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Childress Vineyards

Childress Vineyards Childress Vineyards is an award-winning winery owned by Richard Childress, of NASCAR fame. We are open daily for wine tastings, tours and lunch in The Bistro.

From Winston-Salem: Take 40 East to Highway 52 South to Lexington. Exit 89 at Highway 64 West. Turn right. The winery is on the right about 100 yards.

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1000 Childress Vineyards Road, Lexington, NC, US, 27295 Email:
Phone: 336-236-9463 Web:
Fax: 336-236-9464
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  Cabernet Franc
Earthy and rustic, our Cabernet Franc floats between bright berries, coffee and velvety leather accents. This medium-bodied and well balanced varietal is accented with herb aromas.
  Cabernet Sauvignon
Features flavors that glide between dark stone fruits, earthy herbs and tobacco. It is complex in structure and depth. The supple, soft and balanced tannins stay full on the palate with a lasting finish.
Lemony aromas hint at a fruity mix of citrus, green apple and pineapple that teases the palate and finishes light and dry.
  Classic Blush
This wine is well-balanced and bright with notes of strawberry and apple flavors with a crisp, tropical twist. Pair our Classic Blush with tuna salad, spicy crab boil or a fresh fruit salad.
  Classic Red
A transitional red with clean accents, developed from red varietal estate fruit. Winemaker Mark Friszolowski softened the tannins by aging Classic Red in neutral oak for 6 months during the aging process. The brief oak aging makes for an uncomplicated wine with smooth red fruit flavors and a rich, clean finish.
  Classic White
Classic White table wine is a supple floral wine, tempting the palate with tropical fruit flavors and hints of citrus for a refreshing, light finish.
  Late Harvest Viognier
Syrupy thick and sweet, Late Harvest Viognier was created from high quality botrytis grapes, with strong notes of citrus and orange honey blossom.
A supple and harmonious wine with accents of herbs, black cherries and smoky aromas. A longer barrel aging process enhances this medium-bodied blend for a silky finish on the palate.
  Muscadine Blush
Muscadine Blush is tropical and refreshing for sweet wine lovers. This expert blend of native North Carolina Muscadine grapes is a guest favorite.
  Muscadine Red
Fresh plucked grape aromas fill the nose while homemade strawberry jam plays on the palate in our Muscadine Red wine created from North Carolina Muscadine.
  Muscadine White
Traditional North Carolina Muscadine grapes create this sweet white wine packed with berry aromas and jam accents, flavorful with a homemade taste.
Pinnacle is an official Meritage blend, comprised of five of the noble Bordeaux grapes: Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot and Malbec. Versatile and medium-bodied, Pinnacle hosts bright cherry flavors and notes of cedar and spice with a full and balanced finish.
  Pinot Gris
Fragrant floral accents of honeysuckle and melon exhibit a natural acidity to create this crisp and clean Pinot Gris. Bartlett pears and mild spice blend into harmony for a smooth, refreshing finish.
This enchanting dessert wine is light and crisp and delights with the sweetness of peaches and luscious apricot flavors.
  RCR Etched Bottle
Enjoy this limited edition etched bottle of Meritage Red. Only a small number of these special bottles are made each year. Once they are gone they are gone. Don't miss your chance to start your collection today!
  Reserve Cabernet Franc
This Reserve wine has a beautiful, up-front fruity aroma with hints of mint and brambly raspberry. Our Cabernet Franc maintains a nice oak balance with an earthiness that is not overpowering. This wine is silky and smooth, offering a good acidity with a mouth-watering, long lasting finish.
  Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon
The medium-bodied Reserve glides between dark stone fruits, espresso and tobacco, lending aromas of toasted cedar and blackberries to this complex, rounded wine.
  Reserve Chardonnay
Soft aromatics of caramel and vanilla meet with notes of tropical fruits and supple butterscotch undertones, our Reserve Chardonnay is buttery-smooth from start to finish.
  Reserve Malbec
Earthy and luxurious, Malbec entertains the senses with a minty nose, cherry fruit flavors, hints of leather, and subtle tannins.
  Reserve Merlot
The Reserve Merlot explodes with stone fruits and exotic spices into a medium-bodied wine with low tannins and smooth, supple hints of Bing cherries, coffee and chocolate.
  Reserve Petit Verdot
Lush and rich with a nose of plum and flavors of blueberry and peppermint. Pairs nicely with lamb, short ribs, or roasted duck.
  Reserve Syrah
A true representative of the varietal, this deeply colored Reserve exhibits qualities of smoked meat and ripe cherries. The medium-bodied red emerges with a round mouth-feel and mouth-watering acidity, complimenting the silky tannins and a lovely lingering finish.
  Richard's Red
A tantalizing blend of Merlot, Malbec, Petit Verdot and Cabernet Sauvignon. Toasted oak and cedar aromas with fruit flavors of cherry and plum. Abundant silky tannins followed by a long finish.
The fresh, fruity and vivid personality this off-dry white wine bursts with peach and floral aromas.
Bright and luscious, this Childress Vineyards Sangiovese brims with ripe fruit flavors. Naturally acidic with graceful elements of mulberry, violet and toast fill this 100% varietal Sangiovese with smoky and earthy undertones.
  Sauvignon Blanc
Senses delight with citrus and pear on the nose. This crisp and clean white wine refreshes and satisfies summer cravings with hints of tropical mango.
  Signature Cabernet Sauvignon
Full-bodied and lush, our Signature Cabernet Sauvignon truly represents the King of red wine. Dark stone fruits, herbs and tobacco intertwine for complexity and depth with a long, supple finish.
  Signature Chardonnay
Our Signature Chardonnay combines a layered blend of apple, vanilla and citrus fruits releasing a crisp, tropical aroma. With toasty undertones credited to time being barrel aged, this Signature white wine finishes elegantly smooth and clean.
  Signature Meritage
Smooth tannins and balanced red fruits create our versatile Signature Meritage. Assessed and ultimately selected by owner and wine connoisseur Richard Childress as one of his go-to favorites.
  Signature Merlot
Smoky aromas begin the experience of our Signature Merlot. A harmonious mix of black cherries and stone fruits are accented by cedar and spice. This medium-bodied red wine finishes effortlessly smooth on the palate.
Truly unique, this strong and savory dessert wine offers wild blueberry flavors balanced with highly concentrated alcohol.
This deeply colored wine foreshadows full body, rich tannin and aromas that suggest strong raspberry, chocolate and tobacco flavors. This medium- bodied red emerges with a long and satisfying finish.
  Three Red
A smooth and effortless blend of Cabernet Franc, Merlot and Malbec; this is a slightly sweeter red. Vibrant aromas of raspberry and dark violet dominate the nose. The finish displays soft, lush tannins and a silky mouth feel.
  Three White
Three is a sensational blend of three white wines: Chardonnay, Viognier and Pinot Gris. Our lightest dry white has easy citrus flavors like grapefruit and lemongrass. This versatile food wine has a smooth almond finish.
  Victory CuvĂ©e Sparkling Wine
This wine is a Brut sparking and is therefore fairly dry. It is rich with notes of Bartlett pears and Granny Smith apples.
Perfumed with sweet floral and tropical fruit aromas, this is a surprisingly dry white wine with medium body. This soft, delicate wine finishes clean and crisp with a palate of wildflowers and herbs.


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