More cheese, please

Published 9:52 pm Friday, March 15, 2019

Around 2014, a North Carolina Cheese Trail was started. Initially, the trail had 11 cheese artisans.

Now the trail, featured on Got To Be NC, has 29 “cheese” entries.

Follow the trail,, to learn about the art of cheesemaking and discover North Carolina cheese.

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North Carolina has more culinary maps and trails. Here’s the list available on Got To Be NC:

NCBS Historic Barbecue Trail – Members selected for inclusion on the trail cook their meat product on pits fueled by wood or charcoal, make their own sauce, have operated continuously for fifteen or more years, create an end product that is good offering and representative of North Carolina Barbecue.

The Great BBQ Map – The most comprehensive resource out there, listing every NC-style barbecue joint in the state.
Hot Dog Trail of Winston-Salem – A husband and wife team set out on a two day hot dog eating adventure, which took them to 10 restaurants across Winston-Salem.

Moravian Cookie Trail – The first in a culinary trail series by Visit Winston-Salem celebrating the city’s deep Moravian food roots. The culinary series is a trio of virtual trails (which means you can start, stay or stop wherever you please!) with each serving up a healthy portion of our history, delectable, tried-and-true recipes and our favorite places to stop, sample, and savor these distinct (and delicious) Moravian dishes and delights.

Surry Sonker – Trail showcasing a unique dessert in Surry County, North Carolina. Surry County is said to be the only place where this delicacy is made.

Pick-Your-Own Farms & Roadside Stands – Whether you’re looking for just-picked fruits and veggies or want to head out into the fields or orchards to do the work yourself, you’ll find the details for doing just that at the hundreds of farms in the state of North Carolina.
A dozen Wine and spirits trails are listed for North Carolina.

Distillery Trail – Distillery Trail delivers distillery and crafts spirits news, events and insights along with a comprehensive distillery and supplier directory.

North Carolina Craft Brewery Map by the NC Beer Guys – This brewery list is for all beer enthusiasts who love North Carolina craft beer! Check out where all the breweries are and where the new ones are opening. The map offers directions to the brewers so you can have your own beer adventure!

NCCBG Brewery Map – The North Carolina Craft Brewers Guild (NCCBG) is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to advance the interests of the craft breweries of North Carolina and to promote North Carolina craft beer. North Carolina boasts the largest number of craft breweries in the American South, with more than 100 breweries and brewpubs.

NC Wine Trail – North Carolina wine country is over 400 miles from east to west. North Carolina wineries and wine are organized in the North Carolina Wine Trail website help you learn more.

Wine Maps – Discover wineries, vineyards, wine bars and wine related events around the world through our online travel and mobile maps.

Haw River Wine Trail – It is nestled in the North Carolina countryside between the Triangle and the Triad. The approximately 45-minute scenic drive along the Haw River features the heart of North Carolina wine country. The trail follows the beautiful and relaxing Haw River which provides additional entertainment, scenic views, and wildlife. Visit the Haw River Wine Trail to get a real taste of North Carolina charm!

Heart of North Carolina Wine Trail – Visit five vineyards in central North Carolina as part of the trail.

JoCo Beer, Wine, Shine Trail – In 2009, four award-winning wineries and tasting rooms joined together to form the Muscadine Heritage Wine Trail. And in 2015, the Trail it expanded and has been renamed the JoCo Beer, Wine, and Shine Trail to include our new breweries and distilleries in Johnston County. Experience the trail along their rural roads past tobacco, cotton, and corn fields or stop at a local farmer’s market and take home fresh locally grown produce.

Swan Creek Vineyards – Seven vineyards only five miles apart! A wonderful way to explore the wines of Swan Creek in the Yadkin Valley.

Uwharrie Mountains Wine Trail – True official, full operating, award winning wineries in the heart of the Uwharrie Mountain Range, just 30 minutes Northeast from Charlotte and 50 minutes southeast of Grensboro. Take tours of entire commercial operations, from grape growing and crushing, to fermentation and aging, and finally to filtering and bottling, you can see how true award winning wineries produce their wines from start to finish.

Yadkin River Wine Trail – The five wineries of the Yadkin River Wine Trail welcome you to explore their yearly calendar and plan a day trip to participate in one of their exciting and entertaining events.

Yadkin Valley Wine Trail – The Yadkin Valley Wine Trail website was established to provide a single stop for wine lovers seeking information about the wine, wines, wineries, vineyard, vineyards, bed and breakfasts, hotels and other lodging, restaurants and other dining, antiques and antique stores, art galleries, winery tours and other businesses affiliated with winery tourism in the Yadkin Valley.



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