Raffaldini Vineyards

A few weekends ago my husband and I spent a lovely Sunday afternoon doing a wine and cheese tasting with some friends. One of our stops was Raffaldini. I have to say that this winery boasts the most beautiful view of any in the Yadkin Valley. It’s likely quite a shock for first time visitors….

Windsor Run Cellars

At the risk of repeating myself and always saying how unique our Yadkin Valley wineries are, I just have to say Windsor Run Cellars is so unique. It is fantastic to live in an area with a plethora of wineries (and isn’t it always a good day when you get to use the word “plethora.”)…

Laurel Gray Vineyards

On Sunday my husband and I went wine and cheese tasting with friends and our first stop of the day was Laurel Gray Vineyards. The vineyards of the Swan Creek area within the Yadkin Valley Wine Region hosted a joint wine and cheese pairing event featuring the Ashe County cheeses. Laurel Gray is such a…

A wine and cheese adventure

I love where I live. One of the very best things about it is that we are right in the heart of the Yadkin Valley Wine Region. There are around 40 wineries within a 20-mile radius of my home, and many more that are practically in my back yard. Wine tasting is a favorite weekend…