MARKED TREE VINEYARD
Marked Tree Vineyard is located on the Eastern Continental Divide between Mt. Pisgah and Tryon Peak in Flat Rock, North Carolina.
Whether you are sipping wine on the Continental Divide or tasting wines by the ghost house, a marked tree is about finding your path. Marked Tree is a point along the road, a moment to reflect, a marker in life.
STONE ASHE VINEYARDS
In 2010, Craig and Tina Little started to imagine an estate vineyard similar to those of the great growing regions of France. So began their story to pursue a second lifelong passion: grape growing and winemaking. After successful primary careers in dentistry, they turned their attention to finding the correct vineyard site.
As part of their evolution, the vineyard is becoming a family affair and so they invite you to stop by and become part of their story as they strive for innovation and devotion in this exciting journey.
ST PAUL MOUNTAIN VINEYARDS
Saint Paul Farms is a working vineyard and orchard located in the Blue Ridge mountains of Henderson County, North Carolina. They are proud to grow the fruit for their award winning wines, ciders and spirits. They welcome you to learn about their farms and enjoy tasting a variety of locally grown French Vinifera and Normandy Style Hard Cider at any of their three tasting rooms.
PLĒB URBAN WINERY
Loosely inspired by the Roman plebeian community who worshipped the gods of agriculture, fertility, and viticulture, Pleb too seeks to represent cultivators past and present who brought grapes to glass – the farmers, harvesters, winemakers.
BOTANIST AND BARREL
Botanist & Barrel crafts real southern ciders, fruited sours, and wines. Focused on spontaneous, wild cultures and light-handed winemaking, they embrace old world methods with modern sensibilities.
They support local farmers using only sustainably and organically sourced fruits, including blueberries, apples and more from their organic estate farm. Their ciders and wines are raw, wild, unfined, unfiltered & unpasteurized. They want you to feel good about what you drink.
POINT LOOKOUT VINEYARD
Point Lookout Vineyard rests atop the southeast slope of Point Lookout Mountain with 30 mile panoramic views. The vines may not appreciate the scenery, but they are greeted with the morning sun and cooling mountain breezes that allow them to produce stunning wines that you will find just as wonderful as the views.
What started primarily as a grape growing operation evolved into the idea of a winery when owners Lemuel and Sandra Oates, recognizing the quality of their fruit and the opportunity to be a part of the thriving North Carolina wine industry, decided to embark on production of their own premium, estate wines.
Souther Williams Vineyard
Souther Williams Vineyard is a boutique family owned vineyard located in the beautiful valley of Fletcher NC near Asheville and Hendersonville, NC. From the tasting room you can see Where the Mountains Meet the Vines.
They focus on cooler climate grape varietals, growing at higher altitudes with shorter growing seasons such as Blaufränkisch, Regent, and Saperavi to name a few. Their goal is to bring unique wines and experiences to their guests.
Benjamin Walls Gallery and Wine Bar (Downtown Tour)
Benjamin Walls is an award winning local photographer. His breathtaking works have been featured twice in the Natural History Museum of London and seven times in the Smithsonian. Their gallery and wine bar in Downtown Asheville allows guests to admire his work while enjoying their curated wine selection.
Russell & Armstrong Gallery (Downtown Tour)
The bright open space of 24 N. Lexington in downtown Asheville is a must-see for art-loving tourists and locals. Painters, Jeremy Russell and Alicia Armstrong open the doors to their studios and shared gallery space for a chance to meet them and see their vast bodies of work. It’s an intimate peek into the workings of an artist studio and a unique opportunity absorb the breadth and depth of their work.
Blue Spiral (downtown tour)
For 30 years, Blue Spiral 1 has exhibited work by artists and makers in a three-story, multi-gallery setting. Maintaining a diverse and extensive exhibition schedule, the gallery presents over 25 shows annually. Thematic group exhibitions and individual artist showcases rotate in the Main and Lower Level galleries every other month, while the gallery's Upper Level features a wide array of works by over 100 represented artists.