Westbend Vineyards is located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, along the banks of the Yadkin River. The 70 acres of prime vinifera vineyards are neatly tucked into the gently rolling countryside in the northwest corner of Forsyth County, where the Yadkin Valley begins. Here, the Yadkin River takes a bend to the west, giving the name 'Westbend' to the region.
The first vineyards at Westbend were planted in 1972, against the advice of some rather heavy agricultural authorities. As the vines flourished, more acreage was planted and by 1986, Mr. Kroustalis found he had a 70-ton grape harvest, which was sold to other wineries. Westbend became a bonded winery in 1988. The first Westbend wine was released in June 1990.
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Visiting the Winery
Hours of operation are: Tuesday - Saturday 11:00 - 6:00 and on Sunday 1:00 - 6:00.
We offer tours on Saturday at: 1:00, 2:30, or 4:00 and on Sunday at: 2:00 or 3:30.
Directions to our facility from Winston Salem are: U.S. 421-N to Shallowford Road (exit #246), turn left off the exit and go 2.4 miles, then turn left onto Williams Road.
Directions from Statesville are: I-40-E to Farmington Road (exit #174), turn left off the exit and go 10 miles, turn right at Courtney-Huntsville Road (this is the second stop sign you will come to), continue for 2 miles, then take a hairpin right turn onto Williams Road. We are the forth driveway on the left.