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Shelton Vineyards

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Address: 286 Cabernet Lane, Dobson, NC 27017
Phone Number:
+1 336-366-4724
11:00 - 17:00
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Sun 12:00 - 17:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

Founded in 1999 by Brothers Charlie and Ed Shelton, Shelton Vineyards was...

Founded in 1999 by Brothers Charlie and Ed Shelton, Shelton Vineyards was envisioned as a new agricultural resource for an area once dependent on tobacco farming. Located in the heart of North Carolina's Yadkin Valley, Shelton Vineyards is 180 degrees from any winery you will find on the West Coast. The distinctive characteristics of Shelton wine come from the unique soil and climate of the Yadkin Valley. This helps give Shelton wine an inimitable taste that holds its own against any wine from any area in the world. We invite you to visit us, try our wine and see if you agree that our wine is as unique as the area we are in.

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came here with friends while visiting in NC. the wines while not complex were pretty good, we tasted many wines both red and wine. i found enough that i liked to purchase a case... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Dania Beach, Florida
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Dania Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

came here with friends while visiting in NC. the wines while not complex were pretty good, we tasted many wines both red and wine. i found enough that i liked to purchase a case and join their club. i see great potential for this winery as they prefect their craft. i will stop again when visiting NC.

Thank Scubaman628
Raleigh, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We decided to spend the afternoon of Valentine's Day by going to Shelton's Vineyards. It was a relatively long drive just for an afternoon visit but turned out to be well worth it. We had a late lunch in the Harvest Grill first. We were told that the enclosed outside patio was having an issue with flies so we decided... More 

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Lenoir, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The grill here beat our wildest expectations. Everything was top notch. Very laid back, and easy going.

Thank Josh C
Spartanburg, South Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

After sampling the boutique sized vineyards of North Carolina, you owe it to yourself to visit this imposing full service winery. In addition to the usual wine tasting and wine store, there are delightful picturesque grounds to explore as well as an upscale dining experience at the Harvest Grill. If you over indulge there are overnight accommodations nearby. Like many... More 

Thank Walter W
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Their tasting room is incredibly large, with lots of shopping/browsing available inside. Their outdoor spaces are also lovely to enjoy a glass of wine. I find their wines okay, as there are so many vineyards in the area that I enjoy more. They aren't bad - great everyday drinking wines. Professional and friendly staff. Some good wine deals to be... More 

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Powhatan, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

My wife and I had lunch at Skelton Vineyards Harvest Grill. We enjoyed a quiet well decorated dining room. Our service was excellent. The food was the best that we have had in this area. The price was very reasonable for the quality and service that we received.

Thank Michael L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

We have been to Shelton numerous times and have never been disappointed. Whether you are dining at Harvest Grill, enjoying a tasting, or taking in the beautiful grounds, you are guaranteed to have a pleasant visit. We have visited as a couple as well as with our young children and have always had fun.

Thank Nordicgal26
Somerville, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

This is a favorite meeting spot for my wife and I and my cousin and his wife every couple years. It is usually the first winery we hit in what is a goldmine area for wineries; some 40-50+ in the Yadkin area of NC. First, why we consider this particular winery "ground zero". The winery is just a few miles... More 

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Butler, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

The guided tour was exceptional. Service in the tasting room was great and the tasting personnel were very helpful.

Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

I highly recommend their Riesling but found all their wines to be very good whether you like dry or semi or sweeter wines.

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