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mountainsAsheville, NC, is the quintessential city for the western North Carolina experience. The location is in the mountains, making it the perfect getaway destination

When it comes to wineries, Asheville has a number of quality wineries and vineyards that are all less than an hour’s drive from the city. If you plan to visit Asheville and want to check out the winery scene, here are some options to definitely consider. 

Best Wine Tasting Vineyards

Addison Farms Vineyard

This 4th generation family-owned vineyard and winery is located 17 miles northwest of Asheville. Sample wines from their six grape varieties at the Tasting Room with beautiful, scenic mountain views. Current varieties include Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Sangiovese, Montepulciano, Petit Verdot, and Petit Manseng. 

Experience a personal tour and tasting that takes you behind-the-scenes in the winery, barrel room, and vineyard with tasting throughout the tour. Additionally, the farm is a wedding and event venue and offers several public events throughout the season. 

Biltmore Winery

Discover Biltmore Estate, America’s largest private home and century-old gardens, located here in Asheville, NC. Explore the 8,000-acre backyard through a variety of activities and visit the Antler Hill Village, which features the award-winning Biltmore Winery. 

Antler Hill Village provides a relaxing place for dining, shopping, historical exhibits, and enjoying a luxurious getaway at the four-star inn, Inn on Biltmore Estate. Included in admission to Biltmore Estate, sample wines in the Tasting Room and enjoy special tastings and a variety of tours. Shop for all the Biltmore wines and plenty of gift items. 

Burntshirt Vineyards

Burntshirt offers magnificent views of the Blue Ridge Mountains from patios overlooking their vineyards at the highest altitudes on the East Coast. Located in Hendersonville, you can savor their award-winning wines that are estate-grown, produced, and bottles at the state-of-the-art winery. Explore the picnic grounds and lush gardens surrounding the Tasting Room. 

The Summit Event Center is nestled among landscaped gardens overlooking 20 acres of grapevines. You can reserve this spot for special events, parties, and weddings.

Saint Paul Mountain Vineyards

Located in the heart of Hendersonville, apple country, and 25 miles south of downtown Asheville is Saint Paul Mountain Vineyards. Across five acres of grapevines at 2,300 feet elevation, this vineyard includes several different French varietals, Vidal Blanc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot, and Petit Verdot. 

The Tasting Room includes a walnut bar, a spacious area for indoor seating, and a patio overlooking the vineyard. 

Shop Vineyard Wines at Metro Wines

With so many wineries located around Asheville, there are plenty of options for you to create the perfect Asheville wine tour. You can also find vineyard wines at Metro Wines. We carry a wide selection of wines focusing on pairing just the right wine with any dish or event. 

Join our weekly tastings and come see us. We also offer immediate delivery on a select number of wines during shop hours. To browse our wine selection, visit our website or stop by our location