Thanks to researchers with NC State Extension, North Carolinians can now enjoy beer made with local hops, ushering in a new era for the farm-to-glass movement.
Mebane’s Deviled Delights
Alongside the usual samples of lagers and ales, Bright Penny Brewing offers a very special kind of flight: deviled eggs, (almost) just like Grandma’s.
Carolina, Bottled: 7 Places to Sip Scuppernong Wine
At these seven wineries, time and a little bit of sugar transform our state grape, the scuppernong, into a beverage that’s a bit like us: sweetly Southern.
Discover Your North Carolina Wine Profile
Take our quiz to learn more about your wine preferences — and to find out which North Carolina wines you’ll love.
10 Perfect North Carolina Wine Pairings
Find out how to complement your favorite entrées — from oysters to filet mignon, and yes, good old North Carolina barbecue — with North Carolina wines.
North Carolina Wine Profiles Explained
Are you a thirsty newcomer, a curious quaffer, or an intrepid connoisseur?
The Land of Wool & Wine
Grassy Creek Vineyard & Winery near Elkin has been many things: a family getaway for a textile dynasty, a dairy farm, a company retreat. Today, it weaves each of those threads into a rich tapestry.
Home Brewed at Sideways Farm
A Henderson County brewery is using the flavors of local farms — including the one it’s built on — to bring beer back to its roots.
Made in NC: Noble Cider
An Asheville cidery’s local-to-the-core hard cider spritzers won the top prize in the Drink category of the 2019 Made in NC Awards.