2017 Summer Touring Guide

Chestnut Trail Vineyards

Spring/Summer Hours: Fri. 4 – 7 p.m., Sat. 1 – 7 p.m., or call for an appointment!

Chestnut Trails’ philosophy is that their wine, like their horses, is pure luxury, smooth and elegant, full bodied. For this reason, they chose the names of their horses to describe the wines. The vineyard has an active schedule of family-friendly summer activities listed on their website, and can also be found by following them on Facebook and Instagram.

640 Cedar Grove Church Rd

Garden Gate Vineyards

Spring/Summer Hours: Wed. – Sat. Noon – 5 p.m., or call for an appointment!

Family-owned vineyard and winery that produces one of the healthiest and most versatile grapes…the Muscadine. They also have other fruit wines such as Raspberry, Strawberry, Blackberry and Blueberry. Garden Gate focuses on selling the Muscadine grapes and several varieties of the Muscadine and Scuppernong vines also. For vines, call anytime at 336-751-3794.

261 Scenic Dr

Lazy Elm Vineyard & Winery

Spring/Summer Hours: Fri. Noon – 6 p.m., Sat. Noon – Sunset, Sun. Noon – 6 p.m., Mon. – Thurs. other times by appointment.

Lazy Elm’s vineyard was planted in spring of 2012. The wine list will continue to grow as the vineyard matures. Until then, the winery purchases grapes from local growers within the Yadkin Valley AVA as well as apple juice from western NC to produce their sweet apple wine. Bring a picnic basket to enjoy while discovering Lazy Elm wine.

523 Danner Rd

Misty Creek Vineyards

Spring/Summer Hours: Fri. 4 – 8 p.m., Sat. 10 – 8 p.m., Sun. 2 – 6 p.m.

Misty Creek Vineyard – Your Hometown Winery is located on a 56 acre farm in the Piedmont. Fourteen acres of grapes surround their spacious and modern tasting room with lodge style fireplace, covered patios, large pavilion with fireplace and lake pavilion. Relaxed family friendly atmosphere. Stay up to date on Misty Creek news, follow them on Facebook.

710 Wyo Rd

Raylen Vineyards & Winery

Spring/Summer Hours: Mon. to Sat. 11 a.m. – 6 pm; Sundays Noon – 5 p.m.

RayLen Vineyards and Winery, nestled in Mocksville in the Yadkin Valley AVA, functioned as a dairy farm for nearly a century until purchased in 1998. Now the rolling hills and winding driveway lead visitors to the tasting room to enjoy tastings ranging from $6 to $15 of a variety of wines. The staff is knowledgeable and will guide you to find the perfect wine for you.

3577 Highway 158

winemapWhether you enjoy tastings and tours, a special event or sit in a rocker savoring a newly discovered favorite, we invite you to discover Davie County Wineries!  For photos and the full story, click here or pick up the June 2017 issue of DavieLiFE Magazine, on newsstands now!