At The Goat

Our coffee and wine shop shop offers an extensive wine by the bottle selection, wines by the glass, artisan lunch options and confectioneries made at The Fearrington House Restaurant, including housemade gelato. Read below for behind the scene details on the menu, the story of our coffee, and the selection process for our wine!

Wedding Wine at The Goat

Are you looking for an easy way to order wine for your special day? The Goat's wine shop carries over 150 wine selections, with many under $30. Did you know The Goat offers discounts on half and full case orders of wine? Our wine team is pleased to offer a 5% discount on all half case (6 bottle) orders, and a 10% discount on full case (12 bottle) orders. Mix and match, or order a case of your favorite wine! If you're not sure which wine is best for your celebration, stop by Wednesday -... Full Post >

Exploring Chardonnay

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 >

California Chardonnay

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 >

Pizza & Wine Pairings

What better way to bring in the weekend than with wood-fired pizza? Wood-fired pizza and a fantastic wine pairing, of course! Check out your favorite pizzas below and join us this weekend for live muisc, local brews and delicious wood-fired pizza! RED Mozzarella, Tomato, Basil $11 Pairs with: Sauvignon Blanc Prosciutto, Olives, Fontina & Arugula $15 Pairs with: Pinot Noir House Garlic Sausage, Crispy Brussel Sprouts, Sweet Potato Mostarda, Pickled Shallots & Asiago $16 Pairs... Full Post >

Wine By The Glass Pairings

Have you ever wondered what wine to pair with your meal at The Goat? We've put together wine pairings based on our rotating wine by the glass selections and The Goat's menu! Check out your favorites below and ask for a glass of wine on your next lunch visit! Soups/Chili Meat Chili, Vegetable Chili, and Tomato Bisque pair well with the Pinot Noir. We recommend pairing the Chicken Noodle Soup with the Chardonnay. Salads The Cobb Salad and Roasted Sweet Potato & Pear Salad we suggest... Full Post >

Wine for Your Valentine

Avoid the plonk* this Valentine’s Day and invest in a little viticultural primer like The 24-Hour Wine Expert by Jancis Robinson. Valenwine: it’s the gift that keeps on giving. This slim guide helps you choose a good bottle, serve it properly (step away from the mason jar): think: decanting, breathing, pouring, tasting, and pair wine with your meal. While there are sadly, no suggested pairings for Cocoa Puffs, there is a heady chapter on describing wine with common tasting... Full Post >

Wine of The Week

Stop by The Goat to pick up a bottle of our featured wine. This week we're sipping Le Peusseur, Syrah, Bonny Doon Vineyards, Paso Robles, California, USA 2012! Dive into blackberry brambles and a bit of meat and spice. This varietal is very sound for a new world Syrah from California. Bonny Doon consistently delivers quality wines at affordable prices and this wine is a great example. This wine is heavy but not full bodied and great for porch drinking. Or, pair its supple tannins with a... Full Post >

Sweets For Your Sweetheart

Looking for the perfect gift for your sweetheart this Valentine's Day? Order housemade chocolates and chocolate covered strawberries from The Fearrington House Restaurant to share with someone special! Check out the options and flavors below, then stop by The Goat to fill out an order form, or purchase online. Chocolates and strawberries will be available to pick up at The Goat after 11am Monday, February 13th through 4pm Tuesday, February 14th. Variety Chocolates $35 15 housemade... Full Post >

Give The Gift of Wine

The holiday season is finally here and with invitations to all sorts of festive soirees, it can be overwhelming to look for the perfect gift. Luckily, wine never fails to be a great gift whether for a host, family member or friend. There are a wide variety of wines to choose from at The Goat, but for the holiday season, here are my top picks! Tenuta l'Armonia, Frizzi Pop!, Piedmont, Italy ($24) For lovers of sparkling wine, why not gift them something fun and festive? From the... Full Post >

Wine for Holiday Parties

The holiday season is in full swing! If you're hosting a festive feast this season and are in need of wine, stop by The Goat! Did you know The Goat offers discounts on half and full case orders of wine? Our wine team is pleased to offer a 5% discount on all half case (6 bottle) orders, and a 10% discount on full case (12 bottle) orders. Mix and match, or order a case of your favorite wine! If you're not sure, stop by Wednesday - Saturday from 2-4pm to get tips and recommendations... Full Post >