Grandfather Vineyard & Winery, Banner Elk

(4.5/5 based on 200+ reviews on the web)
Grandfather Vineyard & Winery is located in Banner Elk. Grandfather Vineyard & Winery is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our world travel planner, Banner Elk Edition.
Create a full Banner Elk itinerary

Plan your trip to Banner Elk

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.
  • My husband and I visited just after Christmas and the place was packed! The tastings felt hurried because staff were trying to attend to everyone as quickly as possible. Nevertheless, we made several ...  more »
  • We enjoyed our visit to this winery during the holidays. It was a place for all to enjoy even pets. Outdoor seating by the river, fire pit, and under a canopy. Indoor seating is very limited. The staf...  more »
  • Very friendly and knowledgeable staff. From the wine tasting to sitting by and listening the creek,our visit was nice. You can sit inside the pet friendly tasting room and purchase a chunk of cheese a...  more »
  • We enjoyed wine tastings with friends, it was great that they had multiple wine tasting menus. The vineyards are beautiful and the creek was a nice place to relax while enjoying a wonderful glass of wine!
  • Beautiful vineyard with great wine and an incredible location. Beautiful creekside seating along with a patio often filled with wine enthusiasts. Excellent place to bring lunch, relax, and enjoy a bite with a great bottle of vino.
  • Our first time left a lasting impression, and the weather was even overcast. So many idyllic areas to relax and enjoy your wine, and the selection itself is very well balanced. They even started selling ciders as part of a joint partnership with ASUs fermentation group. Make sure to say hello to the friendly border collie roaming the property.
  • Beautiful scenery and great wine. Lots of outdoor seating and a very pretty creek. This is a great place to bring your dog and relax.
  • Sally is the family matriarch and quite a lovely lady both in spirit and good looks! The hospitality here is second to none, the ambiance, the setting and all the buildings combine to make this a place in the high country that you shouldn't miss!