You know that point in any trip when you’re on the last stretch and the anticipation overwhelms you? Almost there, almost there…. For locals and visitors here, it’s that piece of highway right before the bridges – that landing strip to the arch that takes you over to your Outer Banks home. ...
There’s a place just over the bridge in Currituck County that some would call a little slice of heaven. Set amidst more than 200 acres of working farmland and serene coastal vineyards, The Cotton Gin invites you to sip local wine in the shade of native pines, grab a light bite to eat and meander ...
Visitors are often surprised to hear that coastal North Carolina is home to thriving vineyards and a selection of world-class wines, yet that’s exactly what they’ll find at Sanctuary Vineyards, a quaint seaside farm in Currituck County that’s home to some 25 acres of grapes. ...
The Cotton Gin doesn’t sell everything, but everything they sell has been hand-selected because it was something that brought them joy. They hope their shop will bring you joy, too.
To become acquainted with The Cotton Gin, one must begin with the cotton gin itself, the preserved metal machine with scales that still resides in the front building of the Wright family’s modern-day general store.
Sanctuary Vineyards and The Cotton Gin kick off the holiday season on November 18 with Currituck Christmas, an afternoon of games and gifts for kids, live music, refreshments, door prizes and a special sale. Santa will arrive Currituck-style, on a John Deere tractor.