Owls Eye Vineyard – North Carolina Winery, Winery Tours and Events

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.


***WINE AND STARS this Friday, August 1st.

Please join the Astronomy Club on our patio for a guided look at the Heavens!  Come enjoy Owl’s Eye wine and learn!  There will be scopes available and instruction too.  We are having lovely clear weather this week so the conditions are perfect for exploration.


Upcoming vendors:

Saturday, July 26 and 27:  “Yarntastic Creations”  Natasha Hudgins and Toni Heberlig, owners  This is a local business, started in 2012, offering an amazing variety of hand knit and crocheted items for sale.  Natasha teaches the Crocheting classes at Cleveland Community College and does some spinning of her yarns.  She will be spinning at the winery. Knitting has been a hobby of Toni’s for a long time.  This is a perfect opportunity to do some early shopping not only for the holidays, but for other occasions as well.  Their newly launched website is www.yarntasticcreations.com

Saturday August 9 and 10:  Mary Kaye Casaday does historic illustrations, home renderings and still lifes in pen and ink and also watercolor. A pen and ink drawing of a beloved family home is a wonderful gift and from that sketch, note cards could be made.  Mary Katherine will bring examples of her work, and we invite you to bring your ideas to discuss with her.  Again, an opportunity to purchase unique gifts from a local artisan.

Friday, August 15 and Saturday August 16: ”Jockey – Person to Person”, a line of easy care women’s clothing and “Essential Body Wear” will be at the winery.  Local residents may remember these businesses from their presence at “The Galleria,” the Junior Charity League’s weekend event each fall. Alison Hannah Kats and Kathy Bartholomew are the reps for these two lines.


August 12:  “Reverse Mortgage Myths Revealed”

Sponsored by The McIntyre Law Firm and GCG Wealth Management / Crystal Springs Retirement Community / Yadkin Bank

Speaker:  Chris Munsen, Reverse Mortgage Expert, Yadkin Bank

- Social Hour:    5:00-6:00
- Presentation:  6:00-7:00
- Questions: 7:00-7:30


Wine Down Fridays will continue through August 29.

Scheduled musicians are as follows:

July 25:  Dave Desmelik,  (vocals and guitar)

August 1:  Maria Van Kleef (guitar and vocals)

August 8:  Paul Bowman (guitar)

August 15:  Starlyn Hughes (vocals)

August 22:   Melody Cox and “Sorella Jack” (trio–guitar and vocals )

August 29:   Eric Surretsky and Austin Allen (Americana, blues, reggae, country, rock, folk)

No charge for admission.  We will continue to have small cheese and fruit plates available for purchase.  In addition, we are picnic-friendly!


Thursday Noon-6pm.

Friday Noon-9pm.  Join us for Wine Down Fridays with LIVE music and great wine on Friday evenings with music beginning at 7pm.   A great way to end the week and start the weekend.

Saturday Noon-6pm.

Sunday 1-6pm.

Other times by appointment.

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.


704-471-9196 1414 Metcalf Road, Shelby, North Carolina  28150