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Grandfather Vineyard & Winery

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Address: 225 Vineyard Ln, Banner Elk, NC 28604-8053
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+1 828-963-2400
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13:00 - 17:00
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Sun 13:00 - 17:00
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 18:00

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Great reds, iffy whites

Beautiful place, can take dogs & bring picnic. Nice views sit by creek or under gazebo. Very nice fun side trip. Very friendly place.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
LeslieL4
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Mooresville, North Carolina
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Mooresville, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful place, can take dogs & bring picnic. Nice views sit by creek or under gazebo. Very nice fun side trip. Very friendly place.

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Satellite Beach, Florida
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112 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The 4 of us stopped at grandfather winery after spending most of the afternoon at Banner elk winery. I think the wine itself is better at grandfather but the atmosphere and tasting room is much better at Banner elk. I would recommend stopping at grandfather 1st getting their samples then go to Banner elk where you can sit on the... More 

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Thank oscottcard
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice wine and tables right by the river. It can get crowded so go early. Parking can sometimes be a problem because of the crowds.

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Indian Trail, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was my second visit. The first time I went was in the Summer months and it was lovely. Just spent the wknd in Blowing Rock and made it a point to go back. The atmosphere is so relaxing. Fire pit going, comfortable outside seating, great tasting room. The staff are very accommodating and friendly. Great selection of wine, cheeses,... More 

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Thank Jessica F
Charlotte, North Carolina
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great little stop perfect winery dog Met a chemistry student who gives us hope Worth a stop nice tasting wines

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Panama City, Florida
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7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Great wine. Cool atmosphere. Nice outside seating. Good service staff. Had the red blend California scholar. Great wine.

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Thank William W
Charlotte, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Great winery located in Grandfather Mountain. Wines are good. Live music provided on weekends. Check schedule online for live entertainment. Beautiful setting. Good location for families are friends enjoying the day. Only complaint, staff not very friendly. Would have enjoyed the wine tasting more had the server not been so rude.

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Thank LKNFour
Columbus, Ohio, United States
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25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Just driving by and saw it so we stoped in. Cute place, clean, very friendly. Outdoor activities, like corn hole. Heaters for the porch area. Or sit down by the river and drink your wine. Fun tastes. Owners know a lot about their wines. Even have a couple of "taps" pouring a couple fabored wines at special prices. Had a... More 

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Thank Susan C
Boone, North Carolina
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Went for a wine tasting- barista was great...very knowledgeable, tried to identify my personal preferences, friendly. The wine...I've had better at other local wineries. Too sweet, very muscadine-y. I did get a glass!

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Thank Jenn P
Lerona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

My husband and I visited just after Christmas and the place was packed! The tastings felt hurried because staff were trying to attend to everyone as quickly as possible. Nevertheless, we made several selections (Legacy Cab, Terraced Gold, and Dry Sparkling Rose) and thought the staff were great considering the size of the crowd. We also enjoyed meeting some friendly... More 

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