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 >

Domaine La”Fabulous” Rose!

Domaine Lafage, “Miraflors” Rosé, Côtes du Roussillon, France, 2014 The ever popular Lafage “Miraflors” Rosé is finally here, and wherever your destination, whether your headed home or to the beach, this strawberry and cherry skin scented, mouthwatering, and delicious blush makes the perfect travelling companion.  We usually sell out quick so pick up a bottle while you can! $18.00/bottle -or- $16.20/bottle for 6+ bottles   Stay Informed! Sign up here to be in the... Full Post >

Kanonkop Estate Wine Dinner

We live in the most exciting time to be a wine enthusiast in the history of the world. Some may say that this is a bold statement but the reality is, there has never been such high quality wine coming from so many regions all over the world. In the eighteenth century, when one mentioned world class wine there was just Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne and Rhein Riesling. Even a hundred years ago the conversation was still focused on those areas. Now the world is our oenological oyster and there are... Full Post >

Our Spring Brew

Fearrington’s Wine Director Maximilian Kast and Fullsteam Brewery’s Sean Lilly Wilson have combined talents for a collaboration in the name of beer! The result is a seasonal beer line that use local ingredients to compliment each season right here in central North Carolina. Their latest beer creation, the Spring Tart Saison is made with 50% Two Row Barley, 30% North Carolina Malted Wheat, and 20% Torrified Wheat, using both Hallertau Magnum and Santium hops. It is fermented with a... Full Post >

Get to Know the Iberian Peninsula

Over the next few weeks we have two exciting opportunities with leading experts in the wines of the Iberian Peninsula. Wine has been made in both Portugal and Spain since Antiquity and both countries have gained numerous accolades over time. Now, however, is the most exciting time in both countries' histories, and it is imperative to explore what is new while nodding to the great wines of the past. These two events will be informative, fun, and sure to introduce you to wines you've never tried... Full Post >