January 27 & 28, 2018   “9th Annual Yadkin Winter Reds “

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

 

February 10 & 11, 2018.      For The Love of Chocolate and Wine ”   FREE EVENT!

Join Dobbins Creek and our partner vineyards of the Swan Creek Wine Trail for our annual  “For The Love of Chocolate and Wine” weekend!  Hours are Sat. Feb.10th 12-5 pm and Sun. Feb. 11th 1-5 pm.  This event is free so come join us and treat your Valentine to some free wine and chocolate!

Participating vineyards:  Dobbins Creek, Laurel Gray, Shadow Springs and Windsor Run.

 

March 3 & 4, 2018.        Wine and Cheese “   FREE EVENT!

Join Dobbins Creek and our partner vineyards of the Swan Creek Wine Trail  Saturday, March 3rd, 12-5pm and Sunday, March 4th, 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. Stop by for some great wine and cheese this weekend!

Participating vineyards:  Dobbins Creek, Laurel Gray, Shadow Springs and Windsor Run.

 

April 14 and 15, 2018.     “Spring Wine Release.”      Free Event!

Join Dobbins Creek and our partner vineyards of the Swan Creek Wine Trail as we celebrate the arrival of Spring.  Hours are 11am – 5pm Saturday and 1pm – 5pm Sunday.  Dobbins Creek will be releasing its highly anticipated 2015 Cabernet Franc for this event and will be pairing it with a complimenting light food item.  For our customers that have been waiting for this release, here is your chance to taste the latest vintage that continues the legacy of excellent Francs produced on our estate.

Participating vineyards:  Dobbins Creek, Laurel Gray, Shadow Springs and Windsor Run.

 

April 14, 2018.  6:30 pm   “Swan Creek Wine Trail French Quarters Wine Dinner” at Shadow Springs Vineyards.          TICKETED EVENT.

Reserve your seats for a Provence, France inspired wine dinner with the owners from Laurel Gray, Dobbins Creek, Shadow Springs and Windsor Run. This is the first dinner of four, all with a French influence. Other dinners are planned for July, October and February. Seating for our April 14th dinner will begin at 6:30pm with appetizers, salad, main course and dessert course. Each course will feature a wine from one of the four vineyards which pairs perfectly with the dish being served. (Total of appox. 14 oz. wine per person) Very limited seating, so call Shadow Springs with your reservation at 336-468-5000.

ONLY $55.00 plus tax per person (Includes gratuity)

Menu

First Course

Creamy Goat Cheese, Olive Tapenade with Buttery Crostini

Dobbins Creek Vineyards – Riesling

 

Second Course

Salad Nicoise

(mixed greens, tomatoes, sliced egg, baby green beans and olives, dressed with a vinaigrette)

Laurel Gray Vineyards – Viognier

 

Third Course

Seafood Bouillabaisse

Beef Burgundy

Ratatouille (fresh eggplant and vegetable casserole)

Creamy Boiled Potatoes

Croissant Rolls

Shadow Springs Vineyard – Crimson Sunset

 

Dessert Course

Flaky Crème Puff with Decadent Chocolate Sauce

Windsor Run Cellars – Cherry Smash

 

 

May 5 &  6, 2018.       Spring Herb Festival”        TICKETED EVENT.

Saturday, May 5 thru Sunday, May 6.  Advance Tickets Required.  Join Dobbins Creek Vineyards and our partner vineyards of the Swan Creek Wine Trail for our annual Herb Festival.   Tickets cost $25 and are good for 2 people and one 4″ potted herb from each vineyard.  Each vineyard will be featuring a different herb and pairing a food item showcasing their herb and pairing it with a selected wine.  This year Dobbins Creek will be featuring Sweet Basil.  Tickets are on sale now and sell quickly.  Please call the tasting room at 336-468-4770 to reserve your tickets.

Participating vineyards:  Dobbins Creek, Laurel Gray, Shadow Springs and Windsor Run.

 

 

June 30, 2018.      “Swan Creek Wine Trail – Sips, Dips and Chips ”          FREE EVENT!

Join us along with our partner vineyards of the Swan Creek Wine Trail for the inaugural event of “Sips, Dips and Chips”.   Stop by each vineyard and enjoy a free sample of featured wine that will be paired with a special chip and dip.  See below for each vineyard’s wine and dip selection.  This is a free one day event on Saturday, June 30 noon to 5 pm so make plans to come out and enjoy a fine day of excellent wines and dips.

Dobbins Creek Vineyard will serve a Southern Pimento Cheese Dip with Pretzel Chips paired with Chardonnay

Laurel Gray Vineyards has chosen to serve a Creamy Spinach Artichoke Dip and Pita Chips paired with Viognier

Shadow Springs Vineyard will serve a Black Bean Dip and Frito Chips paired with Crimson Sunset

Windsor Run Cellars will feature a Fresh Salsa and Tortillas Chips served with Sangria

 

July 28  6:30 pm        TICKETED EVENT.

Location:   Laurel Gray Vineyards.

Swan Creek Wine Trail – Bordeaux Inspired French Quarters Wine Dinner

Join the Swan Creek Wine Trail vineyards of Dobbins Creek, Laurel Gray, Shadow Springs and Windsor Run for an evening of delicious Bordeaux inspired food paired with French Vinifera wine from each of the vineyards. Cost per person $60.00 (includes gratuity).   Limited Seating.   Call Laurel Gray (336-468-9463) for reservations.
Menu:

Appetizers

Cured meats, artisan cheeses and breads for the table
Paired with Shadow Springs Barrel Fermented Chardonnay

Salad

Classis French Green Salad with Buttered and Grilled Baguette Slices
Served with Dobbins Creek Dry Reisling

Main

Entrecote Bordelaise
(Rib Eye Steak with red wine, shallots and mushroom sauce)
Potatoes and Fresh Asparagus roasted with local herbs and fresh local butter
Paired with Laurel Gray Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon

Dessert

French Macaroon Cookies with Creamy Vanilla Ice Cream
Served with Windsor Run Cellars Port – Midnight Run

 

 

August, 2018.     “Riedel White Wine Tour”        TICKETED EVENT.

Dates and time along with additional information for this event are pending.  Please check back again for updated information.

Participating vineyards:  Dobbins Creek, Laurel Gray, Shadow Springs and Windsor Run.

 

 

October 13 & 14, 2018.     “Harvest Celebration”      FREE EVENT!

Join Dobbins Creek Vineyards and our partner vineyards of the Swan Creek Wine Trail for our annual Harvest Celebration.  Our 2018 harvest is complete and in tanks and barrels at the winery so we can relax a bit and have some fun.  Each vineyard will be releasing a new wine for the celebration and will pair it with a complimenting food item. Come for a visit and enjoy a great weekend of fabulous fall weather, great wines and socializing!

Participating vineyards:  Dobbins Creek, Laurel Gray, Shadow Springs and Windsor Run.

 

 

Swan Creek Vineyard Wine Trail     “Riedel Red Barrel Tasting Tour”        TICKETED EVENT.

Saturday, November 10……Noon – 5 pm

Sunday, November 11………1 pm – 5 pm

Ticket Prices….$30 per person.

The four vineyards within the Swan Creek Vineyard Wine Trail invite you to join us for an exclusive gourmet food and wine pairing event. Riedel wine glasses are the world’s best and make every glass of wine a memorable experience.

This exclusive holiday event marries the expertise of Riedel glasses with the award-winning wines of the Swan Creek Wine Trail. 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.

Dobbins Creek will be featuring its full-bodied, bold 2017 Merlot straight from the barrel for this tasting event.

Tickets are on sale now by calling our tasting room at 336-468-4770 or at any of the other Swan Creek Wine Trail vineyards.

Mark your calendar for this very popular event and purchase your tickets quickly as tickets are limited and this event sells out fast!

Participating vineyards:  Dobbins Creek, Laurel Gray, Shadow Springs and Windsor Run.

 

 

December, 2018.     “Holiday Open House.”      FREE EVENT!

Dates and time along with additional information for this event are pending.  Please check back again for updated information.

Participating vineyards:  Dobbins Creek, Laurel Gray, Shadow Springs and Windsor Run.