NC Wine Month

In The Wine Light – North Carolina Wine Month 2022

May is North Carolina Wine Month. Celebrate everything you love about #NCWine!

In the Wine Light we celebrate North Carolina Wine Month!  Back in May for the third year, NC Wine Month 2022 looks to be even more festive than the 2022 version thanks to an improving pandemic!

Head out and visit wineries, vineyards, meaderies, and cideries in the month of May. 

Share your fun on social media.  Use the hashtags #NCWine and #NCWineMonth.  

If you’re looking for ideas on how to celebrate North Carolina Wine Month, check back here for a listing of special events and promotions and other ways to celebrate all month long!  

Here’s the list we have so far:

  • All month long!  – The official social media accounts of North Carolina Wine are holding giveways.  Check out @ncwines on Facebook and Instagram.  Three winners will be announced on each Monday of North Carolina Wine Month.
  • Sunday, May 1st – Tickets for the #NCWine Digital Media Summit go on sale.  The summit takes place on Monday, July 18th with pre-summit activities on Sunday, July 17th.  
  • Sunday, May 1st – Shelton Vineyards releases the Court of North Carolina, the next release in the Hallowed Places Collection.  This special North Carolina red wine blend was created in partnership with NC State University. It’s available exclusively on Shelton’s website and Tasting Room!
  • Wednesday, May 4th – Shelton Vineyards kicks off the first of its North Carolina Wine Month Winedown Wednesdays.  These will run weeks from 5pm – 8pm.
  • Thursday, May 5th – Hanover Park Vineyard begins a series of teacher appreciation events on Thursday afternoons in May.  Stop by for snacks and a glass of wine.  Look for later hours on Thursdays in May.  They’ll be open until 6:30pm.
  • Mother’s Day Weekend – Haze Gray Vineyards releases their 2021 Rosé.
  • Saturday, May 21st – Haze Gray Vineyards releases their 2019 Chambourcin.
  • Saturday, May 21st – The Yadkin Valley Wine Festival returns to Elkin Municipal Park in beautiful Elkin!  Look for over 16 wineries from which to sample!
  • Saturday, May 28th – Brandon Hills Vineyard releases their latest white wine, Oh La La, a white blend.  We got a sneak peak at this a few weeks back.  It’s the perfect wine for summer.


Posted by Joe Brock

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