• Award-winning Yadkin Valley winemakers collaborate on red wine blend


    They’re at it again!

    Longtime friends and winemakers JW Ray, of JOLO Winery and Vineyards, and Jay Raffaldini, of Raffaldini Vineyards, have collaborated on their third wine blend, RARA Sisboombah.   

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    Raffaldini and Ray will co-host back-to-back special release events Saturday, where they’ll share their winemaking stories.

    The first event will take place at Raffaldini Vineyards beginning at noon.

    The second gathering will begin at approximately 2 p.m. at JOLO Winery and Vineyards.

    Both events are open to the public.  

    “Fans of both wineries really seem to enjoy the two wines we have produced together," Ray said in a press release. "Last year’s RARA sold out in less than three days.”

    A very limited number of bottles will be available for sale at JOLO and Raffaldini vineyards while supplies last. Bottles are priced at $45. 

    Visit raffaldini.com or jolovineyards.com for more information.

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