Frequently Asked Questions
What are your open hours?
We are open 12pm - 6pm on Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays. Please check our events calendar before you visit, in case of early closings or time changes due to private events.
Do you accept reservations?
All of our seating is first come, first serve and reservations are not accepted. If you would like to host a party or event with us, please email our events team at email@example.com for information about a private rental outside of our normal business hours. To ensure a wonderful wine experience for all guests, we do not allow private events during our open hours (to include kids birthdays, engagement parties, bridal showers, baby showers, etc.).
Are wine tastings available?
We offer our 3-wine tasting flights at both bars throughout our open hours. Our Tasting Experience, which is a selection of 5 wine pours led by a senior tasting associate & hosted in our private room, is available by advanced reservation as availability is limited to ensure COVID safety; we usually book out 1-2 weeks in advance. Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to inquire about availability for a Tasting Experience for your visit.
Do you serve food?
We have small nibbles and fresh picnic boxes (snacking for 2 guests) available for purchase. Our large charcuterie boards (for 4 guests) are only available by pre-order with at least 3 days' notice; please e-mail us at email@example.com for more information about pre-ordering charcuterie. You may click here to view our full menu. There is also food available for purchase from our food truck vendors each Saturday & Sunday. To view a schedule of visiting food trucks, please click here.
May I bring my own food to enjoy?
At this time, small snacks are permitted at our outdoor seating areas. No coolers are permitted on the estate. No outside food is permitted inside our tasting room. Outside alcohol is strictly prohibited. We are a private business that serves food and alcohol, not a park. We are unable to store, chill, or warm up any food you may bring. If you would like to host an event with catering or large food platters, please reach out to our events team for policies and coordination via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
May I bring a cooler for outside food & drink?
Coolers are not permitted on our estate. We are a private business that serves food and alcohol, not a park. Due to a high number of guests attempting to consume outside alcohol on the property (in violation of ABC law) we are unable to permit coolers at any table. You are welcome to leave your cooler in your car and take out your snack items to enjoy at your table.
May I host a birthday or special occasion with décor at the winery?
To ensure a wonderful experience for all guests, we do not allow hosted events or outside décor during our open hours. You are welcome to visit and enjoy our wine with a small cake or cupcakes as part of your celebration; however, balloons, signage, tablecloths, floral arrangements, catering arrangements, etc. are not allowed during open hours. If you are looking to host a party or special event at the winery please click here for our private rentals information.
May I bring my dog?
Yes! Leashed & well-mannered dogs are always welcome at our outdoor areas. Due to Gaston County Environmental Health policy, only ADA service dogs are permitted inside the tasting room. Dogs must remain in your control at all times, please do not tie them to any furnishings or trees, and do not insert tie out stakes into lawn or gravel areas. Dogs are not permitted on any of the furnishings or tables at any time, and please be sure to pick up after your dog.
Are you family friendly?
Yes! Complimentary juice boxes & Goldfish crackers are available at the bar for children under 12 and we have non-alcoholic beverages including sparkling water, still water, and juices available for purchase as well. If you need a high chair, please don't hesitate to ask our staff for one. Guests under 21 are not permitted to purchase or consume alcohol at any time. Please be sure to supervise your children at all times as we are a working farm; children are not permitted to climb on or jump off of furnishings or go into the vineyard at any time.
Do you serve other drinks besides wine?
Yes! We also have a rotating tap for craft NC beer, as well as non-alcoholic options including juice, sparkling water, still water, tea, coffee, and soda. Please click here to view our full menu.
Do you offer table service?
All of our items are served bar style at one of our walk-up bars. Our associates will guide you through our menu, help you make your selections, and serve you right away so you may take your items to enjoy at your table. You may open a tab or close out immediately at time of purchase. All tabs left open at end of day will receive an automatic 20% gratuity charge.
Does your outdoor seating have cover?
Outdoor seating has minimal to no cover in most areas, and our picnic tables & lawn chairs offer no protection from wind or rain. During the summer our tables are covered by shade sails or cloth umbrellas, however these do not offer rain protection. Please check the weather and plan for your visit accordingly.
May I bring my own chairs or blankets to sit on?
Yes! Guests are welcome to bring their own chairs & blankets to sit on our lawn areas. Please note that beach umbrellas, pop up tents, tables, or any items that require staking into the ground are not permitted.
Do you have live music?
Yes, we do offer regular live original music performances on Sundays. There is no cover fee to enjoy live music performances during our open hours. To view a schedule of upcoming live music dates, please click here.
May I play background music on my own device?
To ensure a wonderful experience for all guests, we do not allow for guests to play amplified music on their own devices while visiting.
Is Uber or Lyft readily available in your area?
Due to our rural location, Uber and Lyft are not recommended as transportation options for pick up from the winery. For recommendations on private drivers and/or party bus & limo services familiar with the estate, please email us at email@example.com.
Are you ADA accessible?
Yes! We have accessible parking, seating, and facilities available.
Is your parking large enough to accommodate limos or buses?
Yes! We have ample parking, limos or buses have no trouble finding a parking spot.
Can I use the estate for photography sessions?
Yes! For information on our photography policies, please click here. To schedule a photography session please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Can I rent the estate for a private event?
Yes, the estate is available for private events rental outside of our open hours of 12pm - 6pm on Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays. We do not allow private events during our open hours (to include kids birthdays, engagement parties, bridal showers, baby showers, etc.). If you would like to host an event or bring a group with catering, decorations, and specialty arrangements please contact email@example.com or click here for our current rental pricing guide.
Do you host weddings?
Due to planned estate construction, we are not accepting wedding bookings until further notice.
For any other questions please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We look forward to welcoming you!
We look forward to welcoming you!