Hanover Park Vineyard
Family-owned vineyard nestled in Yadkin Valley. Bring your own food for a picnic in the vineyard or stop by to share a glass with friends in the 1897 farmhouse tasting room.
I'm not expert enough to provide and educated comment on the wine (I liked it all!). However, I can confidentally comment on a totally non-pretentious and relaxed vibe, an awesome historical house, friendly staff, and interesting local art. And they actually grow the grapes they use in their wine. All in all I love it.
We wanted to visit a winery today and decided on Hanover Park. I am a big fan of Rhone wines and especially Grenache, Syrah, and Mouvedre (GSM) blends from that area. I had seen on the wineries website that they had the M from those blends as a single varietal wine. So we wanted to check it out. The tasting room is inside an old farmhouse, with tastings done in the large back room of the house. We were greeted in the tasting room and given the options of wine flights. For dry wines, they had 2 whites, 1 rose, and 5 reds. They originally had six reds but have sold out of Chambourcin. They also had about a half-dozen sweeter wines. We picked 2 whites, five reds, and one sweet dessert wine. The two whites were both Chardonnay, the difference being unoaked vs. oaked. The unoaked was crisp, minerally, and with a good finish. The oaked white was a bit too oaky for our palettes. The red wines started from the lighter-bodied Mouvedre and ended with their 1897 blend. These reds exhibited the tastes and textures we expect from wines in the Yadkin Valley. There is a definite terroir to the region. The big surprise was the Vin DOrange fortified dessert wine. I normally do not like sweet wines, but this was delightful. We ended up getting some of the unoaked Chardonnay and a few bottles of the dessert wines. Overall this was a good experience. We have some relatives in Winston that enjoy sweet wines and we will have to arrange a time to meet them here.
This is a great local vineyard to visit. It is in a small farmhouse, but the owners and staff are very warm and welcoming. They have very tasty reds and the best blueberry wine in the region.
Everyone at Hanover Park are wonderful. The grounds are beautiful and set up well
Excellent wine, staff, and vineyard. Amy and Michael are wonderful souls and provide an amazing wine experience. If you're looking for a yadkin valley winery Hanover Park is well worth your time and money.