Appalachian High Country AVA becomes North Carolina’s fifth official wine region

BANNER ELK — The Appalachian High Country AVA has officially become North Carolina’s fifth American Viticultural Area. Grape growers and w...

December 1st, 2016 |  


Surry Sonker Trail adds new downtown Elkin restaurant

Surry Sonker Trail adds new downtown Elkin restaurant

The Surry Sonker Trail now has eight stops serving the county’s popular local dessert. Southern On Main recently joined the trail after opening ...

December 1st, 2016 |  


SCC hosts fifth annual wine symposium

SCC hosts fifth annual wine symposium

DOBSON — Surry Community College hosted its fifth annual Southeastern United Grape and Wine Symposium on Wednesday. The event was created to add...

November 18th, 2016 |  


Surry Wineries’ eighth annual Winter Wine Passport event announced

The sale of passports for the eighth annual Winter Wine Passport Event in the Surry County area kicked off on Oct. 1.To participate in this event, cus...

October 23rd, 2016 |  


JOLO Winery & Vineyards wins double gold in Asheville

JOLO Winery & Vineyards representatives returned to Pilot Mountain recently with five medals including a coveted Double Gold Medal in the French B...

October 15th, 2016 |  


Surry Cellars wins at N.C. State Fair wine competition

Surry Cellars wins at N.C. State Fair wine competition

DOBSON — Surry Cellars, the label for wine produced at Surry Community College, was recently awarded the title of Best Sparkling for its Lot 151...

October 15th, 2016 |  


2016 Harvest Season in the Yadkin Valley

2016 Harvest Season in the Yadkin Valley

Freshly picked Chardonnay grapes at Shadow Springs Vineyard in Hamptonville.Elkin Creek Vineyard owners Louis Jeroslow, Nick and Jennifer White pause ...

October 15th, 2016 updated: October 15th, 2016. |  


Family heritage at Flint Hill Vineyards

Family heritage at Flint Hill Vineyards

Fourteen years ago, the first vines were planted at Flint Hill Vineyards in East Bend, but the farm has a rich history that goes back for more than a ...

October 15th, 2016 |  


Cottage on Aquilla Creek a modernized step back in time

Cottage on Aquilla Creek a modernized step back in time

Tucked away in the heart of the Yadkin Valley wine country, with a pristine landscape and a tranquil atmosphere, is Aquilla Creek Cottage. The cottage...

October 15th, 2016 |  


A wine retreat on the Roaring River

A wine retreat on the Roaring River

On the banks of the Roaring River at the former site of the Brewer Mills, now sits the newest winery in the Yadkin Valley. Roaring River Vineyards, lo...

October 15th, 2016 |