Château Élan Winery
The Winery was opened in 1984 by Don and Nancy Panoz and currently sits among acres of Vineyards. The Winery also hosts two dining establishments including the elegant French Le Clos restaurant, and the relaxed mediterranean style bistro Café Élan. Upon entering the Winery you will first discover the Wine Market which features Château Élan wines along with a wide variety of wine and culinary gift items. The Winery also hosts The Viking Culinary Studio which offers weekend cooking classes and Sunday 3 p.m. cooking demonstrations.
In our vineyards we are currently growing an assortment of grape varietals including; Chambourcin, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Muscadine. A special section of the vineyard located behind the Winery is currently experimenting different hybrids and American native varieties such as Edelweiss, Foch, and Norton. The Winery is currently producing Chardonnay, Viognier, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Port style wine, the white blend Belle 211, the red blend Scarlet 211 and our famous Muscadine wines which include a classic Muscadine and three fruit infused variations featuring the addition of peach, strawberry, or raspberry. View the complete Wine List.
Wine Market Hours - Hours may be subject to private functions.
Sunday-Thursday 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Friday 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. - 10 p.m.
*Closed on Christmas Day