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Appalachian Vintner

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

59 Reviews
Reviews: 59
Visits: 133
Avg: 4.58
pDev: n/a
Taps: 10
Bottles: 350
Cask: Y
[ Bar, Store ]

745 Biltmore Ave
Ste 121
Asheville, North Carolina, 28803-2556
United States
phone: (828) 505-7500 | map
www.appalachianvintner.com

Notes:
Place added by: cwalexander on 10-06-2009

Monday - Saturday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Sunday: 12:00pm - 6:00pm
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Reviews: 59 | Visits: 133
Reviews by commis:
Photo of commis
4.4/5  rDev -3.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4 | service: 5 | selection: 4

This is my most visited shop in Asheville. It's really more of a wine store but they have a good amount of beer as well. Especially recently, the two brothers that own the place seem to be getting more and more into beer.
The selection is not jaw dropping but they definitely cover enough bases to make it my regular store, and the quality of what they stock is always great. What they don't stock, they will always get for me if it's available to them, they even buy cases of stuff I ask for even when I only want a couple bottles. They are always on point when it comes to keeping their customers happy.
The store has 4 taps and about 8 seats at a nice little bar and Geoff and Charles will hang out and talk beer or wine with you. Next to the bar are a few nice tables and some big, comfy leather chairs so you can grab a pint and relax while you ponder what you might buy. The taps are usually a couple locals and something special. Right now they have Duck Rabbit Baltic Porter, Pisgah Pale and fresh SCULPIN,,,,This is the second keg of Sculpin they've had and this is a market where Sculpin really does not show up in much. The big ass friendly old dog that greets you and the fact that there is a sweet little lounge area in a great store earns the Vintner a 5 for atmosphere in a bottle shop.
Prices are on par with other stores in town except for Bruisin Ales which is very pricey. I buy kegs from these guys every few weeks and the prices are as good or better for barrels than Hops n Vines, which is also one of my go-to's.
Overall this is my favorite shop in town. Charles is working on building a beer engine that will be put to use at some point in the future and at that point I may never go anywhere else.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of JW_WNC
4.72/5  rDev +3.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Mtbtrev
5/5  rDev +9.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

My favorite bottle shop in town. Bar has a great selection of hard to get beers on tap. Everyone is super knowledgeable. A+

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Photo of Jeff_Hallam
4.58/5  rDev 0%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5

Photo of OldhouseRecs
4.37/5  rDev -4.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Cpmitchno1
4.26/5  rDev -7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

This is a great bottle shop if you are in the Asheville area. It is a must stop to pick up great local beers and has very good nationwide distribution. My only complaint is that growler fills took forever. They were very meticulous and the fills were great, but it took me over 30 minutes to get two growlers filled.

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Photo of jmdrpi
4.65/5  rDev +1.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75

bought beer here before heading out of town when in Asheville.

Definitely a huge selection, well organized, and certainly a big section of local Asheville and other North Carolina breweries. They have a bar in there and I guess growler fills as well.

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Photo of target88
5/5  rDev +9.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of gatorlove
4.48/5  rDev -2.2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75

Photo of PEDXING
4.8/5  rDev +4.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5

Photo of Mumbled
5/5  rDev +9.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of josephwa
4.82/5  rDev +5.2%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75

This is a top notch store! I got to drink Prairie Bomb! while shopping for brew!

They had a really great selection, and the staff was super helpful and friendly.

Definitely make a stop here if you are in the area!

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Photo of Kappakoosh
4.86/5  rDev +6.1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75

Probably the best bottle shop i have ever been to. I would recommend this place to anyone looking for beer or wine selection.

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Photo of JMUbrewz
4.9/5  rDev +7%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5

Easily one of the top 3 bottleshops I've been to. Incredible selection of beers from all over. They had Westbrook shelf stuff, Hop Drop, a bunch of stuff from Anchorage, and about 20 well curated taps to top it all off. I wish I was closer, because this place was awesome.

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Photo of jloomis
5/5  rDev +9.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of VeganUndead
3.93/5  rDev -14.2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3 | selection: 4.25

Photo of xJMFCx
5/5  rDev +9.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

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4.5/5  rDev -1.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

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3.78/5  rDev -17.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5

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4.83/5  rDev +5.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 5

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3.88/5  rDev -15.3%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75

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4.74/5  rDev +3.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

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4.32/5  rDev -5.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

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4.43/5  rDev -3.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

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4.47/5  rDev -2.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75

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Appalachian Vintner in Asheville, NC
100 out of 100 based on 59 ratings.