Meet David

Welcome to the Goat’s wine blog! My name is David Lamb and I am the new Sommelier here at the Fearrington House. I am a North Carolina native and have recently moved from California to pursue my passion for food, wine and service here. I am eager to meet you and answer all of the questions you may have about wine. There is no question too big or small. Its my job to know about wine and its your job to enjoy it!

I would like to share a rough outline of what our wine selection looks like. We take pride in offering our selection in the most affordable way possible. You will not find a wine over $40, and we have a collection of some of the most famous regions and producers in the world!

Our whites include sweet and dry, floral and unique, and bold and fruity. Therefore you can find a sweet German Riesling, a bone dry Sancerre sauvignon blanc, floral Albarino and Viognier, and enough Chardonnay to keep everyone happy at your next dinner party!

As for reds, we offer some of the most popular varietals including Napa Cabs, Argentine Malbecs, and Sonoma Zinfandels. Moving up you find more Italian wines, Barbera and Valpolicella and the related sorts. Top middle is Syrah country, and bottom middle to left is spice territory. Rhone river valley wines such as Chateauneuff du Pape – my favorite! – and Vacqueyras dominate with an additional selection of Grenache/Garnacha from France and Spain.

To sum it up, we have what you’re looking for! We can accommodate the every day and the special occasion, the dinner party and the easy pairing. Looking for something particular, or a certain number of bottles? Have comments or questions? Stop by The Goat’s wine shop to and I will do my best to have what you’re looking for. Fearrington Village is a wonderful, beautiful, community of people and I am honored to be here. This is your home! I am here to make sure your wine needs are taken care of.

– David, The Goat Sommelier

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