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Enjoy a trip to the Surry County Wine Trail in North Carolina’s Yadkin Valley wine country. This getaway for two couples includes two nights in a vineyard cabin at Round

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Enjoy a trip to the Surry County Wine Trail in North Carolina’s Yadkin Valley wine country. This getaway for two couples includes two nights in a vineyard cabin at Round

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Enjoy a trip to the Surry County Wine Trail in North Carolina’s Yadkin Valley wine country. This getaway for two couples includes two nights in a vineyard cabin at Round

Surry County Wine Trail Getaway

Enjoy a trip to the Surry County Wine Trail in North Carolina’s Yadkin Valley wine country. This getaway for two couples includes two nights in a vineyard cabin at Round Peak Vineyards in Mount Airy, dinner for four at Old North State Winery, tastings at three wineries along the Surry County Wine Trail, and a special tasting of Yadkin Valley wines and craft beers with a certified sommelier at the Wisdom Table in downtown Elkin.


The Surry County Wine Trail showcases 18 wineries in and around the North Carolina Yadkin Valley towns of Mount Airy, Dobson, Elkin, and Pilot Mountain. These vineyards are set amidst the rolling foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. In addition to award-winning wineries, Surry County is home to miles and miles of kayaking waters, hiking trails, cycling routes, and trout-fishing waters. The beautiful region of the state is great for a socially distanced getaway. Check out Pilot Mountain State Park and the nearby state parks at Stone Mountain and Hanging Rock.

This story was published on Nov 11, 2020

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