Breweries & Wineries

Ashe County

Boondocks Brewing - Tap Room & Restaurant: Ashe County's first commercially licensed Craft Beer Brewery, brewing hand crafted beers weekly. 108 South Jefferson Ave West Jefferson, NC. (336) 246-5222. boondocksbrew.com

Thistle Meadow Winery: A mountaintop winery located in Laurel Springs, NC offering tours and tastings of over 60 red, white, and blush wines. 102 Thistle Meadow, Laurel Springs, NC. (800) 233-1505.

Molley Chomper: Molley Chomper makes hard cider in Ashe County, NC from heirloom apples grown in the high country. 165 Piney Creek Rd, Lansing, NC (404) 769-1439. www.molleychomper.com

New River Brewing: The freshest, most innovative, and consistently delicious beers possible. 9211-A Hwy 194, Lansing, NC. (919) 452-8367. NewRiverBrewing.BEER

New River Winery: The New River Winery, located at 165 Piney Creek Rd, Lansing, NC offers its red, white and fruit wines for tasting and sale. (336) 384-1213.

Watauga County

The Appalachian Mountain Brewery: 163 Boone Creek Dr, Boone, NC 28607. Phone (828) 263-1111. amb.beer

Lost Province Brewing Company: 130 N Depot St, Boone, NC 28607 Phone (828) 265-3506 lostprovince.com