February 11 & 12, 2017.  ” For The Love of Chocolate and Wine ” weekend

Join Dobbins Creek and the Vineyards of Swan Creek for our annual  “For The Love of Chocolate and Wine” weekend!  Hours are Sat. Feb.13th 12-5 pm and Sun. Feb. 14th 1-5 pm.  Dobbins Creek  Vineyards will be releasing our latest vintage 2014 Cabernet Franc and we will be pairing this with a Belgian dark chocolate wafer. This event is free so come join us and treat your Valentine to some free wine and chocolate!

February 25 & 26, 2017   “8th Annual Yadkin Winter Reds “ weekend.

This is a ticketed event sponsored by the Yadkin County Chamber of Commerce.  For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit the Chamber of Commerce website.

http://www.yadkinchamber.org/events-calendar.html

 

March 4 & 5, 2017.  ” Wine and Cheese ”  weekend.

Join Dobbins Creek and the Vineyards of Swan Creek Saturday, March 5th, 12-5pm and Sunday, March 6th, 1-5pm for our free annual wine and cheese event. Each vineyard will pair locally produced cheese from Ashe County NC with a local Swan Creek wine. Dobbins Creek will pair our award winning barrel fermented Chardonnay with an Ashe County medium cheddar. We will have a very limited amount of the medium cheddar for sale. Stop by for some great wine and cheese this weekend!

 

April 9 & 10, 2017   “Spring Wine Release” weekend.

Saturday April 8 and Sunday April 9.  Join Dobbins Creek Vineyards and our six partner members of the Vineyards of Swan Creek as we celebrate Spring.  Each vineyard will be releasing a new wine and will be pairing it with a food item.  Dobbins Creek will be releasing its new 2014 Merlot.  This is a free event so come by and try our new Merlot along with our other award winning wines.

 

May 5 thru May 7, 2017  “Spring Herb Festival” weekend.

Friday, May 5 thru Sunday, May 7.  Advance Tickets Required.  Join Dobbins Creek Vineyards and our partner members of the Vineyards of Swan Creek for our annual Herb Festival.  Purchase a ticket for $35 which will be good for one couple and bring it by each of the seven vineyards starting May 5 and going thru May 7th, 2017 between 12-5 pm  and receive a different 4″ potted herb at each stop.  Taste a food item prepared  at each vineyard with their chosen herb and pair it with two 1 ounce tastings of wine.  Dobbins Creek will be featuring Sweet Basil.   Only 30 tickets will be available for sale at each vineyard.  Call us at Dobbins Creek to purchase your ticket at 336-468-4770 or stop by our tasting room.  Tickets do sale quickly and as in the past, we expect all tickets will be sold prior to the event dates.

 

August 6 and 7,      “Swan Creek Riedel White Wine Tour”

Noon until 5pm both days

Prepaid tickets are ONLY $25.00 per person

 

The Swan Creek Vineyard AVA invite you to join us for an exclusive gourmet food and white wine pairing event. Riedel wine glasses are the world’s best and make every glass of wine a memorable experience. This exclusive summer event marries the expertise of Riedel glasses with the award winning white wines of the Swan Creek AVA.  Each ticket holder will receive a collector’s edition stemless Riedel wine glass at their first stop, and a gourmet food and wine pairing at each vineyard. Pre-purchase tickets are available at each vineyard for the exceptional value of only $25.00 per person.

Call us at Dobbins Creek to purchase your ticket at 336-468-4770 or stop by our tasting room.  Tickets will sale quickly.

Participating Vineyards along with wine and food selections:

Dobbins Creek Vineyards – Creamy Chicken Picante and Pasta paired with 2015 Dry Riesling.

Laurel Gray Vineyards – Warm Curried Crab Dip and Buttered Toast Points paired with 2014 Barrel Fermented Chardonnay.

Piccione Vineyards-Fresh Cantaloupe and Prosciutto Skewers topped with a Balsamic Glaze paired with 2014 Pinot Grigio. 

Raffaldini Vineyards –Peach, Goat Cheese, and Local Honey Tart paired with Vermentino Superiore.

Shadow Springs Vineyard – Tuscan Bean Salad with Sun-Dried Tomatoes, Sweet Red Peppers and Basil paired with 2014 Viognier.

Windsor Run Cellars – White Chocolate Cranberry Biscotti paired with Summer Breeze.

We look forward to sharing this very special wine tour with you. Due to limited availability we recommend you purchase your tickets as soon as possible to enjoy this fantastic event.

CHEERS!

 

October 8 & 9,    “Fall Harvest Festival” weekend.

Come celebrate the arrival of fall and the completion of the 2016 grape harvest with the Vineyards of Swan Creek.  This will be a two day free event on Saturday Oct 8 and Sunday Oct 9.  Dobbins Creek will be offering a complimentary wine selection with a light food item that pairs with the wine.  For details on other five vineyards participating, please check the Vineyards of Swan Creek website www.swancreekvineyards.com

 

November 19 and 20,      “Swan Creek Riedel Red Barrel Wine Tasting Tour”

Saturday and Sunday.  Noon until 5pm both days

Prepaid tickets are ONLY $35.00 per person.

The SEVEN vineyards within the Swan Creek Vineyard AVA invite you to join us for an exclusive gourmet food and red wine pairing event. Riedel wine glasses are the world’s best and make every glass of wine a memorable experience. This exclusive autumn event marries the expertise of Riedel glasses with the award winning wines of the Swan Creek AVA.  Each ticket holder will receive a collector’s edition stemmed Riedel wine glass at their first stop, and a gourmet food and wine pairing at each vineyard. Pre-purchase tickets are available at each vineyard for the exceptional value of only $35.00 per person.

Call us at Dobbins Creek to purchase your tickets at 336-468-4770 or stop by our tasting room to purchase.  Tickets will sale quickly for this popular event.

 

Participating Vineyards along with wine and food selections: 

Dobbins Creek Vineyards –We will be featuring our unreleased 2015 Merlot paired with a Balsamic Glazed Pork Tenderloin Mini Biscuit served with Fig Jam.

Laurel Gray Vineyards – Spicy Cheddar Cheese Straws and Black Cherry and Chocolate Mini Muffins will be paired with our 2015 Cabernet Franc.

Midnight Magdalena Vineyards- We are pairing our Merlot with Bacon Blue Cheese Pasta Salad with Roasted Vegetables, and Herbed Crostini with Goat Cheese Spread and Olive Tapenade.

Raffaldini Vineyards will feature Pancetta Wrapped Dates stuffed with Goat Cheese along with an Arugula Salad dressed with an aged Italian Balsamic. Our wine pairing will be 2015 Sangiovese Classico.

Piccione Vineyards – is highlighting our 2014 Nero and pairing it with a Rosemary and Garlic Roasted Pork Tenderloin and a Bruschetta with Brie, Nero Poached Pears, Arugula and Proscuitto.

Shadow Springs Vineyard –2015 Estate Chambourcin paired with Chorizo poached in Shadow Springs red wine and Sticky Dates stuffed with Lemon, Feta and Walnuts.

Windsor Run Cellars – Will feature our 2012 Midnight Run Port paired with Peach Glazed Meatballs and Chocolate Truffle Balls drizzled with White Chocolate.

We look forward to sharing this very special wine tour with you. Due to limited availability we recommend you purchase your tickets as soon as possible to enjoy this fantastic event.

 

December 10 & 11,   ” Holiday Open House” weekend.