Our State Editor in Chief Elizabeth Hudson caught up with the Commissioner of Agriculture Steve Troxler about an exciting addition to our beloved N.C. State Fair this year: the Our State Public House, which will offer dozens of rotating beers and wines from around North Carolina.
wineries & breweries
Cabernet Concerto: Eagle Fork Vineyards Tasting Room
At this peaceful mountain winery in Clay County, classical music serenades the people — and the plants.
Colorful Blends and Eclectic Vibes Abound at Silver Coast Winery
Complex wine. Quirky artwork. Fancy cheese and Cheez Doodles. At Silver Coast Winery, simplicity is overrated.
New Belgium Brewery Finds a Place in West Asheville
When a national brewery set up shop in the proudly independent enclave of West Asheville, it went all out to fit in. Now, neighbors are reconsidering the meaning of a word they thought they understood: local.
Enjoy Wine With a View at Treehouse Vineyards in Monroe
In Monroe, Treehouse Vineyards offers a selection of sips, and a special place to enjoy them — several cozy cabins, high in the trees.