At Fearrington House Restaurant

The Relais & Chateaux Fearrington House Restaurant is recognized for its seasonal farm-to-fork cuisine, personable service and a unique fine dining experience. Read below to learn more about the seasonal menu, our local partnerships, and what's new at The Restaurant.

Date Night DIY Valentine’s Day Cocktails!

Planning on a cozy night in with the honey this Valentine’s Day? If so, I’m right there with you – I am partial to calling it an early night, turning on some Netflix, mixing up a couple cozy drinks, and having an old fashioned snuggle-fest after a romantic and active day out. It’s easy, inexpensive, and intimate. However, finesse is involved on a night like this, regardless of how relaxed...



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99th Anniversary of Prohibition

January 16th, 1919 marks the ratification of the 18th Amendment, ushering in the beginning of Prohibition. This year marks the 99th anniversary of the commencement. Prohibition was being aided by the Temperance Movement: an assembly of suffragists, religious communities, political reformers and upper-class business owners. They had high hopes for a dry society because they believed alcohol...



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Coffee Cocktails

You’ve survived another year of trials and tribulations; allow me to be among those to tell you congratulations, and that you deserve a little break. And coffee, for those who enjoy the pep, is a great accompaniment to any break. When a little liquor is included, things get interesting and, arguably, much more delicious. When done right, spirit and coffee marry into something far greater than...



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Bubbly Cocktails

You -- whoever is reading this right now -- should start a bubble bath. Not because you smell bad, but because you need to treat yourself. Nobody on this planet Earth is above a bubble bath, and if you haven’t had one recently and don’t think you like them, think again and get in the tub. The new year is young, and regardless of any New Year’s resolutions you may have made, resting...



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Prohibition Era Cocktails

In 1920, the Eighteenth Amendment was made to the Constitution, outlawing the production, import, sale and transport of alcoholic beverages. While families could get by with homebrew and hoarded supplies, businesses like saloons and speakeasies were hit hardest by the new law and those enforcing it. However, despite all the confiscation, arrests and occasional skirmishes, society was allowed the...



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Dessert Wines 101

To fortify, or not to fortify, that is the question. Dessert wines and fortified wines have been made and consumed for hundreds of years, some of the first ones originating in places you might never assume -- Cyprus, South Africa, and Hungary. These styles became popular by kings and queens when sugar was a luxury. Nowadays, sugar is much more accessible to the general populous, but the...



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Eggnog-Free Cocktails

Let’s face it - as deliciously decadent as eggnog is, its prevalence during the holidays can make one a bit jaded. However, one of the main ingredients in eggnog lends other cocktails its familiar silky smoothness and richness. We are talking about egg whites, and if you’ve consumed eggnog and lived to tell about it, you’re not afraid of them. Egg whites don’t make the drink taste...



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Top 5 Single Malts

A good scotch helps to make any occasion special, and when it comes to the holidays, it takes a very special whiskey to make a very special time of the year even more meaningful. Whether you’re trying to impress the in-laws, sharing a bottle with friends and family, or treating yourself to a bottle of golden amber, I’m here to give you a few suggestions to help make that dire decision a bit...



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For the Wine Lover

'Tis the season to sip wine and give the gift of wine to others! If you're looking for the perfect gift for the wine lover on your list, Fearrington Village has everything you need! Reserve and attend a wine class with your wine-loving friend! Taste and explore the regions of Croatia & Slovenia on January 11th or New Zealand (without Sauvignon Blanc) on January 25th with Beverage &...



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NYE Wine Pairings

Welcome the New Year with delicious wines to pair with your meal at The Fearrington House Restaurant! What says "celebration" more than Champagne corks being popped and wines being poured out of magnum bottles? We’ll be pouring those and more as we excitedly welcome 2018! We’ll be sharing bottles by iconic producers starting with a classic Champagne toast with Taittinger Brut la Francaise,...



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