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The WNC Wine Trail has Asheville at its crossroads. Stretching from Lake James near Marion and following I-40 West to Asheville, from there to US 64West into Murphy. Then from Linville Falls on US 19 to I-26 East to Columbus and Shelby NC. One of the new regional endeavors is to establish the Tryon Foothills of Polk County AVA for the unique climate and terroir of the southern highlands.
The Upper Hiwassee Highlands Viticultural Area is approximately 690-square mile ‘‘Upper Hiwassee Highlands’’ viticultural area in Cherokee and Clay Counties, North Carolina, and Towns, Union, and Fannin Counties, Georgia.
Application petition has been received for the Appalachian High Country Viticultural Area which includes Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Mitchell, Watauga Counties of WNC.