Wine & Grape Appreciation Month
Governor Bev Perdue proclaimed September 2011 as North Carolina Wine and Grape Appreciation Month. Gov. Perdue recognizes the importance of the wine and grape industry to the state, and encourages the public to help support local wineries during appreciation month. Gov. Perdue also urges restaurants and retailers to support the industry. Wineries are encouraged to celebrate Wine and Grape Appreciation Month with their own celebrations in September.