Roost

Set in the middle of the Village Center, Roost offers a beautiful and tranquil place to share a drink and conversation, and often features live music on the front porch.

Fearrington-Fullsteam Summer Beer

So with the coming of each season, we at Fearrington get excited to release the newest collaboration with Fullsteam Brewery.  This week we are releasing our Fearrington-Fullsteam Summer Beer, and it is: An American Berliner Weisse steeped with local Elderflower for lifted aromatics. If you recall from last Fall's beer, a Berliner Weisse was the traditional sour ale of Prussia, made with a wheat and barley base with a lower hop inclusion, it was referred to as the "Champagne of the... Full Post >

Fearrington Spring Belgian Dubbel Brown Ale!

With the increasingly warmer weather must come increasingly more delicious beer!  The seasonal beer that we germinated in conjunction with our buds over at Fullsteam Brewery in Durham (notice the Spring references there, witty right!) is brewed in Belgian style with coriander, turmeric, and lemongrass grown here in our herb garden.  If you'd like to share this treat with your friends and family, we have our Spring beer available on tap at The  Fearrington House, The Granary, and our beer... Full Post >

Spring Brings Live Music at Roost!

Spring has sprung at Fearrington Village! That means on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights you'll hear live music drifting through the Village coming from our beer garden Roost. What better way to spend an evening than sipping on wine or craft beer while listening to live music with friends? We kick off the season this Friday, April 4th with no other than Tommy Edwards himself. We hope to see you under the oak trees! Full Post >

Celebrate April with the Wines of Southern Italy and the Craft Beers of North Carolina

Did you know we are featuring a new wine region throughout the Village Center each month? Read about what we did in March! April, one of my favorite times to live in North Carolina, brings with it the promise of renewal and regeneration after a long winter.  With its flowers and buds it brings back memories of times past while refocusing us on the freshness and excitement of the future. It is a time to explore new things, and in our opinion, to explore new things to drink. So, in honor of... Full Post >

Pumpkins, Pumpkins, Pumpkinfest!

Lumineers, Jarrehdales, Fairytales and Sugar Pies -- the Fearrington Gardeners were at the Raleigh Farmers Market last week in search of the perfect pumpkins for this year's Pumpkinfest! We've found some beauties and can't wait to get started decorating! Full Post >

Fall Time Beer

After much success with our summer collaboration with Sean Lilly Wilson and Chris Davis of Fullsteam Brewery, last week we released the Fearrington Fall Beer at a release dinner on our Garden Terrace.  We also had the release of the great art work that Win Crannell from Georgia created for the Fullsteam Fearrington Beer series label, an oak tree in each season.  Thanks to Sean at Fullsteam we will be featuring the art work at the entrance of The Fearrington Granary.  Each season as we... Full Post >

My Favorite Place in Fearrington

Roost is my favorite place in all of Fearrington Village. It really and truly is. You can enjoy an amazing dinner at the "perfect for special occasions" Fearrington House or delicious casual "comfort food any time" at The Granary. You can stroll the beautiful gardens, stop by the farmer’s market on Tuesday afternoons or swing through the Goat for ice cream on a hot summer day to name but a few options. But, best of all (and you can check with my husband and children on this, they will... Full Post >

Crab Apples

Many people who know and live close to the Fearrington House Restaurant, know that on our wonderful grounds the Chefs have a herb garden to play with, but there is another treat just outside of the fenced in herbs that may go unnoticed for most of the year -- an orchard of Crab Apple trees. They stand between The Fearrington House Restaurant and Jenny's Garden. The bounty of these trees arrive slap bang in the middle of summer and there we are, waiting patiently for these apples to turn from... Full Post >

Tommy and a Friend at the Roost

This time of year, Roost is a delightful place to spend an easy summer evening.  It’s always a treat to hear Bluegrass superstar Tommy Edwards play there, and he always draws a big crowd of adoring fans. When he played in early June, we had an unexpected surprise visit from Tommy’s friend, author Clyde Edgerton.  Clyde was driving by, saw Tommy playing on the front porch and asked his wife to stop the car.  Clyde jumped out, ran over and joined in with Tommy for a song or two, then... Full Post >