Drink Pink!

With the weather reaching its apex in heat, Fearrington’s Wine Team turns to a trusty ally during the summer: rosé!

Nothing cools you down faster than a cool glass of a crisp, dry, deliciously pink wine. We have many selections from all over the world right here at The Goat. Try bottles from Germany, France, Italy, and even Lebanon!

Come explore the wide, wide world of rosé wine with us, and pick up a bottle or two to beat the heat!


– Colin Williams, Sommelier

Arnold’s Revenge

As far as classic Southern drinks go, the Arnold Palmer is one of the most popular ways to cool down throughout the summer. Fearrington's twist on this traditional drink is a balanced, refreshing summer cocktail. A Twist on Arnold Palmer Eagle Rare Bourbon serves as the base liquor, from there Harney & Son’s Lemon Verbena tea is slowly steeped and married with honey to create a lemon verbena tea and honey reduction. A strong peach vinegar is added to balance out the... Full Post >

Unwind in Jenny’s Garden

One of Fearrington's most iconic and beautiful garden's is Jenny's Garden. Named for Jenny Fitch, this peacful garden behind The Fearrington House Inn is a favorite for guests and visitors alike. The white arbor benches in the corners of Jenny's Garden have picture perfect views of the blooming flowers in the center of the garden. Relax and enjoy the views of the Inn, the Pecan Trees and the surrounding gardens that surround Fearrington. Keep an eye out for the beginning set-up for an... Full Post >

Meet Junior Sous Chef Zac

Zac joined The Fearrington House Restaurant team in 2014 and was promoted to Junior Sous Chef in 2015. Previously, Chef Zac had worked at restaurants and sustainable farms in Virginia and North Carolina. At Fearrington he's using those skills to improve the plantings in the restaurant gardens, as well as creating housemade ingredients in our kitchens. Read more about his experiences below! What was your first farm experience? My mother's parents lived in the mountains of Virginia up a long... Full Post >

Beach Wine

If you've been by The Goat recently, you might have seen our monthly Wine Satchels featuring six wines chosen by Wine Director Maximilian Kast. This month's theme is beach wines - perfect company for a summer vacation! "With more than 300 miles of beaches, North Carolina is a summer paradise for those who love the water and the endless serenity of the ocean," said Kast. "For me the ocean, or any large body of water, brings not just the promise of relaxation but the sort of creative... Full Post >

Summertime Spiced Blackberry Punch

Punch cocktails are trendy right now, so we're jumping on the bandwagon. We've created our own signature version using ingredients from Fearrington's gardens. Take a break from the summer heat with this refreshing cocktail. Spiced Blackberry Punch This summertime cocktail features Zaya Reserva Rum, a 12-year aged reserve rum from Trinidad and Tobago. The blackberries here are leftover from last season, lightly pickled with herbs from the gardens at Fearrington in The Fearrington... Full Post >