In a bucolic country setting, Cypress Bend is proximate to Pinehurst, Laurinburg, Lumberton, Fayetteville and Fort Bragg all of which bolster the strong tasting room attendance and special event aspect of the business.
Cypress Bend is the #1 tourist attraction in Scotland County and consistently receives highly positive reviews on their Facebook pages and on TripAdvisor.
The Winery and Tasting Room/Retail Area:
The architecturally designed winery building with its tall double wooden doors with wrought iron fittings evokes an “old-world” wine-country feeling. The tasting room has 20 foot vaulted ceilings, built-in racks and cabinetry, and the superior finishes.
The winery also features three spacious offices, a lab area, two restrooms, winery production area/tank room, climate-controlled wine storage, and other storage areas. The total heated and cooled area is 5,728 SF. The building was designed for easy expansion of the tank room area as well as for addition of structural events space and a restaurant/bistro area.
On the exterior, there is a veranda side patio and an event tent structure with sliding sidewalls, a totally open interior (no poles) standing over a 40 x100 concrete finished floor. The patio and tent area are utilized for special events, such as weddings. A scenic pond, pergola and grotto area are opposite the winery and are utilized for wedding ceremonies, photo opportunities, and casual relaxing strolls with wine and friends.
An additional 2 acres adjacent to the winery are available for lease to accommodate overflow parking needs.
The Vineyard and the Wines:
Within the 10 acres of vineyard, some of the finest cultivars of the Muscadine vine have been planted— 4 acres of Magnolia, 4 ½ acres of Carlos, and ½ acre of Noble, along with a small section of mixed varietals.
Vineyard production is typically in the range of 60 tons from this 10 acre site, and an additional 100 to 150+ tons could be available by lease from 25 acres of vineyard on adjacent property, and currently utilized in Cypress Bend wine production. Wine production is currently in the range 7,000 cases annually, and could be maximized at approximately 10,000 cases with existing equipment.
Cypress Bend Winery has won over 230 awards including Best in Show, Best in Class, Double Gold, Gold, 4-time winner of the North Carolina Muscadine Cup and the American Wine Society award for Best Muscadine in the United States (Catherine).
Current owners would be available for a reasonable time period on a consulting basis to ensure a smooth and orderly operating/ownership transition.
Nearly all vineyard, winery, tasting room and event space furnishings, fixtures and equipment will convey with the sale and extensive separate equipment lists are available for review upon request. There is an existing wine club, and also wholesale distributor agreements in place.
Cypress Bend Vineyards and Winery represents the finest in planning, vineyard management, wine-making, special events, and business execution, and it shows in the overall excellent guest experience and attendant positive earnings results. Those seeking a turn-key, successful vineyard and winery enterprise which is well-positioned for future growth, must see, experience and consider this unique opportunity. And, for those also seeking to build a new estate residence and live the vineyard life-style near-by, there may also be the possibility to acquire approximately 25 acres immediately across Riverton Road from Cypress Bend.
Owners will consider some level of owner financing for qualified buyers
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