains to our coast. Explore them in the Yadkin Valley, on a designated wine trail or on your own wine-tasting tour.