Where love of life, land, and laughter - live!
Where love of life, land, and laughter - live!

Our Story

Whether you are wanting to sip wine, watch birds, nature journal, sample freshly harvested vegetables, or just need a quiet change of pace and scenery - you'll find it here at Sanders Ridge, a Century Designated farm consisting of old growth forest (which the old timers still refer to as "The Big Woods"), marshland, creeks, lakes, and open fields.  We are located within the Yadkin Valley Wine Appellation just outside of the Yadkin County community of Boonville, NC (25 minutes west of Winston-Salem.).

 

Sanders Ridge has been in the Shore family for 170 years. Neil Shore, the great great grandson of John Benjamin Shore who settled the original 800 acres in 1847, is the fifth generation of Shore farmers to work the land on Sanders Ridge.

Neil and Mom Kate in pictured in the vineyard in 2004.  Kate is the family matriarch and the namesake of our sweet red wine - Sweet Kate. She raised four boys (Neil is the baby) while helping on the farm, working in a local factory, and as a waitress and pie maker at the local diner. She IS the sweetest woman in our world.

 

In December 2005, Neil began producing USDA certified organic vegetables, herbs, and cut flowers at the Farm at Sanders Ridge.

In June of 2009 he opened the winery in a rustic and towering post and beam structure built from lumber and stone he harvested right off the farm.  (See photos below)

 

Neil's goal has always been to make Sanders Ridge a place where folks can laugh, relax, and experience the farm and the special places within it.


Neil Shore, daughter Jennifer Shore Hiatt, and sons James, and Joseph Shore

He and his family invite you to visit the Winery for a taste of a simpler time and place.  (and if you are so inclined, to wander...)

 

Read what our customers have to say

 

We look forward to meeting you!

Where to Find Us:

3200 Round Hill Rd

Boonville, NC 27011

Phone: 336-677-1700

GPS Coordinates:  36.196234  -80.671353

Hours

 

Winery Tasting Room  

7 days a week Noon-5 p.m.

Calendar of
Events

Second Saturday

Music Series
Wine, Food & Song!
 

Every Second Saturday
3-6 pm

 

Join us each month for LIVE MUSIC:

 

September 14 Gypsy Laurel

 

Admission is FREE.  We'll
have local and domestic
beers, more than 12 wines
and food available for
purchase.  No coolers or
picnics please, but do
bring your lawn chair and
we'll enjoy music by the lake!

August Check out the Lunch Menu for Saturday, August 17!

Saturday, July 27 Lunch Menu
eat on the run menu.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [14.0 KB]

2019 & 2020

Wedding Dates

Booking Now!

 

Packages include our
waterfront ceremony venue
with seating, indoor
reception space, use of our
catering kitchen, linens, decor, our NEW Bridal Suite and this GORGEOUS grapevine swing for portraits!  

 

Call Jennifer to set up
your private tour
336-677-1700!


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