01 For Sale: 5 Star Winery, Vineyards, Tasting Room & Cabin Rentals, Yadkin Valley, North Carolina – Bob Meinecke

Right on the heels of ‘American Wine Story’, perhaps you too are titillated with the thought of making your own transition into the wine business as a winery owner. Bob Meinecke, North Carolina Business Real Estate Broker and REALTOR® represents a winery that is currently for sale in Elkin, North Carolina, right along the roly poly border with Virginia, not far from Mount Airy of Andy Griffith fame. The vineyard, winery, tasting room and cabins are on land that has historical significance dating back to the 1920’s. The total property sits on 146 acres with 22 acres dedicated to the vineyards. Plantings include Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Sangiovese, Syrah, Chardonnay, Pinot Grigio and others.


02 Yadkin Valley Winery and Vineyards For Sale on 146 acres in North Carolina’s First Designated AVA – Bob Meinecke

Yadkin Valley AVA has over 30 wineries and is part of the fast emerging state wide growth boasting over 110 wineries. The winery for sale began operations in 2003. The owners have preserved the original structures which are used for the production facilities, tasting room, farm equipment barn, lodging, and special events. The main log cabin was once the hunting and hospitality lodge for a prominent family and manufacturing business. It has four bedrooms, two and one half baths and will seat up to 40 in the dining room area. There are two neighboring log cabins equipped as two bedroom-two bath duplexes. There is also a log cabin game room complete with pool table, card table, bathroom, and bar. These facilities are popular wedding and special event rentals.


03 Château Tanunda, Icon of the Barossa Valley, South Australia, Visiting 18 Ports on the East Coast – John Geber

You are invited to meet John Geber, owner of Australian winery Chateau Tanunda, as he will be docking his boat – “The Grand Barossa”—up and down the eastern seaboard. John decided to pack his things, move to the USA with his wife Evelyne, and “bring Australia to America” via his temporary living quarters, a 100-foot yacht. He began a 10-week trek along the Eastern seaboard on May 5, inviting people at each of 18 ports from Florida to New England to taste Chateau Tanunda wine and learn about Australia.




04 Get Fit With Jordan Wines: 1980s Inspired Music Video Celebrates National Fitness Month – Lisa Mattson

Get fit for new vintages—Kevin Bacon style with Jordan Vineyard and Winery’s latest vintages–2012 Chardonnay and 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon—released nationally on May first. John Jordan and Winemaker Rob Davis are REALLY excited. Like so totally excited that they just can’t hide it. And since May is National Fitness Month, they decided to make a 1980s-inspired music video to get everyone ready for their new wines. Lisa Mattson is Director of Marketing and Communications at the phenomenally creative Jordan of Healdsburg.



Bob Meinecke
Bob Meinecke
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