Our Guide to Wineries Along the Outer Banks

05/01/2024 | by Emily Wells | Outer Banks Attractions and Activities Outer Banks Food and Drink Outer Banks Wineries and Breweries

Did you know that even though The Outer Banks is known for its sun, surf, and sand, it’s also got a wine scene? Check out these coastal Outer Banks wineries for a taste of relaxation during your vacation!

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Sanctuary Vineyards 

Discover the enchanting world of Sanctuary Vineyards, nestled in the Outer Banks, where Norton and Sangiovese grapes flourish under the unique blend of intense summer heat and soothing ocean breezes. This vineyard offers a no-fee wine club membership packed with perks, live music, wine voyages, and vibrant festivals.

Located just under an hour from Manteo, this vineyard offers an ideal day trip during your vacation. Book a tasting or a tour and indulge in the story of each season at Sanctuary. Be sure to check out their upcoming events and plan your visit today!

Vineyards on the Scuppernong 

Journey to the scenic banks of the Scuppernong River at Vineyards on the Scuppernong, right here in Manteo! Here, guided tours offer an intimate look into the art of winemaking, leading you from lush vineyards to the heart of their operations, with a chance to sample a diverse selection of wines in their welcoming tasting room. Visit their store Monday through Saturday from 10am-5pm and on Sunday from 12pm-5pm.

OBX Winery 

OBX Winery, the Outer Banks’ proud micro-winery, introduces you to an adventurous world of wine. All of OBX Winery’s wines are produced on the Outer Banks of North Carolina, and they offer personalized labels if you’re looking for a bottle to commemorate a special event. Experience a broad range of tastings, including unconventional blends, in a relaxed atmosphere with friendly staff ready to guide you. 

Hop’N Grapes 

Hop’N Grapes Winery merges the craft of traditional winemaking with the innovative twist of hop-infused beverages. Enjoy tours that unveil their unique winemaking journey from vine to bottle and savor the innovative flavors in their tasting room. Located at 2606 N Croatan Highway in Kill Devil Hills, this local business is just a short drive from Manteo. With more than 2,000 wines and 500 beers, you’re sure to find an old favorite or discover a new selection during your visit!

A Taste of the Good Life 

For a perfect pairing of local culture and the fruits of the vine, check out these wineries. Pirate’s Cove would be happy to host you in any of our fine accommodations during your next Outer Banks getaway.

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