South Carolina's long history of agriculture continually expands into new areas.  The varied topography, from mountains through piedmont to lowcountry, offers a variety of soil structures that provide growers with many opportunities to create surprising new locally-grown wines.

Wineries (near Charleston)

Irvin-House Vineyards - Wadmalaw Island - This is "Charleston's Only Vineyard" and is a short drive from downtown Charleston

 

Wineries (day trip from Charleston)

Aiken Vineyards - Aiken

Carolina Vineyards - Myrtle Beach

Hyman Vineyards - Conway

Island Winery - Hilton Head

La Belle Amie Vineyards - Myrtle Beach

Lowcountry Winery - Beaufort

Montmorenci Vineyards - Aiken

Northampton Winery - Greenville

Valentine Sagefield Vineyards  - Aiken

Victoria Valley Vineyards -  Cleveland, SC - This winery has numerous musical and dining events

 

Wine Tastings in and around Charleston - (note: there are so many restaurants that offer wine tastings and pairings that it is best to contact the restaurant directly.  This list will focus on wine bars and wine shops that offer tastings)


Charleston Winery - 63 S. Market Street (free all day every day)  Local wines, Florida Tropical wines, Traditional International & Domestic wines.  Gifts for all occasions.

O'Hara And Flynn's - Meeting Street

Meritage - Wine and Tapas - East Bay Street

Raval  Wine Bar - King Street

WineStyles - Mt. Pleasant's Towne Centre (themed tastings on Thursday and Friday evenings beginning at 5:30; Saturdays beginning at 2pm.   Wine patio, wine gifts and accessories, gift baskets, free local delivery of wines and baskets available.

Mira Winery Napa Vally Education Center & Tasting Toom - King Street