Wine Experience

Wine Experience

Meet our wine team

Wine Director Maximilian Kast oversees all wine experiences throughout the Village Center. He describes the wine program as, “Encompassing wines of character and quality curated for optimal drinking with Fearrington cuisine.”

We believe that food and wine are inseparable partners. This means we want guests to experience the aromas, textures and flavors of food and wine combining in just the right way.

What to Expect

at The Fearrington House

  • Extensive wine list of over 1,500 selections
  • Personalized wine pairings by our sommeliers
  • Wines available by the bottle or glass
  • Received the ‘Best of Award of Excellence’ from The Wine Spectator since 2004
  • Wine list crafted to complement the restaurant’s refined cuisine
  • View the menu for the full wine list
  • Read Wine Director Maximilian Kast’s blog to stay up to date on wine happenings and check out our press room for recent features on and by Max

at The Fearrington Granary

  • Wines available by the bottle or glass
  • Multiple monthly wine classes and dinners hosted by Wine Director Maximilian Kast and welcoming wine producers
  • 1/2 off bottles of wine all-day, every Monday
  • Wine Wednesday & Fizzy Friday features (check Facebook for details)

at The Goat

  • Bottled wines from small producers for purchase (most under $30)
  • Wines available by the bottle or glass
  • 10% off when you purchase any combination of six bottles or more of beer and/or wine
  • Ability to special order wines (three bottle minimum) and create custom cases

at Roost

  • Wines available by the glass

This Saturday's Wine Tasting!

It's spring time and with that the weather is (hopefully!) warming up. For me, nothing shouts spring more than Riesling. I love a nice, crisp white with a touch of sweetness to sip on the porch. It's the iced tea of wine for me! However, Riesling gets a bad wrap due to that...

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Meet the Team

Maximilian Kast, Wine Director

Max joined The Fearrington House in 2007 as Sommelier, and within a year was promoted to Wine Director with responsibilities for the beverage program for the entire property. He organizes and hosts Fearrington House’s popular wine dinner series. And he also teaches popular and inexpensive wine and beer classes at The Fearrington Granary Restaurant. Read more about Max here or view his blog!

Chetan Reddy, Sommelier

Before joining the Fearrington team in 2015, Chetan worked in fine dining for many years and was given the opportunity to run the wine/beverage program at the Siena Hotel in Chapel Hill. He also worked at Black House at Straw Valley under master sommelier Fred Dexheimmer and at ONE Restautant. Chetan is a Level 2 certified sommelier.

Colin Williams, Sommelier

After graduating from the Culinary Institute of America in 2013, Colin returned home to NC and accepted a job at The Fearrington House Restaurant as a line cook. After two years, Colin became interested in wine and, under the guidance of Maximilian Kast, began his wine career. After passing his Certified Sommelier course in July of 2015, he became Fearrington’s Assistant Sommelier.