Uwharrie Vineyards

Go east young man!!! Or young girl :-P. You need to go east of Charlotte to Uwharrie Vineyards, actually Northeast about 25 miles, to find both great wines and a beautiful sprawling vineyardAnd if you’re currently searching for a wedding venue, this North Carolina winery is known for being one of the best wedding venues near Charlotte.

There’s actually a lot of very good things that Uwharrie Vineyards is known for, the muscadine and scupperpnong wines they make here are held in very high regard.

Find other Charlotte area wineries.

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Uwharrie Vineyards Review

 

 

If you’re interested in more information on this winery near Charlotte I have a few specifics in the box below. Further down the page you will find a map where you can get your own personal driving directions to Uwharrie Vineyards from your current location.

Wedding

Uwharrie Vineyards provides one of the best wedding venues near Charlotte

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Hundreds of brides have chosen these vineyards as their wedding venue near Charlotte.

And the reason so many have made this choice is not just because how beautiful Uwharrie vineyards is but they can also fulfill all your major wedding needs: Bridal consultant, planner, chef, winemakers.

The 14,000 square ft. facility, which includes a 4,000 square ft. banquet room is an ideal spacious location. This wedding venue has hard wood floors, provides awesome floral arrangements  and the tables will have the cleanest white linens and sparkling crystal glassware.

They will also provide live music and so much more to make this the most memorable event of your life.

They will even provide custom wine labels on the wine served at your wedding.

Visit the wedding venue page to learn more about the services provided by one of the best Charlotte wedding venues.

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A short clip of a couple speaking about their wedding held at Uwharrie Vineyards. The wife does most of the speaking, I beat this marriage goes well!!! They seem satisfied.

Wines

Great place near Charlotte for both muscadine and scuppernong wine varieties. They also have traditional white and red wine varieties. The wine list here is quite extensive. And the prices are reasonable.

There’s also a great wine tasting room and gift shop at Uwharrie vineyards. The atmosphere at this North Carolina winery is exceptional and the outside environment surrounding by 50 acres of manicured vineyards is a beautiful place to relax and enjoy a glass of wine with family and friends.

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This is also a great place near Charlotte NC to enjoy live music and other events.

Find your directions on the winery map below. Just click on the marker and enter your current location.

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A lot of events at Cypress Bend Vineyards in NC

Cypress Bend Vineyard NC

Jazzy Friday!!! Cypress Bend Vineyards in Wagram, NC would like to invite you to enjoy the music of the The Mike Wallace Quartet. This Friday the 18th of January 2013  The Mike Wallace Quartet

Please join us this Friday for another fantastic evening of live jazz music provided by the Mike Wallace Quartet! The evening will be just right for the sounds of jazz music. Gates open at 6 pm with live music beginning from 7 pm to 10 pm. Admission is $10 per person at the door. Reservations for 8 or more are accepted prior to 3 pm on Friday with prepayment.

We have a Food Vendor on site that will be selling delicious menu items featuring:

Pork Chops, BBQ, Hot Dogs, Ribs and Soup of the Day! So tell all your friends and family to come out and enjoy an evening at Cypress Bend Vineyards!

We want to remind you, please, no other alcohol is permitted on the premise. We thank you for your support and please remember to drink responsibly and have a designated driver.

This North Carolina Vineyard is located just south of Fayetteville. Get directions on the map below.

Address
21904 Riverton Road
Wagram, NC 28396
910-369-0411

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Mark your Calendars in February for the Tony Barnes Band!!!

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The evening will be filled with sounds of south as the Tony Barnes Band will play live music featuring Classic/Southern Rock and Country. February 22nd, March 8th and March 22nd. Gates open at 6 pm with live music from 7 to 10 pm. Admission $10. Enjoy our award winning wine as you dance the night away here at the winery.

We thank you for your support and please remember to drink responsibly and have a designated driver.

And still there is more fun at Cypress Vineyards

Outdoor Movie Night at the Vineyards

What better way to relax on a Saturday evening than to watch a movie outside with a chilled bottle of our award winning wine and popcorn. Bring your blankets and lawn chairs, friends and family, and enjoy the summer night turning back the clock to a movie outdoors. Whether your out with your family or on a date with that special someone, Outdoor Movie Night is sure to win the hearts of all.

Cypress Hill Vineyard Movie Night

Beach Friday- The Sand Band

Enjoy the sounds of Beach Music beginning in May throughout the entire summer as The Sand Band will fill the summer night with your favorite sounds filled with soul. Embrace the night with dancing and award winning wine as the Sand Band will sweep you off your feet with their true Carolina music.

Blue Ridge Dermatology in Raleigh NC

Searching for State of the art dermatological care in Raleigh, NC?  Then you need to visit the outstanding doctors at Blue Ridge Dermatology on Blue Ridge Road.  These doctors offer compassionate care, while treating a wide spectrum of dermatological ailments effecting the skin, hair and nails.

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3225 Blue Ridge Road Suite 101
Raleigh, NC 27612
Phone: (919) 781-1050

Also a second dermatology office in Carey, NC.

1505 S.W. Cary Parkway, Ste 307
Cary, NC 27511

For your specific driving directions to this dermatology center in Raleigh,  click the red marker on the map and enter your starting location.

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Map to Blue Ridge Dermatology in Cary, NC

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This dermatology center employs a staff of board certified physicians. Who have tremendous experience in successfully treating a wide spectrum of dermatological ailments. The online reviews for this medical center are tremendously positive.

Past and current patients use words such as: Effective, caring, informative and friendly when describing the doctors at Blue Ridge Dermatology.

They offer both medical and cosmetic dermatology services.

Their offices also employ a experienced and licensed Esthetician and Certified Laser Technician.

So if you are a person interested in micro-dermabrasion, chemical peels, laser hair reduction, Intense Pulsed Light therapy(IPL), Laser Genesis for collagen stimulation, Laser vein therapy, or even a specialized facial. Then the licensed Esthetician at Blue Ridge Dermatology would really be the person in Raleigh NC you need to speak with to discover what processes are the best for you.

Visit their website to learn more and schedule your appointment.

 

 

 

Benjamin Vineyards & Winery

Benjamin Vineyards Address
6516 Whitney Rd
Graham, NC 27253
(336) 376-1080
OPEN
Thu-Sun 12 pm – 5 pm

Benjamin Vineyards

 

Benjamin Vineyards

 

 

 

The wineries in North Carolina come in all different shapes and sizes. You can find huge wineries with all the trimmings but you can also find small quaint wineries with beautiful scenery.  But no matter if your at a huge estate winery or a small winery on the river, the one thing all these wineries have in common is great wines.

Benjamin Vineyards & Winery is one of these smaller wineries, the view of the vineyards here is absolutely beautiful.

Located just northwest of Raleigh in the city of Graham NC. There’s a map at the end of the page in case you want driving directions.

Need a list of all the wineries near Raleigh?

See what past visitors have to say about Benjamin Vineyards in the tab below:

Past Visitors

Benjamin Vineyards & Winery visitor comments

Dawn H., Durham, NC – Quiet and beautiful vineyards near the Haw River. The wine tasting here is well worth the $5.

Joe M., Chapel Hill, NC – Very drinkable wines, I would return.  Also loved looking at the local art they have for sale here, this is a great touch. Favorite wine here is named Carlos, try it.

Mary S., Winston-Salem, NC – Visited Benjamin Vineyards during The Haw River wine trail and this was one of my favorites. The wines are good, the owners are friendly and the view of the manicured vineyards was the icing on the cake for me. One of my favorite wineries outside the Winston-Salem area.

Wines

Benjamin Vineyards has a favorite wine for every taste

You will find a wide selection of wines here. There’s a selection of around 15 different wines here. Anything from: Dry whites and reds, semi-dry wines, sweet, muscadines and dessert.

The wine tasting offer at the winery is only $5 and you get to keep a souvenir glass.

My personal favorite here is the  Merlot, goes great with a steak dinner.

Private Rentals

If you’re looking for a venue near Raleigh to hold a private event check out what this Benjamin winery has to offer.

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If you’re interested in visiting this winery in Graham, NC you can click on the red marker on the map below for driving directions from your current location.

 

Attention Weathervane Winery Wine Club Members

Weathervane Winery Wine Club

Happy New Year 2013!!! We would like to pass on some great news to those of you who are members of the Weathervane Winery Wine Club. And if you’re not a member of the club maybe you would like to join? It’s a great time and you will get the inside scoop on deals offered by this winery located in Lexington, NC.

To kick off the New Year Weathervane Winery announces the return of Temperature Rising and Snow Drift wines

January Event…

Sunday January 13th from 1pm until 5 pm stop by for the return of Temperature Rising and Snow Drift wines.

Taste for free both of these DRY wines. (Wine Club Members receive a free glass of your choice of either of these new wines)

We will have some snacks to go with the wine so come on by this Sunday….. Receive a 10% discount per bottle, 12% case discount, and a 17% discount for Wine Club members this Sunday only.

Must be 21+ to sample.

New Winter Hours effective 1/1/13…

Open
Wednesday Thursday 11 until 5pm
Friday 11 until 6pm
Saturday 11 until 5
Sunday 1 until 5pm

Check our our new radio station while you work!

If you’re not quite sure where Weathervane winery is located and think you would like to visit, you can find a map to this winery here. You will also find a review of this winery on this page. To help provide visitors with the best information on the winery please leave any comments about your experiences at this winery.

Have a great day!!!

 

Stonefield Cellars – 2013 Winter Events

Stonefield Cellars located in Summerfield NC wants to wish you a great 2013 (this winery is only short drive north of Greensboro) and they have some great events planned to kick off this new Year.

HAPPY NEW YEAR! We had a blessed holiday season and loved seeing all of our dear
friends and their families. It gives us great pleasure to be a part of the gathering
- to share in the joy of gift giving, of time together spent laughing and story
telling over great wine.

The fun and fellowship continues at Stonefield Cellars
into the new year with more events to bring folks together. Check out our calendar
of events for January (details follow the quick list below). What’s a great resolution
for 2013? Get the tickets, mark the calendar, make it happen! You are in control
of your destiny! : )
Calendar Quick List
January – (details are below)
Thursday 3rd – Sippin’ & Readin’ Book Club – 7-9pm
Tuesday 8th – Tunes on Tuesday – 7-10 pm
Saturday 12th – Bunco Party 6-10 pm
Sunday 13th – Artist of the Month Reception – 2-5 pm – Rendie Coleman of Renderings
Saturday 19th – Soup & Sing – 6:30 – 11 pm
Tuesday 22nd – Tunes on Tuesday – 7-10 pm
Saturday 26th – Songwriter Workshop (5-7 pm) and Concert (7:30 pm) by David Russell

February (save the dates – details will be posted on our website soon and in a followup
newsletter)
Tuesday 12th – Tunes on Tuesday – 7-10 pm
Friday 15th – Valentine Dinner (catered) and Concert by Travis and Stephanie Vernon
- 7-10 pm
Saturday 16th – Soup & Sing – 6:30 – 11 pm
Sunday 17th – Sweetheart Sunday (wine and chocolate pairing) – 1- 6 pm
Tuesday 26th – Tunes on Tuesday – 7-10 pm

DETAILS FOR JANUARY EVENTS

Thursday, January 3rd – Sippin’ And Readin’ Book Club – 7-9 pm -

Stonefield Cellars Tasting Room. We will be discussing Gillian Flynn’s book entitled
“Gone Girl”. February’s selection is “Cascade” by Marianne O’Hara.

Tuesday, January 8th – “Tunes on Tuesday” – Stonefield Cellars hosts the
High Lonesome Strings Bluegrass Association Jam – 7:00 -10:00 pm
- Members and prospective members welcomed! If you have
questions about this event, contact Natalie at 336-689-4071.
For more information about High Lonesome Strings, visit highlonesomestrings.org

Bring your instruments or just come to listen – either way, it’s always a
great time! Wine, beer, and non-alcoholic beverages are for sale during
the session.

Saturday, January 12th – Bunco Party! 6:00 – 10:00 pm

Betsy Kilts will be your Bunco Party Leader and Robert and Natalie Wurz are your
winery hosts for the evening.
* Bring some food to share for an ‘intermission’ social. We will have a buffet table
set up in the hallway where you can put your food upon arrival. This can be anything
from snacks to heavy hors douvres to healthy fare like fruit kabobs.

* Stonefield Cellars is a winery that sells wine and beer, as well as non-alcoholic
beverages. There is no cover charge for this party, but beverage sales are what
keeps the doors open to provide a venue for fun community events like this. Therefore,
no outside beverages are permitted. Stonefield Cellars has over 20 wines (dry whites,
dry reds, and plenty of sweet wines) and also stocks a broad selection of North
Carolina produced beers ranging from light to amber to dark. Something for everyone.

* Here’s your chance to re-gift that item that just doesn’t suit your taste. Bring
an unwrapped gift to contribute to the Bunco Barrel!

* If you’ve never played Bunco before, Betsy will lead you through the process.
It is simple and fun and will give you a chance to meet some new folks. Note: This
is not a ‘girls only’ event – men are welcomed to participate! Singles, Couples,
girl friends, guy friends – we are open to everyone joining in on the post-holiday
pick-me-up fun!

* Reservations are required – space is limited and we need to set up for the expected
number of guests, so please RSVP as soon as possible but no later than noon the
day before, Friday, 1/11. Reply to this email or call 336-644-9908 to reserve your
spot.

Sunday, January 13th – Artist of the Month Reception – 2-5:00 pm

Rendie Coleman

Rendie Coleman, Owner/Operator of Renderings will be the featured artist at Stonefield
Cellars Winery during the month of January, 2013. Rendie offers an ever growing
inventory of earrings, necklaces, bracelets, rings, and wire jewelry trees and can
take custom orders to create a unique pieces just for you! For a representative
look at what you might be available to purchase, check out Renderings on Facebook,
Pintrest and Etsy.

Rendie discovered her love of art and crafts as a child. Art is her passion and
her therapy. Inspired by her mother’s talent, her artistic expressions take form
in beading, pottery, glasswork, jewelry design, picture framing and wood working.

Her current focus is on recycled art projects, specifically, wire tree sculptures
and aluminum jewelry. Her goal is to make each piece as funky and individual as
my clientele. She believes that art should be fun, uplifting, and expressive.

Rendie may also be contacted via e-mail at renderingsgifts@yahoo.com or
phone 336~303~6511.

Saturday, January 19th – “Soup & Sing” 6:30 – 11:00 pm

Reservations for Soup and Sing are Required – Please call 336-644-9908.

Soup & Sing is held once a month on a Saturday night. This is a combination pot-luck
dinner, jam session, and folk gathering for local musicians/singers that harkens
back to a time when there were no radios or TVs and music was what we made together,
face to face, an essential part of our soul as necessary as the food that nourished
our bodies. If you are not a musician but are a friend or family member of a musician
or are a Friend of Stonefield Cellars that loves wine and music, you are welcome
to come. We appreciate your support of local music and local wine! (Wine sales
provide the financial support to make this event possible.)

Large Parties/Groups Policy: Due to our policy to preserve the intimacy of the
gathering and the need to stay within our capacity limit, Soup & Sing is not an
event for large private parties or groups (more than 8 people in a single party/group).
We do however rent our barrel room for private parties and we can provide you
with contact info re: bands for hire. We also hold barrel room concerts and outdoor
music events at the winery during which we can provide concert/festival seating
for large groups.

If you are interested in attending, RSVP Natalie Wurz at 644-9908 or email nwurz@stonefieldcellars.com
. You will be given more details about the
evening.

Tuesday, January 22nd – “Tunes on Tuesday” (see details above)

Saturday, January 26th – Songwriter Workshop (5-7pm) and Concert (7:30pm) by David
Russell

David Russell has written award-winning songs, and has collaborated and

performed with regional and national songwriters, performers and producers

(Gamble Rogers, Steve Goodman, Steve Young, John Pennell, Don Oja-Dunaway,

Charlie Robertson, Hershey Reeves, Jim Connor and Dave Durham/HankCochran, just

to name a few ). David’s songwriting heroes are writers like Mac MacAnally (who

years ago traded songs with David), John Hartford, Jimmy Webb and the great Hoagy

Carmichael. The crafts of songwriting and performing are in his blood, coming from
a

musical family heritage harkening from Nova Scotia and Cape Breton Island.

Blues, Bluegrass, Folk, these are just a few of the genres that David’s songs find
roots in.

His songwriting intelligence is matched by his great wit and charm – you will be
inspired and motivated to push your songwriting to the next level!

As a performer, David always delights with a well rounded repertoire and storytelling
that draws the listener in to an intimate experience beyond your average cafe concert.

The Songwriter Workshop. Join David and hone your writing. (5:00-7:00 pm)

David will present examples of his and his friend’s successful songs in different
genres- from jingles to art songs. An introduction to the songwriting process,

the workshop will cover: 1) song structure, 2.) lyric writing 3.)tonal tension and
structure 4) songwriting methods of the pros.

Workshop includes a syllabus and song worksheets to take home. The workshop will
be held in a relaxed setting (the beautiful Stonefield Cellars Barrel Room) with
an emphasis on the creative process. The intent is for fledgling writers to take
away fresh ideas and a spark for their work. This is a 2 hour workshop, in the
round, and is an acoustic-only event– attendees are encouraged to bring their acoustic
instruments and their songs.

David In Concert (7:30 pm) Following the workshop, David Russell will perform
in concert, including many of the songs discussed in the workshop. David Russell
Website: www.davidrussellandcedarblue.com

Reservations/tickets Workshop $15 Workshop and Concert $20 Concert Only
$10

CALL 336-644-9908 (winery office) or Natalie at 336-689-4071 to purchase tickets.

Dinner Options – For workshop and concert attendees: We will have a half hour break
between the workshop and concert for dinner – dinner is not included in the price.
We will order take out from our local Italian Restaurant (will take orders at beginning
of the workshop). For concert only attendees: Join us in the barrel room to eat
before the concert. Beer and wine will be available for purchase before the concert
and during intermission (no outside alcohol allowed). You are welcomed to bring
your food from home or some take-out from local restaurants such as Bistro 150,China
Gourmet, Elizabeth’s Pizza, Rio Grande (Mexican), all in the Oak Ridge Commons Shopping
Center in Oak Ridge, less than 15 minutes south of the winery.

CHEERS! Robert, Natalie, Michelle, Sarah, Anna, and Noah

Visit their website to learn more about Stonefield Cellars

The 2013 Skull Camp at Round Peak Vineyard

What’s New at Round Peak Vineyards for 2013

With 2012 coming to a close, it’s time to put together the Events Calendar for 2013.
Listed to the right is the schedule of events.  As you make plans for 2013, make
sure to “save the date” for all your favorite Round Peak and Skull Camp events.

In addition to our annual events like Wine Club Parties, Skull Camp Out, and the
Vineyard Stomp 5K, we have added a few new features, including a Skull Camp Beer
Club, that you won’t want to miss!

Friday Nights — We’re Open Late!

Beginning January 4, the Round Peak Tasting Room will be open late every Friday
night until 8:00 p.m.  Now, any Friday night you can stop by to sample a newly released
beer, or simply enjoy a pint or a glass of wine on your way home from work or out
to dinner.  We are doing this in place of our First Friday beer tastings.  Since
Friday is the day we tap our new beers, it is also the chance to try the latest
brews.  Of course, you can also pick up a bottle of wine or growler to go.

Make Your Own Signature Wine — Saturday, Feb. 23

Have you ever wanted to try your hand at wine-making?  This is your chance to create
your own signature blend to serve to family and friends.  Round Peak has a selection
of barrel-aged red varietals that are ready for blending and you get to be the winemaker!

The event begins by tasting the available wines as pure varietals.  After that,
you will experiment with different proportions to create your own signature blend.
Once you have it perfected, our staff will assist you in blending, bottling, and
labeling a case of your signature wine to take home with you.

Finally, you will be able to taste the blends made by others and vote on the best.
Round Peak will then make a limited production of the winning wine.

Two winemaking sessions available on Saturday, Feb. 23, 11:00-3:00 and 2:00-6:00.
Reservations are required and space is limited, with priority given to Winemaker’s
and Tasting Club Members who reserve their spot by January 31.  Cost is $300 per
couple (Winemaker and Tasting Club discounts apply) and price includes instruction,
wine, lunch, and a case of your signature blend.  Additional cases of your signature
blend or the winning wine available for purchase upon request.