Due to an unprecedented demand, the 2021-22 Winter Wine & Beer Passports are SOLD OUT. Visitors are still encouraged to visit our wineries and breweries this winter, and this website has lots of info for arranging individual getaways to NC wine country.
Sip your way through Yadkin Valley wineries and breweries this winter via the Winter Wine & Beer Passport. The passport provides tastings, as well as other perks, all winter long in Surry County, North Carolina.
The passport program begins the day after Thanksgiving (Nov. 26, 2021) and runs through March 27, 2022. A one-time purchase of a Yadkin Valley Winter Wine & Beer Passport provides one tasting at each participating winery, brewery and distillery. Passport holders also receive a commemorative keepsake gift at their first tasting, as well as discounts at local restaurants, accommodations and merchants.
Participating wineries in the winter of 2021-22 are: Adagio Vineyards, Carolina Heritage, Elkin Creek, Golden Road, Grassy Creek, Haze Gray, Hidden Vineyard, Pilot Mountain, Roaring River, Round Peak, Serre Vineyards, Shelton Vineyards, Slightly Askew and Stony Knoll. The breweries are: Angry Troll, Skull Camp and Thirsty Souls. Mayberry Spirits is the distillery.
- Tastings at 14 wineries (profiles below)
- Tastings at 3 breweries (profiles below)
- Bonus tasting at 1 distillery (profile below)
- Commemorative keepsake gift
- Lodging discounts at 12 properties
- Discounts at local restaurants and retailers
Early bird purchase is $83 for an individual passport and $125 for a two-person passport through Thanksgiving (Nov. 25). Regular pricing begins the day after Thanksgiving with rates of $95 for an individual and $145 for two people. Estimated value of each passport is $350.
The passport makes a great gift for holidays, birthdays and anniversaries.
The 2021-2022 Yadkin Valley Winter Wine & Beer Passport can be purchased via the PayPal link above. Passports are then mailed to your address, or can be picked up at the Yadkin Valley Chamber of Commerce in Elkin, NC, during normal business hours (Monday through Friday).
Passport holders receive their commemorative keepsake during their first tasting.
Lodging discounts of 10% or more are available at the following accommodations: Byrd's Branch Campground, Elkin Creek Cabins at Elkin Creek Vineyard, Fairfield Inn & Suites Elkin, Frog Holler Cabins, Hampton Inn & Suites Dobson, Hampton Inn Mount Airy, Klondike Cabins at Grassy Creek Winery, Olde Farmhouse at Carolina Heritage Vineyard, RiverWalk RV Park, The Rockford Inn, Slightly Askew Winery House, and the Winery House and Vineyard Cabin at Round Peak Vineyards.
For more info, call the Yadkin Valley Chamber at 336-526-1111.
In addition to purchasing through this website, passports are available at the participating wineries, breweries and distillery.