1633 Winston Road
Jonesville, NC 28642
Phone: (336) 835-9400
Fax: (336) 835-9450
Located northwest of Greensboro in Boonville, RagApple Lassie Vineyards grows and bottles quality wines right here in North Carolina. Owned and operated by the Hobson family, vineyard is located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. This winery offers tours and wine tasting daily, where if you like red wines be sure to try their Cabernet Sauvignon, or if you prefer white wines try their Chardonnay. If you are hungry, their Back Door Cafe serves lunch on weekends.
Nestled in the country side, this beautiful historic home is a perfect place to unwind. The Edwards-Franklin House was built in 1799 and has undergone restorations but looks mesmerizing even today. It is open to visitors from April to September on the second Saturday & Sunday. Visitors can walk in between 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm and explore the beautiful house and the history attached to it.
The Stone Mountain State Park is a scenic park encompassing an area of 13,747 acres (5563.21 hectares). The main attraction at this park is the Stone Mountain which is a centerpiece of the entire area. The mountain is a 600 feet (183 meter) dome shaped granite belonging to the Devonian age. The park has recreational opportunities like hiking and fishing. The picturesque views that the park has to offer are breathtaking.
Costumed guides interpret every day life as it was during the early 20th century at this historic farm where you can try your hand at cutting grass with a scythe or learn how to make lye soap. A wide variety of educational programs are available and special events are held here throughout the year.
Round Peak Vineyards is located in the Yadkin Valley of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Sitting at an elevation of 1,300 feet, this vineyard of nine acres produces Chardonnay, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Nebbiolo, and Sangiovese.
Visitors that come into Horne Creek learn about what it was like to live and work on a farm in the Piedmont area of North Carolina circa the early 1900s. The house on the farm itself was once the Hauser family farm. In addition to the Hauser home, a tobacco curing barn, and apple orchard is also on the farm. While on the farm, visitors can participate in old fashioned ice cream socials and an annual corn shucking frolic. There is also a nature trail, visitor's center, and picnic area. Admission is free, however donations are encouraged and appreciated.
The Wilkesboro vicinity in the U.S. State of North Carolina is endowed with one of the finer church sites in the name of the Wilkesboro Presbyterian Church. It is a monumental Presbyterian church and was constructed from the year 1849 through 1850. The vintage church structure brilliantly traces the Greek Revival style of architecture and stands listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
The St. Paul's Episcopal Church is a historic church located in Wilkesboro, North Carolina. Built in 1848, the church building is an excellent example of Gothic Revival style of architecture and features red brick exteriors, lancet style windows, high angled gabled roofs and a gabled portico. The church grounds also include a cemetery. The structure was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1982.
Pilot Mountain, rising more than 1,400 feet above the upper Piedmont plateau, is the centerpiece of this State Park and is dedicated as a National Natural Landmark. A wide variety of recreational activities are available including camping, fishing, picnicking, rock climbing, hiking on 13 trails, horseback riding on two trails, and canoeing on the Yadkin River.
Set among the picturesque rolling hills on the banks of the Yadkin River on 60 acres of prime vinifera vineyards, this vineyard produces award-winning Chardonnay, Yadkin Fume`, Merlot, Chambourcin, Sauvignon Blanc, and Riesling wines.
Wilkes Community College is a great community college; and one of the best in the country. Home to the Cougar Athletic Program, the college is known to focus on both, the academic as well as recreational aspect of student life. The college provides some very good two-year arts and science courses, and also conducts very good business as well as health courses. For more information about what the college offers and their admission details, do visit the website.
Part of the Old North State Winegrowers Cooperative Association, Inc., the Old North State Winery is located in Yadkin Valley. Their line of wine, 38 Vines, comes from 38 vineyards.