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Currituck Outer Banks winery wins state fair awards

A Currituck County wine producer had six of its wines place in this year’s North Carolina State Fair Wine Competition, including a double gold award for its blackberry wine.

Sanctuary Vineyards, by the Cotton Gin in Jarvisburg, has been growing grapes for eight years but only recently began to enter its wines into competitions. Owner John Wright said his family and the vineyard’s workers are excited about the praise for their product.

Sanctuary Vineyards’ blackberry wine, yet to be released for sale this year, was named the Best Fruit Wine at the competition.

Read more from the Daily Advance.

Our congratulations go to the fine people of Sanctuary Vineyards.  We have enjoyed your wines for many years, and are pleased to see the rest of the state has caught on to the magnificence of Outer Banks wines. Bottoms up!