The foothills area in Burke County offers ideal growing conditions for grapes. Visit three wineries that are a short drive off I-40 between Marion and Morganton (about 30 minutes east of Asheville). Sample a big variety of wine styles in the Catawba Valley with unique natural qualities found only in the rich soils here. For more choices, see our Top 15 Wineries Near Asheville.
Visit four wineries with a 15-mile drive:
- Mile 0: South Creek Winery (2240 S Creek Rd, Nebo, NC)
- Mile 7: Silver Fork Vineyard (5000 Patton Rd, Morganton, NC)
- Mile 15: Lake James Cellars (204 E Main St, Glen Alpine, NC)