JOLO Awards

  • JOLO Winery & Vineyards Earns Eight Medals Including Two Double Golds in September
    Sep 28, 2018

    JOLO Winery & Vineyards is proud to announce that it has earned high honors at two prestigious wine competitions during the month of September.

    The Yadkin Valley winery earned two gold medals at the 2018 International Sommelier Wine Challenge, which took place in San Diego, California. Sommelier judges awarded JOLO’s 2017 Crimson Creek with 92 points and JOLO’s …

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  • JOLO's Wine Club Reaches 1,000 Members Milestone
    Aug 05, 2018

    Pilot Mountain, N.C. August 6, 2018

    JOLO Winery & Vineyards, an award-winning, family-owned, boutique winery in the picturesque Yadkin Valley AVA, proudly announce reaching the milestone of 1,000 JOLO Wine Club Members.

    “When we started the winery a little over four years ago, we were focused on one thing; creating a wine and hospitality experience of the highest level,” says JW Ray, founder and winemaker of JOLO Winery & Vineyards. “It is truly a testament to the entire staff of JOLO, that they were able to create such an experience that over 1,000 …

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  • Apr 25, 2018

    Have you had a chance to catch Flavor, NC? It is a television series dedicated to preserving and celebrating North Carolina’s agricultural heritage?

    When the show’s creative team wanted to highlight Yadkin Valley wines, they came to see us. Owners JW and Kristen Ray enjoyed showing program host Lisa Prince around the JOLO estate and then discussed winemaking over a glass of the JOLO/Raffaldini wine collaborative, RARA Sisboombah.

    We think Flavor NC did a great job with …

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  • Getting to know the man behind JOLO Winery
    Mar 22, 2018

    March 22, 2018

    Below please find a synopsis as published by Triangle Around Town. Thank you, Dathan and Jennifer!

    Over a Glass is a new series where we sit down with local and regional wineries and discuss how they got their start, the state of and insights into the future of the wine industry and anything that may come up over a glass of wine. For our first installment, we caught up with JW Ray, owner and winemaker of JOLO Vineyards located in Pilot Mountain, North Carolina.

    If you haven’t had the pleasure of visiting JOLO or meeting JW yourself, you are truly missing …

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  • Award Winning Yadkin Valley Winemakers Collaborate on On Second Red Wine Blend Offering
    Feb 14, 2018

    Pilot Mountain and Ronda, N.C., February 15, 2018 – On Saturday, March 10, 2018, JOLO Winery & Vineyards and Raffaldini Vineyards will host back-to-back special release events for their second red wine blend collaboration, RARA Sisboombah.

    The wine is a …

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  • Give North Carolina wine a chance. Follow the Surry County Wine Trail with a Winter Wine Passport
    Feb 06, 2018

    Pilot Mountain and Ronda, N.C., February 15, 2018 – On Saturday, March 10, 2018, JOLO Winery & Vineyards and Raffaldini Vineyards will host back-to-back special release events for their second red wine blend collaboration, RARA Sisboombah.

    The wine is a …

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