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Doyle's Vineyard in Durham NC

I was in the mood to explore.  I called Erica and said "let's visit Doyle's Vineyard".  I did not have to ask her twice.

Doyle's Vineyard is located in Durham NC on NC Highway 751.  Doyle's is the RTP tasting location for RagApple Lassie Vineyards in the Yadkin Valley of NC.
Doyle's has a Facebook page where you find a list of upcoming events.  I love how they open their winery to the community.  In the past I have seen dog-friendly events, Easter Egg Hunts for both adults and children, they even had an owl release.  This all sounds fantastic to me, plus you can sip their wine while enjoying the fun:-)
They have a main lobby area and from there you can enter the tasting room through a narrow passageway.  Erica ventured in before me....
What a unique and interesting room.
I love the label.  Notice the arrowhead shaped pendent on the cow?  There is story behind the pendent and the cow.  You can read more at the RagApple Lassie website.

My favorite wine of the day was the Chardonnay and Kaleidoscope Red.  
Erica and I both enjoyed a glass of wine after the tasting.  We sipped our wine while relaxing on a wooden deck overlooking the water.  There were plenty of seats and small tables.

Interesting sculptures....

Lovely location...

We had a very nice time at Doyle's.  I do plan to visit again. 
Get out and explore.  I suggest you visit Doyle's Vineyard. 


  1. This looks like such a fun place. We went to NC last year and LOVED it!

    1. Hi Caroline, I have lived in NC since the early 90's, it is home. Great place to live. Thanks for stopping by:-)

  2. How cute! I'd love to have wine here.

  3. This looks like fun! We live right outside of Raleigh so this would be a neat place to visit. We've been trying to explore more of our State lately :)!

    1. Hi Natasha, I too am trying to explore more of NC. I think there is a lot to see and do. Yes Doyle's is a nice place. Follow my blog as I find more things to see and do in NC...Thanks:-)

  4. I love Doyle's Vineyard! I tried to reply but it looks like your email isn't connect to comments but I attend the Summit Church. Jess at Just Jess

    1. I love Summit Church. I visit on occasion. Great place:-)

  5. This looks like so much fun! I'll have to add it to my places to visit. Thanks for sharing!

    1. Hey Kelly, I am planning to go back and enjoy a glass of wine and do some computer work. I found out they do have wifi and I was told it is common for folks to come do a bit of work there. Take care and thanks for stopping by:-)

  6. HI Kathy! NC has so many great places to visit & I love that you are highlighting them. I haven't been to any of the wineries in the Yadkin Valley & didn't know they had tasting rooms in the RDU area. What a fun trip!

    1. It is nice to have this winery just a few miles from home. I have visited a few wineries in Yadkin Valley but there are many more I would love to check out. Take care Mindy:-)


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