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Appalachian Vintner

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

63 Reviews
PLACE INFO

Type: Bar, Store

745 Biltmore Ave
Ste 121
Asheville, North Carolina, 28803-2556
United States

(828) 505-7500 | map
appalachianvintner.com

Notes:
Monday - Saturday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Sunday: 12:00pm - 6:00pm

Added by cwalexander on 10-06-2009

PLACE STATS
Score:
100
Reviews:
63
Ratings:
145
Avg:
4.58
pDev:
4.37%
 
 
Taps:
10
Bottles/Cans:
350
Cask:
Y
Beer-to-Go:
N
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Reviews: 63 | Ratings: 145
Reviews by pburland23:
Photo of pburland23
4.58/5  rDev 0%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

I stopped into Appalachian Vintners last Saturday after a day at the Biltmore Estate with my wife and daughter. It was my reward for good behaving while touring the house and gardens.

Appalachian Vintners just moved into this space and it shows it. The store is big with large windows which allow lots of natural light in. The store isn't packed with shelves and it seemed a little empty to me.

As soon as I walked in, I was greeted by an employee who asked me if they could be of assistance. I told him I was in the market for local beers and he pointed me in that direction. He also gave a few recommendations on his Asheville (and NC in general favorites). The advice was much appreciated and not overbearing in the least bit.

The selection was quite good particularly when it came to NC beers...Olde Hickory, French Broad, Foothills, etc. There were lots of American craft standards as well New Belgium, Smuttynose, Stone, Allagash, Victory, Troegs and so on. I ended up with some bombers from the three aforementioned North Carolinia breweries.

Overall, Appalachian Vintners is a must stop in the Asheville area. Great selection and impeccable service.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of HopsForBrains
5/5  rDev +9.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Hands down the best beer store in Asheville!

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Photo of DCgolfpro
4.25/5  rDev -7.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 3 | selection: 4.5

This place could be so much better than it is. Was ignored when I walked in by a big man at the front counter. I can't stand that. While there's a great selection, it's impossible to find what you're looking for. The beer section is pretty cramped. Producr is organized by the location of the brewery instead of by style. Even when you find the brewery you're looking for you'll find the same product is sometimes in 3 different places. Prices were acceptable.

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Photo of katmandu72
4.93/5  rDev +7.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75

Photo of Damian74Shensky
4.9/5  rDev +7%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75

Was in Asheville for a quick minute thought I get some wicked weed stuff. Service was excellent! Very nice and full of info on a NC beers. Huge selection. Will stop here again next time in Asheville.

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

Photo of valrxman
4.18/5  rDev -8.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

This has quickly become my favorite stop in Asheville. They always have plenty of NC beers and more. I'll be back again soon. Cheers

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Photo of HeartofMiami
4.72/5  rDev +3.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75

Photo of atlbravsrno1
4.75/5  rDev +3.7%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75

Photo of KMitch
4.64/5  rDev +1.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5

Photo of DavidHume
4.84/5  rDev +5.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5

Photo of Rifugium
4.22/5  rDev -7.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Huge shop with a massive selection. Beer, wine, merch, it's all here. There is a bar area too, so you can sample a beer on tap and get a growler as well. Definitely a must-visit while in Asheville.

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Photo of esktime
4.57/5  rDev -0.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5

Photo of KensWorld
4.79/5  rDev +4.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5

Of the 3 beer stores visited here in Asheville, this place had the largest selection for sure, just not the intimate vibe of the others. Still this place Has a friendly feel to it with nice centered bar having many local & regional offerings. This is by far the best beer store I've seen in the south! I can spend hours here and spend too much money. A must stop.

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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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Appalachian Vintner in Asheville, NC
4.58 out of 5 based on 145 ratings.
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