McRitchie Winery

This family owned winery is situated in the foothills of Blue Ridge Mountains and provides a looking glass to scenic views of this rugged mountain range. There’s definitely a lot of natural beauty around McRitchie Winery in Thurmond North Carolina.

If you’re looking for directions, there’s a map below, don’t trust your GPS when visiting here!!! Not the Yadkin Valley Winery you were looking for?

McRitchie Winery

But you probably are more interested in the wines?

McRitchie Winery and hard CiderA good group of wines to choose from and also a couple different and outstanding hard-ciders. This winery has won the North Carolina Winegrowers Cup both for its fine wines and outstanding ciders. Warm cider on a chilly fall day is always such a joy.

If you are trying decide which winery in the Yadkin Valley region you would like to visit, the tabs below will provide you with more specific information on McRitchie Winery.

Wines and Ciders

The wines and ciders are reasonably priced $14 – 18, although they do carry some more expensive.

Three new wines are being introduced at the time of writing this, these are:  Foggy Mt Chardonnay, Pale Rider Dry Rose and Ring of Fire Red. The reception for these three new wines in the close knit Yadkin Valley Wine community has been extremely positive.

One other great wine at McRitchie’s is the Traminette. This is a dry one and this winery is one of the only North Carolina wineries that carries a dry version of this wine!!!

The most expensive wine here is a 2008 Petit Verdot Reserve and will cost you right around $25. They do have a wine club here, free to join and you will receive a 10% discount on wine by the bottle.

The hard-cider that can be found here comes in two varieties: semi sweet and dry. These are sparkling ciders.


Some wineries don’t offer events but McRitchie Winery seems to offer a couple different events per month. If you are interested in seeing what they have planned in the upcoming month, you can visit their events page here.

If you want to here the last news on what’s going on at the winery be sure to sign up for their newsletter on the same page.

Just click on the red marker and enter your current location for your directions to McRitchie Winery and Ciderworks. If you need the address, it is as follows:  315 Thurmond PO Road, Thurmond, NC 28683. Phone number: (336) 874-3003

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