One of Wine Business Monthly's Top Ten Hot Small Brands in North America, family-owned Raffaldini Vineyards brings is known as "Chianti in the Carolinas," producing Italian varietal wines including: Vermentino, Pinot Grigio, Sangiovese, and Montepulciano. Raffaldini hosts public and private events throughout the year.
The Raffaldini family traces its origins to the 14th century in Mantua, Italy. For generations, wine from the family farm was integral to daily life. The family chose the Swan Creek region of North Carolina because the area resembles the winemaking regions of Central and Southern Italy with rolling hills, rocky soil, gentle breezes and constant sun. Raffaldini Vineyards is located 10 minutes from the I-77-Hwy. 421 interchange. For more information, visit www.raffaldini.com.