North Carolina Vineyard Named Among The Best Fall Wineries
Fall just feels like the right time to be at a vineyard. The Travel named the best wineries to visit on the East Coast this fall, and a North Carolina spot was named among them. “September and October is peak season for harvesting the grapes in many parts of the country and the vineyards take on a golden hue that enhances the magic,” The Travel explains.
Furthermore, many of these wineries listed offer tours, tastings, and their own bottles of wine for you to bring home. If you are looking for an adventure or group activity in the autumn air, this winery has everything you need. In fact, they are one of the largest vineyards on the east coast.
Appropriately located on Cabernet Lane in Dobson, North Carolina, Shelton Vineyards grows several varieties of Vitis vinifera grapes. In addition, 11 different wines are produced here. “The location in the Yadkin Valley American Viticultural Area is advantageous because it shares a climate similar to some of the best-growing regions in Europe,” The Travel explains. Shelton Vineyards takes much pride in having their wines be reflective of the Yadkin Valley.
Their harvest season typically begins in late August and lasts up to eight weeks. Although the vineyard is open daily, tours are specifically Monday through Saturday at 12, 2 and 4PM. Their tours include a tasting of five different wines, an overview of the wine-making process, and exploring the 33,000-square-foot property.
In addition, the Farm House at Shelton Vineyards holds all types of special events. Their quarterly wine club allows you to select from five different options. Lastly, this North Carolina vineyard that was named among the best wineries to visit this fall allows you to shop their products online. In fact, there are over 35 bottles to choose from.