The winemaking traditions of a family-owned vineyard in northwestern North Carolina stretch back to New York City in the early 20th century and, before that, to the fertile hills of Italy.
Made in NC: From Scraps to Fashion
A Lee County couple has turned a love of bags and a talent for upcycling old military gear into a career.
Breakfast for Supper
Growing up in Greensboro, one chef and writer found that winter nights didn’t seem so long when her family sat down to pancakes, liver pudding, and grits for supper. Decades later, she finds inspiration in those simple comforts.
Made in NC: Where There’s Smoke
Early on, a woodworker in Rowan County learned to infuse his projects with a blend of art, science, and ingenuity. Then, a chance request sparked the idea to add smoke and spirits to the mix.
The 1980s: A Judge of Fine Character
From his childhood on a farm in Richmond County to his barrier-breaking achievements on the North Carolina Supreme Court, Henry Frye builds his life and career on a foundation of hard work and integrity.
Musicians Who Move Us
The tunes created by these talented North Carolinians fill our homes and hearts all year. During Black History Month, especially, we love to celebrate their legacies.
From Elizabeth Hudson: Finding a Calling
Technology has certainly changed, but the gift of connection still provides a lifeline.
Making the Honor Roll
In 1902, African American educator Charlotte Hawkins Brown founded a groundbreaking school in Sedalia. Today, her legacy lives on.
Meet Our Makers
Each year, Our State celebrates the very best in North Carolina craftsmanship with the Made in NC Awards. Meet the five talented artisans who won top honors in 2021.