Sample wines at one of these 15 wineries in the North Carolina mountains and foothills, near Asheville! Create your own winery tour for a fun afternoon. Talk to the winemakers and stroll through the vineyards. Many have special events including live music. Most are closed in January for a winter break and adjust hours throughout the year, so check before you visit! The Winery at Biltmore (the most visited winery in the country) is open 365 days of the year.
The Travel Channel named Asheville as one of The New Top 10 Cities for Wine Snobs! If you want to visit multiple wineries in one day, go to the Tryon Foothills Wine Country (five wineries) or drive the Catawba Valley Wine Trail (five wineries).