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Grape U-Pick orchards in Greensboro Triad 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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Alamance County

  • Benjamin Vineyards - No pesticides are used, blackberries, figs, muscadine grapes, U-pick and already picked, porta-potties, picnic area
    6516 Whitney Road, Graham, NC 27253. Phone: (336) 525-2401. Email: benjaminwines@cs.com. Open: 10 am until 6 pm, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday in September and October. Directions: . Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, AmEx.
    Benjamin Vineyards Facebook page. . . We do not use pesticides on the crops. Jams and jellies for sale. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa, MasterCard. Benjamin Vineyards is a family owned and operated vineyard located in the Haw River Valley AVA in Piedmont North Carolina. Situated outside the picturesque town of Saxapahaw along the Haw River, the sandy loam soil of our vineyard is ideal for growing Muscadine grapes-- including Scuppernong, the nation's first cultivated wine grape-- as well as viniferous French wine grapes and French-American hybrid wine grapes. (UPDATED: May 18, 2022)

Davie County

  • Chestnut Trail Farm - Uses natural growing practices, muscadine grapes, U-pick and already picked, restrooms, picnic area
    640 Cedar Grove Church Road, Mocksville, NC 27028. Phone: 336 655-4755. Email: info@chestnuttrail.com. Open: September 1 through October 8; Monday through Friday 8am to 5pm; Saturday 1pm to 5pm or call for appointment. Directions: From Mocksville:Highway 64 East toward Lexington, right on Cedar Grove Church Road. Farm is about 1 mile on the right. . Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only.
    Chestnut Trail Farm Facebook page. . (336) 940-6784 Alternate Phone: 336-306-0510. . We use natural practices, but are not seeking organic certification.
  • Garden Gate Vineyards - Uses natural growing practices, muscadine grapes, suppernongs, gift shop, restrooms, picnic area,
    261 Scenic Drive, Mocksville, NC 27028. Phone: 336-751-3794. Email: GardenGate@yadtel.net. 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 Monday through Saturday by appointment; The earlier the better to pick muscadines. Directions: . Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa, MasterCard, Discover.
    Garden Gate Vineyards Facebook page. . Fax:. . Pick grapes in last week of August and in September. (UPDATE: August 26, 2017) A visitor writes on August 26, 2017: ". Very clean pick by the gallon $8.00. Very beautiful"
  • Sheffield Manor Muscadines - No pesticides are used, muscadine grapes, Fresh eggs, U-pick and already picked, restrooms
    431 Sheffield Farms Trail, Harmony, NC 28634. Phone: 336-345-2565. Email: SheffieldManorMuscadines@yahoo.com. Open: September to October, in season; Tuesday to Sunday, from 9am to 6pm; See our Facebook page for current picking varieties. Directions: Interstate 40 to exit 168 \(Highway 64\). Go west on Highway 64 for 1.5 miles. Turn right on Sheffield Road, go 4.5 miles. Turn right on Sheffield Farms Trail, gravel road. Vineyard is at the end of the road. . Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. Sheffield Manor Muscadines Alternate Phone: 336-978-4460. . Interstate 40 to exit 168 (Highway 64). Go west on Highway 64 for 1.5 miles. Turn right on Sheffield Road, go 4.5 miles. Turn right on Sheffield Farms Trail, gravel road. Vineyard is at the end of the road. Different varieties of grapes ripen at different times; If you are looking for a specific type, please call or email to see if they are currently available. We do not use pesticides on the crops. We have many types of muscadine grapes: Big Red, Carlos, Darlene, Dixie Red, Early Fry, Ison, Magnolia, Noble, Scuppernong, Summit, Supreme, Sweet Jenny, Tara, and Triumph. If you are looking for fresh eating varieties or varieties to make jelly, juice or wine with, we have grapes to fit each purpose.

Guilford County

  • Ward Farms of Whitsett - muscadine grapes, gift shop
    5337 Cook Stewart Rd, Whitsett, NC 27377. Phone: 336-698-0408. Email: Wardgregg@bellsouth.net. Open: Call for picking hours!. Directions: . Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Visa, MasterCard.
    Ward Farms of Whitsett Facebook page. . Alternate Phone: 336-580-7902. . They also have fresh picked seasonal vegetables such as green beans, squash, tomatoes, okra, peas, peppers, etc.
  • Windy Knoll Farm - Uses natural growing practices, apples, blackberries, chestnuts, eggplants, flowers, herbs or spices, muscadine grapes, pears, peppers, persimmons, tomatoes, Other fruit or veg,
    7149 Ludgate Road, Gibsonville, NC 27249. Phone: (336) 449-5029. Email: angyal@elon.edu. Open: Hours and availability of crops to pick varies considerably; please call or email for current availability and hours. Directions: Windy Knoll Farm is located fours miles north of Gibsonville, one half mile east of NC Highway 61 north. Turn right onto Ludgate Road coming north from Gibsonville and our driveway and mailbox will be one half mile on the left. Turn left into the gravel driveway and continue one quarter mile to the farm. . Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. Windy Knoll Farm Alternate Phone: (336) 447-0086. . Apples are available beginning in July and tomatoes, peppers, and eggplants by mid July; Paw paws are ready by early to mid August; Muscadine grapes are generally available by the end of August; Chestnuts are available mid September and Japanese persimmons by the end of September;. We use natural practices, but are not seeking organic certification. Paw paws, Japanese persimmons, Jujube fruit, chi fruit. (UPDATED: May 12, 2018)

Randolph County

  • Hill's Orchard and Vineyard - apples, blueberries, figs, muscadine grapes, peaches, plums, school tours
    4554 Finch Farm Road, Trinity, NC 27370. Phone: (336) 475-7042. Email: hillsplace@northstate.net. Open: Summer to early Fall as fruit becomes available; Please call ahead to confirm availability. Directions: Exit #106 on Interstate 85 between Thomasville and Archdale NC. East on Finch Farm Road one and one-half miles to orchard on left. Park at brick house. . Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. Hill's Orchard and Vineyard . Generally our harvest dates are: June-Blueberries and Plums July-Peaches August through September-Apples September-Muscadine Grapes. School field trip by appointment only during the month of September. Please call during August to secure your desired date. The field trip consists of a short lecture on growing apples and a question and answer session. Then we provide a half-peck bag and send the students off to pick their own apples.
  • Millstone Creek Orchards - apples, blackberries, blueberries, grapes, peaches, pecans , pumpkins, Cider mill (fresh apple cider made on the premises), gift shop, concessions or refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, birthday parties, weddings and wedding parties, school tours
    506 Parks Crossroad Church Road, Ramseur, NC 27316. Phone: 336-824-5263. Email: info@millstonecreekorchards.com. Open: Monday to Saturday, from 9am to 6pm; Sunday, from 1pm to 5:30pm, June 1 to October 31. Directions: Located at 506 Parks Crossroad Church Road, Ramseur, NC approximately 4 miles east of Ramseur, then right on Parks Crossroad Church Road one mile, farm on right. Located 12 miles east of Asheboro, right on Parks Crossroad Church Road, one mile on right. . Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa, MasterCard, Discover.
    Millstone Creek Orchards Facebook page. . Crop availability: Corn - June-August Cantaloupe, Beans, Watermelon, Squash & Peaches - July & August Tomatoes - June-October Okra - July-September Pears - August-September Apples - August-November Pumpkins - September-November Pecans - November & December. Pumpkin Day, Apple cider, gift shop, tours, hayrides & Pick Your Own fruits & vegetables.

Rockingham County

  • Riverbirch Vineyards - muscadine grapes, dessert pears
    200 Will Tom Lane, Reidsville, NC 27320. Phone: 336-339-5230. Email: paul_marshall@triad.rr.com. Open: Every Friday and Saturday in September, from 8 am to 12 noon; Call to arrange another time to come out and pick muscadines. Directions: From Greensboro travel Highway 220 North to Highway 65 East. Take Highway 65 East towards Wentworth, go eight miles to Bethany Fire Department. The next road on the right is Will Tom Lane and the farm is a quarter mile down the farm road. Payment: Cash, Check. . Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check.
    Riverbirch Vineyards Facebook page. . Alternate Phone: 336-339-3954. .

 

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.)
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