Fearrington at TerraVita!

TerraVita’s annual three day celebration of  culinary excellence and sustainability in food and drink with top chefs, food artisans, sommeliers, baristas, brewers, educators, distillers, cookbook authors and industry luminaries from across the Southeast kicks off on October 8th!

Fearrington’s Exeuctive Chef Colin Bedford and Wine Director Maximilian Kast look forward to participating in this event each year! See below for details on their events and view the full event line up here.

Buzzed & Cultured: The Insider’s Scoop on Expertly Pairing Wine and Cheese
Friday, October 9th at 1:30pm
This signature class combines some of our favorite guilty pleasures, wine and cheese, as well as our favorite wine and cheese cognoscenti. Expect the experts to keep you on your toes this year as they highlight the significance of terroir in lesser known varietals and new trends in southern cheesemaking.
Participants: Elizabeth Cooper, Southern Season; Inez Ribustello, On The Square; Maximilian Kast, Fearrington House; Alexander Kast, Goat Lady Dairy; Hilary Schmidt, Boxcarr Handmade Cheese

Grand Tasting on the Green
Saturday, October 10th from 2-5pm
Chef Colin Bedford will join other chefs and wine professionals to celebrate the amazing flavors and talent this region has to offer. There will be samples, wine and so much more! We hear Chef Bedford will be serving up Heritage Farms Brown Sugar Braised Pork with Truffle Pumpkin, Almond, Pickled Fearrington Honey & Mustard Seeds!

Coming Soon: Vegetable Garden

After passing by old hoop houses that were covered in vines and weeds, I had an idea to continue Fearrington’s farm to fork mission – a vegetable garden. Our gardening team helped to clear out the hoop houses and then myself and my Executive Sous Chef Tom Whitaker and Sous Chef Thomas Card built the raised beds. More and more people are interested in where their food comes from, how it’s grown and how it gets from the ground to their plate. As a chef, we love the interest because it... Full Post >

Libby & Will

Libby and Will tied the knot on June 20, 2015. These newlyweds said their 'I dos' under the Willow Oaks and danced the night away in The Fearrington Barn. How did you and your partner meet? Will and I actually met in English class at UNC-Chapel Hill. Tell us about the engagement? I drove to Nashville for the weekend to help Will move into his new apartment, or so I thought! We decided to take a break from moving furniture and unpacking boxes and went on a hike at Radnor Lake. About... Full Post >

The Taste of Fall

The latest edition of the Fearrington-Fullsteam collaboration brew has arrived! Our Fearrington Fall Apple Extra Special Bitter is on tap throughout the Village Center. This is an autumn and Southern inspired take on the traditional style of English Ale, with pressed heirloom apples from Foggy Ridge Cider in Dugspur, Virginia. With 6% ABV, strong apple tones are carried throughout with caramel and toffee notes from the malt. You'll notice just a touch of roasted malt in the finish. This... Full Post >

The best 2 for 1 deal around!

Looking for a meeting space that offers both a formal boardroom space as well as a comfortable breakout room?  Well look no further as we have just the venue for you! McIntyre’s Meeting Room is one of our best kept secrets as it offers a little bit of everything. A large meeting space that can be set in a u-shape, boardroom, classroom style or with round tables and also features two pull-down screens for AV Equipment.  Connected by two double doors is our library space that features... Full Post >

Mango Coconut Treatments Extended

Our Mango Coconut spa treatments have been so popular this summer that we have decided to extend this until the end of September. Feel rejuvenated and soft, like a tropical breeze, with a tantalizing Mango Coconut Body Exfoliation. Begin with an exfoliating dry brush made of Cactus. Follow this to detoxify with a mango coconut scrub that removes dry skin. Exfoliations help to remove dead skin cells that block pores, stimulates the lymphatic system, reduces edema and neutralizes acids in the... Full Post >