Red, White & Bubbly

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 your holiday wishlist and celebration -- all under $30! Buy all three 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 comes this delicious Cabernet Franc, a testament to the... 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 permeates and mixes with the aroma of our coffee roasting. The two together really do make you feel like you are in a quaint village in Europe, and when you walk into the restaurant and through the kitchens you feel the magic that goes into creating what we do everyday in the stores and restaurants. There is one window in the restaurant that looks out to our herb garden and our ancient... 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 >

Cider Class with Diane Flynt

We are super excited to have Diane Flynt, cider-maker and apple farmer extraordinaire, joining us for a class at The Fearrington Granary on Thursday, September 3rd at 5:30pm. Diane is one of the best producers of dry fermented apple ciders in the United States. She makes a wide range of ciders from heirloom apple to crab apple varieties all grown on her farm in Dugspur, Virginia. Diane has become a point person for many of us in the Sommelier world for information on apple farming, cider... Full Post >

Every Glass is an Adventure, A Retreat to a New Place

We can all use a retreat from this busy world we live in. From our busy schedules and endless to-do lists, to our constant desire to stay on top of things, we often forget to sit back, relax, and remember why we work so hard. There is evidence that momentary escapes and adventures can bring a sense of calm and joy, and provide a regular equilibrium to our busy lives. For me, this retreat can often be found in a glass of wine. How, you might ask, can a glass of wine provide a momentary... Full Post >

The Evening Finale

One of the most surprising and cherished guest experiences is our turndown service. Complimentary with each night’s stay, our skilled and experienced housekeeping team will tidy your room and refresh your linens while you are dining at The Fearrington House Restaurant or The Granary. The best part, however, is the Rozès Port, housemade chocolate truffles, and complimentary slippers that are present upon your return! Rozès Tawny Porto is a product of Portugal, and is a soft, delicious... Full Post >

Create your evening with a Case of Memories

When you sit down with a bottle of wine, whether it be with friends, family, or even a good book, there is an opportunity for something more. Something that marks an occasion. Something that opens your heart. Something memorable. Have the perfect wine sow the seed for your next memory by selecting or special ordering a case (of 6 or more identical or mixed bottles) from The Goat. I'll help build a collection of the very best wines for you from all over the world. Call, email, or stop by today... Full Post >