Hendersonville NC 28792
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Since 2009, Burntshirt Vineyards has produced award-winning wines on 19 acres of planted vineyards in the Blue Ridge region of the Appalachian Mountains, where visitors can taste wines, tour the vineyards, and enjoy scenic mountain views throughout the year. At 2200 feet above sea level, Burntshirt sits on a former apple orchard where vines have access to maximum sunlight.
Best and worst time to go to Burntshirt Vineyards
Saturdays in the spring and summer are very popular at Burntshirt Vineyards, when visitors can enjoy live music and food from local food trucks. Guests who wish to receive more personalized attention can visit on weekdays, which aren't typically as busy.
Admission to Burntshirt Vineyards
Burntshirt Vineyards does not charge admission to tour the winery. Wine tasting fees are $7.00 per person and include a selection of seven wines and a souvenir glass. Gourmet boxed lunches are available for purchase for $9.99 per person for visitors who wish to enjoy a picnic on the grounds.
Must see/do at Burntshirt Vineyards
Tours of the winery and production facility are a highlight at Burntshirt Vineyards. Offered at 2 p.m. daily, tours are complimentary and last about 30 minutes.
Other places to visit near Burntshirt Vineyards
Burntshirt Vineyards is located in the Apple Valley region of Hendersonville, close to several local apple orchards that offer tours and fruit picking during warmer months. Visitors can also shop and eat in Hendersonville's historic downtown district.
Insider tip for visitors to Burntshirt Vineyards
Burntshirt Vineyards' signature white wine, Gruner Veltliner, has won multiple awards and is available for tasting in their tasting room which overlooks the vineyard.
Author's bio: Carolyn B. Fraiser is a freelance journalist, photographer, and publications specialist in Asheville, North Carolina. Follow her on Twitter @carolynbfraiser.