In Rowan County, you’ll find both a quiet countryside filled with wineries and a bustling downtown district with breweries. Discover picture-perfect Morgan Ridge Vineyard serving up scenic views and delicious dishes since 2007, or hop over to New Sarum Brewing Company for a uniquely infused craft beer. Grab a cold one at Morgan Ridge Railwalk Brewery, a perfect blend at Douglas Vineyards, or catch live music while sharing a bottle of wine at Cauble Creek Vineyard.
We are an original destination for craft beer and local wine lovers, and we're inviting you to experience the flavors of Rowan County. Check out all of our local breweries and wineries along our Rowan County Beer & Wine Trail. Explore the information below on our breweries and wineries, and plan your visit to Rowan County!
109 N. Lee Street, Salisbury
New Sarum Brewing Company is a nano-brewery located in the heart of Salisbury. Their name is derived from the original settlement name of Salisbury’s Sister City “Old Sarum” England. They strive to refashion historical methods of creating consistent quality handcrafted beer in an old meets new style with modern ingredients. Each recipe begins with a study of an individual style of beer, searching history for proved and tested methods of creating the foundation. New Sarum uses this to find new ways of developing each beers' unique flavor. Experience New Sarum's unique hometown brews while enjoying their tap room, live music on their patio or paired with a meal from their food truck, Mise en place.
421 N. Lee Street, Salisbury
Located in a refurbished old warehouse in Downtown Salisbury, Morgan Ridge Railwalk Brewery is outfitted with a 15-barrel brew house, 16 taps and offers tours and tastings. Morgan Ridge first began brewing beer at their vineyard in Gold Hill. Their beers quickly became popular and they decided they should have their own dedicated destination. The Railwalk Brewery offers a full service restaurant serving 16 craft beers on tap as well as Morgan Ridge wine. Experience Morgan Ridge Railwalk in Downtown Salisbury and join them for live music, brunch or a parking lot party!
486 John Morgan Road, Gold Hill
Morgan Ridge Vineyard in located in Gold Hill and has been awarded the Grape Growers Excellence Award. They have been creating quality wines since its inaugural vintage in 2007. Owners, Tommy and Amie Baudoin, operate the vineyard and on-premise winery while striving for balance and producing the best fruit possible to be used in the creation of their award winning wines. Their full service restaurant hosts weekly events and specials, including Wine Down Friday's, Chef's Choice Brunch Sundays and more.
700 Cauble Farm Road, Salisbury
Cauble Creek Vineyard is North Carolina's 100th winery and is an estate vineyard specializing in Muscadine wines and offering a selection of Dry wines from North Carolina grown European varietals. Their tasting room offers wine tastings and a wonderful selection of food products and gift items; many of which are crafted and made locally. Enjoy the scenic area surrounding the vineyard and grounds with a walk around the property. Their goal is to offer visitors a wonderful experience, quality food and wine products, while proudly promoting agritourism.
7696 Freeze Road, Kannapolis
Douglas Vineyard attracts wine lovers from all over to Kannapolis. The Sommeliers have years of experience studying and tasting wine from all around the world. They offer indoor tasting, outdoor seating and special events. They also host weddings and parties. They take great pride on the quality of their handcrafted wines and the relaxing atmosphere that encourages customers to enjoy themselves to the fullest.
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