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Banner Elk Winery & Villa

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

This winery is worth a drive if you find yourself in the area. To start, the grounds are lovely and a joy to view with a glass of wine in hand. Second, the staff is attentive and knowledgeable about their product. Finally, there is often love music, a dog running around, and plenty of space for your large group. My...

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Richmond, Virginia
Reviewed 14 March 2017

My husband and I arrived around 4pm to find the winery packed with people. We were greeted promptly at the door and moved to the bar shortly after. The bar had only one young man handling the tastings there. He was very knowledgeable and kind. Keep in mind that it was packed with people at tables, the sofa and at...

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Wake Forest, North Carolina, United States
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Lisa was awesome in our wine tasting experience. She is extremely knowledgeable & a great host!! What a great wine adventure. Great wines with wonderful tastings of chocolate pairings. This is a must visit if you are a wine enthusiast!!

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BannerElkWinery, Marketing specialist at Banner Elk Winery & Villa, responded to this review

Thank you, Cathy for your wonderful review.Yes, Lisa is knowledgeable and a great host. We are glad you enjoyed visiting our winery. Come back soon :-)

Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Wonderful winery in Banner Elk. Close to skiing and shopping. Great wines. Love their blueberry wine and their jalapeño sangria. Wine tastings available or buy a bottle/ glass and just enjoy listening to live music. Great place for all ages. Wonderful service, great staff. Great way to relax and spend the afternoon.

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BannerElkWinery, marketing specialist at Banner Elk Winery & Villa, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! Isn't it the blueberry wine wonderful? Glad you like it, too! Come back soon for wine tasting and bring your friends :-)

North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Reviewed 30 January 2017

This is a very special place. My wife and I stayed with some friends and several other couples at the villa. The villa is huge with spacious rooms and a very relaxing atmosphere. The hot tub is a plus also. We walked over to the winery often and were surprised to taste some of the finest wine anywhere in the...

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BannerElkWinery, Marketing specialist at Banner Elk Winery & Villa, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are glad you like our wines!! The place has many attractions, and not only the winery :-). Come back soon!

Naples, Florida
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We went to this winery during the 2016 holidays. Very nicely decorated and quite cozy and festive. The staff was fantastic and knowledgeable. The wine was very good but not inexpensive. I would definitely recommend this winery! Beautiful location with outdoor seating and lake. Outdoor games and pet-friendly too! Live entertainment was relaxing and quite good.

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BannerElkWinery, Manager at Banner Elk Winery & Villa, responded to this review

We are so glad you enjoyed our facility and services!! Thank you for your wonderful words and appreciation. This encourage us to continue to pursue perfection :-) Come again!

Reviewed 29 December 2016

Decided to stop at Banner Elk Winery and boy was it a great idea. The staff is super knowledgable about the wines. We had the wine tasting for two. The scenery is great outside with a bonfire and they also had a little bag of gram crackers, marshmallows and chocolate for the kids to make s'mores. We meet some great...

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BannerElkWinery, Manager at Banner Elk Winery & Villa, responded to this review

We are glad you had a wonderful time at our winery. We sure do love kids :-) and .. s'mores! Time spent around the bonfire is forever! Come again!

Pearland, Texas
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

We found a Groupon for the wine tasting. Had 6 tastes and got the glass. The environment was beautiful and relaxing. The decor was awesome. The staff was friendly - although very busy guy, he still was a great host. The wine was delicious. There were places to sit outside and enjoy a glass of wine. There were yard games...

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BannerElkWinery, General Manager at Banner Elk Winery & Villa, responded to this review

Thank you, Terry for your great review! Hope we will see you back soon! As for the wine, we are working right not to the Shopping chart, and you will be able to shop it online. Have a great holiday season!

Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Great little winery in a relaxing setting. The staff was outstanding and very knowledgeable of the wines bottled and sold here. The grounds are well maintained and provide a great setting. Want to try some very good local wine in a pleasing and relaxing setting, I would highly recommend!

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BannerElkWinery, General Manager at Banner Elk Winery & Villa, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to rate our winery! We appreciate you and hope you will come back soon, or at least shop online our wines. This service will be displayed soon on our website. Have a wonderful holiday season!

Boone, North Carolina
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Beautiful and peaceful grounds..Excellent experience with wine presentation .Love the fire pit outside and the serene pond surrounded by Vineyards .We had our children with us and they explored as we enjoyed a bottle of Banner Elk Red Wine Enjoy

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BannerElkWinery, General Manager at Banner Elk Winery & Villa, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to rate our winery! Delivering good services to our customers is our main purpose! Hope you will enjoy our wines in the future as well :-)

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Experience Banner Elk Winery and Villa, a luxury bed and breakfast... it's a magical world.Nestled in the awe inspiring majestic Blue Ridge Mountains stands North Carolina High Country's original winery. Come for a tasting and tour, or stay for a week at The Villa, a highly elegant Bed & Breakfast that offers an idyllic setting, luxurious accommodations, and unrivaled service for discerning travelers.The age-old tradition of winemaking made its debut in the region with the establishment of Banner Elk Winery and Villa, the first commercial winery built in Avery and Watauga counties. Banner Elk wines pay tribute to the rugged mountain landscape and capture the delicate nuance and subtle flavors of the fruit. Our vintners produce excellent award winning wines that reflect the unique characteristics of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Whether you are interested in a wine tasting or guided tour, learning more about the art and science of winemaking, or just relaxing with a glass of wine, we welcome you to Banner Elk Winery & Villa.Restore your soul in the ambience of our Tuscan inspired Villa. We offer eight beautifully appointed suites, two with private fireplaces. Each features a king or queen-sized luxury mattress bed adorned in the finest linens and abundant pillows, private jacuzzi tubs, and thick plush robes. Breathtaking mountain views from every window several with semi-private terraces.Wake each morning to a complimentary chef-prepared gourmet breakfast in The Villa before you explore the gorgeous High Country where you can hike, bike, ski, fly fish, or play one of the many championship golf courses. Have a private massage in your suite, or enjoy a visit to Banner Elk's premier spa for additional services. Taste the wine, taste the produce, and taste a bit of luxury. It's the perfect place to relax, re-inspire, and rejuvenate – both inside and out. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Banner Elk Winery & Villa

Address: 60 Deer Run Lane, Banner Elk, NC 28604 (Formerly Blueberry Villa and Banner Elk Winery)
Region: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Mountains > Banner Elk
Price Range: RM766 - RM1,265 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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“We did the winery only and have no experience with the villa”
891valeriea, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All of the top floor rooms have great views!”
776hollys, 4 Jan 2016 | Read review
“There is not a bad room in this place!!!!!!!”
461staciet, 23 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Do not stay in smaller downstairs room unless you like musty smells.”
roamabout23, 15 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Some of the rooms are upstairs, which is where we stayed and we loved that!”
672JohnD, 1 Aug 2015 | Read review
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