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6 Unique Wineries in Lexington for Your Bucket List!

Published by Christina Riley. Last Updated on December 5, 2023.

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Primarily known for its signature style of NC barbecue, there are also some lovely wineries in Lexington to discover. Part of the Yadkin Valley, North Carolina’s first federally recognized wine region, four of these wineries are also featured in the Southern Gateway Wine Trail.

Ranging from French-style to the first Native American-owned winery, there are plenty of options for travelers looking to experience vineyards in Lexington.

This article features the best wineries in Lexington, from more prominent names to up-and-coming wineries. And, of course, enjoy the beautiful views and delectable wines! 

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Lexington NC Wineries Map

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Lexington, North Carolina, is a town in Davidson County in Central NC, about 20 miles from Winston-Salem and 35 miles from Greensboro. The town is also within a day trip from multiple cities, including:

You can visually plan your trip to these wineries in Lexington with the following maps:

List of Wineries in Lexington NC

These are among the best wineries in North Carolina, and we’re excited to share them with you! For this guide, we’ve listed these Lexington wineries alphabetically.

  • Childress Vineyards
  • Curran Alexander Vineyards
  • Junius Lindsay Vineyard
  • Native Vines Winery
  • Old Homeplace Vineyard
  • Weathervane Winery 

Before visiting these wineries, we highly recommend checking directly with each to confirm open hours, rules, and any other questions you may have.

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Childress Vineyards

Address: 1000 Childress Vineyards Rd, Lexington, NC
Phone Number: 336-236-9463
Great For Views and Dining

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One of the most recognizable names in North Carolina wine comes from Childress Vineyards. Opened by NASCAR legend Richard Childress, this Lexington winery has over 70 acres of vineyards and offers over 30 different wines. 

Childress Vineyards

Crushing grapes for many vineyards around the state, Childress Vineyards has an impressive facility for winemakers and guests to the estate. Childress is the only Lexington vineyard that also has a full dining restaurant.

A meal at The Bistro paired with an expertly poured wine experience is a must for any Lexington visitor. 

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Curran Alexander Vineyards

Address: 1697 South, NC-150, Lexington, NC
Phone Number: 919-641-7542
Great for A Hidden Gem!

Curran Alexander Vineyards has been a Lexington winery since 2001, but the farming of the land has been in the family for over 150 years.

At this Lexington winery, oenophiles will find European varietals, including Cabernet Franc, Merlot, and Pinot Grigio.

Curran Alexander Winery

The land at Curran Alexander is filled with history, and the family has done an excellent job highlighting it for visitors.

See the foundation stones where George Washington once dined, the cave where Daniel Boone found sanctuary, and countless more historical moments as you sip delicious wine. 

House at Curran

Make it a memorable weekend at these Lexington wineries by staying at the restored historic house built by Curran Alexander Snider (currently being restored).

The house has four bedrooms, each with an ensuite bathroom, offering a beautiful view of the vineyards. 

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Junius Lindsay Vineyard

Address: 385 Dr Zimmerman Rd
Phone Number: 336-764-4050
Great for Incredible French-style Reds

Junius Lindsay Vineyard is unlike any winery in Lexington, or even North Carolina. The grape varietals from this Lexington winery come from Rhone Valley in Southern France.

The fertile land was the owner’s grandfather, who started the Zimmerman Farm in 1896. Today, the best French-style wines are produced here.

Sip on delicate whites, bold reds, and incredible palate-bursting wines in the open-air tasting room. 

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Native Vines Winery 

Address: 1336 NC-150, Lexington, NC
Phone Number: 336-787-3688
Great For Trying Something New!

Native Vines Winery is the first American Indian-owned winery in the United States and sits on 36 beautiful acres. Owner and winemaker Darlene Gabbard is a member of the Lumbee tribe, the largest Native American tribe in the Eastern United States. 

Lexington is home to the Keyauwee Tribe of Indians, and Native Wines borders the old Waxhax Indian Trading Trail and Indian Grave Creek. 

Find award-winning vitas vinifera, fruit blends, and a unique line of Green Tea wines! 

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Old Homeplace Vineyard

Address: 623 McGee Rd, Winston-Salem, NC
Phone Number: 336-399-7293
Great for Families and Groups!

Starting as a tobacco farm, Old Homeplace Vineyard grows wines for everyone. Sitting between a calm 1200-acre lake and 48 acres of rolling hill, Old Homeplace Vineyard welcomes all wine lovers for a sip and stay.

Offering dry, semi-sweet, muscadine, and fruit wines, there is a glass for everyone at this Lexington winery.

As a dry wine drinker, I enjoy their Firefly, a Bordeaux-style heritage of Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petite Verdot, and Malbec. 

And if you are looking for an event space in Lexington, Old Homeplace has a 5600-square-foot barn that is an excellent location for reunions, weddings, and special events! 

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Weathervane Winery 

Address: 1452 Welcome-Arcadia Rd
Phone Number: 336-701-5235
Great for the vibe!

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Starting as a hobby in 2003, Weathervane Winery became a thriving winery in Lexington in 2008. Known for its sweeter wines, Weathervane has a beautiful outdoor space that often serves as a venue for their weekly events.

Come for music bingo, and live music, and check out their adorable cabins to make it a memorable weekend. 

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Ready to Visit These Wineries in Lexington NC?

Today, Lexington wineries are helping to bring visitors from all across the state. Whether you’re seeking a day trip from Greensboro or anywhere else in North Carolina, they’re waiting to serve you.

While in Lexington, visit Uptown and the local businesses that help create a wonderful and kind community. Before we share one of those businesses, we’d love to hear from you!

Do you have any memorable experiences to share from these Lexington NC wineries? Let us know in the comments.

Don’t forget to share your Lexington adventures in our North Carolina Travel Facebook Group!

How to Visit These Lexington Wineries

If you’d like a Lexington winery sampling, why not join a tour? And do we have a company that’s perfect for this adventure? Absolutely!

Uncorked Touring Company

Phone Number: 336-986-3969

Uncorked Wine Tour 1

Take all the fuss out of driving around wineries and let Uncorked take you around these wineries in Lexington! There are multiple tour options, including private wine tours and ride-share options. 

Board the shuttle and enjoy your time in Lexington sipping through the vines! 

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