Wednesday, January 17, 2018

NC Wineries Celebrate Valentine's Day

Love is in the air this Valentine's Day at North Carolina wineries. Several wineries this year are offering up special events for Valentine's Day – from dinners to chocolate and wine pairings and even blending seminars. We put together a calendar of events from our own NC Wine Country.

Adagio Vineyards
139 Benge Dr., Elkin
🍷 Valentine's Sweet Treat Weekend
Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018 - 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018 - 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Join Adagio Vineyards for a Valentine's Sweet Treat Weekend with a chocolate treat paired with your wine tasting and a flower with special vase for the ladies, while supplies last.

Botanist and Barrel

105 Persimmon Hill Lane, Cedar Grove
🍷 Valentine's Day Pastry & Cider Wine Pairing with Cookie Gurlie
Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018
2 p.m. - 6 p.m. – $12 per person 
Botanist & Barrel will be joining forces with Cookie Gurlie for  a special Valentine's Day pairing event featuring both ciders and wines paired with confections from Cookie Gurlie. Tickets are $12 per person and advance ticket purchase or rsvp is required. For tickets, call 919-644-7777 or email For more information, visit Valentines Day Pastry & Cider & Wine Pairing with Cookie Gurlie

Burntshirt Vineyards
2695 Sugarloaf Rd, Hendersonville
🍷 Valentine’s Blending Seminar
Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018
2 p.m. – 4 p.m. – $35 General Admission, $30 Club Members
Burntshirt Vineyards in Hendersonville will be hosting a blending seminar giving couples the opportunity to create a romantic red blend. The seminar will be led by winemaker Preston Thomas with all blends being judged and the winner will be able to take home a bottle of their blended creation. Artisanal cheese, meat boards and chocolate covered strawberries will also be available. For tickets, email or call 828-685-2402.

Carolina Heritage Vineyard & Winery
170 Heritage Vines Way, Elkin
🍷 Chocolate, Music, Wine and Flowers!
Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018
1 p.m. - 5 p.m. – Free
Carolina Heritage Vineyard & Winery will celebrate Valentine's Day on February 10 with music by CC & Company, chocolate fountain and of course wine! And as a bonus, special flowers for the ladies!

8245 Chapel Hill Rd, Cary
🍷 Be Mine with Wine!
Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018 - 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018 - 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
This special Valentine's Day event will feature flights of Chatham Hill wines paired with award winning Raleigh based chocolatier, Videri.

5726 Old US-421, Hamptonville
🍷 For the Love of Chocolate and Wine
Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018 - 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018 - 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Join Laurel Gray Vineyards for the Annual Swan Creek Wine Trail's, For the Love of Chocolate and Wine event. Enjoy a free sample of chocolate paired with red wine.

Old Homeplace Vineyard
623 McGee Rd, Winston-Salem
🍷 Sweetheart Dinner & Dance
Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018
6 p.m. – 10 p.m. – $35 per person (plus tax)
Join Old Homeplace Vineyard in Winston-Salem for its inaugural Sweetheart Dinner & Dance and enjoy an Italian- style buffet dinner, DJ Glenn Snider will be onsite with dance music and of course OHV wines to top off the evening. Tickets are available at the tasting room or by calling 336-399-7293.

2364 Cedar Forest Rd, Ronda
🍷 Sweet Pairings
2 Weekends! 
Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018 – Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018
Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018  Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018
Piccione Vineyards will be celebrating Valentine's Day for a 2-weekend event of Macarons paired with white wine and chocolate paired with red wine. 

RagApple Lassie Vineyard
3724 Ragapple Lassie Ln, Boonville
🍷 Valentine’s Wine & Chocolate
Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018 – Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018
12 p.m. – 6 p.m. – $14 per person
Join the folks at RagApple Lassie Vineyard for a special wine and chocolate pairing of 5 premium RagApple Lassie wines paired with 5 different samples of gourmet chocolates. Reservations are required for this special event.
3577 US Highway 158, Mocksville
🍷 Love the Wine You’re With
Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018
11 a.m. – 5 p.m. – $10 per person | $5 wine club members
Join RayLen Vineyards for a chocolate truffle and wine pairing event on Saturday, February 10. RayLen will be pairing three chocolate truffles with three of its award-winning wines plus a souvenir glass. Come on out to enjoy a day of music by Jukebox Rehab, food by Smoke Wagon and of course, chocolate and wine. A great way to spend Valentine’s day!

913 N Bridge St, Elkin
🍷 Sweetheart Saturday
Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018
12 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Slightly Askew is celebrating Valentine's Day with wine, chocolate and roses! They will be giving out complimentary roses and chocolate with your wine tasting (while supplies last). Come on out to celebrate this special day with live music by Karla Kincaid from 2 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Parker-Binns Vineyard and Winery
7382 N Carolina 108, Mill Spring
🍷 Wine and Cupcake pairing for Friends and Lovers!
Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018
2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Parker-Binns will be pairing cupcakes by Ennis Julian of Sweets of Lake Lure with wine for this special Valentine's Day event. The cost is $20 and space is limited. To RSVP, call 828-894-0154.

Raffaldini Vineyards & Winery
450 Groce Rd, Ronda
🍷 Amore - The Language of Love
Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018
1 p.m. - 3 p.m. – Free event
This complimentary event at Raffaldini Vineyards will feature classical guitar performance by Samuel Taylor with wine and flowers available for purchase. RSVP is required as space is limited. You may RSVP at the tasting room, the website at, call 336-526-1078 or email at

JOLO Winery & Vineyards
219 JOLO Winery Lane, Pilot Mountain
🍷 JOLO's Valentine's Dinner
Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018 – $99 for a 4-course dinner
This event is limited to 12 couples per reservation time, with two seatings at 5:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. For this special event menu, click here. Reservations are required.

Flint Hill Vineyards
2153 Flint Hill Road, East Bend
🍷 Flint Hill’s Tapas Style Dinner
Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018
6:30 p.m.
A 4-course dinner with bottle of wine for $150 per couple. This limited seating Tapas style dinner, hosted by Flint Hill Vineyards and Chef George Elefantis. Each couple will receive a bottle of Flint Hill wine of your choice for the table. Reservations are required by calling 336-699-4455.

South Creek Vineyards & Winery
2240 South Creek Road, Nebo

🍷 For the Love of Wine & Chocolate
Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018 – Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018
1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
As South Creek awakens from its winter slumber, come join in the fun with a Valentine's pairing of wine and chocolate. As an extra treat, the Diva Rose' will be released this weekend as well.

6255 Town Center Drive, Clemmons
🍷 Valentine’s Weekend Wine Tour
Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018
$89 per person
Looking for something fun to do in the Yadkin Valley for Valentine’s Day, the Yadkin Valley Wine Tours has you covered! The tour will visit some great NC wineries including a tasting and lunch at Herrera Vineyards, a vineyard tour and tasting at Stony Knoll and finally a stop at Round Peak.
For more information on the tours offered, click here.

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