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Sustainable, Organic & Biodynamic Wine

We previously announced the beginning of our transition to include more organic and local wines on our wine by the glass menu at The Fearrington House. We live in a very exciting time for wine, and one fortunately where some of the best producers are using organic or biodynamic methods. There are three main types of eco-friendly viticulture: Sustainable, Organic, and Biodynamic. Sustainable Sustainable viticulture is a practice that has no formal regulations, but states a grower interest in... Full Post >

New Year, New Wines by the Glass

We are excited to share changes to our wines by-the-glass offerings in 2016! Starting this month, our by-the-glass section of the wine list will focus on producers which either practice organic or biodynamic agriculture in their vineyards, or focus on wines made from grapes grown in vineyards that are cared for in these two techniques. As a green certified restaurant we aim to continually increase what we can do to benefit the environment, making our choice for our wines a natural... Full Post >

Sour Sips You’ll Love

Classic cocktails are renowned for a reason, whether you prefer an Old Fashioned or a Dark & Stormy. But, the talented Wine Team at The Fearrington House, took on the challenge to create a few delicious varieties that embody classic cocktails with North Carolina flair and flavors of the season. Scuppernong Sour This classic sour is made with egg whites and adds North Carolina roots with Chatham county based Scuppernong Grape Juice. This time-honored drink is... Full Post >

A Signature Gin & Tonic

There's a winter chill in the air at Fearrington. We suggest taking refuge in the warmth of The Fearrington House for dinner with a creative cocktail or two! Elegant Aromatic Presentation of a Gin & Tonic This gin and tonic is elegant and aromatic, featuring Fresh Cucumber, Rosemary, Lime, and Juniper Berries to elevate this cocktail classic. Fever Tree Tonic adds a refreshing taste and aroma by blending botanical oils with spring water and the highest quality quinine from... Full Post >

A Holiday Red, White & Fortified

It's that time of year again! Holiday lights are twinkling and a jolly man in a red and white hat is making a list and checking it twice. Nice or naughty, we have a red, white and bubbly for you that makes a fantastic host (or hostess) gift and pairs well with your holiday meal -- all under $30! Purchase three or four and receive 10% off at The Goat at Fearrington. Barboursville, Cabernet Franc, Reserve, Virginia, 2013 - $25 From the hands of the talented wine artist Luca Paschina... Full Post >

An Autumn Sidecar

Winter is drawing close and with the dropping temperatures we love to pair a warm dinner from The Fearrington House Restaurant with a specialty cocktail. We suggest the: Pearallel Parked This drink is an interpretive autumn twist on a classic Sidecar Cocktail, hence the name. Featuring Spice Pear Reduction adding sweet pear juice, vanilla and thyme flavors. This scrumptious drink is completed with Calvados, an apple brandy, and a pear ball garnish. - Chetan Reddy,... Full Post >

Return of the Coffee Pecan Porter

Each year, when the air begins to cool, the smell of the fireplace in the lounge at The Fearrington House Restaurant permeates and mixes with the aroma of our coffee roasting. Combining the two really make you feel as if you are in a quaint village in Europe. When you walk into the restaurant and through the kitchens you feel the magic that goes into creating what we do everyday in throughout the Village Center. There is one window in the restaurant that looks out to our herb garden and our... Full Post >

Sip on Fall at Fearrington

The autumn season and Fall menu are in full swing at The Fearrington House. In the spirit of the changing weather, we have a few stunning specialty cocktails to share! Autumn in Burgundy This gin based drink serves up a local appeal with Mother Earth Gin from Kinston, NC. Our crabapple cordial, made in-house using crabapples from beside The Fearrington House Inn adds an undeniable sweetness to this easy-to-drink cocktail. You'll also find Jean Foillard, Beaujolais... Full Post >

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... 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 >