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Raffaldini Vineyards & Winery

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Lovely view

Lovely view atop a hill. Friendly staff and some very good wines. Tasting room very large and nice... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Dianne S
Best I have found in N.C......so far

If you are a super sweet blackberry peach wine fan.....go somewhere else. You will find wonderful... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Scott1136
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Nestled in the rolling foothills of the Swan Creek Wine Appellation within the Yadkin Valley , family-owned Raffaldini Vineyards brings Tuscan charm to North Carolina. Known widely as “Chianti in the Carolinas” Raffaldini currently produces only...more
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450 Groce Rd, Ronda, NC 28670-9134
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Lovely view atop a hill. Friendly staff and some very good wines. Tasting room very large and nice selection of wines

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Dianne S
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are a super sweet blackberry peach wine fan.....go somewhere else. You will find wonderful Italian style “Dry” wines at Raffaldini Winery. The location is straight out of Tuscany Italy with great views and a large out door patio. If the weather is cool,...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Scott1136
Reviewed December 11, 2018

We visited the Raffaldini estate in early December. Even without anything blooming, the patio and courtyard provide a spectacular view of the Yadkin Valley. The wine is excellent. We tasted 7 different wines, and bought a mixed case to take home. It’s a nice place...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Joanne H
Reviewed December 4, 2018

We had a wonderful experience when doing a tasting a year ago. Jay is fantastic and so kind and generous. This year, we attended a blending trial, which was great fun and so educational. Their wines are some of the best I've ever had!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Katherine L
Reviewed November 29, 2018

Visited Raffaldini Winery over the Thanksgiving weekend and had a fantastic time - Although we did not take the Blending Trial tour, we managed to spend almost 3 hours there and in fact, were the very last customers to leave. We would have stayed longer...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 18, 2018

We learned a lot about identifying the characteristics of several different wines. The experience was fun and engaging, and the wines were phenomenal! The perfect way to spend a lovely Saturday afternoon!

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 13, 2018 via mobile

Visited Raffaldini Winery on a stunning autumn Saturday for my first experience with a Blending Trial led by winemaker Jay Raffaldini. The event lasted two hours and was action-packed. We tasted and rated five of the winery’s wines, ranging from their Sangiovese to a new...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Camino_Cap
Reviewed November 11, 2018

My husband and I had an incredible time participating in a wine tasting and blending experience this weekend! The owner himself was our guide through the two-hour event that combined wine education, appreciation and experimentation. His Italian spunk and authenticity was as much fun as...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Amy J
Reviewed November 11, 2018

We had a delightful time at the blending. Learned a lot about the different wines and the chemistry and nuance to make them work together. Jay Raffaldini is a great host. Very direct but also good hearted and funny. Really worth doing.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank carleisenstadt
Reviewed November 11, 2018

I have to say after attending three blendings at Raffaldini, the atmosphere is getting stale. After pay $35 each, we not only received mediocre tasting wine, but rude comments from the owner and his helper. I experienced direct and rude comments from the owner and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Sorry, was just passing thru. Will stay a couple of days next time.
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I think they have music on the weekends.Not sure what type.
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I haven't been to any of their festivals but was wondering the same. Will post the question locally and if I have feedback will let you know. The building itself is beautiful and very relaxing. When we visited last time... More
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