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Grandfather Vineyard & Winery

225 Vineyard Ln, Banner Elk, NC 28604-8053
+1 828-963-2400
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What a wonderful place to spend an afternoon. Buy a bottle and walk out to the creek or the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Palm Springs, California
Always worth a visit

Enjoy a wine tasting and set by the river to enjoy a bottle. We come by every time we visit... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Myrtle Beach
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225 Vineyard Ln, Banner Elk, NC 28604-8053
+1 828-963-2400
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Reviewed 3 days ago

What a wonderful place to spend an afternoon. Buy a bottle and walk out to the creek or the beautiful grounds to enjoy the scenery. Staff was very friendly and knowledgeable. This place was the highlight of our trip to NC mountains.

Thank DesertRat011
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Enjoy a wine tasting and set by the river to enjoy a bottle. We come by every time we visit. Always worth the trip.

Thank DDGreene87
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Stopped in to buy some gifts and if we had more time, would have stayed and relaxed ourselves. It appeared to have a great variety of wines to taste and buy, wonderful seating both on a porch and creek side. So peaceful and quiet.

Thank Rick D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fun, fun, fun... Great wine and wonderful band. I would recommend this winery to everyone coming up to Blowing rock

Thank terri c
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good wine, very accommodating and friendly staff. The creek with the mountain setting made for a great time. The snake really impressed my daughter! Don't worry, you have go climbing around the rocks to find them. Plenty of outdoor seating near the creek. Would like...More

Thank markvM800MT
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Buy a glass or bottle of wine and snag a seat in the shade by the creek. This is a wonderful spot to slow down and listen to the water running across the rocks. Souvenir glasses come with wine purchases.

Thank Leslie W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were visiting the High Country Wine Trail with a stop at Grandfather Winery. Beautiful location by the river with chairs and tables outside to enjoy wine or a picnic lunch. The staff provided friendly service. The tasting was OK. Only found one wine that...More

Thank robertdtn
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

We have been here several times and love the vibe. The natural surroundings are beautiful and the testing room folks are very friendly. This is a great stop when exploring in the greater Boone/Blowing Rock area.

Thank David M
Reviewed 13 May 2017

This is a smaller winery. My daughter and I went for a tasting. The wine was pretty good and the host was very knowledgeable about each wine. Tasting was $6 for four red wines or $7 for five white sweet wines. There is outdoor seating...More

Thank MtnloverVA
Reviewed 23 April 2017

This was my second visit to Grandfather Winery and it was wonderful. My husband and I enjoyed a wine tasting and then took our selections with delicious Ashe County cheese and crackers and sat next to the gorgeous river in Andirondack chairs and just chilled...More

Thank OrientalKat
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Would it be allowed if we brought friends and a picnic lunch?
30 May 2016|
Response from craquell | Reviewed this property |
yes! we brought our own cheese and crackers. There is a large area to lounge by the river. Its also pet friendly. The owners are very laid back
Wendy T
How mmuchare the tastings? And do you hqve to schedule one?
18 May 2016|
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Response from Les R | Reviewed this property |
About 10 bucks each. No appointment.
Do y'all have a members club and I'd you do how does it work
17 March 2015|
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Response from Sandy S | Reviewed this property |
They do have wine club members, and you are required to buy two cases (three bottles) a year. You get free tastings.