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Shelton Vineyards

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Address: 286 Cabernet Ln, Dobson, NC 27017-6322
Phone Number:
+1 336-366-4724
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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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Awesome scenic winery!!!

We were staying in Dobson for a night and this was a must visit for us. This winery is very scenic! We started out with a tasting of their wines, which includes a souvenir wine... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Cleveland, Ohio
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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were staying in Dobson for a night and this was a must visit for us. This winery is very scenic! We started out with a tasting of their wines, which includes a souvenir wine glass. Their wines are really good, enough for us to buy a case to take home and savor later in as well. We also had... More 

Thank butterfly2124
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Shelton Vineyards is set in a beautiful setting. The Sauvignon Blanc smooth like a Riesling. The Harvest Red is little bold. The Harvest White is a perfect baby Riesling--this one is must. The Yadkin Valley Riesling, like biting into a ripe peat and apple-perfect. The Salem Fork Blush- oh my that is good wine. The Dry Rose reminds me a... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love their Sauvignon Blanc - it is a great value. They have a good unoaked chard too. And are experimenting with a Rose. Outside seating is very nice - you can get a bottle and bring it out. Buy a bottle - as they are about the cost of 2 glasses ! And if you a buy a case (... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Heading home to Ohio from Hilton Head, Shelton Vineyard is exactly half way. We drove the 6 hours and got a room at the Dobson Hampton Inn. We had a reservation for Reserved wine tasting and it was very, VERY good! It was expensive but there were generous servings of 6 different wines. We knew nothing about tasting wine and... More 

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Dania Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 15, 2017 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 February 14, 2017 via mobile

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

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Spartanburg, South Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 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 January 4, 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 

Thank Mickey O
Powhatan, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 22, 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.

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