The Travel Channel has named the             Asheville region one of the

   Top 10 New Places for Wine Lovers.  

WNC Magazine Showcases the Vineyards of Western North Carolina

      Learn more about wine, cheeses and our tour in the Mountain Xpress.

   Charter and Specialty Tours

    Charter Winery Tours for Hotels, Meeting Planners 
    Groups, Individuals--Custom designed tours to selected
    regional wineries created to conform to time and 
    passenger needs.  Prices are based on time, the
    number of wineries, and the amenities provided.
    Tours may feature cheese service, lunch or
    appetizers, and all tasting room fees.  Limousine service
    can also be provided.  Tours will depart and return to 
    locations requested. For additional information on our
    wine tours:,  828.606.8606

Bachelorette Party Tours

    Available directly to Brides, Bridesmaids or through                   wedding planners and hotels.  The Bride or a member of
    her bridal party will specify which wineries  she 
    would like to visit.  Timing of the tour is based on
    the needs of the bridal party and the tour may finish
    at a restaurant of your choice.  These tours include                   door to door transportation, tasting room fees and can
    be customized to include a memento glass, food and
    bridal party gifts.  Party size may range from 5 to 20.
    For additional information on our wine tours:  

    info@thetrolleycompany, 828.606.8606

Wine  tours & Cider Tours

The Trolley Company

in association with

French Broad Vignerons

is proud to offer wine tours in the beautiful mountains of Western North Carolina.

We offer 5 different wine

tours -- each one visits local boutique wineries proudly serve their selection of award winning wines.

We are your designated driver for a beautiful day.



   One of the beautiful vineyards in the French Broad River area.


   Apple Country Wine Tour

   The Apple Country Wine tour takes you to

   two delightful wineries near Hendersonville.

   The first winery features a casual country style 

   tasting room and the second offers a hint of sophistication.

   We include a stop at the very impressive Sierra Nevada

   Brewing Company.  

   This tour leaves every Friday from Westgate Mall in

   Asheville at 10:30AM and The Hampton Inn in

   Hendersonville at 11:00PM.    The tour includes all wine 

   tasting fees.  Box lunches are available.  This will be a            ticketed event starting May1st through October 31, 2018 
   and is open to 5 persons or more.      



   ​​ Vino Al Fresco Tour

   Three boutique wineries nestled in North Carolina Horse

    Country await you.  Three wineries, three styles, and the

    ambiance of three different tasting rooms.  Award 

    winning wines are poured at each location and often the

    winemakers will be available to talk to you about their

    wines. All tasting fees are included. Departs every Friday, 

    May to November, from Westgate Mall in Asheville at

    10:30AM at The Hampton Inn in Hendersonville at 11AM.       Tour is open to 10 or more persons. Reservations for

    wine tours can be made by contacting The Trolley                  Company.

    Bon Appétit Tour

    A multi-flavor tour that features wine and a French

    lunch (or dejeuner!).  Traditional wines are poured at the       first winery -- a beautifully repurposed family farm. Then

    on to the second with a beautiful view from the sunny

    deck.  This is where we enjoy our  French-style 

    lunch.  This tour is offered on Thursdays, May

    thru November.   Lunch is included in the price of the

    tour. Tour is open to six or more guests. Departs                     from Westgate Mall in Asheville at 10:30.    
    Reservations for wine tours can be made by contacting
​    The Trolley Company.

Wine & Dine Tour

   This is an evening tour featuring a three-course French          dinner and the tasting of 4 or 5 wines.  

   The first winery features an elegant tasting room and 
   the second overlooks the Blue Ridge Mountains in the.          distance.  Here we enjoy the 
   French three course dinner with additional wines to
   be tasted and enjoyed.  Every Wednesday May to
   November departing at 4:30PM from Westgate Mall.
   This tour has a minimum of 8 guests.  Reservations can

   be made by contacting The Trolley Company.

  Catawba Valley Wine Tour

   Wineries near Morganton, NC, bring you a variety of
   tasting opportunities.  One is a small winery with
   large tasty grapes grown organically and 
   sustainably.  There is a Bordeaux-inspired winery 
   snuggled within the vineyard with both red and
   white wines.  Another vineyard features Bordeaux-style          reds and whites, as well as a lovely view from the

   tasting room. Cheese, lunch, and tasting room fees    are      included in the  price of the ticket.  Every Thursday, April

   to November.  Departs from the Westgate Mall in 
   Asheville at 9:30AM.  This tour is available to parties of 10      or more.


​    Cider Tour 

    Cideries have opened in the Apple Country capital of              North Carolina.   85% of all the apples grown in NC are          grown withing 20 miles of Asheville.  Come and taste the        wonderful ales that three of those cideries are producing.      Call us for more information.


        For information:,                                                 828.606.8606


Note:  All of our tours are available year          round for private tours and all private

   tours can be customized.


Our Tours

  • Apple Country
  • Vino Al Fresco
  • Bon Appétit
  • Wine & Dine
  • Catawba
  • Custom Tours

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