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At The Bar

Cocktail, Fearrington Restaurant

Located in the front of The Fearrington House Restaurant, the bar is the perfect spot to enjoy pre-dinner cocktails, or stop by for a glass of wine to enjoy on the porch or strolling the gardens. Discover new seasonal cocktails, twists on classic drinks and more from our bartender!

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NC Beer Month Kickoff with Four Saints Beer Dinner

We are so thrilled to be lucky enough to host Four Saints Brewing to kick off NC Beer Month. Since I arrived at Fearrington in 2017, I've had the pleasure of getting our beer dropped off by Joel McClosky, one of the founders of the brewery... We've shared good beer stories, chatted about emerging beer styles, what's going on in the industry, and have lusted after the idea of holding a beer dinner...



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Watson’s Cocktails for Valentines Day

Valentine’s Day is a special, one-of-a-kind holiday, and nothing says “I love you” better than wine and dinner by candlelight with just you and your one and only. It is also loaded with important decisions to make – what to eat, what to drink, what to do, where to go, what to get, the list goes on. Luckily, at the Fearrington House Restaurant, we have you covered on every front; romantic...



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In with the New, Out with the Old

As the year flies by, the culinary minds at the Fearrington House are hard-pressed to keep the menu fresh, in-vogue and delicious. Our chefs flourish under the pressure, and manage to consistently produce cuisine that exceeds one’s standards; with the added benefits of growing fresh produce on property in the gardens, the dishes served to our guests are fresher, more unique and, obviously, more...



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From the Garden to the Glass: Fearrington’s Gardens & Their Place in Your Drink

A few months ago, I wrote a post about the significance of different veggies, botanicals and fruits when it comes to the integrity of a good liquor; the same significance applies to the food on your plate and the cocktail in your glass. For many years now at the Fearrington House Restaurant, the cultivation and appreciation of that produce has been practiced as a means of bringing more to our...



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Summer Dram Highlight: Four Seasonal Summer Sippers

Summer is in full swing – the days are getting shorter, but they’re still hotter than ever. Going to the pool is a common way to beat the heat, and a drink in hand when you’re on the floatie or sunning poolside is the next best accompaniment to company. I hope that, on lazy summer days like pool days, your hardest decision is the choice of poolside libation. For that pressing situation, I...



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Staying Spry & Keeping It Classy with Paired Mocktails

Bear with me here – I know a lack of alcohol in a cocktail doesn’t always sound like a good time. However, there are situations and circumstances that warrant for a tipple-less sipper. It is not uncommon to need an accompanying drink with your meal that isn’t water. Water, even with its many virtues, is boring, and pairs with everything well as equally as it does poorly. Luckily, here you...



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Summer Beers at the Belted Goat

As Spring comes to an end, these beers should keep you cool and content. I just hope you can find some shade! Mother Earth 'Park Day' Pilsner: A traditional Pilsner style brewed the traditional way: only German malt and hops. Our lightest beer on tap, you'll find notes of citrus and flowers, this crisp beer is best enjoyed on a humid, muggy day to help cool down. Fearrington-Fullsteam Summer...



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Billecart-Salmon Champagnes

"Too much of anything is bad, but too much Champagne is just right." —F. Scott Fitzgerald Who doesn’t enjoy a glass of Champagne? Whether it’s to commemorate an occasion, paired with Chef Bedford’s first bites or as a way to finish off an evening there is always a time and place. Raise your glasses with us at Fearrington as we are now serving Billecart-Salmon Champagne for your...



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Fruity Cocktails for the Month of May

You’ve got to hand it to moms everywhere – they have one of the hardest jobs in the world, and only get one national holiday to demand the appreciation and pampering they rightly deserve. Coincidentally, National Fruit Cocktail Day falls upon Mother’s Day this year. While the word “cocktail” here doesn’t necessarily refer to a boozy, fruity libation, for the intents and purposes of...



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Tartan Day and Celebrating the Scots; Another Article Appreciating Scotch Whiskey

If you’ve been following the articles on the Fearrington website regarding the Fearrington House bar, you should be well aware of the love we have for whiskey. Whiskey, like anything good, deserves to be appreciated and enjoyed with respect and adoration. National Tartan Day commemorates the Scottish Declaration of Independence, as well as the achievements of Americans of Scottish descent. The...



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