The Foothills are known for many things, including places to sip the fruit of the vine and enjoy your surroundings. From rolling hills to the fields of a farm to a country setting to a seat downtown watching the world walk by, the Foothills has it all! Take some time and give these locally-owned places a try!
Twisted Vine Winery
487 Legion Rd.
Lenoir, NC 28645
This is a family-run winery complete with a tasting room, indoor and outdoor porches, and patio seating in a country-style setting with scheduled special events. Online store is available. Open Thursday through Saturday.
Six Waterpots Vineyard and Winery
4040 James Dr.
Hudson, NC 28638
A family-owned and operated vineyard that offers hand-crafted wines from homegrown muscadine varietals. There is a tasting room and event tent available for gatherings. Open 1-5, Friday through Sunday, or contact for an appointment.
2550 Shadow Line Ln.
Granite Falls, NC 28630
Family-owned and operated vineyard/winery with a tasting room and patio nestled in the woods with lots of shade trees and a farm pond view. Open Thursday through Monday with seasonal live music.
Hickory Wine Shoppe
238 Union Sq., NW
Hickory, NC 28061
Locally owned and operated in a historic storefront in the heart of downtown Hickory with a focus on wines from small producers, as well as industry staples. For our friends fond of the hop, great craft beers are also on tap along with delicious food items. An event room is located downstairs along with periodic live music right outside. Open Tuesday through Saturday.