Shelton in the News: See what others have to say about our wines.

Article in Carolina Living magazine:"Winemaking Comes to Dobson"

Published: September, 2004

Excerpt: "With a climate that compares favorably with famous European locales, the Yadkin Valley hosts a business that leaves tradition behind and grows a new and important crop."

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Article in Business North Carolina magazine:"Fruit of the Loam: Shelton Vineyards is one reason North Carolina is growing a reputation for making fine wines"

Published: January, 2005
Written by: Frank Maley

Excerpt: "In 1524, explorer Giovanni da Verrazano wrote in his log that the grapes he found growing along the Cape Fear River "without doubt would yield excellent wines." A Tare Heel wine industry flourished from Colonial times, and from 1840 until the state voted itself dry in 1909, North Carolina led the nation in wine production."

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Article in Greater Charlotte Biz magazine:"Savoring the Taste of Success: Shelton Vineyards Cultures Wine and the Economy"

Excerpt: "Shelton Vineyard's Charlie and Ed Shelton borrowed $2,000 from their father to go into the homebuilding business in 1962 and they've been working together ever since then. Operating out of Winston-Salem, they built their original business, Fortis Homes, into a very successful residential company. When the boom in business development took place in the late '70s, the Shelton brothers started Shelco, a commercial development and construction company. they moved the corporate headquarters to Charlotte in 1991, in response to local growth, and opened additional offices in Greenville, Raleigh and Hilton Head, S.C."

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Article in The Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area :"Despite N.C.'s weather issues Shelton Vineyards up to task"

Published: January 28, 2008

Excerpt: "Murphy Moore has been Shelton's winemaker since 2005. Her 2006 Riesling won the international gold medal at the Los Angeles County Wine of the World Competition. Taste of the Triad chatted with Murphy, who kept wanting to talk about the weather."

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Article in The Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area:"Shelton Vineyards' Harvest Grill delivers on food, ambience"

Published: December 11, 2006

Excerpt: "A visit to www.sheltonvineyards.com reveals that no less than a Culinary Institute of America graduate serves as the chef, Paul S. Lange, who last worked at Ryan's in Winston-Salem. A heavy hitter from a "grill", which is an accurate description. But what else would you expect on this Mediterranean-styled wine estate that brothers Charlie and Ed Shelton created near the homeplace of their grandparents..."

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Article on Creative Loafing website:"Grape Land: Shelton Vineyards aspires to make great wine"

Published: May, 2001
Written by: Tricia Childress

Excerpt: "In the 70s, the French made a startling discovery: great wine could be made in other parts of the world, specifically the West Coast of the US. A decade later California winemakers made a startling discovery: great wine could be made in other parts of the world, specifically South America. In the early 21st century, American winemakers may make yet another startling discovery: great wine can be made in North Carolina (and I don't mean Cheerwine)."

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