Appalachian Vintner LOVES Local!

Unique and locally owned businesses are what has always made Asheville a very special place. Make sure to support them whenever you can. Whether here or elsewhere, the money you spend with small local companies stays in that community.

Why is Asheville called Beer City USA?

Asheville & Western North Carolina have become a beer meca. These gorgeous mountains host a world renowned craft beer scene, winning Beer City USA three years in a row (2009, 2010, 2011)! So feel comfortable closing your eyes and pointing to any one of the breweries below, each offers something unique and they ALL make good beer, some make amazing beer. Appalachian Vintner stocks beers from all the local breweries, as well as the best craft beer from every corner of the world. A rotating draft selection is also always available.

The Best Food in Asheville, NC

Equal to our brewery scene is our culinary scene, lush with local flair & firmly seated in the sustainability movement. Eat great and feel great doing it! Some of our favorite LOCALLY owned & operated artisanal restaurants in the Asheville Area are listed below. Please note this is only a smidgen of what Asheville offers for the culinary-curious.

  • Pack’s Tavern
  • Posana Café
  • Lorettas Café
  • Over Easy Cafe
  • Barley’s Taproom & Pizzeria
  • Salsa’s
  • Chai Pani
  • The Bull and Beggar
  • Taco Temple
  • White Duck Taco Shop
  • Luella’s BBQ
  • Okie Dokies BBQ
  • Biscuit Head
  • Buxton Hall
  • Abejas House Cafe

The Finest Lodging in Asheville, NC

Planning on visiting Asheville? You’ll want to stay awhile & these fine establishments offer the best amenities in town:

Beer City USA!

  • Eurisko Beer Company – 255 Short Coxe Ave, Asheville
  • Zillicoah Beer Co. – 870 Riverside Dr, Woodfin
  • Innovation Brewing Company – 414 W Main St, Sylva
  • Boojum Brewing Company Taproom – 3889, 50 S Main St, Waynesville
  • Zebulon Artisan Ales – 8 Merchants Alley, Weaverville
  • Archetype Brewing – 265 Haywood Rd, Asheville
  • Burial Beer Co. – 40 Collier Ave, Asheville
  • Wicked Weed Brewing – 91 Biltmore St, Asheville
  • Hillman Beer – 25 Sweeten Creek Rd, Asheville
  • Bhramari Brewing Co – 101 S Lexington Ave, Asheville
  • Hi-Wire Brewing – 197 Hilliard Ave, Asheville
  • Green Man Brewery – 23 Buxton Avenue, Asheville
  • Highland Brewing – 12 Old Charlotte Hwy., Suite 200, Asheville
  • Sweeten Creek Brewing – 1127 Sweeten Creek Rd, Asheville
  • Wedge Brewing Company – 125B Roberts Street, Asheville
  • UpCountry Brewing Co. – 1042 Haywood Rd, Asheville
  • OysterHouse Brewing Company – 625 Haywood Rd, Asheville
  • Twin Leaf Brewery – 144 Coxe Ave, Asheville
  • Asheville Brewing Company – 73 Coxe Avenue, Asheville
  • French Broad Brewing Co. – 101-D Fairview Road, Asheville
  • Asheville Pizza and Brewing Co. – 675 Merrimon Avenue, Asheville
  • One World Brewing – 10 Patton Ave, Asheville
  • The LAB (Lexington Avenue Brewery) – 39 N Lexington Ave, Asheville
  • White Labs – 172 S Charlotte St, Asheville
  • Thirsty Monk Brewery & Pub – Biltmore Park – 2 Town Square Blvd, Asheville
  • Hi-Wire Big Top Tasting Room – 2 Huntsman Pl, Asheville
  • Catawba Brewing Tasting Room – South Slope – 32 Banks Ave, Asheville
  • Westville Pub – 777 Haywood Road, Asheville
  • French Broad Brewery Pubhouse – 101 Fairview Rd, Asheville
  • New Belgium – 21 Craven St, Asheville
  • Sierra Nevada – 100 Sierra Nevada Way, Fletcher
  • Oskar Blues – 342 Mountain Industrial Dr, Brevard
  • Brevard Brewing – 63 E Main St, Brevard
  • Whistle Hop Brewing Company – 1288 Charlotte Hwy, Fairview
  • Turgua Brewing – 27 Firefly Hollow Drive, Fairview
  • Pisgah Brewing – 150 Eastside Drive, Black Mountain
  • Ecusta Brewing – 49 Pisgah Hwy #3, Pisgah Forest
  • Sanctuary Brewing – 147 1st Ave E, Hendersonville
  • Triskelion Brewing – 340 7th Ave E, Hendersonville
  • Brewery Cursus Keme – 155 Thompson St, Asheville