Wineries and Vineyards

JOLO Winery & Vineyards wins double gold in Asheville

JOLO Winery & Vineyards representatives returned to Pilot Mountain recently with five medals including a coveted Double Gold Medal in the French Broad Vigneron category from the 2016 Asheville Wine & Food Festival. JOLO’s awards won include 2015 Golden Hallows – Double Gold; 2015 Pilot Fog- Gold; 2014 JOLOTAGE – Silver; 2015 JOLO Pink – […]

Carolina Heritage — an organic experience in wines

Carolina Heritage — an organic experience in wines

When Pat Colwell agreed in 2003 to follow her husband’s dream of owning a vineyard, she said she’d only do so if it was an organic farm. Thirteen years later, the Colwells have a thriving, successful home at Carolina Heritage Vineyard and Winery. “We were living in Cary, and I was working for IBM and […]

Welcome back West Bend Winery

Welcome back West Bend Winery

Before there was a Yadkin Valley American Viticultural Area (AVA), there was West Bend Winery in Lewisville. One of the oldest wineries and vineyards in the area, it was heartbreaking to many when it closed its doors in 2014. Wine lovers can rejoice now as the new West Bend Winery and Brewery has opened. Walt […]