North Carolina

First in Flight

First in flight and growing in wine importance, ranking number nine in wine production in 2009.  North Carolina is located in an area that is able to grow vinifera, hybrid and local grapes.

North Carolina Wine Vital Statistics
Number of Wineries: 131
AVAs:
  • Haw River Valley AVA
  • Swan Creek
  • Yadkin Valley
Wine Trails:
  • Brunswick Wine Mini-Trail
  • Charlotte To Asheville Wine Trail
  • Cherokee Wine Mini-Trail
  • Duplin/I-40 Wine Trail
  • Haw River Wine Trail
  • High Country Wine Trail
  • Knotts Island Wine Mini-Trail
  • Lower Sandhills Wine Trail
  • Midlands Wine Trail
  • Mountain Lakes Wine Trail
  • NC Triangle Wine Trail
  • Piedmont Crossroads Wine Trail
  • Piedmont Heritage Wine Trail
  • Sandhills Wine Trail
  • Uwharrie Mountains Wine Trail
  • Trails Of One
  • Yadkin Valley: Charm By The River
  • Yadkin Valley: Four In The Foothills
  • Yadkin Valley: Surry County
  • Yadkin Valley: Swan Creek
  • Yadkin Valley: The Lexington Loop
  • Yadkin Valley: The Scenic 421 Corridor
Year 1st Winery Established 1835
Varietals Cultivated: Aleatico, Barbera, Cabernet Franc, Carlos, Cayuga, Chambourcin, Chancellor, Chardonel, Chardonnay, Concord, De Chaunac, Gewürztraminer, Leon Millot, Malbec, Malvasia, Merlot, Montepulciano, Mourvèdre, Muscadine, Muscat Canelli, Nebbiolo, Niagara, Noble, Norton, Petit Verdot, Pinot Gris, Pinot Noir, Riesling, Sangiovese, Sauvignon Blanc, Scuppernong, Seyval Blanc, St. Vincent, Symphony, Syrah, Tempranillo, Traminette, Vermentino, Vidal Blanc, Vignoles, Viognier
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