Hinnant Family Vineyard Pre-Harvest Tour

Hinnant Vineyards

Wednesday, July 27, 2022

Entrance to Hinnant Vineyard 

Thank you to Bob Hinnant and his staff for hosting this tour. NCMGA members will receive a report on this tour via the NCMGA E-newsletter. Become a member today.

Hinnant Family Vineyards is North Carolina’s oldest and largest muscadine vineyard, and has been cultivating grapes for over 47 years. They currently raise Carlos, Magnolia, Doreen, Nesbitt, Supreme, Noble, Tara, Late Fry, Lane, Triumph, Hall, Granny Val, some new seedless muscadines, and more, selling PYO, at the farm, and wholesale, with a store and tasting room on site. Come to learn about this large and varied operation!

Pre-registration is closed. We have at approximately 5 lunches reserved for late and at-the-door registrations, on a first-registered/first-come basis.  Call 919-542-3687 to register by phone.

Location: 826 Pine Level Micro Rd, Pine Level, NC 27568. Those planning to stay overnight will find multiple hotel options in nearby Smithfield and Selma along Interstate-95.


8:30-9:00 am Check-in and Registration
9:00 am-11:30 am (approximately)  Vineyard Tour
11:30 am -1:30 pm Lunch, winery tours, wine tasting, and presentations.

When we’re done in the field, we will enjoy lunch and socializing on the vineyard’s covered patio.

Presenters include

  • Bob Hinnant, vineyard owner
  • Mark Hoffmann, NC State University grape specialist
  • Cathy Ma, NC Department of Agriculture
  • Nadia Hetzel, NCMGA President
  • Additional presenters TBD

Driving to various areas of the vineyard may be required; some van transport will be available. Dress appropriately for weather and farm conditions.

Tours of the winery will be in small groups after we come out of the field.

Wine tastings and flights are available to our group for a special discounted price of $8 (normal public price is $12-14). Purchase on-site.


Fill out the form below to register. Please register by July 25 to be included in the lunch counts. Late and at-the-door registration WILL be accepted, however lunch can not be guaranteed for these registrations. Contact NCMGA by email or phone (919-542-3687) if you have questions.