raffaldiiwinery.jpgRaffaldini Vineyards & Winery - Ronda, NC

This vineyard is located in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains in Ronda, North Carolina. It boasts amazing vistas, row after row of healthy grapevines, and delicious wines to boot! The Raffaldini Family dates back to the 1300’s in Italy’s Lombardy region. It’s tradition of good wine and food lives on in this venture with Stephen and Susan Lyons. Together they have created an amazingly beautiful vineyard that once you visit, you’ll fall immediately in love. They’ve also created wines that are true to traditional Italian style wines: delicious, and totally affordable! This is one of the best summer excursions you’ll make, so go ahead and head up to the mountains for a summer reprieve from this heat, but don’t forget to stop at Raffaldini, pack a lunch, enjoy beautiful views and stock up on great wine while you’re there!