Wilkes County

Located at the foothill of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Wilkes County has a variety of vineyards and wineries.

Nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains Wilkes County is known by many as the 'birthplace of Nascar', thanks to the old North Wilkesboro Speedway.

From the Blue Ridge Parkway to the Yakin Valley Wine country there is something special to offer for everyone. Home to many family agricultural operations, including orchards, distilleries, wineries & vineyards, livestock & crop producers, Wilkes County will keep you coming back for more.


App Administrator: 
Courtney Tevepaugh, Extension Agent, Family & Consumer Sciences
Email: csparke3@ncsu.edu
Phone: 336-651-7331