Owl’s Eye Vineyard – A North Carolina Winery and Event Venue

We are an exciting  vineyard located in the beautiful Piedmont of North Carolina. We bring loads of experience and a wonderful new dimension of wine making to an upcoming and exciting part of the country!

Whether you  are a wine connoisseur or are just beginning to explore wine, we are happy to give you a memorable and enjoyable experience. We are located 2.5 miles from the historic downtown Shelby courtsquare. We offer tours, tastings and private events.  Our winery tasting room is an open and welcoming venue for private parties, fun gatherings, work-related events, wedding receptions and rehearsal dinners.


Upcoming Events: 

Our sixth annual “Sip ‘n Shop” will be November 21.  This is a nice opportunity to do some relaxed holiday shopping, enjoy a light lunch and sample our award winning wines.  We will be hosting a variety of local vendors and craftspeople and hope you can join us.  Attendees will have an opportunity to win an Owl’s Eye gift basket.


We are offering live music each Sunday afternoon from 3:00-5:00

Sunday, November 15:  Melanie Devaney has been compared to Sheryl Crow, Allison Krauss and Emmy       Lou Harris by music reviewers.  She is an accomplished singer and songwriter and has a degree in Creative Writing along with extensive training in classical music.  Melanie plays guitar and keyboard and will perform a mix of folk-rock, Americana and pop.

Sunday, November 22:  Tony Caccagna moved to ClevelandCounty almost 10 years ago after a successful career as a performer in Palm Beach, Florida,  and quickly established a reputation as a multi-talented musician and entertainer.  Tony connects well with his audience and has a mellow, soulful voice.   Besides playing a number of instruments, he has been a teacher of music throughout his adult life and currently offers lessons through Shelby Music Center.

Sunday, November 29:  David Parker is a Professor of English at Gardner-Webb by day, and will bring  his unique style of guitar to Owl’s Eye this Sunday for an return performance.  He plays a bluesy-jazzy electric style music, and with the aid of his “looper pedal,” the sound is more like a duo rather than a single musician



Thursday-Saturday Noon-6:00 PM, Sunday 1:00-6:00 PM.

Closing at 4:00 on November 14th.  Wedding reception starting at 5:00

Winter hours begin November 12:  Thursday, Friday, Saturday–noon-5, Sunday 1-5.  Sunday music will be 2-4.


Come relax on our patio, enjoy tasting our wines while you savor the beauty of the South Mountains in the background.  We’re waiting for you.

We welcome leashed pets.  We do have small cheese and fruit plates available for sale, if you are not in a picnic frame of mind.  There is no prettier view in Cleveland County than the one from our patio…great wines and warm hospitality—a winning combination.