What We Offer
A full selection of domestic and imported wines from all over the world. Including but not limited to: California, Oregon, New Mexico, North Carolina, and Washington State in the US, and wines from all over Europe, South America, Africa, Australia, and New Zealand.
Fortified wines including Sherry, Madeira, and Port.
Semi-sweet, sweet and dessert wines including Moscato, Riesling, Lambrusco, Malvasia, botrytized wines like Sauternes and wines made from hybrid grape varietals.
Champagne, Cava, Prosecco, and Sparkling wine from all over the world.
North Carolina wines including both dry wines made from Vitis-Vinifera and wines made from Scuppernong and Muscadine grapes.
Wine related accessories including bottle openers, stoppers, bags and glasses and locally made artisan soap.
Grapenuts hosts a complimentary wine tasting on the last Friday of every month from 5-7 pm. These are paid tastings and are typically $10 to taste (we promise it's worth it) Attendees may arrive at any time between 5-7pm to sample the wines. The atmosphere is always fun and relaxing; our Friday Tastings are a great way to expand your palate and wine knowledge and meet fellow wine enthusiasts.
We have knowledgeable and friendly staff who can make recommendations and assist with food and wine pairings.
We host wine classes aimed at educating our customers. We hold classes on various topics, such as: regions, wine & cheese pairings, varietals, etc.*
We host quarterly wine dinners with local restaurants.*
We can help in selecting wines and estimating quantities needed for large gatherings like weddings, showers, special events and wine dinners.
Tried something at a restaurant that you’ve just gotta have? Grapenuts can order almost any wine product distributed in North Carolina – in any quantity. Contact us and let us give you a price quote.
Complimentary gift wrap for any products purchased at our store. A nice bottle of wine makes a fantastic gift!
Gift certificates available for all occasions.
* Denotes on hold due to Covid-19
Come Sit and Sip with us!
As the weather starts to cool, come by and enjoy a glass outside or in-store! We now offer wines by-the-glass, with pre-packaged snacks to go along with your vino, or if you prefer, food from some of our neighboring restaurants. Click below to check out what is currently available!
Visit Our New Online Store!
After many hours of diligent work, we are pleased to announce a new chapter for your favorite local wine shop: an online shopping presence!
Starting today, you can visit shop.grapenutswine.com and find all of our products (not just wine!) available for purchase.
This project is the culmination of a pandemic year that taught us many valuable lessons. With this new storefront, we are able to more effectively and safely assist you in finding the perfect wine for any occasion. Browsing the site is as simple as a search, whether you're looking for Cabernet or Redcurrant, South Africa or Champagne, Vanilla notes or Vacqueyras, the search feature on our site is a very powerful tool. The majority of the site is categorized at the top by wine style, then by region. You can also find our stemware, accessories, and any other unique items for sale in each category listed. We have also added technical information for the 1000+ wines we sell in store.
Labor Day Sale Is Here!
In honor of Labor Day, we will be offering a series of promotional discounts starting Friday, September 3rd and Saturday, September 4th.
During these dates we are offering:
10% off of any purchase of 6 bottles or more
15% off of any mixed-case purchase (12 bottles)
20% off of any solid-case purchase (a case of the same product)
*We will also honor these discounts for orders placed during this promotional period
**There will also be deeply discounted products set out on the table and certain items throughout the store during these two days**
Margarita Wine Cocktails!
New Arrival! The perfect drink to enjoy on these beautiful warm days! The Rancho la Gloria Margarita Wine Cocktail is 100% Agave wine. Just add a splash of OJ and some ice, tastes like the ultimate margarita! Available in regular and strawberry.
Heading Out of Town?
Did you know...wine is typically more expensive in vacation towns! Heading to the beach? Let us put together A Case for the Coast and save you some coin. Mixed cases are 10% off and solid cases are 15%. Call us today!
Provençal Wine Package and Recipe Book!
From Markets of the Midi, the gastronomic tour of Southern France, comes "Diner en Provence," a cookbook with recipes and wine pairings featuring true Provençal cuisine. Mix and match at least 6 wines from the cookbook and get a cookbook for free! Click below to read more.
Schott Zwiesel Stemware has arrived.
Schott Zwiesel, the famed German producer based in one of the world's prime glass-manufacturing centers, has led the glass industry for more than 100 years. The company has many industry "first" to its credit, including the first fully automated production of blown glass stemware in 1967.
New Béquet Caramels are now at Grapenuts!
Established in December 2001, Béquet Confections is known for their award-winning Béquet® Gourmet Caramel. With eight national awards, the confectionery has been recognized by Martha Stewart Living Magazine, Food & Wine Magazine and featured on The Food Network. Caramel is the sole focus of Béquet Confections’ efforts, resulting in silky, smooth, creamy caramel.
Hardscoop Alcohol Ice Cream
Hardscoop Distillery out of Charleston, SC makes ultra premium ice cream made with neutral grain spirits! Their alcohol ice cream is made from local products and is 8.1% ABV, 16 Proof. Their year-round flavors are chocolate, vanilla and coffee. They offer seasonal flavors as well as sorbet. Great for parties, tailgating, weddings and MORE! In stock NOW!
Grapenuts Wine was local from the beginning. A group of Wilson wine lovers began private tastings in 1993- the idea of the late Tom Griffin and his wife Ann. In 2002, from the tasting group that gathered weekly, came the 7 original partners* who still own and operate Grapenuts. Our mission is to enhance Wilson’s overall wine experience. We bring carefully chosen wines to our community and sell our selections at reasonable prices. We enjoy sharing our knowledge of wine and food with all wine lovers and folks who are ready to start their wine journey. Jordan Smith, well known for his wine expertise in Wilson, became our first Managing Partner. Without Jordan, there would never have been Grapenuts Wine: we all knew something about wine, but Jordan knew the business of wine.
Grapenuts remains Wilson’s only full-service wine store, and we have more years of combined experience and knowledge than we would like to add up! Very early on, our customers began to refer to us as the “Nuts,” and we reciprocated by welcoming them as the Friends of “Nuts.” We welcome new Friends every day, and feedback is always encouraged. No one could predict how it would all turn out, but, Grapenuts Wine, almost two decades old, keeps on uncorking and making new friends.
*Grapenuts and their families:
Three beloved Grapenuts in the Sky: Tom & Ann Griffin, Scott Bowers.
Current Partners: Sarah Bowers, J. Jordan Smith, Garland Homes Jr., Mark Matthews, Chris Williford, Sarah Warden.