North Carolina Wines

What sets our NC winery apart?

Believe it or not, North Carolina’s history with wine and vineyards is relatively short. What started as only a handful of wineries and vineyards in the 1990’s has accelerated into more than 500 wineries and almost 200 vineyards today across the state, from the Piedmont to the High Country. Located in North Carolina’s wine county, we are proud to be part of  growing list of local wineries and vineyards!

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Our Wines

Our North Carolina Winery

You don’t have to drive all the way to the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains to find great North Carolina wineries. Our vineyard is just a short drive from Winston-Salem, NC, and convenient to Charlotte, Greensboro, and other areas in the North Carolina Piedmont region. Come see us on your next wine trail!

Red Wines

The right red wine can turn a good dinner into an excellent meal, or add just the right touch to an evening with friends. From light and elegant to bold and flavorful, our selection of award-winning red wines has something for every palette and every occasion. Our most popular wine, Category 5, is a robust blend with flavors that will hit you like a storm; it’s a customer favorite and a must-try!

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2019 Reserve Petit Verdot

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White Wines

Sit back and unwind with a light and refreshing glass of white wine from RayLen. Our selection of white wines has won more than 117 awards and counting. From Riesling to Chardonnay and everything in between, our wines are carefully crafted into a perfect tasting experience. Be sure to taste our White Carolinius, a medium-dry blend that is sure to please.

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2019 Reserve Barrel Chardonnay

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From delightfully sweet rosé to crisp and bubbly Sparkling Brut, you’re sure to find something you’ll love at RayLen!

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Where to Try Our Wines

The best way to discover our North Carolina winery is to taste our wines for yourself! Whether you’re a local regular joining us for one of our many events, or a tourist joining us for a wine tasting while you pass through the area.

Tastings

Our winery tasting room is open seven days a week for public tastings. There’s no need to book ahead–just stop by and we’ll have a glass ready for you!

Wine Tasting
Tasting Room HoursMonday - Saturday: 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM | Sunday: 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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Our Wine Tasting PricesRed or White Flights are $8 each and include a sample of 6-8 wines.
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Extended FlightsOur Extended Flight is $15 and combines our Red and White Flights, and you’ll receive a souvenir glass to take home.

Our Events

There’s always something special planned at RayLen Vineyards and Winery! Check out our winery events page each month to see what’s coming up, or follow us on Facebook to stay connected and up to date on what’s new. Our events happen year-round at the vineyard and include things like live music, vendor festivals, and our annual oyster roast. Case Club members can take advantage of exclusive events and discounts on both tickets and wine!

31oct11:00 am6:00 pmGhosts Goblins & Grapes Halloween Celebration11:00 am - 6:00 pm

07nov12:00 pm4:00 pmMusic in the Vineyard- The Doug Davis Trio12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

12nov6:00 pm8:00 pmMember/Guest Night- November6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Planning Your Event

RayLen Vineyards is the perfect location to enjoy your next private event by offering an intimate, outdoor/indoor, scenic views, a comfortably furnished patio, and a covered pavilion for dining while musicians or DJs entertain. Our friendly staff is ready to offer tastings of our award-winning wines for your employees, friends, or family.

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Whether you’re planning an upscale event with an extended guest list, or a more intimate gathering of your closest friends, we have many options to meet your needs!

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Weddings at RayLen Vineyards

What better place to say “I do” than surrounded by 100 acres of rolling hills and breathtaking views? Our winery and vineyards are the perfect backdrop for your special day. We can cater to weddings of all sizes, both outdoor or beneath a covered pavilion. Take a look at our wedding packages and get in touch with our Event Coordinator to learn more.

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Where to Buy Our Wines

Local stores & restaurants
If you’re local to Winston-Salem, NC and surrounding areas, you don’t have to drive to Mocksville to try our wines! Look for us on the wine menu at local restaurants such as Rooster’s – A Noble Grille, or Village Tavern.

Order Wine Online
Stock up on your favorite RayLen wines for your next party or special occasion, or try something new delivered right to your door. Whether you want to order a bottle or a case, our online store features all our available wines at a great price.

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Purchase a full case (12 bottles) for 10% off and automatic membership into our Case Club!

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