The photo above is early morning at Elkin Creek Vineyard in winter...
Our wonderful and unique wines...
These 7 Elkin wineries and tasting rooms are as different as their names, and each one is definitely worth the visit. Your palate won't be disappointed! Spend the day enjoying the vineyards, the scenery, and relaxing with a great glass of wine. Our location makes this perfect for year round visits. Most wineries here offer wine club discounts, music during weekends and special tasting events. Remember to check the "Elkin Event Calendar" to see what's going on at the wineries and for "Deck the Halls" Passport info. Look under "Recreation/Adventure/Golf" to find information on Winery Tours with Frog Holler Cabins as well.
You can access maps/directions to the Elkin wineries by downloading a free "GoLocalApps" for your iPad or iPhone at: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/elkin-nc/id470104329?mt=8. There is also a map of Elkin wineries, at the bottom of this page for your convenience. Scan further down the page for Surry County Vineyards & Wineries to visit as well.
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Adagio Vineyards is located at 139 Benge Drive, off of Carter Mill Road and is the newest vineyard to open in Elkin. This vineyard's tasting room opened Friday, April 4th, 2014. Elkin is excited about the addition of this gorgeous venue and all is has to offer the Yadkin Valley wine region. Their tasting room is available for party rentals. To learn more, please visit their webpage by clicking here! Hours are Thursday to Saturday from noon till 5 pm, and Sunday 1 pm to 5pm. Call 336-258-2333 for more information.
Brushy Mountain Winery is located in downtown Elkin, at 125 W Main Street, and is the perfect stop on weekends and during festivals in downtown Elkin... stop in while strolling along Main Street. New owners have taken over as of October 2012 and have created a funky yet sophisticated new look filled with local art, exposed brick, and beautiful color schemes throughout. There is even original art from the early 1900's on the walls that was uncovered during recent renovations. Plenty of seating for relaxing with friends. Count on LIVE MUSIC every Friday and Saturday night and well as other special events throughout the month. Check What's Up event calendar for Brushy Mountain Winery events or visit their website at http://www.brushymountainwine.com. The tasting room is open Thursday (1pm - 5pm) Friday and Saturday noon-8pm, and Sunday (1pm - 5pm) or by appointment by calling 336-527-1775. Free WiFI.
A trip to Elkin Creek Vineyard, located along Big Elkin Creek at 318 Elkin Creek Mill Road, Elkin, transports you to the Italian countryside. The beautifully appointed winery with stone oven (they now offer Stone-fired pizza on Sundays), and charming views from all directions make this a relaxing and enjoyable stop on the wine trail. There are many cozy settings where you can wander and enjoy... the babbling creek, swings, a historical mill, or a shaded patio. You can book this perfect setting for weddings, private parties and more, and they can even provide customized wine bottles for your guests. To learn more, go to http://www.elkincreekvineyard.com, or call 336-526-5119. Tasting hours are Thursday thru Sunday 12 - 5pm. New cabins on location for the perfect getaway. Take a look under Planning Weddings/Parties where Elkin Creek is featured under Vineyards.
Did you know that every Sunday, Elkin Creek Vineyard offers delicious stone-fired pizza on the menu? Another exciting tidbit of information...they also have 4 cabins at Elkin Creek Vineyard. New owners took over in April 2012 with many new and exciting events (see above poster).
Grassy Creek Vineyard and Winery is located about 1/4 mile above North Elkin off Klondike Road and Hwy 21 at the 100-acre historical retreat called Klondike Cabins (235 Chatham Cottage Cir, State Road, NC). This location used to be a working dairy farm and has a great story about their famous Guernsey cow (thus the great wine bottles made from milk bottles)...you'll just have to visit to hear the rest of the story! Sit by the fireplace and enjoy a bottle of wine. If you like to hike or take a quiet walk, the shaded Grassy Creek Walking Trail is only steps away, along with a covered pavilion for a picnic lunch. There are also beautiful cabins to rent for weekends or weddings. Tasting room open Thursday-Saturday 11-6, Sunday 1-5. In January and February, they are open Friday and Saturday only. (During summer 2015, the tasting room will be open on Saturdays till 7pm thru September). For more information visit http://www.grassycreekvineyard.com. Call 336-835-2458. Some weekends offer live music.
Carolina Heritage Vineyard and Winery located at 170 Heritage Vines Way (only 3 miles east from downtown Elkin's Main Street, on Hwy 268 East just east of the Mitchell River), is Elkin's newest gem and the only certified organic winery and vineyard in the Southeast. The tasting room is also solar-powered and they have over 9 acres of vineyards. Besides offering delicious wine, they feature live music most Saturdays (2:00-4:00 pm) in the summer, and enjoy promoting local musicians (especially Bluegrass) and fine Carolina pottery...even the Tasting Room was built with local wood. You can learn more on Facebook by clicking here, or on the web at http://www.carolinaheritagevineyards.com/. Tours and tastings are now available Saturday, Sunday, and Monday, otherwise call ahead anytime and they will gladly open their doors to welcome you! Call 336-366-3301 or 919-691-7205 (cell). Closed mid-January thru February, except by appointment.
Skull Camp Brewery/ Round Peak Vineyard Owners of Round Peak Vineyard in Mount Airy have expanded to Elkin and have opened a microbrewery at the old Basin Creek Country Store location (1980 N Bridge St). A restaurant will be opening within the year with a tasting room on the 2nd floor, but a craft brewery and tasting room have been added behind the restaurant and are open for your local NC craft beer experience! Hours for Skull Camp are Fridays 2pm to 8pm, and Saturdays from 12 noon till 6pm. For more information, please call 336-258-8124 or visit their website at http://www.skullcampbrewing.com/ or join their FB page "Skull Camp Brewing".
Walk down to the tasting room behind the main restaurant. OPEN NOW.
Main restaurant scheduled to open in 2016.
Slightly Askew Winery Located at 913 N Bridge Street (just a few minutes north of downtown Elkin), is not your typical winery. Although it's not nestled alongside a vineyard, they make all of their 28 varieties on site. It is a great destination for good conversation, friendly atmosphere and quirky stories about how their wines are named (especially if you are a pet lover). A wide variety of unique, delicious dry reds & whites, to sweeter fruit wines along with wine accessories and glasses, wine-making supplies, fun gifts, and gourmet goodies. This is a great stop if your with a large group with diverse tastes. Open Thursday thru Sunday. They also create custom labels for events and weddings. Go to http://www.slightlyaskewwines.com/. or call 336-835-2700. They are also a favorite at local wine festivals, which is how many customers get hooked!
Slightly Askew also offers a gorgeous winery house rental behind the tasting room, renovated as a fully furnished home for couples or families to enjoy together. Learn more on their website where photos are featured.
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Nearby Wineries, Vineyards & Tasting Rooms...
Round Peak Vineyard
Round Peak is the best place to visit in the Mt Airy area (just north of Elkin and Dobson) that offers beautiful views of the Blue Ridge Mountains, a great selection of delicious dry to sweet wines as well as beer, a huge covered patio with tables, ceiling fans and grills (check their website for Grillfest during the summer months), a fenced area for those traveling with pets, and many opportunities for live music on the weekends, family fun, and relaxation. They are only a few minutes from I-77 and easy to find along a beautiful, winding mountain road.
Located at 765 Round Peak Church Rd, they also have a wine cabin to rent for overnight visitors. Learn more at https://www.roundpeak.com/. where you'll find their event calendar as well. 336-352-5581. They are open 7 days a week so you can drop in anytime (Sun-Fri 12-5pm, Sat 11-6pm).
McRitchie Winery and Ciderworks is located just north of Elkin in Thurmond. Heading up Hwy 21 towards Stone Mountain State Park, be sure to turn onto Thurmond PO Road (not Thurmond Rd- it gets tricky) and then take a quick left into the vineyard. Not only do they produce delicious wines, they also make hard ciders. Take the drive and enjoy the ride- from the scenery to fantastic wines and ciders.
Hours are Wednesday thru Saturday 10am to 5pm, and Sundays 1pm to 5pm. Call 336-874-3003 or visit their website by clicking here.