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BroadwayWorld.com Food & Wine, “Chef Spotlight: Colin Bedford of The Fearrington House Restaurant” (5/23/16)

Triangle Business Journal, “Local eateries bag 4 of top 10 list of highly rated restaurants in North Carolina” (5/12/16)

Borrowed & Blue, “Refined Fearrington Village Wedding in Pittsboro” (5/11/16)

News & Observer, “Cooking is serious business for teens” (5/8/16)

Chatham Journal Newspaper, “Chatham County author celebrates release of her debut novel at McIntyre’s Books” (5/2/16)

ABC News, “Cary High School Culinary Team Headed to National Competition” (4/14/16)

The New York Times, “To Celebrate Tax Day (Really) 10 Travel Deals” (4/13/16)

Triangle Business Journal, “Triangle establishment named one of 101 best restaurants in America” (4/4/16)

The Carolinas Magazine, “Pittsboro North Carolina Wedding” (3/30/16)

The Daily Meal, “101 Best Restaurants in America” (3/29/16)

Broadwayworld.com, “Meet the Sommelier Maximilian Kast of Fearrington Village” (3/28/16)

USA Today, “50 States, 50 Dates: Romantic Ideas Around the USA” (3/28/16)

IndyWeek, “Fearrington Village Wine Director Max Kast Wants You to Eat Your Vegetables With Wine” (3/16/16)

Borrowed & Blue, “A Naturally Elegant Family Affair” (3/7/16)

The Daily Meal, “Cauliflower Risotto with Scallops” (3/2/16)

Refinery29, “25 Tips Every 20-Something Bride Should Know” (2/26/16)

Organic Authority, “85 Delicious ‘No Headache’ Organic Wines” (2/17/16)

Country Living, “30 of the Country’s Most Beautiful Barns for Weddings” (2/16/16)

The New York Times, “Hotel & Tour News: Art in Soho; Hiking (and Wine) in Napa” (2/10/16)

News & Observer, “Toni Tipton-Martin to speak about ‘The Jemima Code’ at Fearrington” (2/9/16)

OpenTable, “2016 100 Most Romantic Restaurants in America” (2/8/16)

MyScoop, “Fairytale in Fearrington” (2/8/16)

Fab You Bliss, “Fearrington Village Garden Wedding” (2/5/16)

U.S. News & World Report “The Best Hotels in North Carolina” (2/5/16)

Fearrington Among  7 Carolina Properties to Receive 2015 AAA Five Diamond Distinction (2/4/16)

LA Times, “Valentine’s Day: 100 Most Romantic Restaurants in America” (2/2/16)

Better Living, “4 Romantic Valentine’s Getaways” (1/31/16)

News & Observer, “Best Restaurants 2016” (1/29/16)

News-Press.com “Dream dinners launch Naples Winter Wine Festival” (1/29/16)

Carolina Weddings, “No Debating It: Maggie & Pierce” (1/26/16)

Triangle Business Journal, “Triangle area hotels, restaurants win AAA Five and Four Diamond Awards” (1/26/16)

WeddingWire “5 Fun and Fresh Bridal Shower Drink Recipes” (1/26/16)

Where Traveler, “Romantic Getaways in Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill” (1/21/16)

Brides Magazine, “A Sweet, Southern Wedding With a Mexican Twist” (1/15/16)

Star News Online, “Romantic Getaways” (1/14/16)

Travel Channel, “North Carolina’s Best Hotels & Resorts” (1/4/16)

Borrowed & Blue, “Elizabeth & William” (1/2/16)

The Local Palate, “Braised Pork From The Fearrington House Restaurant” (12/28/15)

Scoop Charlotte, “Reboot with a visit to The Fearrington Inn” (12/23/15)

“The Fearrington House Restaurant Named One of the 100 Best Restaurants in America for 2015 by OpenTable Diners” (12/10/15)

The New York Times, “Trying Something New on New Year’s Eve” (12/8/15)

Chapel Hill Magazine, “The 2015 Ultimate Chapel Hill Checklist” (12/4/15)

OpenTable, “100 Best Restaurants in America 2015” (12/2/15)

Meetings Today, “North and South Carolina satiate the palate with their culinary prowess” (11/30/15)

Chatham Post, “Fearrington Village named Top Place to Retire” (11/30/15)

The Local Palate, “Ultimate Escapes,” (11/25/15)

The Local Palate, “Holiday Wined Up Fearrington House Sommelier Offers the Best of the Bottle,” (11/25/15)

Buzzfeed, “13 North Carolina Wedding Venues You’ll Want to Book Immediately” (11/19/2015)

Triangle Business Journal, “Two Triangle Properties on Conde Nast Traveler’s ‘Top 30 Hotels in the South'” (11/17/15)

Chatham Living Magazine, “Homemade Apple Pie with Vanilla Ice Cream” (11/11/15)

The Daily Meal, “A Diverse and Successful Vinfest Sells Out for the Seventh Year in a Row” (11/10/15)

Luxury Travel Magazine, “Styled and Pampered Package at Fearrington Village” (11/10/15)

Borrowed & Blue, “Erin & Adrian” (10/30/15)

Borrowed & Blue, “Ashley & Jason” (10/29/15)

Forbes Travel, “Plan Ahead: VinFest Is A Special Weekend in Mid-Coast Maine” (10/28/15)

Ultratravel, “Southern Exposure” (10/28/15)

The Culture Trip, “The Triangle’s 10 Best Restaurants: A Food Lover’s Guide” (10/28/15)

Chapel Hill Magazine, “Our Latest Obsessions: Pizza, Pumpkin and Pottery” (10/27/15)

Chapel Hill Magazine, “The Joy of Bill Smith” (10/22/15)

Condé Nast Traveler, “Top 30 Best Hotels in The South: Readers Choice Awards 2015” (10/21/15)

Chapel Hill Magazine, “Our Latest Obsessions: Crepes, Cinema and Cheese” (10/20/15)

Charlotte Lately, “Fearrington Inn” (10/15/15)

Style Me Pretty, “Elegant Fearrington Village Barn Wedding” (10/14/15)

News & Observer, “Ruth Reichl has a new cookbook, event at Fearrington” (10/6/15)

TopRetirements, “Wow – 36 New Active Communities Make the 100 List for 2015” (10/3/15)

Austin American Statesman, “Culinary Cruising” (10/3/15)

Modern Luxury Magazine, “One For The Road” (9/29/15)

Passport Magazine, “World Eats: North Carolina’s Craft Cuisine, Breweries, and Distillieries” (9/28/2015)

Triangle Business Journal, “Triangle Treats: September 25” (9/25/15)

Community Table, Parade “Chat with Chef Colin Bedford” (9/16/15)

Borrowed & Blue, “Shanna & Curtis” (9/13/15)

The Tennessean, “War turns to romance for UNC students” (9/13/15)

Doughmesstic, “Silky Smooth Macaroni and Cheese with Toasted Bread Crumbs” (9/11/15)

Carolina Country, “Dog Friendly Lodging” (9/9/15)

Forbes Travel Guide, “7 Trips for Foodies This Fall” (9/9/15)

Borrowed & Blue, “Maggie & Pierce” (9/6/15)

Style Me Pretty, “Summer Garden Wedding at Fearrington House” (9/4/15)

Forbes Travel Guide, “7 Vino Vacations to Take Right Now” (9/4/15)

The Venue Report, “22 Incredible Barn Venues in the U.S.A.” (9/2/15)

Andrew Harper’s United States & Canada, “North Carolina” (8/17/15)

Southern Weddings, “Sunflower Wedding at Fearrington by Graham Terhune” (8/17/15)

Triangle Business Journal, “USA Today: Triangle hotel among 10 ‘Best Romantic Inns'” (8/12/15)

USA Today, “10 Best – Best Romantic Restaurant” (8/7/15)

USA Today, “10 Best – Best Romantic Inn” (8/7/15)

LandLopers, “Country Luxury in North Carolina – The Fearrington House Inn” (8/6/15)

Catching The Cook, “24 Hours in Pittsboro” (8/4/15)

NY Times.com, “Hotel Digest: A Four Seasons in Seoul, Spa News and More” (7/24/15)

DuJour, “The Best Southern Wine Lists” (7/22/15)

GO Magazine, “Carolina’s Finest Gems” (7/21/15)

American Spa, “Q & A with Angela Avellino, Spa Director at The Spa at Fearrington (Pittsboro, NC)” (7/20/15)

Crème de le Bride, “The Perfect Hotel For A Special Day” (7/15/15)

Chapel Hill Magazine, “Best Of Chapel Hill” (7/8/15)

Chapel Hill Magazine, “Across the Pond” (7/18/15)

The Knot, “A Rustic Burgundy Wedding at The Barn at Fearrington Village in Pittsboro, North Carolina” (7/6/15)

Cary Living Magazine, “Beer & Barrel” (7/5/15)

Midtown Magazine, “Beer & Barrel” (7/4/15)

Trendy Bride, “Fall Wedding at The Fearrington House” (6/19/15)

Huffington Post Travel, “North Carolina’s Fearrington House Inn Is the Epitome of Southern Elegance” (6/9/15)

The Local Palate, “Best Bites: Atlanta Food & Wine Festival 2015″ (6/5/15)

The World of Fine Wine, “Fearrington House Restaurant 2015 Award” (6/2/15)

The Local Palate, “Travel, Eat, Repeat” (5/28/15)

The Local Palate, “A Power Smoothie for your inner Ironman” (5/28/15)

Borrowed & Blue, “Lauren & Billy” (5/19/15)

The Avid Pen, “Raleigh Visit” (5/10/15)

Trendy Bride, “Spring Pittsboro North Carolina Wedding” (5/7/15)

WRAL, What’s On Tap, “North Carolina a leader in southern beer renaissance” (5/5/15)

The Art of Plating, “Prosciutto Wrapped Guinea Hen” (5/1/15)

The Culture Trip, “North Carolina’s 10 Best Restaurants: A Foodie’s Guide” (4/21/15)

WRAL, “Best Triangle Staycations” (4/21/15)

The Knot, “A Sophisticated, Elegant Wedding at Fearrington Village in Pittsboro, North Carolina” (4/15/15)

Triangle Bookstores Celebration National Independent Bookstore Day (4/15/15)

The Sommelier Journal, “Apellation America: The quest to find terroir beyond the West coast” (4/13/15)

Fab You Bliss, “Winter Wedding at Fearrington Village” (4/13/15)

Borrowed & Blue, “Leslie & Fredrick” (4/13/15)

Charleston Food Bloggers, “Best Restaurant in Each North Carolina County” (4/6/15)

Cary News, News & Observer, “Cary High students advance to national culinary competition” (4/3/15)

Only in North Carolina, “These 20 Restaurants in North Carolina Will Make Your Mouth Explode” (3/31/15)

Forbes Travel Guide, “7 Sumptuous Easter Brunches Around the Globe” (3/27/15)

Trendy Bride, “Fearrington Village Chapel Hill NC Wedding” (3/25/15)

Wine & Spirits, “26th Annual Restaurant Poll: The Restaurant Top 50 Sommeliers report on the wine Americans love most” (3/24/15)

Borrowed & Blue, “Kristin & Jeff” (3/23/15)

The Knot, “An Elegant Barn Wedding at Fearrington Village in Pittsboro, North Carolina” (3/15/15)

Fayetteville Observer, “Four Restaurants Worth a Drive from Fayetteville” (3/14/15)

Chase, “10 Hotel Turndown Services You Can’t Refuse” (3/12/15)

Travel for Senses, “The Fearrrington House Inn, A Chic Family Affair!” (3/11/15)

FoodGal, “Scenes From GourmetGest 2015 in Carmel” (3/9/15)

HauteLiving, “Gourmands eat up GourmetFest in Carmel-by-the-Sea” (3/9/15)

TheKnot, “Romantic Southern Wedding at The Fearrington House in Pittsboro, NC” (3/6/15)

Chatham Post, “Great turnout for Fearrington’s 2015 Folk Art Show” (2/23/15)

FOUR Magazine, “#FOURNews | Relais & Châteaux GourmetFest” (2/17/15)

Food Republic, “10 Craft Beers You Should Be Drinking Right Now, In The Dead Of Winter” (2/17/15)

Chapel Hill News, “Annual Fearrington Folk Art Show This Weekend” (2/17/15) 

Business Insider, “The best restaurant in every state” (2/13/15)

Town & Country, “This Might be the Most Lavish Food and Wine Festival Ever” (2/13/15)

Forbes Travel Guide, “The 2015 Forbes Travel Guide Star Award Winners” (2/12/15)

Triangle Business Journal, “Several Triangle business earn 4-, 5-star ratings in 2015 Forbes Travel Guide” (2/11/15)

Fearrington House Inn & Restaurant Receive 5-Stars by Forbes Travel Guide (2/11/15) 

Ruffled Blog, “Romantic Garden Wedding in North Carolina” (2/5/15)

Gayot, “2015 Top 10 Romantic Restaurants in the US” (2/5/15)

The News & Observer, “We find the best Triangle restaurants for 2015” (1/29/15)

Open Table, “2015 Most Romantic Restaurants in America” (1/28/15)

Sienna Charles, “Fearrington House Inn, North Carolina” (1/28/15)

Charlotte Business Journal, “Two Charlotte-area restaurants among 100 ‘most romantic’ (1/28/15) 

Fearrington House Named One of the Top 100 Most Romantic Restaurants in America by OpenTable Diners (1/28/15)

U.S. News & World Report, “2015 Best Hotels in the USA” (1/27/15)

Our State, “Visitors Find Urban Escape at Fearrington” (1/25/15)

Wine & Spirits, “Restaurant Poll 2015: Maximilian Kast, of Fearrington House Restaurant in North Carolina, on Off-Dry Reds and Madeira” (1/17/15)

Southern Bride & Groom, “Real Weddings: Marci & Weston” (1/8/15)

Style Me Pretty, “Romantic Autumn Fearrington Village Wedding” (1/5/15)

Forbes Travel Guide, “5 Great Places To Travel To In January” (1/2/2015)

What People Are Saying

  • The Fearrington House Restaurant was named a 2016 Gold Medal Restaurant by the News & Observer

    - Greg Cox, Raleigh News & Observer

    The Fearrington House Restaurant was named a 2016 Gold Medal Restaurant by the News & Observer

    - Greg Cox, Raleigh News & Observer

  • TopRetirement names Fearrington Village #1 on their top 100 list of retirement communities for 2015.

    TopRetirement names Fearrington Village #1 on their top 100 list of retirement communities for 2015.

  • The Fearrington House Restaurant named as a Triangle Local Favorite in 2015 by The Culture Trip.

    - The Culture Trip, October 2015

    The Fearrington House Restaurant named as a Triangle Local Favorite in 2015 by The Culture Trip.

    - The Culture Trip, October 2015

  • The Fearrington House is a USA Today 10 Best Romantic Restaurant.

    - USA Today, August 2015

    The Fearrington House is a USA Today 10 Best Romantic Restaurant.

    - USA Today, August 2015

  • The Fearrington House Inn is a USA Today 10 Best Romantic Inn.

    - USA Today, August 2015

    The Fearrington House Inn is a USA Today 10 Best Romantic Inn.

    - USA Today, August 2015

  • The Fearrington House Restaurant receives Wine Spectator’s Best of Award of Excellence for 2015.

    - Wine Spectator, 2015

    The Fearrington House Restaurant receives Wine Spectator’s Best of Award of Excellence for 2015.

    - Wine Spectator, 2015

  • The Fearrington House Restaurant receives OpenTable Diner’s Choice 2015 Award.

    - OpenTable, 2015

    The Fearrington House Restaurant receives OpenTable Diner’s Choice 2015 Award.

    - OpenTable, 2015

  • The Fearrington House Restaurant recognized as a Forbes’ Five-Star restaurant

    - Forbes Travel Guide, 2015

    The Fearrington House Restaurant recognized as a Forbes’ Five-Star restaurant

    - Forbes Travel Guide, 2015

  • The Fearrington House Restaurant named in Gayot’s Top 10 Romantic Restaurants for 2015.

    - Gayot, 2015

    The Fearrington House Restaurant named in Gayot’s Top 10 Romantic Restaurants for 2015.

    - Gayot, 2015

  • The Fearrington House Inn was named one of The Best Hotels in the World in 2015 by U.S. News & World… More >

    - U.S. News & World Report, January 2015

    The Fearrington House Inn was named one of The Best Hotels in the World in 2015 by U.S. News & World Report.

    - U.S. News & World Report, January 2015

  • OpenTable diners voted The Fearrington House a Top 10 Restaurant in America.

    - OpenTable Diner's Choice 2014

    OpenTable diners voted The Fearrington House a Top 10 Restaurant in America.

    - OpenTable Diner's Choice 2014

  • Four Magazine names The Fearrington House Restaurant in their Three Best Farm-To-Table Restaurants.

    - Four Magazine, 2014

    Four Magazine names The Fearrington House Restaurant in their Three Best Farm-To-Table Restaurants.

    - Four Magazine, 2014

  • The Fearrington House Restaurant is named one of Southern Living’s Top 100 Best Restaurants in the South.

    - Southern Living, 2014

    The Fearrington House Restaurant is named one of Southern Living’s Top 100 Best Restaurants in the South.

    - Southern Living, 2014

  • The Fearrington House Inn is welcomed to the TripAdvisor Hall of Fame for being awarded the Certificate of… More >

    - Trip Advisor, May 2015

    The Fearrington House Inn is welcomed to the TripAdvisor Hall of Fame for being awarded the Certificate of Excellence for five consecutive years

    - Trip Advisor, May 2015