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Details: Yadkin Valley Wine Trail in North Carolina

Elkin, N.C.

McRitchie Winery & Ciderworks, 315 Thurmond PO Rd., Thurmond, 336-874-3003, http://www.mcritchiewine.com. Open Thursday-Sunday, noon-5 p.m.; January-February, weekends only, noon-5 p.m.; $5.

Grassy Creek Vineyard & Winery, 235 Chatham Cottage Cir. (off Klondike Road), State Road, 336-835-2458, http://www.grassycreekvineyard.com. Open Thursday-Saturday noon-6 p.m., Sunday 1-5 p.m.; January and February, weekends only; $3.

Elkin Creek Vineyard, 318 Elkin Creek Mill Rd., Elkin, 336-526-5119, http://www.elkincreekvineyard.com. Open Thursday-Sunday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; $5.

Brushy Mountain Winery, 125 W. Main St., Elkin, 336-835-1313, http://www.brushymountainwine.com. Open Thursday-Saturday noon-6 p.m., Sunday 2-5 p.m.; January-early March, Friday and Saturday only, noon-6 p.m.; $5.

Outside regular hours, wineries offer tastings by appointment. To sample 20-some Yadkin Valley wines in one day, visit the Eighth Annual Yadkin Valley Wine Festival, May 16, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. in Elkin Municipal Park. Tasting tickets $16 in advance, $20 day of event, 336-526-1111, http://www.yvwf.com.

FOR MORE INFORMATION

Yadkin Valley Wine Trail, http://www.yadkinvalleywinetrail.com. Yadkin Valley Tourism Authority, 877-728-6798, http://www.visittheyadkinvalley.com.


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