Mar 10

The Farm

That is what we have always called this place.  Michael would say he is heading to the farm.  “The farm” became ours on December 18, 1996.  So many of you know our story, some do not.  I will give the quick version… Two art teachers met at the state conference in 1994 in Winston-Salem, NC.  We knew this was something special.  We were married in 1996 and a honeymoon in the South of France that summer changed our lives forever.  It is one thing to enjoy roaming through the countryside… Read More

Mar 08

Today I start…

Today I start.  For so long I have talked about beginning a blog and the only way is to just begin.  For so long I have wanted to talk about what we do, what we have created.  Normal people do not do this- start a vineyard and a winery. We have worked very hard, have met so many wonderful people and the past 20 years have been filled with so many adventures. I wish to share past present and future.  I hope you will find this a slice of life… Read More

Jun 15

Anniversary Dinner, July 1st

Please help us celebrate the 16th Anniversary of the opening of Hanover Park. July 1, 2000 we opened our gate and started pouring wine and welcoming people into the farmhouse. December 18, 1996, when we bought our farm, little did we know what a wonderful monster we had created! We are very excited to again have Mark from Meridian Restaurant in Winston-Salem prepare our meal for the evening.  The menu … Baby organic arugula salad with Spanish goat cheese, shaved red onion & Dijon-Cider vin Brown Sugar-Rum brined, Pecan wood… Read More

Oct 30

Saturday October 31st

Please join us for the last day of October. No tricks, just treats, Hanover Park style

Oct 01

Sunday, October 18th Wine Dinner at Hanover Park with Vidalia Restaurant

We are very excited to share with you a special dinner here on Sunday, October 18th at 6pm.  Sam Ratchford, chef and owner of Vidalia Restaurant in Boone will be coming down to Hanover Park to prepare a four course wine dinner for us.  We have enjoyed Sam’s delicious and creative food for many years.  Cost will be $65 per person, by reservation only, by  Monday October 12th.  Please look over the menu below and join us.  E-mail us at or call 336-463-2875 to make your reservation.   One    … Read More