North Carolina Winery Tour

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  • 4-5 Hrs
  • Group Size: 6-50
  • All Year Round

North Carolina winery tour adventures

Join us for a North Carolina winery tour and celebrate a date night, bachelorette party, retirement, family, or a weekend away while sampling our favorite local beverages along the way. Our standard tour includes visits to three Asheville area vineyards. With safe and reliable transportation provided, you can sit back, relax and just have fun. 

Included:

  • Round trip transportation*
  • Tastings at two of your three stops Let’s just say that the pours at the first couple of locations are generous so we like to leave the third-stop beverage choice up to you

Want to include specific vineyards on your Asheville wine tours? If you have “must-see” wineries in mind or want to craft a full day catered to your group’s interests, we’re always happy to create a custom experience. Reach out any time!

Private winery tour prices
  • Groups of 1-5 = $780 Total
  • Groups of 6+ = $130/person
  • On a budget? Contact Us to ask about Public Options

*Round trip transport is included for pick up locations within a 10-mile radius of downtown Asheville. For locations more than 10 miles from downtown, an additional transport fee will apply*

Making a day of it? Don’t go hungry!

Let us handle lunch for you! Though food trucks are sometimes available on-site, planning ahead can save you the hassle of individually ordering, waiting on food, feeling rushed before heading to your next stop, etc. Don’t worry…we’ve got you!

Add on a box lunch for just $15/person or have a gorgeous charcuterie board full of local goodies delivered and ready for you along the route for $25/person. You can add these options on during your instant-booking process by clicking the Book Now button above or Contact Us to customize your day!

Covid Considerations

Your safety and the safety of our guides and community is of the utmost importance. To that end, we’ve taken a close look at our policies and procedures and have updated protocols for each tour, service, and experience we offer.

The following points are specific to Winery Tours:

1Private tours available

Concerned about joining a public tour? No worries! Private winery tours for your group are available daily pending guide/driver availability.

2Sanitation of transportation

The interior of every vehicle is fogged with a special sanitizing solution prior to every tour. All touchable surfaces, handrails etc, are cleaned and sanitized throughout the day.

3Guides & Drivers

All drivers will be required to wear masks until advised otherwise by the CDC and will complete a health screening questionnaire as recommended by the CDC and mandated in our county.

4Wineries

All wineries will operate according to regulations mandated by local/federal government, CDC, and industry standards. Modifications may include reduced occupancy, tables and tasting areas set up with social distancing requirements in mind, limited use of indoor spaces, increased cleaning/sanitation protocols, and more. If you have specific questions or concerns, we are happy to take your questions to our winery partners. Just let us know!

5Your role

Out of respect for our guides/drivers, masks are required when you are in the vehicle and moving around at the wineries (ie: anytime you’re not seated at your table).

We’re committed to doing our part to care for our employees, community, and guests and we cannot do it alone. As part of our shared responsibility, we expect you to: communicate clearly with us regarding any health concerns you may have; if you feel ill, have Covid related symptoms, or have recently cared for someone with Covid-19, please stay home and alert us 24hrs or more in advance when possible (we will issue you a refund in full); be patient with, understanding, and supportive of new procedures in place. These policies are meant to keep all involved as safe as possible and to support our business in remaining open!

To learn about our more general, overarching policies, please visit this post. To learn about what Asheville is doing as a community, read the Asheville Cares Stay Safe Pledge, a pledge we are proud to participate in.

FAQ

1What is/isn't included?

Included in your winery tour:

  • Round trip transportation from a set meeting point (for public tours) or from your location (for private tours)
  • Tastings at two wineries

Not included in the winery tour:

  • Food: you are welcome to bring your own lunch/snacks or we’re happy to provide a delicious box lunch at an affordable rate. Some wineries also have a food truck on site depending on the season.
  • Driver/Guide Gratuity: gratuity is never obligatory but is appreciated. Another great way to show gratitude for your guide is to leave a review on TripAdvisor, Google, or Yelp and mention him/her by name.

2Which wineries will I visit?

Our tours focus on wineries and craft beverages in Henderson County. Your tour typically includes three of the following (actual combination depends on the day/season/group size).

  • Burntshirt Vineyards
  • St Paul Winery
  • Marked Tree
  • Stone Ashe
  • Point Lookout
  • Sierra Nevada Brewery
  • Bold Rock Cider

Note that tastings are included at two wineries only. Beverages at Sierra Nevada or Bold Rock are not included.

For private tours, let us know if you see a “must-visit” winery on the list and we’ll make sure to include it!

3Where do we meet?

Private Groups: we’ll come to you! Winery Tours for private groups include round trip transportation from your accommodations. Note that locations more than 10 miles from downtown Asheville incur an additional travel fee.

Public Tours: your meeting point depends on which day of the week you’re visiting. Your Asheville Wellness Tours travel concierge will send you details with your confirmation.

4We're a small group but would like a private tour. Can you accommodate us?

Absolutely! Our private winery tours can be reserved for solo adventurers or groups as large as….well, the sky is nearly the limit. For parties of 1-4, the price is $520 total. This includes approximately 5hrs of private transportation and tastings at two of your three stops.

On a budget? Contact us to inquire about public tour options!

Use the “book now” button to request your ideal tour date instantly. An Asheville Wellness Tours concierge will be in touch to finalize details like where to pick you up, winery preferences, and any special requests.

5What if we have non-drinkers in the group?

Have non-drinkers in the group?  We offer reduced rates for “rider only” guests. Note that all guests partaking in tastings must be 21+

6What is the cancellation policy?

Cancellations more than 7 days in advance of your travel dates are refundable minus a $25/person administrative fee plus any fees charged by our local partners. Cancellations from 7-0 days prior to travel are non-refundable.

NOTE: If individual members of your party need to cancel due to Covid, we will refund that group member in full provided minimum thresholds for group size are met (ie: we have a minimum charge of $300 for private winery tours). These minimums ensure all experience providers, guides, instructors, etc are paid a living wage for their work. Thank you for your understanding as we strive to remain as flexible as possible in uncertain times!

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