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:

Sanders Ridge Winery & Restaurant

3200 Round Hill Rd

Boonville, NC 27011

Phone: 336-677-1700

GPS Coordinates:  36.196234  -80.671353

 

Hours

 

Winery Tasting Room  

Daily (EVERY day) - Noon-5 p.m.

Restaurant Hours
Mon 12 - 5pm
Tue  12 - 5pm

Wed 12 - 5pm
Thu  12 - 9pm (Family Style Supper)

Fri    11 - 9pm

Sat   11 - 9pm

Sun  11 - 3pm

 

Closed New Years Day Thanksgiving Day and
Christmas Eve and Day

Thursday August 16
Family Style Supper

Join us
5:30-8 p.m. for Thursday Family Style Supper with Roots' chefs Ben & Brent and Live Music with Austin!  

 

This week's menu:

Jambalaya with fresh garden veggies & herbs, chicken, shrimp & sausage served over jasmine rice.

$15/person, $7/ kids 3-12
 
Bar menu, homemade desserts, salad & vegetarian option also available!

Call 336-677-1700 and reserve your table. 

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Yadkin Summer Whites

Saturday & Sunday, August 25 & 26

 

Tickets for this weekend tour include 11 wineries featuring a white wine sample paired with a small bite food sampling.  Only $25/person purchase tickets here or call 1-877-492-3546.  

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Fight Like a Girl Fundraiser Music Festival 

Sunday, September 2 4-7 pm

 

Join us for this fun afternoon in the vineyard!  All proceeds go to benefit the Meme Brown Fight Like a Girl Scholarship Fund.  Bring your lawn chair!

 

~ Live music by Sam and Houston of Time Swayer, Austin Dando & the Ashley Harrison Band

~ Sangria

~ Appetizers

~ Cash beer/wine bar & light dinner menu available (please no coolers)

 

$40/person

336-677-1700

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