Demystifying the Wines of Burgundy Class

In the photo from Left to Right: Lucien Muzard 1er Cru Clos des Mouches Santenay 2009, Domaine Joseph Voillot 1er Cru Les Fremiets Volnay 2009, Domaine Trapet et Fils Gevrey-Chambertin 2009, Domaine Francois Lamarche 1er Cru Les Chaumes Vosne-Romanee 2009, and Frederic Magnien Vieilles Vignes Chambolle-Musigny 2010 Guests joke to us about how it must be fun to be able to taste so many wines and say they're just about to change career paths out of envy. I tell them that there's more... Full Post >

The Lee Bros. Join Us for a Charleston Dinner Party

We are counting down the days until March 14th when Ted & Matt Lee visit Fearrington for a Cooks & Books dinner featuring their newest cookbook The Lee Bros. Charleston Kitchen. This dinner will be filled with delicious treats, such as She-Crab Soup and Pineapple Cornbread Pudding, all made by our Executive Chef Colin Bedford! Reserve quick so you don't miss out! Full Post >

A Cotton Mill, Denim Fabric & Sustainable Hospitality

The Tar Heel State is very well known in the collective imaginary for its beloved Andy Griffith and the Wright Brothers, not to mention the small rolling farms, tobacco fields and textile industries. Nonetheless, it is a quiet fact that Greensboro houses what is considered the greenest hotel in America. The Proximity Hotel is the first Platinum LEED certified green hotel in the United States. The building uses 40% less energy and 30% less water than any other hotel its size. The sun's... Full Post >

2013 Wedding Season is Here!

As March begins and wedding season is upon us, it's out with the old and in with the new! We are very excited about the 2013 wedding season. So, if you are planning to tie the knot this year keep an eye on our blog and we will continue to keep you on top of the latest wedding trends. It's going to be a fabulous year to get married! - Cheryl Full Post >

The Goat’s Classic Salads Switched Up

The Goat's salads are a classic at Fearrington. Whether you love "The Silo," "The Natural Powerhouse," or "The Greek," these salads are undeniably delicious. They are also undeniably now we are offering two sizes of salads to appease those customers with a smaller appetite. Head over to The Goat and feast on whichever size you choose! Full Post >

Max’s Wine of the Moment: 7 Fuentes

Recently I have been obsessed with Island wines, that is wines grown on Islands, and some of my favorites come from the Canary Islands. The 7 Fuentes is a blend of Listagn Negro 90% and Tintilla 10% from vines which age up to 100 years old. It is aged in mostly cement vats to allow the pure aromatics of the fruit to express itself, with 10 % being aged in French Oak Barrels to add some roundness to the wines. This wine has aromas of dark berry fruit, dark plum, leather,... Full Post >

Modern Love

Have you noticed the modern edge in all the runway collections this season as you flip through the latest fashion magazines? We have just the accessory to update everything in your closet from white jeans to a classic little black dress. Our current bag crush: Wendy Stevens’ Stainless Handbag Collection. Every handbag in this unique collection is made by hand from Wendy’s own stainless sheet goods. The originality of her work has garnered attention in top fashion and design magazines... Full Post >

The Many Benefits of Massage

As Winter moves into Spring and growth and renewal is all around us here at Fearrington Village, I thought I’d join with nature by sharing the many health benefits massage can provide. One of the most observable benefits of massage is a general feeling of relaxation. As a massage therapist, the sound “ahh!” is an earmark sign telling me relaxation has begun. Often times the first “ahh” can be heard when guests lie down on warm soothing massage tables at The Spa at Fearrington,... Full Post >

Amuse Bouche and Canapés from March 1st

Chefs Tom² decided to have some fun today and use some of our granite slates while Chef Bedford's on vacation. Looks like it worked pretty well for the evening! I know I can put away quite a bit of these...   Full Post >