Wine Experience

Wine Experience

Meet our wine team

Fearrington’s wine experience extends throughout the entire Village Center. Here at Fearrington, we believe that food and wine are inseparable partners. This means we want guests to experience the magical experience of aromas, textures and flavors of food and wine combining in just the right way.

Wine Director Maximilian Kast oversees Fearrington’s wine program with the help of Sommelier Chetan Reddy.

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

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

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...

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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, Assistant 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.