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Top 10 Wineries near Fancy Gap

Check out our guide to the best wineries around Fancy Gap, Virginia. See each at a glance and check out recent reviews. Enjoy good wine, delicious food, and beautiful vistas. They are all less than an hour from Pilot’s Perch Cabin.

Here’s a quick glance at some local wineries:

1. Adagio Vineyards

Location: Yadkin Valley, near Elkin
Travel Time from Fancy Gap: 35 minutes
Hours: Fri & Sat 12-5; Sun 1-5

Reviews (as of 10/17/18)

  • Facebook – 4.8 (23 votes)
  • Tripadvisor – 4.5 (28 reviews)
  • Yelp – 4.5 (6 reviews)

Note: It appears Adagio Vineyards is up for sale.

2. Chateau Morrissette

Location: Blue Ridge Parkway Mile Post 171.5 (North from Fancy Gap) Travel Time from Fancy Gap: 39 minutes Hours: Mon – Thu 10-5; Fri & Sat 10-6; Sun 11-5
Restaurant hours vary. Click for details.

Reviews (as of 10/2/18)

  • OpenTable – 4.8 (3,205 reviews)
  • Tripadvisor – 4.5 (394 reviews)
  • Yelp – 3.5 (36 reviews)

Pilot’s Perch Review

Location: Yadkin Valley, between Pilot Mountain and Winston-Salem
Travel Time from Fancy Gap: 56 minutes
Hours: Fri & Sat 12-5; Sun 1-5; closed Fri in Jan/Feb
 

Reviews (as of 10/17/18)

  • Tripadvisor – 4.5 (46 reviews)
  • Yelp – 4.5 (21 reviews)

4. Grassy Creek Vineyard and Winery

Location: Yadkin Valley, near Elkin
Travel Time from Fancy Gap: 51 minutes
Hours: Wed – Sat 11-6; Sun 1 – 5
 

Reviews (as of 10/16/2018)

  • Tripadvisor – 4.5 (46 reviews)
  • Yelp – 4 (9 reviews)

Note: It appears Grassy Creek is up for sale.

5. Herrera Vineyards

Location: Yadkin Valley, near Dobson
Travel Time from Fancy Gap: 29 minutes
Hours: Thu – Sat 11-10; Sun 11-5
 

Reviews (as of 10/2/18)

  • Facebook – 4.9 (195 votes)
  • Tripadvisor – 4.5 (71 reviews)
  • Yelp – 4.5 (28 reviews)

6. Iron Heart Winery

Location: North of Fancy Gap, not too far from New River Trail State Park
Travel Time from Fancy Gap: 31 minutes
Hours: Sat 12-5; Sun 1-5

Reviews (as of 10/16/18)

  • Facebook – 5 (92 votes)
  • Tripadvisor – 5 (1 review)
  • Yelp – 4 (1 review)
 

7. JOLO Winery & Vineyards

Location: Yadkin Valley, near Pilot Mountain
Travel Time from Fancy Gap: 36 minutes
Hours: Thu – Sat 10:30-6; Sun 10:30-5
 

Reviews (as of 10/2/18)

  • Facebook – 4.9 (224 votes)
  • Tripadvisor – 4.5 (296 reviews)
  • Yelp – 4 (34 reviews)
  • WeddingWire 5 (3 reviews)

Pilot’s Perch Review

8. McRitchie Winery & Ciderworks

Location: Yadkin Valley, near Thurmond
Travel Time from Fancy Gap: 44 minutes
Hours: Wed-Sat 10-5; Sun 1-5
 

Reviews (as of 10/2/18)

  • Tripadvisor – 4.5 (57 reviews)
  • Yelp – 3.5 (5 reviews)

9. Shelton Vineyards

Location: Yadkin Valley, near Mt. Airy
Travel Time from Fancy Gap: 35 minutes
Hours: Mon – Sat 11-6; Sun 12-6
Restaurant Hours: Mon – Thu 11-9; Fri – Sat 11 – 10; Sun 11 – 5
 

Reviews (as of 10/2/18)

  • OpenTable –  4.6 (521 reviews)
  • Tripadvisor – 4.5 (352 reviews)
  • Yelp – 4 (44 reviews)
  • WeddingWire – 5 (3 reviews)

Pilot’s Perch Review

10. Thistle Meadow Winery

Location: Near Blue Ridge Parkway Mile Post 246 (South from Fancy Gap)
Travel Time from Fancy Gap: 1 hr
Hours (Apr 1 – Oct 31): Mon – Thu 12 – 5; Fri – Sat 12 – 6; Sun 1 – 5
Hours (Nov 1 – Dec 31): Mon – Sat 12 – 4; Sun closed
 

Reviews (as of 11/5/18)

  • Facebook –  5 (37 votes)
  • Tripadvisor – 5 (30 reviews)
  • Yelp – 5 (8 reviews)

Note: Mt. Vale Vineyards has closed.

Honorable Mentions

Old North State Winery

Location: Downtown Mt. Airy, NC Travel Time from Fancy Gap: 26 minutes Restaurant hours: Lunch Mon – Sun 11-3; Dinner Mon – Sat 4-9  

Reviews (as of 10/2/18)

  • Facebook 4.6 (616 votes)
  • Tripadvisor – 4.5 (195 reviews)
  • Yelp – 4 (34 reviews)
  • BeerAdvocate – 3.6 (2 votes)

Pilot’s Perch Review

Round Peak Vineyards

Location: Yadkin Valley, near Mt. Airy Travel Time from Fancy Gap: 19  minutes Hours: Daily 12-5; Fri 12-8; Sat 12-6; Open Fri, Sat, Sun only Jan-Mar  

Reviews (as of 10/2/18)

  • Facebook 4.9 (10 votes)
  • The Knot – 5 (2 reviews)
  • Tripadvisor – 4.5 (84 reviews)
  • Yelp – 4.5 (36 reviews)
  • WeddingWire – 5 (1 review)