Wine of the Week [January 12th - January 18th]

Greetings fellow wine enthusiasts!  Regardless of the degree to which you identify with the term, whether you like to enjoy a glass every now and then, or, like me, evaluate the worth of a restaurant's wine list by the number of bottle you don't recognize, we here at The Goat would like to foster your love for the drink by offering wine every week that we will showcase here in the blog, and have available for tasting on Fridays from 6~7 p.m. Das Wein!  Yes, Germany is the Motherland from... Full Post >

Wine of the Week [January 5th - January 11th]

Greetings fellow wine enthusiasts!  Regardless of the degree to which you identify with the term, whether you like to enjoy a glass every now and then, or, like me, just thought "Hey...sparkling icewine...Brilliant!," we here at The Goat would like to foster your love for the drink by offering wine every week that we will showcase here in the blog, and have available for tasting on Fridays from 6~7 p.m. Bordeaux will play host region for the wine of this week, with an interesting Bordeaux... Full Post >

Wine of the Week [December 22nd - December 28th]

Greetings fellow wine enthusiasts!  Regardless of the degree to which you identify with the term, whether you like to enjoy a glass every now and then, or, like me, wonder why Santa drank all of the 1989 Joseph Longen Spatlese that I asked for on Christmas, we here at The Goat would like to foster your love for the drink by offering wine every week that we will showcase here in the blog, and have available for tasting on Fridays from 6~7 p.m. To bubbly or not to bubbly, that is the... Full Post >

Wine of the Week [December 29th - January 4th]

Greetings fellow wine enthusiasts!  Regardless of the degree to which you identify with the term, whether you like to enjoy a glass every now and then, or, like me, use a combination of Voodoo magic and persuasive negotiating (begging) to select the bottle of Champagne for New Years, we here at The Goat would like to foster your love for the drink by offering wine every week that we will showcase here in the blog, and have available for tasting on Fridays from 6~7 p.m. Spain is the country... Full Post >

Wine of the Week [December 15th - December 21st]

Greetings fellow wine enthusiasts!  Regardless of the degree to which you identify with the term, whether you like to enjoy a glass every now and then, or, like me, make it a personal mission to be able to distinguish A.O.C. Beaujolais from Beaujolais-Village in a blind tasting, we here at The Goat would like to foster your love for the drink by offering wine every week that we will showcase here in the blog, and have available for tasting on Fridays from 6~7 p.m. The expansive Loire Valley... Full Post >

Trimming the Tree

Fearrington's ever ingenious gardeners used a brief period of downtime to transform the large Christmas tree in the heart of the Village Center. You'll now find it decorated with bright orange clementines wrapped in raffia, berry cuttings from nandinas and hollies wrapped in ribbon remnants, pine cones rolled in paint and glitter and more. Very clever - and biodegradable too! Full Post >

Wine of the Week [December 1st - December 7th]

Greetings fellow wine enthusiasts!  Regardless of the degree to which you identify with the term, whether you like to enjoy a glass every now and then, or, like me, think seriously about the varietal composition of the wines of biblical times, we here at The Goat would like to foster your love for the drink by offering wine every week that we will showcase here in the blog, and have available for tasting on Fridays from 6~7 p.m. The pair of wines that we have for this week is just as much a... Full Post >

Wine of the Week [November 24th - November 30th]

Greetings fellow wine enthusiasts!  Regardless of the degree to which you identify with the term, whether you like to enjoy a glass every now and then, or, like me, baste the holiday bird with the Leacock Family's Vintage 1870 Sercial Madeira after a 24 hour dry brining, we here at The Goat would like to foster your love for the drink by offering wine every week that we will showcase here in the blog, and have available for tasting on Fridays from 6~7 p.m. As thrilled as everyone is for... Full Post >

Wine of the Week [December 8th - December 14th]

Greetings fellow wine enthusiasts!  Regardless of the degree to which you identify with the term, whether you like to enjoy a glass every now and then, or, like me, take it personally when people say they don't like Riesling, we here at The Goat would like to foster your love for the drink by offering wine every week that we will showcase here in the blog, and have available for tasting on Fridays from 6~7 p.m. The selections that we will be pouring for the tasting this week have one... Full Post >

It’s Beaujolais Nouveau Time!

It's that time of the year!  On the third Thursday of November, the wine world welcomes the release of what has become the most commonly associated wine with the region, Beaujolais Nouveau.  What began very humbly as harvest wine, made very quickly using a method known as Carbonic Maceration (Carbon Dioxide pumped into a sealed tank with the grapes fermenting from the inside out), has evolved into a highly publicized event celebrated the world over.  The wine itself is incredibly fresh,... Full Post >