20 BEST South Carolina Wineries and Vineyards

You may think the ideal South Carolina vacation sounds like a lot of golfing and enjoying the beach. And while this may be true, one of the best things to do in South Carolina is enjoy a glass of sweet wine at one of the best South Carolina wineries.

The grapes at these South Carolina wineries grow at a wide range of elevations and landscapes. Each of these amazing wineries in South Carolina sits in a beautiful setting with true Carolina character. Let’s dig into the best South Carolina wineries and vineyards!


The Best South Carolina Wineries


Coastal Carolina Winery

Coastal Carolina Winery
photo via Facebook @ Coastal Carolina Winery / Best South Carolina Wineries
  • Location: 1118 Celebrity Cir, Myrtle Beach. (GPS)
  • Cost: A tasting featuring seven wines is $5.00. 
  • Website: Link

When in Myrtle Beach, hitting the beach is one of the best things to do when the weather is nice. After a day spent basking in the sun and sand, make your day even better with a visit to Coastal Carolina Winery which is only a short distance away from the seashore.

Enjoy a wide variety of red and white wines including Chardonnay, Great White, Magnolia, Merlot, and Pinot Noir. This is one of the best South Carolina wineries, so make sure to try out one of the wine slushies on offer!


Old Rock Quarry Winery 

Old Rock Quarry Winery 
  • Location: 620 Lawrence Rd. Enoree. (GPS)
  • Cost: Tastings are $7.00 for 7 or $10.00 for 10. Flights are $12.00 and a glass is $6.00 – $7.00
  • Website: Link

Downhome Southern hospitality and delicious, handcrafted wines made right on site equal a laid-back afternoon or evening at the Old Rock Quarry Winery near Spartanburg.

You can take a seat in the lovely tasting room or venture outdoors and hang out by one of the fire pits. There are a variety of red, white, and sweet fruit wines available to try. From time to time, there’s live music and food trucks on site!


Carolina Vineyards Winery 

Carolina Vineyards Winery 
photo via Website @ Carolina Vineyards Winery  / Best South Carolina Wineries
  • Location: 2922 US-17, North Myrtle Beach. (GPS)
  • Cost: Taste seven wines for $4.00.
  • Website: Link

Carolina Vineyards Winery only uses South Carolina-grown produce when producing the fruit wines that they have available for tasting. There are more than 60 sweet and dry wines made from over twenty different types of fruit and all of them are available to try at the on-site tasting room. 

In the summer months, there are 10 amazing frozen wines available to try!


Island Winery

Island Winery
photo via Instagram @ Island Winery
  • Location: 15 Cardinal Road, Hilton, Hilton Head Island. (GPS)
  • Cost: You get a tasting for a small fee which is reimbursed with the purchase of a bottle.
  • Website: Link 

At Island Winery, you’ll find a wide selection of small-batch artisan wines including red and white wine made with top-quality grapes from around the world and fruit wines made with local fruit. Cranberry Sunset, Apple Cinnamon Wine, and Peach on the Beach are just some of the wines you can sample in the lovely outdoor seating area.

Heading here is one of the best things to do in Hilton Head, especially on a warm summer day. When you visit bring some snacks and have a picnic with your wine in the outdoor picnic area.


Cartersville Country Winery 

  • Location: 571 Lamar Hwy, Timmonsville. (GPS)
  • Cost: You can sample all 12 wines for $10.00.  A tour of the winery and vineyards is $15.00. 
  • Website: Link

Enjoy a countryside location when you come to Cartersville Country Winery to sample a variety of wines made from Muscadine grapes grown at the on-site vineyard.

There are fruit wines available, including peach, strawberry, cranberry, elderberry, and blueberry. If you are looking for something unique and delicious make sure to try the pomegranate wine.


Eagle Mountain Vineyards & Winery

  • Location: 2330 SC-11, Travelers Rest. (GPS)
  • Cost: $7.00 – $16.00 a glass.  
  • Website: Link

Situated in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, not far from Greenville is this fantastic South Carolina winery. Eagle Mountain Vineyards and Winery features a selection of award-winning fine wines made with grapes grown on site and from prominent vineyards around the country. 

Here you can also dine on Southern-inspired dishes at the Cork and Barrel and explore the on-site Sculpture Park and walking trails. 


Cat’s Paw Winery

Cat's Paw Winery
photo via Facebook @ Cat’s Paw Winery / Best South Carolina Wineries
  • Location: 1567 Fayrene Road, Rock Hill.  (GPS)
  • Cost: Bottles from $18.00 each, 6-ounce glass $7.00 and 9-ounce glass $11.00.
  • Website: Link

At Cat’s Paw Winery, you’ll find a range of red and white wines produced in small batches.  Some are sweet, some are dry, and some are in between so there’s something to satisfy everyone’s taste.

There are 18 different wines to taste and dessert wines are also available. If you love cats, you’ll love meeting the rescue cats that call the property home. 


La Belle Amie Vineyard

  • Location: 1120 St. Joseph Road, Little River. (GPS)
  • Cost: A wine tasting costs $7.70 and reservations are required. A cellar and vineyard tour is included. 
  • Website: Link

Located on 38-acres of land, La Belle Amie Vineyard and Winery has been owned by the same family for over 100 years and is one of the most romantic places in South Carolina!

Besides the lovely vineyard, there’s also a gift shop, outdoor seating area and, of course, the winery and tasting room. There’s often live music in the afternoons and light meals are also available. 


Chattooga Belle Farm

Chattooga Belle Farm
photo via Facebook @ Chattooga Belle Farm / Best Wineries in South Carolina
  • Location: 454 Damascus Church Road, Long Creek. (GPS)
  • Cost: Prices vary.
  • Website: Link

Chattooga Belle Farm, which sits on 198-acres in the Blue Ridge Mountains, is a distillery that also produces a selection of wines made from the fruit that is grown on site. 

You can taste the wine and spirits and purchase the products produced at the farm at the on-site store. One of the best things to do is take a property tour between 9 and 5, Monday to Saturday. 


Duplin Winery

  • Location: 4650 Highway 17 South, North Myrtle Beach (GPS)
  • Cost: You can choose up to ten wines to taste for $12.00 and crackers and dips are included. 
  • Website: Link

Duplin Winery is one of the oldest wineries in the region and visitors are welcome to stop by for a tasting and a tour.  The beautiful tasting room is where you can taste a variety of sweet Muscadine wines. 

A gift shop and patio are on site and live music is often featured. Treat yourself to lunch at the Bistro at Duplin Winery and enjoy a selection of sandwiches, soups, salads and more. 


City Scrape Winery 

City Scrape Winery
photo via Facebook @ City Scrape Winery
  • Location: 589 Dunklin Bridge Road, Pelzer. (GPS)
  • Cost: Wine tastings are $14.95.
  • Website: Link

At City Scrape Winery, you can taste and purchase a variety of locally-made red, white, fruit, and dessert wines.  Each tasting includes 10 to 12 wines and they are held on Thursdays, Fridays, and weekends. Cheese plates are also available and food trucks are usually present on Saturdays!


Deep Water Vineyard

Deep Water Vineyard
photo via Instagram @ Deep Water Vineyard
  • Location: 6775 Bears Bluff Road, Wadmalaw Island. (GPS)
  • Cost: Wine tastings include six wines and a tour of the facility. 
  • Website: Link

Muscadine grapes are native to the southern United States and at Deep Water Vineyard, you’ll find an assortment of high-quality, delicious Muscadine wines.

The 48-acre property is home to a winery where the wines are made and bottled, and there’s an expansive vineyard that you can explore on your own. The winery also produces a selection of wines produced with grapes from California. Live music and food is available every Saturday afternoon. 


Grapefull Sisters Vineyard

  • Location: 95 Dot’s Drive, Tabor City. (GPS)
  • Cost: Wine tastings are $10.00 per person and include samples of the jams and jellies that are also made on site. 
  • Website: Link

Another one of the best South Carolina wineries actually sits on the North Carolina/South Carolina border. At Grapefull Sisters Vineyard, you’ll enjoy a scenic, peaceful backdrop to a unique wine experience. Native Muscadine Grapes are grown in the on-site vineyard and are used in the production of nine delicious wines including a variety of red, white, and sweet wines. An exclusive alcohol-free wine is also made at the winery.

The best part of your day might just be the moment you pour yourself a glass and relax on the porch swing. You can also pre-order a picnic basket to enjoy with your wine when you arrive. 


Elevation 966 Winery 

Elevation 966 Winery
photo via Facebook @ Elevation 966 Winery / Wineries in SC
  • Location: 301 Airport Road, Suite H, Greenville. (GPS)
  • Cost: Tastings are $10.00 for ten wines of your choice. 
  • Website: Link

Elevation 966 Winery is more of an urban winery and a great place to head after enjoying a Greenville restaurant.  There are no vineyards to explore, but a variety of wines are made on site including red, white, and dessert wines. The winery itself is welcoming, the staff is friendly and it’s a great place to relax with some great wine and snacks. 


Enoree River Vineyards and Winery 

Enoree River Vineyards and Winery 
photo via Facebook @ Enoree River Vineyards and Winery
  • Location: 1650 Dusty Road, Newberry. (GPS)
  • Cost: Wine tastings are $15.00 and include 8-10 wines. 
  • Website: Link

The wines produced at Enoree Vineyards vary by the season but at any given time, you can expect to find a wide selection of handcrafted white, red, and fruit wines.

Tastings are enjoyed in the Upper Room or on the outdoor wraparound porch looking out over the scenic vineyards. In the summer, a selection of wine slushies are available!


Lazy Bear Winery 

Lazy Bear Winery
photo via Website @ Lazy Bear Winery
  • Location: 644 Hester Store Road, Easley. (GPS)
  • Cost: Tastings are $5.00 for five wines and $10.00 for 10 wines. 
  • Website: Link

Lazy Bear Winery, which is situated in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, grows much of the fruit and berries used to produce their wines right on site and the rest come from other local farms.

These artisanal wines, which also include a selection of Muscadine wines and honey meads, are available by the glass and by the bottle and you can book a tasting that also includes a tour of the facility. After you’re done drinking make sure to check out the selection of natural soy wax candles that are made at the winery as well. 


The Winery Mercer House

The Winery Mercer House
The Winery Mercer House
  • Location: 397 Walter Rawl Road, Lexington. (GPS)
  • Cost: Tastings are $20.00 a person. 
  • Website: Link

When you arrive at The Winery Mercer House, you’re made to feel welcome.  The atmosphere is relaxed so you can enjoy some fine wine while surrounded by pretty vineyards. It’s a great escape from the city of Columbia.

Speaking of the wine, it’s organic and natural which is a rarity in the United States. The Muscadine grapes are grown on site and the wines come in a variety of flavor profiles. It’s good to know that at this South Carolina winery the fee for the tasting is waived if you purchase two bottles of wine!


Victoria Valley Vineyards

  • Location: 1360 S. Saluda Road, Cleveland. (GPS)
  • Cost: Tastings are $15.00 for five wines. 
  • Website: Link

Located on 47 acres of land near Table Rock, Victoria Valley Vineyards is a European-inspired property welcoming visitors to relax on the scenic terrace.  You can sample a variety of their white and red wines made with the grapes from the on-site vineyard and take a tour of the facilities.  If you’re hungry there is an on site deli!


Wellborn Winery

  • Location: 254 Mush Creek Road, Travelers Rest. (GPS)
  • Cost: Wine tastings cost $6.00 for five wines or $10.00 for 10 wines.
  • Website: Link

Wellborn Winery is a small facility specializing in traditional Italian wines in a tiny South Carolina town called Travelers Rest.  The grapes grown in the on-site vineyard and used in most of the wines made at the winery are American and European varieties, but there are also fruit and berry wines available.

You can enjoy your selection in the tasting room or outdoors on the covered patio or around the fire pits. If you have a furry friend you’ll be happy to know that dogs are welcome here!


Hyman Vineyards 

  • Location: 6027 Old Bucksville Rd. Conway (GPS)
  • Cost: Prices vary.
  • Website: Link

Several types of Muscadine grapes are grown at Hyman Vineyards near Conway and these grapes are used to produce a variety of dry, medium, and sweet wines. A selection of jams, sauces and juices are also produced using these grapes. 

Tours of the vineyard can also be arranged in advance. There is also a store in Florence where you can taste a few of their different wines.


Best South Carolina Wineries and Vineyards

About Natasha

Natasha moved to North Carolina for college years ago (but she's not trying to age herself here). Her days were spent reading a book on the beach and enjoying a cold glass of sweet tea in between classes at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. Upon graduation, she met her partner, Cameron, and they traveled the world together crossing 85 countries and six continents. After, six years of international travel they settled down and launched Lost in the Carolinas to share their experiences about and travel tips on South Carolina and North Carolina.

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