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Grape U-Pick orchards in Charlotte area of North Carolina in 2024, by county

Below are the U-Pick orchards for grapes that we know of in this area. Not all areas of any state, nor even every state, have grapes orchards that are open to the public. If you know of any others, please tell us using the add a farm form!

Remember to always check with the farm's own website or Facebook page before you go - or call or email them if they don't have a website or Facebook page. Conditions at the farms and crops can change literally overnight, so if you want to avoid a wasted trip out there - check with the farm directly before you go! If I cannot reach them, I DON'T GO!

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Cabarrus County

  • Ritchie Farm - Michael's Muscadine's & Jojo's Blueberries - Michael\'s Muscadine\'s & Jojo\'s Blueberries - No pesticides are used, muscadine grapes, blueberries
    1651 Street Johns Church Road, Concord, NC 28025. Phone: (704) 796-3147. Email: dritch74@gmail.com. Directions: . Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. . . Muscadine's ready to pick Tuesday typically in early September, then hours are Monday to Saturday from 10am to 5pm; Seven varieties; typically lasts until October 31, (blueberries typically in June and July) but in all cases, always call before you come. We do not use pesticides on the crops. We have seven varieties of muscadines. The ONLY pyo crops offered are Muscadine's & Blueberries, both bronze and black varieties. Great for jams, jelly, juice, wine, or eating off the vine. Neat, clean, and family friendly.(UPDATED: August 25, 2018)

Iredell County

  • Grietje's Garden - No pesticides are used, grapes, U-pick and already picked, restrooms, picnic area you may bring your own food, birthday parties, weddings and wedding parties
    324 Mosswood Road, Olin, NC 28660. Phone: 804-880-3722. Open: UPDATE for 2021, Their website is gone; Does anyone have current information, are they still offering pick your own or are even open? If so, please write me, last reported hours were Seasonal hours; Call for hours. Directions: I-77N from Statesville. Tomlin Mill Road Exit. Turn left on Tomlin Mill Road. Turn right on Jennings Road. Pass North Iredell Middle School. Take first paved road to the right onto Mosswood Road. Take the second drive on the left. I-77S from highway 421. Exit 65 toward Union Grove. Go two miles. Turn left on Jennings Road. Go four miles. Turn left on Mosswood Road. Take the second left. . Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check. . Muscadine and Scupprenong grapes: August 31 to September 31. We do not use pesticides on the crops. We are in a lovely, rural setting with rolling hills and beautiful woodlands. Once an operating dairy farm, we now raise Jersey heifers. Our small vineyard area is suitable for small, intimate outdoor weddings. (ADDED: August 28, 2015)

Rowan County

  • Cauble Creek Vineyard - muscadine grapes, farm market, gift shop, restrooms, picnic area
    700 auble Farm Road, Salisbury, NC 28147. Phone: 704-633-1137. Email: sales@CaubleCreekVineyard.com. Open: September Pick Your Own Grapes: Fall Season Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday morning from 9am until 11am in addition to regular hours. Directions: From Charlotte, NC: Take I-85 North to Jake Alexander Blvd, North Turn left at NC 150 WMooresville Road and travel 3 miles. Turn right onto Cauble Farm Road. The Vineyard is at the end of the road. From Greensboro, NC: Take I-85 South to Jake Alexander Blvd., North Turn left at NC 150 WMooresville Road and travel 3 miles. Turn right onto Cauble Farm Road. The Vineyard is at the end of the road. . Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa, MasterCard.
    Cauble Creek Vineyard Facebook page. . Winery Hours Thursday to Saturday 11 to 6 PM, Sunday 1 pm to 6 PM, Visit our Tasting Room and look around our facility! We offer a variety of tasting options of our wines. You can taste our wine and receive a complimentary wine glass! From Charlotte, NC: Take I-85 North to Jake Alexander Blvd, North Turn left at NC 150 W/Mooresville Road and travel 3 miles. Turn right onto Cauble Farm Road. The Vineyard is at the end of the road. From Greensboro, NC: Take I-85 South to Jake Alexander Blvd., North Turn left at NC 150 W/Mooresville Road and travel 3 miles. Turn right onto Cauble Farm Road. The Vineyard is at the end of the road. September: Open for muscadine pick your own.
  • Windmill Springs Vineyard - muscadine grapes,
    415 Gum Tree Drive, Cleveland, NC 27013. Phone: (704) 798-8903. Email: kennypayne@bellsouth.net. Directions: . Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only.
    Windmill Springs Vineyard Facebook page. . . Typical season is early September to mid - October; Wednesday to Sunday from 3 pm to 8 pm; Other days/times are available and May be confirmed by calling the vineyard; In addition to picking grapes, you will find cider, juice and jelly for sale. Please call to pre-order if you are not picking yourself. We are a pick-your-own muscadine vineyard but also offer pre-picked quantities. We look forward to hearing from you and we hope you can come visit during our picking season! Muscadine season will be sometime in mid-September. Stay tuned for an opening announcement. We may have blackberries in 2019; Quachita and Navaho thornless varieties. (UPDATED: August 13, 2018) (ADDED: August 06, 2015)

Union County

  • Williams' Blueberries - Blueberries, muscadine and scuppernong grapes
    Sherin Lane, Indian Trail, NC . Phone: 704-882-2968. Open: UPDATE for 2021, Does anyone have current information, are they still offering pick your own or are even open? If so, please write me, last reported hours were Call for appointment. Click here for a map and directions. . Phone: 704-753-4812. 6-8 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday; 8-10 a.m. Saturday, closed Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday. Water available; no restrooms. Take U.S. 74 East; go straight through the light after I-485. Take the second left on Union West Business Park, then turn left at Sherin Lane. Sign will be on the right. Crop availability: blueberries start in early July (normally). Grapes in early September. Bring your own container.

 

Types of Grapesgrapes

There are  several; types of grapes:

Grape picking tips

  • Pick ripe: Grapes do not ripen after they are picked
  • Appearance: Look for heavy, firm grapes
  • To harvest grapes, carefully cut the grape clusters from the vine using pruning shears. Be careful not to bruise or damage the fruit or the surrounding vines.

Grape recipes, canning, jelly making juice, etcFill the jars and put the lid and rings on

 

 

Other Local Farm Products (Honey, Horses, Milk, Meat, Eggs, Etc.)
(NOT pick-your-own, unless they are also listed above)