Cheers! Breweries and Wine Bars Near Sunset Beach, NC
Do you love to try new wines & beers?
Vacation is the perfect time to do it. The area around Sunset Beach is home to several fun breweries and wineries that are sure to entertain the "over 21" set in your group! Today on the blog we will direct you to a few of our favorite watering holes. Most are family friendly so it's ok to bring the kids! Now, it's time to book your Sunset Beach rental and start planning a fantastic vacation.
Makai Brewing Company
5850 Ocean Hwy W., Ocean Isle Beach
Enjoy the spirit of Hawaii and stop by the Makai Brewing Company of Ocean Isle Beach! Their menu of delicious craft brews (made on site) will keep your taste buds hopping. Try the Carolina Tropical IPA brewed with pineapple and mango. Grab a 16 oz can or a 32 oz Crowler to go. Visit website.
34º North Experiment Station
4802 Main St., Shallotte, NC
Located about 18 minutes from Sunset Beach, the The 34° North Experiment Station brewery features small batches of experimental beers. Stop by for a flight, and keep an eye on their Facebook page for special events (like live music and comedy nights). Visit website.
Twelve 33 Distillery
593 SC-90, Little River, SC 29566
"Founded by husband and wife team, Kevin and Rebecca Osborn, Twelve 33 Distillery began as dream to create a “grain to glass” small production craft distillery using locally sourced ingredients that would reflect the local culture while also allowing for innovative products. Stop in for a tour or tasting!
Silver Coast Winery
6680 Barbeque Road, Ocean Isle Beach
Described as a "boutique, European-style winery", the the Silver Coast Winery was opened in 2002 and was the first winery in Brunswick County.
Stop in to sample award-winning wines and enjoy the art gallery, which features local artists. You will love the "Barrel Room", which has a waterfall and beautiful patio area. Visit website.
Reservations for wine tastings are required as of this writing (July 2021). Please call (910) 287-2800.
La Belle Amie Vineyard
1120 Saint Joseph Rd., Little River, SC
Hop the border over to South Carolina and visit La Belle Amie - it's just a half hour away! There is an admission fee and tickets are required.
Try out Wine Wednesday, when you get a discounted rate and live music!
They also host Saturday Concerts and tickets are required - read more on their website.
This little wine-tasting room is located in North Myrtle Beach. They offer customized wine tasting sessions, flights, wine by the glass and bottle service.
They have a lovely little tasting room where you will feel comfortable and right at home. They also host events, so check out the schedule.
Reservations are recommended but not required. Visit website.
Although Sunset Beach is a small town, it's close to so many great things to do!
We always recommend planning a few activities and outings before you arrive, so that you can really make the most of your vacation. That might include a surfing lesson for your teen, a trip to the ice cream store with your 7 year old, and hey - why not indulge in an outing for you, too?
We hope this quick list of breweries and wineries has inspired you to plan an outing for the grownups. After all, it's your vacation, too.
Please drive responsibly.