The Holy City might be known for its cobblestone streets, pristine beaches, and eclectic cuisine, but it’s also one of the best cities in the south for wine lovers. For help finding all of the area’s world-class vineyards, wine bars, and tasting rooms, our guide to the best Wineries in Charleston, SC, is the perfect place to start. For more help finding all of the best restaurants, attractions, and seasonal events between the Holy City and Kiawah Island, don’t forget to take a look at our complimentary Vacation Guide.
Top Wineries to Visit in Charleston, SC
There is only one winery in Charleston, SC, and that’s Deepwater Vineyard. Previously known as Irvin House Vineyard, this historic site has updated more than just its name. Hidden behind majestic oak trees and past the rolling marshland scenery, Deepwater Vineyard is home to some of the best home-grown wine in South Carolina. The laid-back environment and delicious blends of your favorite varietals make putting this spot on your Charleston Itinerary an absolute must. Pets are allowed on leashes, so bring your furry friends along and take a stroll around the 48-acre site.
Deepwater Vineyard operates under the same ownership as Firefly Distillery, giving you the perfect opportunity to visit both Firefly and Deepwater and one shot. Home of the famous sweet-tea vodka, Firefly is a staple of Charleston’s growing distillery scene. Get the most out of your trip by taking part in the distillery’s tipsy tour. You can also explore their full list of products and tastings in their online store!
Tuesday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Wednesday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Thursday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Friday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
6775 Bears Bluff Road, Charleston, SC
Charleston and Kiawah Island’s Best Wine Bars
If you want to taste some of Deepwater’s award-winning wine in a more casual setting, check out one of the incredible wine bars and tasting rooms that are sprinkled throughout Charleston! Additionally, check out our guide to the best cocktail bars on Kiawah Island!
Where to Stay Near Kiawah Island
After you’ve explored the best of Charleston’s winery scene, escape to the quiet beauty of Kiawah Island with us at the Andell Inn. Our boutique hotel offers elegance at a slower pace than you’ll find in Charleston, giving you the perfect opportunity to unwind and gear up for your next adventure. The cool breeze of the Carolina Sea Islands and the comfort of our luxury guest suites are waiting!
For example, our King Studio Suites offer world-class accommodations for those who are looking to take their getaway to the next level. Enjoy open floor plans, sophisticated decor, and waterfront views on your next stay! Explore the room and start planning for your trip right now!