We are super excited to be offering the Stift Engelszell, Gregorius, Trappist Ale. It is the 8th official Trappist Brewery in the world, becoming part of the organization last year. It is the first Trappist Brewery in Austria and only the second outside of Belgium. We only get one 20 L keg, they are the lowest of the eight breweries as far as production is concerned, with a total of 2,000 HL a year. Hurry down to The Fearrington Granary and enjoy! - Maximilian Kast, Wine Director Full Post >
Bernard et Marjorie Rondeau, Bugey-Cerdon, France, MV From the border area of France and Switzerland comes this characterful and delicious rose bubbly. It is made similar to Moscato d’Asti or Clairette de Die, but this wine is made with 100% Gamay. This the perfect Valentine’s wine -- refreshing, bubbly, slightly sweet, and yes pink. It is a perfect partner for Chocolates of all sorts, great with Panna Cotta and raspberries, and if you are in the mood for some savoury food I would try... Full Post >
I’m counting down to the upcoming beer class at The Fearrington Granary on February 8th. Not only am I a big fan of these beers, but I find it interesting how their history relates to the history of wine. What brings them together? Monks. In particular, the quality minded medieval Cistercian monks who were the geniuses of quality alcoholic beverages in Europe. In 1098 their reform movement started at the Abbey of Citeaux, southeast of Dijon, where they went on to carve out and map out the... Full Post >
Why get away when everyone else does? Enjoy the Inn’s award-winning service and cuisine and stunning gardens, Mon-Thurs. Includes overnight stay, afternoon tea and full breakfast, and a $50 credit per person for dinner at The Fearrington Granary. Starts at $375.