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Watauga Lake Winery

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I have been to Watauga lake winery and villa nove vineyards many times. Each time i am greeted by... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Edb2829
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Butler, Tennessee
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Wonderful day in the mountains!

My husband and I went on a day trip to attend the pre-harvest at Villa Nove and visit the Watauga... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Yvonne S
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Pfafftown, North Carolina, United States
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Watauga Lake Winery, located in the historic Big Dry Run Schoolhouse, offers wine tasting of locally grown and produced wines. The winery also offers a selection of fine cheeses and gifts. Tours are available. Open seasonally (April -December...more
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6952 Big Dry Run Rd, Butler, TN 37640-7400
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I have been to Watauga lake winery and villa nove vineyards many times. Each time i am greeted by the lovely people that work there. There is an assortment of wines to choose from that have a taste for everyone from dry reds to fortified...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friends came with us to enjoy wood fired pizza & sangria Saturday, what a disappointment! The bread had been burned for the anti-pasta plate, making it not available; sangria was served with a plastic cup and a couple of small chucks of fruit & ice;...More

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TNWINE, Owner at Watauga Lake Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I am so very sorry that you did not have a good experience at your recent visit with us. I so wish that you had brought this to our attention so that we could have addressed the problem and satisfied you and your guests. We...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I went on a day trip to attend the pre-harvest at Villa Nove and visit the Watauga Lake Winery. This was our last winery to visit on the High Country Wine Trail and they turned out to be hidden gems. After doing...More

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TNWINE, Owner at Watauga Lake Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so very much for visiting with us and for your kind remarks about your visit. I am so glad that you enjoyed not only our wines; but, our event. We want our guests to experience first hand what wine-making is all about -...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I wanted to getaway last weekend so I went up to Watauga Lake. I decided to stop by Watauga Lake Winery and was not disappointed. I went away VERY pleased thanks to a glass of the Cold Springs Rosé. This was probably one of the...More

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TNWINE, Manager at Watauga Lake Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for stopping by Watauga Lake Winery on your get away. We are so glad that you enjoyed your rose' wine and wood-fired pizza! We sincerely appreciate your taking the time to review your visit with us. We look forward to seeing...More

Reviewed 15 August 2018

Had been hearing about Pizza and Sangria Saturdays at the Watauga Lake Winery and finally got there this last Saturday. Wow! What a great idea — wood-fired pizzas made to order in the Winery kitchen and sangria! We loved the Veggie Pizza — super fresh...More

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TNWINE, Owner at Watauga Lake Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for visiting with us. We are so very glad that you enjoyed your "Sangria Saturday" experience. Please come back and visit with us whenever you are in our area. We look forward to seein gyou again.

Reviewed 14 August 2018

Have been to Watauga Lake Winery several times for their "Sangria Saturday". Always enjoy the wine, pizza, friendly staff and atmosphere. Great history on the School house, it's clean, well run and very good pizza. Worth a drive.

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TNWINE, Manager at Watauga Lake Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2018

Thank you so much for visiting with us. We are glad that you have enjoyed your visits with us and continue to come back for our "Sangria Saturday's"! We look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

You'll drive through some absolutely beautiful country to find this gem!! Award winning wines, delicious food and a staff above excellence! The knowledge and care put into each service, be it wine tasting or the quaint restaurant, you'll find it beyond compare. I have been...More

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TNWINE, Owner at Watauga Lake Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Thank you so much for your kind remarks. We are so very glad that you enjoy visiting with us and sharing our unique area of TN with your friends. We look forward to seeing you at the winery again soon!

Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

While we waited for our pizza, we enjoyed the atmosphere and hospitality. We felt welcome from the moment we walked in and felt appreciated to be there. There is also a rich history within the building itself and lots of stories to be shared. The...More

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TNWINE, Owner at Watauga Lake Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Thank you for visiting with us. We are so very glad that you enjoyed our "wall of remembrance" where we have pictures and stories about the old "Dry Run" School. So glad that you enjoyed your pizza and wine. We look forward to seeing you...More

Reviewed 12 August 2018

Once again, Wayne and staff have outdone themselves on making the Sangria and Pizza Saturday a fun way to wile away a few hours. Although I went alone, I was able to meet two other single ladies, we gathered together at one table and each...More

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TNWINE, Owner at Watauga Lake Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Thank you so much for visiting with us again. We so appreciate you taking the time to share your experience with us. We look forward to seeing you again at the winery.

Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

The worst wine tasting ever. Pizza is exceptionally small with few ingredients mainly bread. Wine taste was barely 5 ml. Do not recommend.More

Thank IloveTN
TNWINE, Manager at Watauga Lake Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2018

I am so very sorry that you did not enjoy your visit with us. I so wish that you had called your disappointment out to us to give us the opportunity to correct the situation. Our pours in the tasting room are controlled by our...More

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