The Vineyard Voyage - Duck
A cool water excursion taking you from the chic town of Duck on the Outer Banks across Currituck Sound for a wine tasting and 4x4 safari tour of Sanctuary Vineyards on the mainland. 33 acres of viniferous grapes. Learn the vine-to-glass process, smell the French oak barrels and meet the master winemakers amid a setting with rich waterfowl and farming heritage. Sanctuary Vineyards produces over 7,000 cases of wine seasonally and has won over 100 accolades for their award winning wines.
Coastal Provisions Oyster Bar & Wine Bar Café - Southern Shores
With the goal of bringing great tasting foods to the beach, Coastal Provisions opened its flagship Market in Southern Shores and has quickly grown into one of the beach’s top food businesses with two additional locations in Duck. Chef/owner Dan Lewis is also a certified sommelier through the Court Of Master Sommeliers, and is happy to help with your wine selections. And with more than twenty wines available by the glass or half glass from the wine bar, anytime is time for an impromptu wine tasting. They also offer a wide variety of beer, wine, cider, sake, and more for purchase in their market.
TRIO Restaurant and Market - Kitty Hawk
TRiO is an exciting retail and tasting destination with an inviting yet cosmopolitan vibe. They're all about simple pleasures, authentic flavors and good times. A place to feed your passion – for wine, beer, cheese, casually inventive food and more. Comprised of both a gourmet wine, beer and cheese market as well as a restaurant with a wine bar and tap house, TRiO offers the best of the worlds of wine, beer and cheese for your enjoyment on premise or in the comfort of your home.
Chips Wine & Beer - Kill Devil Hills
Hop in to pick up bottles of wine or brews in their huge market selection of over 2000 wines and 500 beers. Or stop and have a sample from their wine tasting machines and 6 beer taps.
Outer Banks Brewing Station – Kill Devil Hills
Known as the first wind powered brewery in America, the Brewing Station offers high quality and esoteric menu items, without reaching the stratospheric menu prices of other local gourmet destinations. But at its heart and soul the Brewing Station is about the beer. Brewmaster Scott Meyer’s creations run the gamut — lighter pilsners, ales, IPAs, heavier stouts. The brews are recognized around the country for their quality, and aficionados make it a point to add the Brewing Station to their itinerary. The Brewing Station has made a difference on many levels on the Outer Banks — a world-class brew pub, superior food, engaging bands, alternative energy and promoting social issues.
Buffalo City Jug Shop - Nags Head
The first Growler Shop on the Outer Banks, Buffalo City Jug Shop picked their name as a tribute to Buffalo City, a community with a long history of logging and moonshining, once nestled in East Lake Township, just 30 miles west of the Outer Banks. Today, they aim to capture the nostalgia of 1920’s America, with a tribute to moonshine production. Choose from 24 rotating taps to satisfy your taste for craft brews and fill a growler from their selection of specialty beer. A full selection of bottled beer and wine is also available.
Fish Heads Bar & Grill - Nags Head
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Outer Banks Distilling Company - Manteo
The four owners all met years ago working at a local brewery in Kill Devil Hills and became fast friends over their shared love for good beer and rum. Over the course of many sessions spent sipping rum and talking shop, they came to the conclusion that starting a craft distillery on the Outer Banks made a lot of sense. Adam Ball and Kelly Bray worked at the area’s local breweries for many years, while Matt Newsome and Scott Smith have more than 20 years of bar tending experience on the OBX. Their story perfectly ties in with the more than 1,000 shipwrecks along the Outer Banks' Graveyard of the Atlantic with wreckage containing barrels of rum.
Lost Colony Brewery and Cafe - Manteo
The Mothervine - Manteo
Lighthouse Sports Bar - Buxton
When heading south, you'll find Lighthouse Sports Bar who took it upon themselves to sample hundreds, even thousands, of the finest beers in the land to bring you one of the finest selections of great local North Carolina beers and ciders. They offer a full bar, with tons of beers and wine along with the entertainment of pool tables, darts, live music and more. Open for brunch, lunch, happy hour & dinner with late night food.
*BONUS Beer, Wine, & Spirits Trail Extension: If you wish to make a day trip south of Hatteras Island, hop on a car or passenger ferry to uncover Ocracoke Island's very own craft brewery, 1718 Brewery.