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February 17, 2017 9:30 AM | By Village Confidant | No Comments
Gourmet & Grapes is an annual fundraising event hosted at the Kiawah Island Golf Resort in South Carolina, to benefit the Medical University of South Carolina’s Hollings Cancer Center. In the last eight years, this weekend-long culinary event has raised more than $1.5 million for cancer research.
Executive Chef Colin Bedford and Pastry Sous Chef Paola attended for The Fearrington House Restaurant and served Smoked Pork with Parsnip, Confit Garlic & Ginger at The Wine Odyssey Gala. The Gala is the main event and auction gala featuring dinner from nationally acclaimed chefs.
To learn more about Gourmet & Grapes, visit their website. You can see more photos from this year’s event on their Facebook page.
Our History & Belted Barnyard
I’m the youngest of RB and Jenny’s three kids, recently moved back to North Carolina with my own family after a decade in Maine. Upon my return, Dad loaned me a slide scanner and pointed me to a disconcertingly dusty mountain of boxes - everyone needs a project, right? Mine has become archival.
The slides are all jumbled together, an assembly of jarring set location jumps and strange time wormholes. Fitch family, Fitch Lumber and Fitch Creations; Dad’s Air Force slides diligently... Full Post >
At The Goat
Since this week's featured wine is a California Chardonnay, lets talk about it a little more in depth. Chardonnay is an ancient varietal, and no doubt one of the most popular varietals in the world. Chardonnay and Pinot Noir were the focus of Benedictine monks in the 12th century. As a result, we have the world of wine as we know it.
However, I firmly believe that Chardonnay as a whole is grossly misunderstood, at least in the United States. There are so many ways to make this wine, and,... Full Post >
In Our Gardens
February in the Piedmont usually heralds the first stirrings of what truly feels like spring. While it's hard to resist the urge to get out there on the first warm, sunny day, putting your garden energy to work in a thoughtful manner now pays big dividends later!
If you are starting a vegetable garden - or simply like to incorporate edibles into your ornamental beds, as we do here in the gardens surrounding The Granary - February is the ideal time to sow cold weather crops like arugula,... Full Post >
Stop by The Goat Wine Shop to pick up a bottle of this week's featured wine. We're sipping Landmark Vineyards, Sonoma California “Overlook Chardonnay” 2014!
Having lived and worked in Sonoma, California for nearly two years, I drove past this winery everyday. Culturally, it is on the tip of the tongue of all the affluent and elite wine drinking locals. Why? Because it’s fantastic.
A phenomenal example of California Chardonnay without being overly robust and hard to handle. It’s got... Full Post >
Jesse joined The Fearrington House Restaurant team in 2016. A North Carolinian native and resident of Chapel Hill, he previously worked as AGM and head server at [ONE] restaurant. Jesse started his career in the hospitality industry as curb-hop and dining room server at his family’s restaurant. Now immersed in wine, he helps guests find the perfect bottle to complement their dining experience at The Fearrington House Restaurant. Read more about Jesse below!
When did you realize you were... Full Post >