Experience dining and wine at one of our many Lexington wineries!
Not only can you partake in delicious Lexington-style barbecue while visiting Lexington, known as the “Barbecue Capital of the World”; but you can also experience fine dining and an assortment of select wines at one of Lexington's wineries. Whether you are a wine connoisseur or simply enjoy an occasional fine dining experience, you will appreciate the atmosphere at any of the winery establishments.
While visiting one of these unique places, you may be interested in taking a wine tour, visiting the gift shop for holiday gift-giving ideas or relax on the beautiful grounds of the winery, while being entertained at an outdoor music event featuring jazz, beach music and other local artists.
The wine industry in North Carolina is the fastest growing in the United States, with some 100 wineries, 350 vineyards and now 10th in grape and wine production. Most recently, Lexington welcomes two new establishments in the Uptown Lexington District that offer wine, beer and coffee along with various appetizers. The Parlour at 211 South Main Street opened in November of 2015 and Sophie's Cork and Ale is scheduled to open in the Spring of 2016 on West Second Avenue. Both establishments will complement each other and cater toward a professional crowd with a modem industrial or retro chic atmosphere. You will be sure to love the warm and welcome atmosphere at either of these locations. Visit Lexington which proudly supports and partners with the local wineries and establishments.
Childress Vineyards, 1000 Childress Vineyard Road, Lexington, NC - Owned and operated by Richard Childress, NASCAR Legend and owner of RCR Racing, Inc.
As you drive through the gates into what seems to be another world and time, Childress Vineyards will be a place you will immediately know that you made the right choice. Enjoy fine wines, take a complimentary tour of facilities, visit the gift shop and dine in the Bistro overlooking acres upon acres of the vineyards.
Childress Vineyards, a world-class winery, is a popular venue for weddings, special events and corporate gatherings. Childress Vineyards offers four exclusive banquet facilities depending on the number of guests you need to accommodate and entertain. From The Executive Suite suited to comfortably accommodate 12 people for a perfect corporate meeting or small gatherings, to the exquisite Banquet Hall featuring a 2,200 square foot room with vaulted ceilings and Tuscan style décor - all are perfect for any occasion. For additional information on accommodations, Click Here.
Native Vines Winery, 1336 North NC Highway 150, Lexington, NC
Owner Darlene Gabbard draws from her Lumbee heritage to operate the country's first Native American-owned winery. Darlene was recently featured in the October, 2015 issue of Our State Magazine. To view the entire article visit "Finding the Perfect Blend at Native Vines Winery".
Junius Lindsay Vineyard, 385 Dr. Zimmerman Road, Lexington, NC
This northern Davidson County vineyard serves estate-bottled, nationally acclaimed French-style wines. Owner Junius Lindsay Zimmerman's goal is to produce wine that reflect the unique characteristics of the vineyard's soil and microclimate, very much in the Old World fashion. Junius Lindsay Vineyard boasts North Carolina’s only open air Tasting Room, offering a breathtaking view of the vineyards and farm. The Tasting Room is the perfect place for sampling wines or for enjoying a glass with a picnic and friends. The tasting room evokes the image of a Victorian era of a century ago that you are sure to enjoy.
At Tastings Wine and Beer, customers are greeted with selections of great wine and craft beer. Tastings carries a diverse array of wine and a wide variety of craft beer from around the world. Once a month, Tastings offers new wine selections. You may even find a new favorite in their craft beer selections. In addition, Tastings offers event packages if you are looking to create a unique event that includes wine or beer. You are sure to find what you are looking for at Tastings!
Our last, but certainly not our least, favorite local winery is Weathervane Winery serving Lexington, Winston-Salem, Charlotte and Greensboro, NC areas. Wine tastings are offered daily and winery wedding venues are offered, as well featuring a picturesque backdrop for any special occasion. While visiting, be sure to pick up a case of your new favorite wine and stop by the gift shop for some fun and creative items.
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