Celebrate Spring At 5 Davie County Wineries!

Whether it’s a festival, special tasting, or simply a beautiful day to enjoy nature and unwind with family and friends, spring is the perfect time of year to visit all five Davie County wineries and vineyards. Here are some “grape” events coming up soon!

April Vineyard Events

Chestnut Trail Vineyard’s Music From The Porch – The Stanley Allred Project

Saturday, April 16, 2016 from 3-6 pm.

Chestnut Trail VineyardsEnjoy everything from The Eagles to Incubus, as The Stanley Allred Project plays a variety of pop and country music with 3-part harmony vocals. The band always has a good time when they play, often having the audience join in with some percussion instruments on a song or two. Bring a lawn chair and a picnic to enjoy great live music and a relaxed atmosphere suitable for the whole family. Wine will be available to purchase by the bottle or glass. Other non-alcoholic beverages, popcorn and snacks will also be available to purchase. Leashed and well behaved pets are welcome. **NO outside alcohol or smoking allowed on the property.**

Chestnut Trail Vineyard is located at 640 Cedar Grove Church Rd, Mocksville. Spring and Summer hours are Friday 4-7 pm, Saturday 1-7 pm. For more information, call  Chestnut Trail at  336.655.4755 or visit www.chestnuttrail.com

Misty Creek Vineyards Concert – Mood Swingz

Saturday, April 16, 2016 from 2-4 pm

Misty Creek Wine and VineyardsGrab a glass of wine and enjoy the music of Mood Swingz. Husband and wife duo, Bob and Liz Spencer, will entertain you with their original music as well as a number of oldies but goodies.  Misty Creek favorites, the Spencers will also perform on  April 30 and May 14 from 2-4 pm.

During tastings, you’ll enjoy a panoramic view of our farm, and maybe later venture out for a self-guided tour of our vineyards. The vineyard is child, family and dog friendly, and on a given Saturday you’ll find a happy mix of pups, kids and folks who enjoy good wine.

Misty Creek Farm & Vineyards is located at 710 Wyo Road, Mocksville. Hours are Friday 4-8 pm, Saturday 10am-8pm, and Sunday 2-6 pm. For more information, call Misty Creek at 336-998-3303 or visit www.mistycreekwines.com .

RayLen Vineyards and Winery Spring Fling Local Market

Saturday, April 16, 2016 from 11 am- 5 pm.

Raylen Wines and VineyardSupport your local businesses by shopping at RayLen Vineyards Spring Fling Local Market. Local favorites in attendance will include Laura’s Secret, Carolina Monthly, Twin City Hive Coffee Lounge, Batistini Farms, Log Cabin Naturals, Glover Studios, Scents of Southern Market Collections, Originate Handcrafted Jewelry and Felted Wool Designs. Plus, enjoy the delicious Food Freaks of NC on site all afternoon with musical stylings from local artist Colin Allured while you shop. Enjoy great wine and go local on April 16th at RayLen! Event entry is complimentary and open to the public. Rain or shine. Please no outside alcohol. Picnic baskets and lawn chairs permitted.

RayLen Vineyards & Winery is located at 3577 US-158 in Mocksville. Raylen’s spring and summer hours are: 11 am to 6 pm – Monday to Saturday, 12 to 5 pm – Sundays. For more information about the winery, call (336) 998-3100 or visit www.raylenvineyards.com.

RayLen  “Girls Just Want to Have Wine” Night

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 from 6-8 pm.

It’s ladies night! Grab your closest friends and wine down Wednesday. Shop local vendors including Laura’s Secret, Originate Handcrafted Jewelry, Twin City Hive Coffee Lounge and massages by The Lavender Room while sipping on a complimentary glass of RayLen wine. This event is complimentary and open to the public.

RayLen Sunset Wine Dinner

Friday, April 29, 2016 from 7-9 pm.

Spring is finally here! Celebrate with a delightful four course dinner paired perfectly with RayLen’s newest vintages while you enjoy acoustic musical entertainment and a peaceful sunset among the vines. Dinner will be hosted in RayLen’s Pavilion. First course begins promptly at 7pm. Reservations required by April 25th and space is limited. $80 per person. Tickets may be purchased by visiting www.tempotickets.com/sunsetdinner or by calling the tasting room at 336-998-3100.

May Vineyard Events

Misty Creek Vineyards Concert- Summerfield Band

Saturday, May 8, 2016 from 2-4 pm.

Celebrate Mother’s Day with a glass of wine and a concert. The Summerfield Band  will entertain mom with a variety of Irish folk tunes as well as mandolin music.   

RayLen Mimosas For Mom Brunch

Saturday May 8, 2016 at 12:30 pm and 1:15 pm

Celebrate your Mother this year at RayLen Vineyards & Winery. D & F Catering will be providing a delicious spring brunch, the perfect way to show your mother how much she means to you! Ticket purchase will include buffet brunch and two glasses of wine. Reservations are required. Event is rain or shine. Seatings will be at 12:30 PM and 1:15 PM. Tickets will be $35 per person, and $25 without alcohol. Reservations are required by May 5th. Space is limited. Tickets can be purchased by visiting www.tempotickets.com/mothersday16 or by calling the tasting room at 336.998.3100.

RayLen Friday Night Live

Friday, May 13, 2016 5:30- 8:30 pm

RayLen Vineyards & Winery Friday Night Lives are back! Schedule listed below. This series of events is complimentary and open to the public. Join in this summer for great music, wine and food! Every other Friday on the below listed dates from 5:30pm-8:30pm. Picnic baskets and chairs welcome, please no outside alcohol. Rain or shine.

5/13 Ghassan’s // Jessica Mashburn Music
6/10 Food Freaks of NC // Will Jones
6/24 Giannos of High Point // Colin Allured
7/8 Camel City Grill // Wendy Wooten
7/22 Food Freaks of NC // Karoke Night with Tiger Paw Entertainment
8/12 TBD // Jessica Mashburn Music

RayLen Drinks and Dogs

Saturday, May 21, 2016 from 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Bring your best doggie friend out to RayLen Vineyards & Winery for a fun and furry day supporting Humane Society of Davie County! Gunny Smitty’s Hot Dogs will be serving up some great hot “dogs” alongside your favorite dog-friendly vendors including Carolina Monthly & Aristopets plus Laura’s Secret. And don’t forget to grab a picture with your pup from The Portrait Gallery, snapping memorable moments all afternoon! Mark your calender for a doggy day to remember! The Humane Society of Davie County will be on site with a few adoptable dogs for a meet and greet with information on how you can become a sponsor or adopt! Friendly, vaccinated and leashed pups only please! Donations will be accepted for admission. Below you will find the Humane Society wish list. Each person may bring any of the below items or a monetary donation of 5 dollars per person (minimum, please feel free to donate more!) for event entry. Entry includes a complimentary glass of wine. Event is rain or shine. All proceeds go to the Humane Society of Davie County. HSDC Wishlist: Pedigree Puppy Food; Purina One Adult Cat Food Salmon Flavor; Purina Kitten Chow; Small, Medium, & Large collars; Small, Medium, & Large harnesses; Paper Towels; Bleach;;Toilet Paper; White Distilled Vinegar; Finish All in One Dish Soap; Laundry Soap; Dog & Cat Toys; New or gently used Blankets & Towels.

RayLen Blues & BBQ Festival

Saturday,  May 28, 2016 11:00 am- 5:00 pm

Join RayLen Vineyards & Winery for their annual Blues & BBQ Festival! Celebrate with blues band Abe Reid and The Spikedrivers. Bullzhead Branz Sauce Co. will be serving up delicious BBQ for purchase all day long! Event is rain or shine. No outside alcohol or coolers please. Picnic baskets and chairs permitted. $5 Advance Tickets // $10 At the Gate Complimentary to members with advance purchase only. Advance tickets available until April 26th at 11pm. Ticket purchase includes parking, entertainment and one complimentary glass of wine or featured wine tasting. Please call the tasting room to purchase at 3369983100 or visit www.tempotickets.com/bluesandbbq16

Garden Gate Wine and VineyardGarden Gate Vineyard

Any day is a great day to enjoy a glass of wine and the beauty of nature at Garden Gate Vineyard. They offer a delightful variety of Muscadine and fruit wines as well as sangria and mulled wine. Tastings are free or $5 if you would like a souvenir glass.

The vineyard is located at 261 Scenic Drive in Mocksville. The tasting room is open Wednesday-Saturday from 12-5 and by appointment. For more information, call 336-751-3794 or visit www.gardengatevineyards.com

Lazy Elm

Lazy Elm VineyardEnjoy the perfect sunset while sipping the perfect wine at Lazy Elm. For $7 you may sample all 9 wines, including a unique port-style dessert wine and keep your glass as a souvenir.

The vineyard is located at 523 Danner Road, Mocksville. The wine tasting room is open Monday – Friday by appointment; Saturday 12:00pm – 6:00pm ‘ish: Sunday 12:00pm – 6:00pm ‘ish! For more information, call (336) 909-4914 or visit www.lazyelm.com.

Davie County Winery Hours and Locations

Chestnut Trail Vineyard
Chestnut Trail Vineyard is located at 640 Cedar Grove Church Rd, Mocksville. Spring and Summer hours are Friday 4-7 pm, Saturday 1-7 pm. For more information, call  Chestnut Trail at  336.655.4755 or visit www.chestnuttrail.com

Garden Gate Vineyard
The Garden Gate Vineyard is located at 261 Scenic Drive in Mocksville. The tasting room is open Wednesday-Saturday from 12-5 and by appointment. For more information, call
336-751-3794 or visit www.gardengatevineyards.com

Lazy Elm Vineyard
The Lazy Elm Vineyard is located at 523 Danner Road, Mocksville. The wine tasting room is open 
Monday – Friday by appointment; Saturday 12:00pm – 6:00pm ‘ish: Sunday 12:00pm – 6:00pm ‘ish! For more information, call (336) 909-4914 or visit www.lazyelm.com.

Misty Creek Farm & Vineyards
Misty Creek Farm & Vineyards is located at 710 Wyo Road, Mocksville. Hours are Friday
4-8 pm, Saturday 10am-8pm, and Sunday 2-6 pm. For more information, call Misty Creek at 336-998-3303 or visit www.mistycreekwines.com.

RayLen Vineyards and Winery
RayLen Vineyards & Winery is located at 3577 US-158 in Mocksville. Raylen’s spring and summer hours are: 11 am to 6 pm – Monday to Saturday, 12 to 5 pm – Sundays. For more information about the winery, call (336) 998-3100 or visit
www.raylenvineyards.com.