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19 Delicious Wineries In & Near Asheville

Are you looking for some of the best wineries in Asheville, NC? As locals, we’ll share our favorite Asheville wineries, go-to AVL wine bars, and the top wineries near Asheville.

It’s no secret that we are from Connecticut and love the CT wine trail. Then, we moved to Florida where citrus wines and the muscadine grape ruled. Eh…

We’ve also wine tasted all over the world with some of our favorites being the Sicilian, French, and Portuguese vineyards. I prefer deep and spicy reds and an oaked Chardonnay, smooth Chenin Blanc, or Gewürztraminer.

With that said, North Carolina produces quite a few delicious wines, and they aren’t all sweet. So, if you are headed to WNC, what are some of the best wineries near Asheville that you can visit?

Are there even any Asheville wineries and wine bars in the sea of foamy beer? Plus, are the wineries any good?

We have a few favorite vineyards near Asheville, including the Hendersonville wineries like Point Lookout, Stone Ashe, and Sawyer Springs.

The Tryon foothills are a bit further out from Asheville but produce even more varietals at family-run farms like Parker-Binns. Don’t forget Linville Falls Winery, too, near Grandfather Mountain.

Below, we’ll share not-to-miss wineries in and near Asheville, what to expect, and what to drink. All of these wineries are under one hour and 45 minutes driving distance from Asheville. Let’s get started!

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Asheville wineries and wineries near Asheville, NC with three glasses of pink, red and white wine
Where is all of the NC wine?! As locals, we’ll share what Asheville wineries and wine bars we love or recommend. We’ll also talk about our favorite places to drink wine in and around Western North Carolina.

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Asheville Wineries

Let’s start with the wineries in Asheville, NC like Biltmore and plēb.

P.S. Some of our wine tastings — as noted below — were sponsored in collaboration directly with the establishment or Tabletop Media Group/NC Wine.

On occasion, we received compensated or free tours, wine tastings, and meals. Our reviews of each Asheville winery remain unbiased, and we had absolutely no obligation to include them on our lists.

North Carolina Muscadine Grapes with picture of tray with Muscadine grapes and brunette white woman with NC wine brochure in front of wine and muscadine grapes
The NC Muscadine Grape Association held an informational tasting about NC wines and Muscadine Grapes with all of the NC wine people, including my alter ego, The Uncorked Librarian. Like Florida, the muscadine grape is also popular in Eastern North Carolina — but not always for me. You can pick muscadine grapes at some of the vineyards. Did you know that you could make pies with muscadines?

1. Biltmore Winery

Address: 1 Lodge St, Asheville, NC 28803

Wineries In Asheville NC Biltmore Estate with picture of Biltmore home
A local icon and the biggest home in America, Biltmore houses one of the largest wineries in Asheville, NC. You will need to purchase a ticket in order to enter the grounds — but it’s definitely worth it!

Biltmore Estate is famous as the largest home in the United States. George and Edith Vanderbilt built this gorgeous residence.

We’ve attended multiple sponsored wine tours at Biltmore. We can honestly say that we love all that Biltmore offers for wine lovers: tours, wine, the gift shop, and wine bar. You can also easily spend a full day on the Estate.

Some of the Biltmore wines are fantastic, and others…well, you decide.

Biltmore visitors must pay for a full-priced ticket to enter Biltmore winery, even if you aren’t planning on touring the house.

Tickets start at about $60+, and they include seeing the home, having access to all of the grounds, trails, and restaurants, and a free wine tasting.

We are annual passholders, mostly for the 22 miles of hiking trails and Biltmore Winery (wine discounts!).

P.S. Biltmore’s Winery is fairly young. In 1985, the winery took over Biltmore’s former dairy space.

Fun fact: As you walk through the tunnel to the tasting room and wine store, that’s where they used to transport the cow manure. We love this little tidbit of information because the tunnel is gorgeously lit at Christmas. You’d just never know…

Asheville Wineries Tours and Tastings at Biltmore Winery Behind The Scenes Winery Tour and Red Wine and Chocolate Tour with oak barrels, family tasting wine at bar, and 4 red wine glasses with chocolates
Wine tasting is included in admission to Biltmore (bottom left). You can add on additional tours such as the Red Wine & Chocolate Tour (top left) or Behind The Scenes Winery Tour (right).

Biltmore Wine Tours

Visitors learn more about Biltmore wines on their Behind The Scenes Winery Tour — where you also taste their premium wines and see how champagne is made.

With a small group, enjoy a private wine tasting separate from the public tasting area. We loved this tour, which is $10.

A second Biltmore wine tour that we’ve enjoyed even though we are lactose-intolerant includes the Red Wine and Chocolate Tour.

For $35 a person, you receive a shorter winery tour. Then, head to Biltmore’s clock and bell tower for the tasting. The chocolates come from the infamous French Broad Chocolates — another Asheville must.

Know that Biltmore’s blue foil wines are local NC grapes, and the black labels are only sold on the property.

Don’t miss all of the fabulous Biltmore tours you can take.

Biltmore Wine

Biltmore has endless varieties of wine. For whites, we like the Chardonnay, Chenin Blanc, and Gewurztraminer. For reds, the Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Barbera are delicious.

They also have Rosé, sparkling wine, and seasonal wines with gorgeous labels — just to name a few.

Biltmore Location

For Asheville wineries, Biltmore is both iconic and at the center of it all. The address for Biltmore is 1 Lodge St, Asheville, NC 28803. They can be reached at 800.411.3812.

Plan on drinking all of the wine? You can also stay overnight at The Village Hotel on Biltmore Estate or The Inn On Biltmore Estate.

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2. plēb urban winery

Address: 89 Lyman Street in Asheville, NC

Wineries in Asheville NC pleb urban winery building with blue and gray mural of woman blowing a dandelion
Looking for more wineries in Asheville? Don’t miss plēb urban winery in the River Arts District (RAD). You can find these guys along the French Broad River Walk ensconced in vibrant street art.

For more wineries in Asheville, check out plēb urban winery located in the River Arts District (RAD). One of the best Asheville wineries for space and ambiance, your eyes and taste buds will love you.

plēb outsources grapes from local farms, and they create small-batch tapped and canned wines. They practice minimal intervention winemaking with little to no alterations to the grape, juice, or wine.

You have to have a taste or appreciation for wines in cans, though. It’s just different.

pleb urban winery Asheville NC with bright mural logo and wine flight with red, pink, and orange wine
pleb always has something new to try, and I was excited to order this orange flight.

We highly recommend ordering a wine flight as you sit at a wine barrel high-top in an urban-esque garage filled with beautiful murals. Outside, you’ll find more urban art, a skate park, and Wedge Brewing.

Explore artists’ studios and shops, and take a stroll along the French Broad River.

plēb urban winery Wines

At plēb, visitors will find the usual reds and whites along with blends, a Chambourcin, a sparkling Riesling, and a Grüner Veltliner. You can also order a wine flight. For Asheville wineries, I’d say they truly have the most unique wine flavors.

plēb urban winery Location

plēb urban winery is located at 89 Lyman Street in Asheville, NC. They can be reached at 828-774-5062.

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Best Wineries Near Asheville NC and Hendersonville Pinterest Pin with Marked Tree Vineyards and inside of Stone Ashe Vineyards
Headed to the beer capital of WNC but don’t drink beer? Save this list of Asheville wineries and wine bars as well as picturesque wineries near Asheville for later. Drink like a local.

Delicious Vineyards & Wineries Near Asheville, NC

For Asheville wineries in the city, the above are our favorite picks. If you want to drive a little farther out, below are some of the top recommended wineries near Asheville.

3. Little Switzerland Orchard & Winery

Address: 621 Micaville Loop, Suite 500, Burnsville, NC

One of our bucket list wineries near Asheville (they recently moved out of Asheville) includes Little Switzerland Orchard & Winery. They offer small-batch ciders, wines, and meads.

Little Switzerland Orchard & Winery is located at 621 Micaville Loop, Suite 500, Burnsville, NC.

4. Addison Farms Vineyard

Address: 4005 New Leicester Hwy, Leicester, NC 28748

Addison Farms Vineyard Near Asheville with large house and tasting room, green grass, blue cloudy sky, and picnic tables
On a gorgeous day, you’ll love sitting outside at Addison Farms with a Sangiovese, Alchemy Herbal Wine, or Barbera.

A fourth-generation family farm, Addison creates small-batch fine wines, including a Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot, Sangiovese, and Petit Manseng. They are one of Asheville’s closest wineries — about a 30-minute drive (18 miles).

You’ll love the plentiful outdoor seating overlooking the farm, mountains, or vineyards. Addison Farms also has a gorgeous indoor fireplace with high wood beam ceilings.

Addison Farms Wines

We enjoyed a sponsored tasting of 6 wines for $14, and you keep the glass. Our favorite wines included the Vitalita (Sangiovese) and Five Twenty-Five (Barbera). You’ll also find Chambourcin, Tempranillo, and Cab Franc.

Unique to Addison, they serve Alchemy Herbal Wine. These wines are loaded with vibrant flavors such as pepper and honey. Many of the Alchemy Herbal wines have floral notes.

Addison Farms Location

Addison Farms Vineyard is located at 4005 New Leicester Hwy, Leicester, NC 28748. You can reach them by phone at (828) 581-9463.

5. Marked Tree Vineyard

Address: 623 Deep Gap Road Flat Rock, NC 28731

Marked Tree Vineyards Near Asheville NC modern wine tasting room taken from outside
Marked Tree Vineyard is one of our new favorite wineries near Asheville for the romantic atmosphere, views, and sleek vibes. Located in Flat Rock, when not gorgeously foggy, you can see out over the vineyards.

Marked Tree Vineyard is a new 2020 winery near Asheville located in Flat Rock, NC. We headed here on a foggy night and fell in love with the spooky ambiance.

Picture dense but romantic fog encircling a modern winery with gorgeous vineyard views. Sliding and windowed ‘garage’ doors on every other wall open up to the grapes.

Wineries In and Near Asheville Marked Tree Vineyard with brunette white male and female sitting in chairs looking out at the mountains doing a cheers with glasses of wine
Cheers to delicious wine. For wineries near Asheville, Marked Tree offers peaceful views and tons of open space. Photo by Sarah Resta Photography.

There are numerous outdoor seating areas around the winery — picnic tables, Adirondack chairs, and cafe tables — and you’ll even spot a few ancient fireplaces throughout the property.

Back in the day, people believed that ghosts settled in the fireplaces. When someone tore down a house, the fireplace remained.

Marked Tree Vineyards Flat Rock NC  stone outdoor chimney
We always love finding a sporadic stone fireplace across North Carolina. Along with this fireplace at Marked Tree Vineyard, you can see another one at the Hickory Nut Gorge Trailhead. Photo by Sarah Resta Photography.

Out of all of the wineries near Asheville, most unique to Marked Tree Vineyard is their gorgeous wine bottle labels filled with sketches of trees, owls, and their dogs.

They host special wine club events along with yoga and forest bathing. Their sweet furry family members wander the property. We are wine club members here.

Marked Tree Vineyard Wines

Their Chardonel is almost like a Moscato play on a Chardonnay, and you’ll find a Cab Franc and Rosé, too. You can also take a wine tour.

Wineries Near Asheville NC Marked Tree Vineyards tasting room surrounded by vineyards
Without the fog, Marked Tree is equally picturesque. Photo by Sarah Resta Photography.

We did a wine tasting here for $15 each/5 wines along with light snacks — smoked trout with gluten-free crackers, anyone? — and I preferred their Watershed while Tom enjoyed the Petit Verdot.

Marked Tree Vineyard Locations

Marked Tree Vineyard is located at 623 Deep Gap Road Flat Rock, NC 28731. They can be reached at 828-513-3773.

Marked Tree opened a new wine tasting room in Asheville at the end of 2020 in the old Rustic Grape: 14 Aston Street, Asheville, NC 28801.

6. Linville Falls Winery

Address: 9557 Linville Falls Hwy, Newland, NC 28657

Linville Falls Winery NC two wine flights with red and white wines on table looking out over green grass
Grab a flight of wine from Linville Falls Winery after hiking around Linville Falls and Grandfather Mountain.

One of the most atmospheric wineries near Asheville, Linville Falls Winery has a barn, pond, Christmas trees, and gorgeous tasting room with a stone patio and fireplace.

This WNC winery is also perfect after a morning exploring Grandfather Mountain or hiking parts of Linville Falls. Let’s face it: after walking across the Mile High Swinging Bridge, you might need a drink…or two.

Pack a picnic and pull up an Adirondack chair as kids catch and release fish by the pond. Unique to Linville Falls Winery, they offer table service and will come to you.

In the winter, you can choose and cut your own Christmas tree.

Linville Falls Winery with white hand in purple shirt raising white wine glass in front of pond
Cheers to a beautiful day at the NC vineyards.

Linville Falls Winery Wines

A wine flight is $12 for 4 wines of your choosing, and you get to keep a souvenir glass. Linville Falls Winery offers multiple Rieslings, sweet fruit wines, and heavy reds. We enjoyed a sponsored wine tasting for NC Wine Month.

Linville Falls Winery Location

Linville Falls Winery is located at 9557 Linville Falls Hwy, Newland, NC 28657. Try to have offline maps and directions ready.

While the winery has free Wi-Fi, GPS service gets extremely iffy out here. Linville Falls Winery can be reached at 828-765-1400.

Wineries In Hendersonville

Did you know that Hendersonville is not only famous for its apple orchards and cideries but also for its wine?

Hendersonville houses many of our favorite tasting rooms and vineyards near Asheville that are less than 45-minutes away.

The Hendersonville wineries are also pretty close to each other. We recommend either having a designated driver or staying nearby and ridesharing to see them all. While some have food, you can also use GrubHub delivery.

P.S. Hendersonville has equally delicious and hopping breweries.

7. Burntshirt Vineyards

Hendersonville Address: 2695 Sugarloaf Rd, Hendersonville, NC 28792
Chimney Rock Location: 438 Main St, Chimney Rock, NC 28720

Hendersonville Wineries Burntshirt Vineyards with brunette white male and female drinking wine in front of a white statue and fountain
Look at the way we look into each other’s…wine glasses. Photo by Sarah Resta Photography.

Named one of the best wineries in North Carolina, both Burntshirt locations are quite pretty. We prefer their French and American Chardonnay.

In the fall and winter, they offer seasonal wines and spiced Glühwein. Don’t miss their Rock Bottom Red.

Burtnshirt has a patio overlooking the vineyards, a weeping angel fountain (let us know in the comments if you get this reference), and a firepit.

Did we mention that Burntshirt Vineyards adorns their trees with hanging wine bottles? Plus, they have a nifty little gift shop and offer wine tours.

We own all sorts of fun things from Burntshirt that aren’t just wine: wind chimes, terracotta watering cones, a cat face mask…

Wine Bottle Trees at Burntshirt Vineyards Hendersonville NC with blue wine bottles hanging from trees
Anyone else getting any ideas here? Photo by Sarah Resta Photography.

Burntshirt Vineyards Wines

We’ve done multiple wine tastings at Burntshirt Vineyards, and it’s $10 for 7 wines and the glass. A few wines at Burntshirt include Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Franc, Vidal Blanc, Apple Wine, and a Villa Rosa.

Burntshirt Vineyards Locations

The Hendersonville Burntshirt location is 2695 Sugarloaf Rd, Hendersonville, NC 28792, and they can be reached at 828-685-2402.

Burntshirt’s Chimney Rock location is 438 Main St, Chimney Rock, NC 28720, and their phone number is 828-436-2490.

Want the full boozy tour? Be sure to check out these Asheville Distilleries, too.

8. Saint Paul Mountain Vineyards/Saint Paul Mountain Farms

Address: 588 Chestnut Gap Rd, Hendersonville NC, 28792

St. Paul Mountain Vineyards Near Asheville NC with winery and vineyards
Unlike many of the other wineries near Asheville, St. Paul Mountain Vineyards offers ciders. They also have a cozy fireplace and are a little smaller for guests than the Hendersonville and Asheville wineries.

One of the first wineries near Asheville that we visited before moving here, Saint Paul Mountain Farms is incredibly cozy with delicious wines.

They have three locations: A vineyard in Hendersonville — which we will talk about here — a cidery, and a Flat Rock location.

Saint Paul Mountain Vineyards has an inviting stone fireplace and an open-air patio. Last year, we found ourselves sipping homemade stew from crockpots after enjoying a wine tasting.

Outside of the Asheville wineries, these guys have some of Tom’s favorite NC wine.

Saint Paul Mountain Vineyards Hendersonville NC wine testing with test tubes filled with white, red, and pink wine and empty wine glass
Saint Paul’s wine tasting is totally tubular.

Saint Paul Mountain Vineyards Wines

St. Paul offers a variety of reds, whites, and ciders. Their go-to red is the Chestnut Gap, and they have a series of Rieslings and Chardonnays that I enjoy along with a Petit Verdot and Merlot.

Saint Paul Mountain Vineyards Location

St. Paul Mountain Vineyards is located at 588 Chestnut Gap Rd, Hendersonville NC, 28792. They can be reached at 828-685-4002.

9. Point Lookout Vineyards

Address: 408 Appleola Road in Hendersonville, NC

Point Lookout Vineyards Near Asheville NC with tasting room, outdoor tables and seating, and paved road
For one of the top wineries near Asheville with incredible mountain views, don’t miss Point Lookout Vineyards in Hendersonville, NC. Unique to Point Lookout, they also serve mead.

If you are looking for one of the best wineries near Asheville with scenic views, check out Point Lookout Vineyards. They boast of 30-mile panoramic views of the gorgeous mountains.

Wine taste here while enjoying dinner from an on-site food truck. They also offer a small menu of food perfect for wine tasting.

Explore multiple rooms, including an area with massive windows and fireplaces overlooking Western North Carolina. Point Lookout Vineyards is also popular for live music and weddings.

Point Lookout Vineyards view of the mountains with clouds, blue mountains, and green trees
Don’t miss these gorgeous views in front of Point Lookout Vineyards.

Point Lookout Vineyards Wines

Point Lookout Vineyards, like the other wineries in Hendersonville, offers Riesling, Chardonnay, Merlot, Cab, and a Petit Verdot.

They also make a few eclectic blends and have a full page of meads. Visitors can choose between a wine or mead tasting. Don’t miss these other meaderies and ciders around WNC.

Point Lookout Vineyards Location

Point Lookout is located at 408 Appleola Road in Hendersonville, NC. Their phone number is 828-808-8923.

10. Stone Ashe Vineyards

Address: 736 Green Mountain Rd, Hendersonville, NC 28792

Stone Ashe Vineyards Tasting Room with mountain views out huge windows
Stone Ashe Vineyards boasts of one stellar mountain view.

Another Hendersonville winery with incredible vineyard views, Stone Ashe Vineyards has quickly become one of Tom’s new favorite wineries near Asheville, NC.

We loved Stone Ashe’s Cab Franc and Petit Verdot. Their wine tasting covers all of their wines, and you can ask for the pink bubbly.

Stone Ashe Vineyards Hendersonville NC with picture of building from outside
Imagine sitting outside with a spicy red looking out at the Hendersonville vineyards.

Stone Ashe Vineyards opened mid-2020, and their tasting room is utterly gorgeous. Pun intended…you’ll see. Similar to Marked Tree Vineyards, they have beautiful views in a shiny new building.

You can pack a picnic for outside or order their boxed snacks or charcuterie. I loved their hummus snack box filled with nuts, crackers, hummus, and olives.

Stone Ashe Vineyards Wine

Stone Ashe Vineyards specializes in Bordeaux-based grape varieties. Find Merlot, Sauvignon Blanc, Cabernet Franc Rosé, Chardonnay, and Riesling.

Stone Ashe Vineyards Hendersonville Wineries with tasting room with high wood ceilings and black and white cow painting
Inside and out, Stone Ashe Vineyards is a must-visit winery if you are hanging out around Asheville, NC.

Stone Ashe Vineyards Location

Stone Ashe Vineyards is located at 736 Green Mountain Rd, Hendersonville, NC 28792. You can reach them at (828) 551-5643.

11. Sawyer Springs Vineyard

Address: 124 Sandy Hill Lane, Hendersonville, NC 28792

Sawyer Springs Vineyard Hendersonville NC with red barn, picnic tables, and tree
If you are looking for a quieter, family-run winery about 35 minutes from Asheville, head over to Sawyer Springs Vineyard.

We enjoyed a sponsored wine tasting at Sawyer Springs, and we are so glad: This Hendersonville winery and family farm was not originally on our Western North Carolina vineyard radar.

One of the closest wineries to Asheville along with Addison Farms, find “dusty boots, stained hands, and classic wine.”

As we drove up the gravel road, Paul — the proprietor — waved us in, and his daughters conduct the wine tastings. Sawyer Springs selects 6 wines each day for their tastings.

We picked up grinders on the way in from Joey’s NY Bagels and sat outside on their picnic tables overlooking the vineyards. You will also find springs in back of the property filled with black rock.

Sawyer Springs offers weekend yoga and has delicious rotating food trucks.

Sawyer Springs Vineyard Near Asheville portrait of white male wearing sunglasses and hat in purple shirt with white wine tasting glass
Tom and I learned about the wine-making process and different flavors from multiple family members at Sawyer Springs. Don’t miss their personal and knowledgeable wine tasting.

Sawyer Springs Vineyard’s Wine

There wasn’t a wine we didn’t enjoy at Sawyer Springs. Most unique, you’ll find wines that aren’t too sweet but have delicious fruity overtones like their Sipping Sunset. Think pineapple, lime, and citrus rind blended with coconut.

You’ll also encounter red blends, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Zinfandel. Sawyer Springs uses barrels as well as steel for fermentation and aging.

Sawyer Springs Vineyard Location:

Sawyer Springs is located at 124 Sandy Hill Ln, Hendersonville, NC 28792. You can reach them by phone at (828) 698-4383.

Tryon Foothills Wineries Near Asheville

12. Overmountain Vineyards

Address: 2012 Sandy Plains Rd #8799, Tryon, NC 28782

Overmountain Vineyards Tryon NC with wine tasting house with paved walkway, green trees, and patio
If you don’t mind driving further out from Asheville, head to Tryon for a dry Muscadine wine and white Port at Overmountain Vineyards.

One of the wineries a bit farther out from Asheville, head to the Tryon Foothills in Polk County, NC. Overmountain Vineyards is about 1 hour from Asheville or 55 miles.

Uncover a family-owned farm with gorgeous views, plentiful covered and uncovered outdoor seating, a tasting room, and luxury villas.

Overmountain Vineyards Tryon NC outdoor covered patio with silver tables, blue sky with clouds, and vineyards
With views like this, I could sit here all day.

You can book a private party or meeting, and Overmountain Vineyards also hosts neat events like alcohol ink art painting. This is one of the wineries near Asheville where you’ll find larger groups of people doing van tours.

Overmountain Vineyards Wine

We enjoyed a sponsored wine tasting, and we love our stemless wine glass souvenirs. Most notable to Overmountain Vineyards, grab a dry Muscadine wine; this one might change your opinion about the overly sweet Muscadines. We liked it.

Overmountain Vineyards also boasts of a Petit Manseng and Petit Verdot. They are one of the only wineries near Asheville offering a rich white Port.

Overmountain Vineyards Location

Overmountain Vineyards is located at 2012 Sandy Plains Rd #8799, Tryon, NC 28782. You can reach them by phone at (828) 863-0523.

13. Parker-Binns Vineyard

Address: 2275 Whiteside Rd, Mill Spring, NC 28756

Parker Binns Vineyard Tryon Foothills NC with wine tasting glass under covered outdoor seating and bar with menus and wine bottles
Cheers to one of the sweetest family-run vineyards near Asheville. We all actually lived in the same CT town at one point — if fact, one of their family members is in my high school yearbook. Small world!

Where can you grab delicious on-site burgers and wine? Parker-Binns Vineyard in Mill Spring — also located in the Tryon Foothills.

Plan to visit Overmountain Vineyards, Mountain Brook, and Parker-Binns on the same day since you are making the drive; Overmountain and Parker-Binns, for example, are about 8 minutes apart from each other.

Like many of the wineries near Asheville, Parker-Binns is a multi-generation, family-run winery and vineyard. They also have an Airbnb on property.

You’ll most likely catch almost all of the family at some point sharing their love of wine throughout the property. If you have a chance, geek out with their winemaker, Justin, too.

The Burger Barn Parker Binns Vineyards with open faced burger with onions and potatoes
You can always tell how much fun I am having at a winery when my picture-taking quality goes to crud. Who wants to photograph a delicious burger from Parker-Binns Burger Barn when they could be annihilating it? This bad boy has Blackberry Wine onion jam.

Parker-Binns Vineyard is perfect if you want to sit outside under the covered tasting bar. Throughout the property, find Adirondack chairs and plentiful seating with vineyard views.

Inside, grab a seat at a second wine tasting bar, and don’t forget to order from The Burger Barn. We enjoyed a sponsored lunch and tasting. The burgers are delicious, and they have a kids’ menu.

Parker-Binns Vineyard Wine

Parker-Binns wine is aged in steel and oak barrels. You’ll want to check out their Petit Manseng, and for sweet wine lovers, don’t miss the Muscat.

Of course, they have Chardonnay, Cab Franc, Cab Sauv, and Merlot, too. We cannot wait for their Reserve Chardonnay. I love a winery that appreciates my oaky-seeking palate.

Parker-Binns Vineyard Location

You can find Parker-Binns at 2275 Whiteside Rd, Mill Spring, NC 28756. Their phone number is (828) 894-0154.

Bucket List Wineries Around Tryon Hills:

14. Mountain Brook Vineyards – Also located in the Tryon Foothills, find Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot, Pinot Grigio, and Chardonnay.

15. Russian Chapel Hills Winery (formerly Green Creek Vineyards) – Located in Columbus, encounter beautiful St. Anna Chapel along with local and imported wines, including a muscadine and mead.

Wineries Between Asheville & Charlotte

16. Baker Buffalo Creek Vineyard And Winery

Address: 3521 Fallston-Waco Rd, Lawndale, NC 28090

Baker Buffalo Creek Vineyard and Winery Near Asheville NC with silo, winery patio, and blue cloudy sky
Baker Buffalo Creek Vineyard & Winery might just be the sweetest and most atmospheric winery near Asheville, NC.

One of the prettiest wineries near Asheville around the Charlotte area, don’t miss Baker Buffalo Creek Vineyard. This NC vineyard is one of the furthest on this list from Asheville — about 80 miles away and an hour and a half drive.

We enjoyed a sponsored tasting here as part of NC Wine Month and will be back; I promise, this winery is worth the drive.

Baker Buffalo Creek Vineyard Winery Barn on second story with lights, tables, and chairs
Baker Buffalo Creek Vineyard and Winery’s barn is absolutely gorgeous inside.

Housed in a former dairy, relax out on the patio or on Baker Buffalo Creek’s seemingly endless sprawling lawn under a tree or by their signature red barn. This NC winery is incredibly atmospheric.

Baker Buffalo Creek Vineyard rents out the barn for weddings. There is a gorgeous chapel on one side and a beautiful reception room inside that glows with hanging lights.

Baker Buffalo Creek Vineyard Wines

Baker Buffalo Creek offers wine flights in tiny milk jars to honor their dairy roots. Unlike many of the sweeter NC wines that you will find around the Charlotte winery area, they have traditional reds and whites.

Wine Flight Baker Buffalo Creek Vineyard and Winery with four small glass milk bottles filled with wine and wine glass in middle of flight on wooden tree table
While you won’t see any cows wandering the property at Baker Buffalo Creek, you can get a wine flight in glass milk bottles.

Think Riesling, Chardonnay, Merlot, Cab Franc, and Chambourcin.

Baker Buffalo Creek Vineyard Location

Baker Buffalo Creek Vineyards is located at 3521 Fallston-Waco Rd, Lawndale, NC 28090. You can reach them at 704-538-9927.

More Wineries Near Baker Buffalo Creek Vineyard

If you want to tour some of the wineries on the western side of the Charlotte Douglas Airport while you are out at Baker Buffalo Creek Vineyard, you can also drop by Woodmill Winery in Vale or Southern Charm Winery in Lincolnton.

17. WoodMill Winery

Address: 1350 WoodMill Winery Ln, Vale, NC 28168

Woodmill Winery NC one story tasting room with gravel road, vineyards, and tables out front
If you are looking for those sweet NC Muscadine wines, head to WoodMill Winery in Vale, NC.

WoodMill Winery is only about a 20-minute drive from Baker Buffalo Creek. Grab a refreshing wine slushie.

Their wines are mostly Muscadine and Scuppernong — very sweet — which just isn’t for us. If you love those sweet NC wines, though, this NC vineyard is for you.

18. Southern Charm Winery


Southern Charm Winery Lincolnton NC downtown area with street and sign
We fell in love with downtown Lincolnton, which is a great pit stop from the Charlotte Douglas International Airport. Southern Charm Winery is one of the more unique wineries near Asheville on this list. They are a tasting room and shop versus an actual NC vineyard.

In this little triangle of wineries near Asheville and Charlotte, you can also visit Southern Charm Winery in Lincolnton, NC. Southern Charm is another 20+-minutes away.

Lincolnton is a great stop for food and has a brewery, restaurants, rails to trails, and a used bookstore. Southern Charm Winery is a wine shop and tasting room in a quaint downtown area — it’s not a vineyard.

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Best wineries in Asheville and near Asheville NC Pinterest pin with Biltmore barrels
Headed to Western North Carolina and looking for Asheville wineries to visit? Save this post for later, and start checking off your North Carolina winery bucket list.

A Few More Wineries Near Asheville, NC On Our Bucket List

19. Silver Fork Winery – Located in Morganton, NC, Silver Fork offers a rustic tasting room and an outdoor patio.

Wine Bars In Asheville, NC

Bottle Riot Wine Bar River Arts District Asheville with tan chairs around a purple and orange lit bar
For wine bars in Asheville, head to Bottle Riot for the best classy wine selection and all of the feels. Don’t miss our entire article about Asheville’s wine bars, too.

Although technically not official Asheville wineries, Asheville does have a few stellar wine bars:

5 Walnut Wine Bar – Located in downtown Asheville, find an eclectic list of wines in a cute rustic and pastel bar.

Bottle Riot – Situated in the River Arts District, enter a cozy wine bar with baller bottles.

Leo’s House Of Thirst – Newer to AVL, our friends headed here for a fancy dinner and sizable wine list.

Battery Park Book Exchange – A champagne bar in a used bookstore? Yes, please. We cannot tell a lie: Battery Park Book Exchange is part of the reason we moved to Asheville. Explore an extensive wine list, and they have literary cocktails.

Marked Tree Vineyard Tasting Room – Located behind the Aloft Hotel in the old Rustic Grape, enjoy a cozy atmosphere.

(Sadly, both the Rustic Grape and Sante Wine Bar closed in 2020)

Asheville wineries where to stay Aloft Hotel Downtown Asheville with picture of guitar mural, pool overlooking the Blue Ridge Mountains and a hotel bed with guitar over it
If you are looking to stay near the wineries in Asheville, don’t miss the gorgeous Aloft in the heart of downtown.

Where Can You Stay Near The Asheville Wineries & Wine Bars?

Aloft – Downtown Asheville  – If you are looking to stay in downtown Asheville, the Aloft hotel is newly renovated as of 2020. Vibrant local murals, updated rooms, and hipster public areas greet visitors.

They host live music, have a sexy new bar, and the patio space overlooks bustling downtown AVL, amazing for people-watching. Did I mention there is a rooftop pool overlooking the mountains?

Hampton Inn And Suites Asheville Biltmore Area  – Although this hotel is on busy Brevard Road – NC-191 – across from the Asheville Outlets, it’s one of our favorites before moving to Asheville.

Clean, updated, and in the middle of everything, you can access downtown, Biltmore, and the Blue Ridge Parkway fairly quickly. Plus, you can grab a quick breakfast with tons of food options nearby if you want a hiking lunch for the road.

See our Top Places To Stay in Asheville.

Don’t miss out on these Asheville properties on, too.

Where can you stay if touring the wineries near Hendersonville & Flat Rock?

1898 Waverly Inn Bed and Breakfast — While house hunting, we stayed at this sweet B&B. We loved their social happy hour and friendly hosts. You can walk into downtown Hendersonville, NC from here.

The Charleston Inn — If The Waverly is booked, these guys are right next door and look equally awesome.

See all of the cute cottages, hotels, B&Bs, and cabins in Hendersonville.

What are your favorite Asheville wineries? Have you visited any of the wineries near Asheville and across WNC?

We’d love to know about your favorite wineries in Asheville. Which ones have you visited? What are your favorite wines? Have you officially toured the Asheville wineries or just dropped in for a tasting or glass?

North Carolina has a delicious wine trail. While we did not include all of the vineyards in Asheville, if you think we missed something big or loved a different winery more, let us know in the comments.

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Thursday 4th of March 2021

Love the Doctor Who reference! Do you know how the wineries have been affected by covid? In the summer will restrictions be lifted?


Wednesday 10th of March 2021

Hi Danielle,

Right now, I'm pretty sure that most of the wineries are all operating and open -- but some with limited hours and capacity. We've been to most of these on the list fairly recently and all was good. If you'd like me to look into a specific Asheville or WNC winery for you, though, please let me know!

NC recently lifted a few restrictions; I am not sure where we will be this summer. This is the official NC hub for more information: I definitely recommend checking their updates if you are planning a visit.

Lauren Elena

Saturday 10th of October 2020

I definitely want to visit some wineries when I come visit. Of course I have to see the Biltmore after hearing so much about it from you. It looks beautiful. Lots to explore there! You had me at furry animals wandering the property with the Marked Tree Vineyard. I definitely have to go there! Burntshirt looks stunning. Definitely need to see it and drink ALL their wine. What is the weeping angel fountain reference? I wish I knew! P.s. I’ve never heard of gewürztraminer wine but now I want to try it just because it sounds cool.

I love that when you write about these spots you also let us know the other things in the area that you do. Great for planning an itinerary! Your blog will totally get me ready for a trip to Asheville one day. Great post!!


Thursday 15th of October 2020

You would love the Asheville wineries. Biltmore is a classic. There is so much to do there, and we go often.

I can imagine all of the dog pictures that you would take at Marked Tree Vineyards, for sure. ; )

The weeping angel is a Dr. Who reference, hehe. When you aren't looking at them, the angels come to off's seriously creepy!

Thanks so much! Come visit after this crazy year!