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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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Holiday Wine Survival Kits

Unsure of what wine to get for your festive soirée? Fearrington's wine team is excited to offer three Holiday Survival Kits available for purchase at The Goat! The Basic Holiday Survival Kit features three bottles: one sparkling wine, one white wine, and one red wine. This kit is valued at $50, but you can purchase it for only $39.99! Les Jamelles, Chardonnay, Pays d'Oc, France This...



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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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Italian Wine Survival Kit

Unsure of what wine to get for your festive soirée? Fearrington's wine team is excited to offer three Holiday Survival Kits available for purchase at The Goat! The Italian Deluxe Holiday Survival Kit features four bottles. This kit is valued at $105, but you can purchase it for only $89.99! Le Vigne de Alice, "d'Oro", Prosecco Superiore, Valdobbiadene, Italy  Named after the winemakers'...



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French Wine Survival Kit

Unsure of what wine to get for your festive soirée? Fearrington's wine team is excited to offer three Holiday Survival Kits available for purchase at The Goat! The French Deluxe Holiday Survival Kit features four bottles. This kit is valued at $105, but you can purchase it for only $89.99! Dumont & Fils, Brut, Champagne, France The Dumont family has been tending vines in the Aube...



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Holiday Wine Survival Kit

Unsure of what wine to get for your festive soirée? Fearrington's wine team is excited to offer three Holiday Survival Kits available for purchase at The Goat! The Basic Holiday Survival Kit features three bottles: one sparkling wine, one white wine, and one red wine. This kit is valued at $50, but you can purchase it for only $39.99! Les Jamelles, Chardonnay, Pays d'Oc, France This...



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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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