Grandfather Vineyard

This winery does have some decent wines, in total 12 different wines to choose from here, with 6 more wines expecting to be released soon. Grandfather Vineyard in Elkin, NC is also a place to host your private events (e.g. weddings, reunions, b-day parties) and there’s also events held here which are open to the public. These public events usually consisting of  live music played at the winery.

Read more about our favorite wines at this winery in the tabs below. 

Yes the wines and events are nice here. However, many people visit for the beautiful scenery found around the winery. The place is literally nested in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Many great cabins to rent around this area of North Carolina.

Grandfather Vineyard NC

Grandfather Vineyard ElkinAddress: 225 Vineyard Ln Banner Elk, NC  Telephone: 28604 (828) 963-2400. If you need driving directions you can find a map at the end of the page to get you there. All you need to do is click on the marker and enter the address of your current location.


Ice wine in North Carolina!!! Visiting Grandfather Vineyard is the first winery in North Carolina where I could find ice wine.

As I mentioned above the winery offers about 12 different wines with 6 more soon to be released.

Depending on your choice of wines the price per bottle will be from $13 – 25.

Two recommended Grandfather Vineyard Wines

You will find traditional Red and White wines here. You will not find the typically Carolina muscadine wines.

Special Reserve Chardonnay – A medium bodied white wine with toasty, oaky and buttery flavors.

Cab Franc Rose – A crisp finishing red wine with flavors of peaches and strawberries.


Planning a private event or looking for a public event to attend near Elkin N.C.? Visit their website for more information on what they have coming up, see events page.

Wine tasting and Hours

I believe the wine tasting here is $8 with generous pours and if you do plan on visiting be aware they have different winter and summer hours. You may want to check out their hours and learn more about the tasting room.



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