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“Great Winery”

Grandfather Vineyard & Winery
Ranked #1 of 18 things to do in Banner Elk
Certificate of Excellence
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Charlotte, North Carolina
Level 3 Contributor
20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Great Winery”
Reviewed June 18, 2013

Great variety of wines grown on-site and from other sources.
This is also the place that Appalachian State ferments and bottles the wine that is produced in its Fermentation Science classes.
Grab a bottle and sit in the Adirondack chairs by the creek and contemplate nature!

Visited June 2013
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PALM BAY
Level 5 Contributor
67 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Grandfather Winery”
Reviewed April 18, 2013

This is a very nice winery! Beautiful setting. They have mostly dry wines, but are in the process of adding some sweet ones. Can't wait to go back and try! Dillon was very friendly and knowledgeable.

Visited April 2013
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Cape Canaveral, Florida
Level 3 Contributor
24 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Steve and Sally Tatum Treat You Like Family!”
Reviewed April 16, 2013

This is a wonderful place. Located beside the headwaters of the Watauaga River and in the direct shadow of Grandfather Mountain, the Tatums have a vineyard and winery that is inviting and fun. The place is great at any time, but often live music fills the valley as well. The wine is very good and quite reasonable in price. Don't miss Grandfather Vineyard and Winery.

Visited September 2012
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Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
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“A little piece of heaven”
Reviewed April 8, 2013

A beautiful setting to enjoy great wine. Experience 8 wines at Grandfather Mountain winery tasting and/or buy a bottle or case, bring a picnic and enjoy the beautiful mountain stream and view of Grandfather Mountain. On cool days sit around the fire pit overlooking the vines. The owners , the Tatums are very nice. Be sure to stop by their furniture/ accessory gallery down the street. Beautiful unique pieces!

Visited April 2013
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Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina
Level 6 Contributor
171 reviews
36 attraction reviews
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“Very nice winery”
Reviewed February 25, 2013

My husband and I decided to stop here while in Banner Elk over a weekend trip. We were glad that we did. It is a very nice setting. They have a creek that you can drink wine at and just watch the creek. I would like to return in the summer when the vines are full of grapes. It would be beautiful because the vines go up the mountain. The lady doing the tastings was very friendly and knowledgable. They also had 2 very friendly dogs that like to hang out inside the room. If you like wine, I would stop by and they have reasonable pricing on the bottles of wine if you decide to take any home like we did. The wine tasting was $7 and you got to keep the glass.

Visited February 2013
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