Wineries and Tasting Rooms Around the South

A listing of where to go in the Southeast to find great wine.
  • ALABAMA

Morgan Creek Vineyards, Harpersville
Wines include a variety of muscadine wines, as well as other fruit wines such as blueberry and apple. Open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday. For more information call (205) 672-2053.

Perdido Vineyards, Perdido
Wines include Magnolia and Noble Scuppernong. Open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. For more information call (251) 937-9463.

  • ARKANSAS

Cowie Wine Cellars, Paris
Wines include Cynthiana, Vin Sec Rouge, Muller-Thurgau, Blush, Concord, Chablis, Blueberry, Strawberry, Robert's Port, and Mt. Magazine Sunset. Open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday. For more information call (479) 963-3990, or visit www.cowiewinecellars.com.

  • FLORIDA

San Sebastian Winery, St. Augustine
Wines include Castillo Red, Stover Reserve, Blanc du Bois, Chablis, Blanc de Fleur, Vintners Red, and Cream Sherry. Open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday. For more information call 1-888-352-9463, or visit www.sansebastianwinery.com.

  • GEORGIA

Château Élan Winery and Resort, Braselton
Complimentary winery tours and tastings every day except Christmas. For more information call (678) 425-0900.

Habersham Winery, Helen
Located 1 mile south of Helen, in Nacoochee Village. Open for daily tastings. For more information call (706) 878-9463 or visit www.habershamwinery.com.

Persimmon Creek Vineyards, Clayton
Wines include Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Riesling, and Seyval Blanc. For more information call (706) 546-4884.

Three Sisters Vineyards & Winery, Dahlonega
Wines include Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Chestatee, Chardonnay, Pinot Blanc, and Cynthiana. Open 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and 12:30-6 p.m. Sunday. Open by appointment only Monday-Wednesday for group tours, special events, and private parties. For more information call (706) 865-9463, or visit www.threesistersvineyards.com.

Tiger Mountain Vineyards, Tiger
Open 11a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday in summer and 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday in winter for special events and tasting room visits. For more information call (706) 782-9256, or visit www.tigerwine.com.

 


  • KENTUCKY

Chrisman Mill Vineyards, Nicholasville
Wines include Vidal Blanc, Terre Blanc, Ensemble, and Sweet Jessamine Rose. For more information call (859) 455-8278, or visit www.chrismanmill.com.

  • LOUISIANA

Casa de Sue Winery, Clinton
Wines include La Louisiane, Sweet Magnolia, LaRosa Sweet, Nobel, Blueberry Sweet, Jambalaya, and Allons Dansé. Open 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Saturday. For more information call 1-800-683-5937.

  • MARYLAND

Boordy Vineyards, Hydes
Look for their Chardonnay Maryland Barrel Select 2000 or Eisling 2000. Open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 1-5 p.m. Sunday. For more information call (410) 592-5015, or visit www.boordy.com.

Elk Run Vineyards, Mount Airy
Wines include Liberty Tavern Cabernet, Maryland Merlot, Bay Sunset, Annapolis Sunset, Liberty Tavern Reserve Chardonnay, Gewürztraminer, Lord Baltimore Port, Vin du Glace Sweet Katherine, and Champagne. Open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, till 9 p.m. Friday, and 1-5 p.m. Sunday For more information call 1-800-414-2513, or visit www.elkrun.com.

Basignani Winery, Sparks
Wines include Elena, Marisa, Lorenzino Reserve, Merlot, Piccolo, and Blush. Open 11:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday and noon-6 p.m. Sunday. For more information call (410) 472-0703, or visit www.basignani.com.

  • MISSISSIPPI

Old South Winery, Natchez
Wines include Miss Carlos, Blue Bayou, Southern Belle, Sweet Magnolia, Miss Scarlett, Noble, Natchez Rouge, Noble Rosé, and Bayou Blush. Tours and tastings are available 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 1-5 p.m Sunday. For more information call (601) 445-9924, or visit www.newu.net.

  • MISSOURI

Augusta Winery, Augusta
Open 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, noon-6 p.m. Sunday. For more information call 1-888-667-9463, or visit www.augustawinery.com.

Hermannhof Winery & Vineyards, Hermann
Open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. For more information call 1-800-393-0100, or visit www.hermannhof.com.

Les Bourgeois Vineyards, Rocheport
Open 11 a.m.-6 p.m. daily. For more information call (573) 698-2613, or visit www.missouriwine.com.

St. James Winery, St. James
Open 8 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 11a.m.-7 p.m. Sunday. For information call 1-800-280-9463, or visit www.stjameswinery.com.

Stone Hill Winery, Hermann
Open 8:30 a.m.-dusk Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday. For more information call 1-800-909-9463, or visit www.stonehillwinery.com.

For more information contact Missouri Grape & Wine Program at 1-800-392-9463, or visit www.missouriwine.org.

 


  • NORTH CAROLINA

Bennett Vineyards, Edwards
Wines include Mount Vernon White, Williamsburg White, Plymouth Blush, Charleston Red, Jamestown Red, and Roanoke Red. Open 2-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 1 p.m.-dusk Sunday. For more information call toll free 1-877-762-9463, or visit www.bennettvineyard.com.

Biltmore Estate Winery, Asheville
Wines include Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon and Zinfandel. Located on the Biltmore Estate. Open 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday, noon-6 p.m. Sunday. For more information call 1-800-543-2961.

Cerminaro Vineyard, Boomer
Wines include DeChaunac, Chancellor, Leon Millot, Merlot, Seyval Blanc, Vignoles, and Cauyuga White. Open 1-6 p.m. and by appointment Thursday-Saturday. For more information call (828) 754-9306, or visit www.cerminarovineyard.com.

Château Laurinda Vineyards, Sparta
Wines include table, fruit, and berry wines. Open 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday and noon-5 p.m. Sunday. For more information call 1-800-650-3236.

Chatham Hill Winery, Morrisville
Wines include Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Noir, Merlot, Chambourcin, Seyval Blanc, and Rube Meritas Blend. Open 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. For more information call (919) 380-7135, or visit www.chathamhillwine.com.

Dennis Vineyards, Albermarle
Wines include muscadine blends of Noble, Carlos, Blueberry, and Blackberry. Open 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday. For more information call 1-800-230-1743, or visit www.dennisvineyards.com.

Duplin Winery, Rose Hill
Wines include Carlos, Magnolia, Scuppernong, Burgundy, Pink Magnolia, Hatters Red, Carolina Red, Scuppernong Blush, alcohol-free wines, and Resveratrol. Open 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday. For more information call (800) 774-9637, or visit www.duplinwinery.com.

Germanton Vineyard and Winery, Germanton
Wines include Autumn Blush, Vermillion, Seyval Blanc, Chambourcin, Sweet Red, and Sweet White. Open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday; call for Sunday hours. For more information call 1-800-322-2894, or visit www.germantongallery.com.

Hanover Park Vineyard, Yadkinville
Wines include barrel-fermented Chardonnay, Chardonnay, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Viognier, Rosé, and Chambourcin. Open noon-6 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. For more information call (336) 463-2875, or visit www.hanoverparkwines.com.

Martin Orchard & Vineyards, Knotts Island
Wines include Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Muscadine, Bay Orchid Apple, Viognier, and Atlantis. Open noon-5 p.m. daily. For more information call (252) 429-3542, or visit www.martinvineyards.com.

Moonrise Bay Vineyard, Knotts Island
Wines include Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Norton, Chambourcin, Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Pear, Raspberry, Blueberry, and Blackberry. Open noon-6 p.m. Thursday-Saturday. For more information call toll free 1-866-888-9463, or visit www.moonrisebaywine.com.

RayLen Vineyards and Winery, Mocksville
Wines include Carolinius, Merlot, Shiraz, Chardonnay, and South Mountain's Vineyard Chardonnay. Open 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday. For more information call (336) 998-3100 or visit www.raylenvineyards.com.

Ritler Ridge Vineyards, Asheville
Wines include red and white table wines, Pinot Gris, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Cabernet Franc. Open 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday-Saturday. For more information call (828) 280-0690.

Rockhouse Vineyards, Tryon
Wines include Chardonnay, Viognier, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, and Cabernet Franc. Open 1-5 p.m. Thursday-Sunday. For more information call (828) 863-2784, or visit rockhousevineyards.com.

Shelton Vineyards, Dobson
Wines include Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Merlot. Open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-6 p.m. Sunday. For more information call (336) 366-4724, or visit www.sheltonvineyards.com.

Silk Hope Winery, Pittsboro
Wines include Seyval Blanc, Vidal Blanc, Cabernet Franc, and Chambourcin. Open by appointment. For more information call (919) 742-4601.

Silver Coast Winery, Ocean Isle Beach
Wines include Chardonnay, Seyval Blanc, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Barbera. Open 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday. For more information call (910) 287-2800, or visit www.silvercoastwinery.com.

The Teensy Winery, Union Mills
Wines include Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon. Open by appointment only. For more information call (828) 287-7763.

Waldensian Heritage Wines, Valdese
Wines include Heritage Burgundy Valdese, Burgundy Valdese, Blanc Royale, Waldensian White, Piedmont Rose, Blush Regale, and Villar Rouge. Open 1 p.m.-6 p.m. Thursday-Sunday; by appointment only Monday-Wednesday. For more information call (828) 879-3202.

Westbend Vineyards, Lewisville
Wines include barrel-fermented Chardonnay, Chardonnay, Seyval Blanc, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc, Muscat Canelli, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chambourcin, Merlot, Viognier, and Shallowford Cellars Blends. Open 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 1-6 p.m. Sunday. For more information call (336) 945-5032, or visit www.westbendvineyards.com.

Windy Gap Vineyards, Ronda
Wines include Cabernet Franc, Chambourcin, Viognier, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Pink Chardonnay. Open 1-6 p.m. Thursday-Friday, 10 a.m-6 p.m. Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday; other times by appointment. For more information call (336) 984-3926.

For more information contact North Carolina Grape Council at (919) 733-7136, or visit www.ncwine.org.

 


  • SOUTH CAROLINA

Carolina Vineyards Winery, Chester
Open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday. For more information call (803) 377-3049, or visit www.carolinavineyards.com.

Montmorenci Vineyards, Aiken
Open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday. For more information call (803) 649-4870.

  • TENNESSEE

Beachaven Vineyards & Winery, Clarksville
Wines include Chardonnay, Riesling, Classic White, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Golden Rose, and Cumberland White. Open 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday; noon-5 p.m. Sunday. For more information call (931) 645-8867, or visit www.beachavenwinery.com.

Stonehaus Winery, Crossville
Wines include Homestead White, Davenport Red, Helena Blush, Raspberry Mist, Muscadine, Cumberland Gold, and Orange Squeeze. Open 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday. For more information call (931) 484-9463, or visit www.stonehauswinery.com.

Mountain Valley Vineyards, Pigeon Forge
For more information call (865) 453-6334.

For more information contact Tennessee Farm Winegrowers Association at (615) 837-5160, or visit www.tennesseewines.com.

  • TEXAS

Becker Vineyards, Fredricksburg
Wines include Fumé Blanc, Chardonnay, Chenin Blanc, Viognier, Merlot, Claret, and Cabernet Sauvignon. For more information call (830) 644-2681, or visit www.beckervineyards.com.

Cap Rock Winery, Lubbock
Wines include Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon, Reserve Tuscono Rosso, Reserve Orange Muscat, Reserve Merlot, Reserve Chardonnay, Cap Rock Sparkling Blanc de Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, and Merlot. Lubbock Visitor Center is open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. For more information call 1-800-546-9463, or visit www.caprockwinery.com.

Fredricksburg Winery, Fredricksburg
For more information call (830) 990-8747, or visit www.fbgwinery.com.

Llano Estacado Winery, Lubbock
Wines include Cabernet, Chardonnay, Zinfandel, Merlot, Chenin Blanc, and Port. For more information call (806) 745-2258, or visit www.llanowine.com.

For more information on Texas wines contact Texas Wine & Grape Growers Association at www.txwines.org or call (817) 424-0570.

 


  • VIRGINIA

Barboursville Vineyards, Barboursville
Wines include Cabernet Franc, Barbera, Merlot, Chardonnay, and Cabernet Sauvignon. Tastings are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. Winery tours are weekends only. For more information call (540) 832-3824 or visit www.barboursvillewine.com.

Breaux Vineyards, Purcellville
Wines include Viognier, Madeleine's Chardonnay, Barrel Fermented Chardonnay, Sweet Evangeline, Breaux Soleil, Lafayette, Merlot, Merlot, and Cabernet Vertical Special. Open 11 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. For more information call 1-800-492-9961, or visit www.breauxvineyards.com.

Château Morrisette, Meadows of Dan
Wines include Black Dog Blanc, Our Dog Blue, Sweet Mountain Laurel, Frosty Dog, 2000 Cabernet Franc, 2000 Cabernet Sauvignon, 2000 Pinot Noir, Blushing Dog, and Red Mountain Laurel. Winery hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. Tours and tastings are $2 per person. For more information call (540) 593-2865, or visit www.chateaumorrisette.com.

Chrysalis Vineyards, Leesburg
Wines include Viognier, Chardonnay, Albariño, Petit Manfeng, "Rubina" (Spanish-style blend), and Norton. Open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. For more information call 1-800-235-8804, or visit www.chrysaliswine.com.

Horton Cellars, Gordonsville
Wines include Viognier, Eclipse, Mourvedre, Ivy Creek Chardonnay, Dionysus, Cabernet Franc plus fruit wines including Peach, Pear, Blackberry, Blueberry, and Port. Open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. For more information call 1-800-829-4633, or visit www.hvwine.com.

Ingleside Plantation Vineyards, Oak Grove
Wines include Brut Sparkling Wine, October Harvest, Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Gris, Viognier, Colonial Rose, Blue Crab Red, Blue Crab Blush, Chesapeake Blanc, and Chesapeake Claret. Open 10 a.m. -5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday November-April; open until 6 p.m. May-October. For more information call (804) 224-8687, or visit www.ipwine.com.

King Family Vineyards, Crozet
Wines include Chardonnay 2001, Roseland 2001, Loreley Late Harvest Viognier 2002, Michael Shaps Merlot 2000, Michael Shaps Cabernet Franc 2001, Meritage 2001,Late Harvest Cabernet Franc 2001, and Michael Shaps Viognier 2001. Wine tastings are offered 11 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. For more information call (434) 823-7800, or visit www.kingfamilyvineyards.com.

Kluge Estate Winery and Vineyard, Charlottesville
Wines include New World Red, SP (sparkling wine), and Cru (aperitif). The winery also features the Farm Shop, which sells food for take out and specialty items. Open 10a.m.-5p.m. Tuesday-Sunday, except major holidays. For more information call (434) 977-3895, or visit www.klugeestate.com.

Linden Vineyards, Linden
Wines include Glen Manor Red, Hardscrabble Chardonnay, Late Harvest, and Avenius Sauvignon Blanc. Open 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Sunday April-November and 11 a.m-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday December-March. For more information call (540) 364-1997, or visit www.lindenvineyards.com.

Oakencroft Vineyard & Winery, Charlottesville
Wines include 20th Anniversary Seyval Blanc, 2000 Chardonnay Reserve, 2001 VC-Classic, NV Countryside White, NV Sweet Virginia, 2001 Encore, 1999 Cabernet Sauvignon, 2001 Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve, 2001 Meritage, 2001 Jefferson Claret, and NV Countryside Red. Open 11a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday March and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. daily April-December. For more information call (434) 296-4188.

Oasis Winery and Vineyard, Hume
Wines include "Infinity" Celebration Cuvee D'Or, Brut, Chardonnay Barrel Select, Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve, Merlot, Meritage, Dogwood Chardonnay, and Dogwood Blush. Open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday-Sunday. For more information call 1-800-304-7656, or visit www.oasiswine.com.

Piedmont Vineyards and Winery, Middleburg
Wines include Native Yeast Chardonnay, Hunt Country Chardonnay, Little River Red, and Little River Peach. The tasting room is open 11 a.m.-6 p.m. daily April-October and 11 a.m-5 p.m. November-March. For more information call (540) 687-5528, or visit www.piedmontwines.com.

Prince Michel Vineyards, Leon
Wines include Chardonnay, Barrel Select Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, and Merlot-Cabernet Reserve. Open 10 a.m.-5p.m. daily, except major holidays. For more information call (540) 547-3707, or visit www.princemichel.com.

Rockbridge Vineyard, Raphine
Wines include Tuscarora Red, DeChiel Chardonnay, St. Mary's Blanc, V d'Or, and DeChiel Merlot. Open 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday and noon-5 p.m. Sunday. For more information call 1-888-511-WINE, or visit www.rockbridgevineyard.com

Tarara Winery, Leesburg
Wines include Chambourcin Reserve, Meritage, Merlot, Chardonnay Reserve, Pinot Gris, Viognier, Cameo, Wild River Red, and Charval. Open 11 a.m.-5 p.m. daily for tours and tastings; other times are by appointment. For more information call (703) 771-7100, or visit www.tarara.com.

Valhalla Vineyards, Roanoke
Wines include Syrah, Gotterdammerung, Alicante Bouschet, Viognier, and Valkyrie. Open 4-8 p.m. Friday, noon-5 p.m. Saturday, and 1-5 p.m. Sunday April-December. For information call (540) 725-9463, or visit www.valhallawines.com.

Villa Appalaccia Winery, Floyd
Wines inlcude Francesco, Simpatico, Primitivo, Toscanello, and Pinot Grigio. Open 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday-Friday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, noon-4 p.m. Sunday. For more information call (540) 593-3100, or visit www.villaappalaccia.com.

White Hall Vineyards, White Hall
Wines include 2001 Pinot Gris, Chardonnay Reserve, Edichi Gewürztraminer, Soliterre, 2000 Merlot, Cuvee des Champs,and Sugar Ridge White. Tour and tastings are available 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Sunday. For more information call (434) 823-8615, or visit www.whitehallvineyards.com.

For more information call the Virginia Wine Marketing program at 1-800-828-4637, or visit www.virginiawines.org.

  • WEST VIRGINIA

Daniel Vineyards, Beckley
Wines include Vidal Blanc, Seyval, Blackberry, Baco Noir, and Port. Open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday; 1-6 p.m. Sunday. For more information call (304) 252-9750, or visit www.danielvineyards.com.

Potomac Highland Winery, Keyser
Wines include Aurore, Meritage, Chambourcin, Pinot Noir, Chancellor, and Seyval Blush. For more information call (304) 788-3066, or visit www.potomac-highland-winery.com.

Wolf Creek Winery, Wolf Creek
Wines include Vidal Reserve, Vidal Blanc, Seyval Sweet, Seyval Dry, and Pickaway Apple. Open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Saturday. For more information call (304) 772-5040, or visit www.wolfcreekwinery.com.

For more information on West Virginia wines call Daniel Vineyards at (304) 252-9750, or visit www.danielvineyards.com/links.htm.