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Overmountain Vineyards is a boutique winery that sits on a 70-acre family owned farm in Tryon, NC. Winemakers, Frank Lilly and his daughter, Sofia, focus on developing handcrafted, artisanal wines in a distinctive French style.

OMV grows 18 acres of French vinifera focusing primarily on:

  • Petit Manseng
  • Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Cabernet Franc
  • Merlot
  • Petit Verdot

During their high season (Spring to Fall) you will find local musicians playing on the porch. During the cooler months, the communal fire-pit is a popular place for gathering.  No matter what time of year you choose to visit, we are sure the charm and views will make OVM a worthwhile visit!

Vineyard hours: Wed, Thur, Sun 12 – 6 pm | Fri, Sat 12 – 7 pm

Looking for a place to stay? Check out their Luxury Villas. (You can click on the images to go straight to the airbnb listing.)

Established in 2007,  Parker-Binns Vineyard is located in Mill Spring and nestled in the Foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. With stunning views, great hospitality and delicious food, it’s easy to see why Parker-Binns is a must see vineyard.

Owners Bob and Karen Binns, along with Justin Taylor (winemaker) focus on cultivating traditional European grapes. 

Estate grown wines:

  • Chardonnay
  • Merlot
  • Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Cabernet Franc
  • Muscat
  • Chambourcin
  • Petit Manseng
  • Petit Verdot

Vineyard hours: Wed – Fri 12 – 6 pm | Sat & Sun 12 – 7 pm

Make sure you come hungry! The Burger Barn at Parker-Binns served quite a few mouthwatering dishes. Be sure to also check out their Events page for the schedule of local music, food trucks and more!

At Mountain Brook Vineyards, crafting wine is a labor of love. Vineyard owners, Vickie and Jonathan Redgrave, take great care in nurturing the 7-acre vineyard.  The are one winery with two labels: Mountain Brook, for grapes grown in North Carolina and Discovery Heights, with grapes grown outside of North Carolina.

From indoor seating, a covered patio deck, covered outdoor seating, firepit and plenty of beautiful views, there are plenty of places to relax at Mountain Brook. And who could pass up a pet friendly vineyard? We recommend making this your last stop for some amazing sunset views!

Mountain Brooks’ variety of wines include:

  • Sauvignon Blanc
  • Chardonnay
  • Rose
  • Pinot Noir
  • Petit Verdot
  • Merlot

Vineyard hours: Mon 12 – 6 pm. | Wed, Thur 12 – 6 pm | Fri, Sat 12 – 8 pm | Sun 12 – 7 pm

Be sure to check out their menus for light bites, cheeses and spreads!

russian chapel winery

No product has a closer relationship to its raw material than wine does it to its vineyard, and at Russian Chapel Hills Winery, they are developing a heritage of fine viticulture. From seven estate-grown varietals, Russian Chapel Hills Winery produces dry European style wines.

  • Chardonnay
  • Muscadine
  • Sauvignon Blanc
  • Rosé
  • Merlot
  • Mead

Vineyard hours: Thur, Fri 1 pm – 5 pm | Sat 12 – 7 pm | Sun 12 – 6 pm

Be sure to see the chapel while you are there!