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The Fearrington Granary, The Goat, Wine
November 20, 2015 10:12 AM | By Our Wine Director | No Comments
Each year, when the air begins to cool, the smell of the fireplace in the lounge at the Fearrington House permeates and mixes with the aroma of our coffee roasting. The two together really do make you feel like you are in a quaint village in Europe, and when you walk into the restaurant and through the kitchens you feel the magic that goes into creating what we do everyday in the stores and restaurants.
There is one window in the restaurant that looks out to our herb garden and our ancient pecan trees. It was these very trees that inspired the drawing on the beer labels of the Fullsteam Fearrington Collaboration.
Sean Lilly Wilson and I walked under them a few autumns ago. In our talks about what beers we wanted to do, we knew that those trees were important as far imagery and as well as telling the story of our partnership. It also sparked the idea for our most successful seasonal beer so far, our Winter Coffee Pecan Porter. Though we do not use the pecans from these trees (maybe another year), we do use our own coffee that we roast at The Goat. The Pecans come from Georgia and add just touch of roundness and tannin to the beer.
Now in our third year of this beer, it almost feels like it can’t be winter or the holiday season with out it. We are tapping into the kegs this week and will be serving the Porter at the Fearrington House and The Granary, through out the winter. We will also have it in bottles at The Goat.
So, join in our Winter tradition here at the Fearrington House, and raise a glass of our Winter Porter in celebration of another great year of collaboration with our friend’s at Fullsteam.
– Wine Director Maximilian Kast
On the homestretch of a fabulous year of 2015 weddings, we are hearing from so many of this year's newlyweds and their moms (and even some dads!), which is always the icing on the cake for us. After working through all of the details and logistics of planning a wedding, it's so very rewarding to hear that our brides and grooms and their families loved the final results.
Of course, we are always confident from the first meeting that a wedding will be wonderful! But sometimes it takes going... Full Post >
We were excited to catch up with Erica Preo, for Pantofola, before her trunk show at Dovecote on Saturday, November 14th and Sunday, November 15th. Here is what she shared with us about her exquisite collection!
What three words best describe your line?
Luxury, Italian, Modern.
What continues to inspire you to create beautiful dog collars?
What inspires me most is the fantastic feedback and comments I’ve received from customers. I knew there had to be a huge segment that was... Full Post >
We were excited to catch up with Amber Earl, for TY-LR, before her trunk show at Dovecote on Saturday, November 14th and Sunday, November 15th. Here is what she shared with us about her beautiful collection!
What three words best describe your line?
Influential, Effortless, Timeless.
What has been your inspiration this season?
Metropolis is taking the ideas of past and blending them with the present, as we evolve ourselves and our wardrobes. This includes fashion that we have... Full Post >
Fearrington House Restaurant, Wine
The autumn season and Fall menu are in full swing at The Fearrington House. In the spirit of the changing weather, we have a few stunning specialty cocktails to share!
Autumn in Burgundy
This gin based drink serves up a local appeal with Mother Earth Gin from Kinston, NC. Our crabapple cordial, made in-house using crabapples from beside The Fearrington House Inn adds an undeniable sweetness to this easy-to-drink cocktail. You'll also find Jean Foillard, Beaujolais... Full Post >
At Dovecote, Style Defined
This look was styled by Jeanne.
We can think of nothing more classic than color-blocked cashmere. Flattering, luxurious and timeless, cashmere will never go out of style!
We love this grey and black sweater, especially paired with its matching fringed scarf, both from Magaschoni. Keep it simple with a black ponte legging and a small structured satchel from Daniella Lehavi. A ballet-inspired pointy toe flat from French Sole and mod earrings in stark black and white echo the color-blocking... Full Post >