We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

McRitchie Winery and Ciderworks

Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: 315 Thurmond P O Rd., Thurmond, NC 28683-9691
Website
Monday
Closed
See all hours
Hours:
Thu - Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 45 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 27
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Beautiful

We toured the McRitchie Winery as part of the our Yadkin Valley Wine Tour and unfortunately, this was one of our least favorite wines. However, the owner was extremely gracious... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 12, 2016
Darrylswife0701
,
Portsmouth, Virginia
Add Photo Write a Review

45 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Showing 45: English reviews
Portsmouth, Virginia
Level Contributor
166 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

We toured the McRitchie Winery as part of the our Yadkin Valley Wine Tour and unfortunately, this was one of our least favorite wines. However, the owner was extremely gracious, kind, warm, and inviting. The location was beautiful so if you can find a wine you love, there is plenty of room to enjoy your time there. The owner’s dogs... More 

Helpful?
Thank Darrylswife0701
Concord, NC
Level Contributor
139 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016

I discovered this nice place from a story about them on North Carolina Weekend on UNC Television. We have been there 3 times and always enjoy tasting their wine and cider. My wife enjoyed it so much she joined their case club. It is always nice to receive their shipment of their very fine wines.

Helpful?
Thank Mongo1234
Pilot Mountain, North Carolina
Level Contributor
49 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 9, 2016

McRitchie is quite small, but the staff is very friendly and knowledgable. They have several tables, some on the lawn and some on porch and patio that are available for picnicking. Very nice, pretty location to do a tasting ($7), buy a bottle and enjoy a quiet picnic.

Helpful?
Thank FiveDaughters
Sevierville, Tennessee
Level Contributor
424 reviews
232 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 267 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2015

Long drive out there. We made a special trip as they listed a Barrel fermented Chardonnay and that is my wife's favorite but that is only for "Wine Club" members. So we tried the wines us lowly "non-members" were allowed to try. There decent, nothing to write home about. My wife did like the Cider and we bought a couple... More 

Helpful?
Thank Gary M
Statesville, North Carolina
Level Contributor
103 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2015 via mobile

Although the wines are good and certainly worth trying, if you have to decide between tasting wine or cider then I would pick cider. The selection of cider is nice and crisp and unique. I recommend getting a growler to share with friends while enjoying the fresh mountain air.

Helpful?
Thank CHRIS M
Holly Springs, North Carolina
Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2015

We had a great experience tasting at this winery and cider place. How do we know they were dog friendly we would have brought our dogs who are back in the cabin nevertheless we had so much fun tasting and talking. we will definitely come back!

Helpful?
Thank Ashley H
Greensboro, North Carolina
Level Contributor
9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2015

We stopped in at McRitchie Winery and Ciderworks on a recent Sunday afternoon on the way home from a weekend camping trip. The tasting room is cozy. Friendly staff shared a few samples to focus our attention. We did not do a full tasting; rather, we chose a cider and a rose and took a seat out on the porch.... More 

Helpful?
Thank Brown_Family_11
Chesterland, OH
Level Contributor
133 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2015

We stopped in this winery while on vacation in the Yadkin Valley area. The wine tasting bar was small but was absolutely beautiful. It was made of tree - natural tree lines. In the open areas in the wood it was filled with turquois...just beautiful. The woman pouring the tastings was very sweet and knowledgeable. The wines were very good.... More 

Helpful?
Thank Heatherru
Miami, Florida
Level Contributor
24 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2015

I came here with guests we were entertaining at our cabin nearby. I had emailed a few months prior as groups of more than 6 need to reserve. They got back to me in quick form and even though they don't give tours, they accommodated our request and gave us a behind the scenes of their facility. The tasting was... More 

Helpful?
Thank Dario N
Punta Gorda, Florida
Level Contributor
71 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 2015

This is a wonderfully talented wine vintner who started out in CA and then worked with Shelton Vineyards for a while. We are wine club members and have the wines shipped when we are in FL for the winter, we went there 1st time since last fall for a tasting and bought 3, our favorite is still Ring of Fire... More 

Helpful?
Thank 1029DH-K

Travelers who viewed McRitchie Winery and Ciderworks also viewed

Roaring Gap, North Carolina Mountains
Thurmond, North Carolina Mountains
 

Been to McRitchie Winery and Ciderworks? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from McRitchie Winery and Ciderworks staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Will you pick up and drop off at my hotel?
  • I have a family of 7. Can your tour accommodate all of us together?
  • How should I dress for this tour?