About Us

Appalachian Vintner is bit of an anomaly in its design and implementation. The only store in Western North Carolina to blur the lines of convention and offer: Over 800 different organic, sustainable or biodynamic fine wines, Twenty local, region and international rotating beer taps, REAL Ale served from a traditional English beer engine, on-premise consumption in our comfortable lounge or at the 80 foot cork bound bar, a large well-stock showroom, huge private patio, fresh growler fills & build your own 6-packs, and chilled white & sparkling wine all in one place! Browse the huge selection of wine & beer, including local art, all while sipping on your favorite craft beer or glass of wine. Our inviting atmosphere and friendly staff make Appalachian Vintner uniquely Asheville and offers something for everyone. Stop in today to see for yourself, we’ve found the apex of quality to value in an educational, relaxed atmosphere!

Appalachian Vintner is proud to showcase organic, natural wines from each corner of the world, and our growing wine portfolio mainly supports small production items. Our main drive is to find the apex of quality to value in each of the growing regions. With a strong emphasis on small production, sustainably farmed, artisanal products, we strive to support small, family farms in North Carolina and abroad.

Just some of our selection includes:

  • Organic & bio-dynamic wines
  • Verticals
  • Grand Crus
  • Cult Wines
  • North Carolina Wines
  • Local Imports


Experience the rich taste of import and regional craft brews at Appalachian Vintner. Our beer selection is very extensive and features domestic craft brews from the best that the United States has to offer, as well as the best from Europe and abroad.

Asheville is BEER CITY USA, it’s becoming world renowned as one of the best beer towns in the world. We have great relationships with all the local breweries and stock as many North Carolina brews as we can fit on our shelves.


Explore our selection of wine racks, glasses, bags, books and more at Appalachian Vintner. You’re sure to find the perfect gift for the wine aficionado in your life!

Social Responsibility

Did you know that when you shop at Appalachian Vintner you are supporting multiple local charities and non-profits? Since we opened our doors over three years ago, we’ve donated thousands of dollars and hundreds of bottles to these folks. In essence every dollar spent with us aids in our ability to do more. Here is a few of the groups we’ve assisted with your support:


  • Mission Children’s Hospital
  • CarePartners Hospice

  • Artspace Charter School
  • Huff Center Therapies
  • Habitat For Humanity

  • AB Tech Culinary Department

  • Brother Wolf Animal Rescue

  • Mission Children’s Hospital

  • Kenilworth Artists Assosciation
  • SoulMates Foundation

  • Asheville Area Arts Council

  • Pisgah Legal Services

  • Slow Food Asheville

  • Claxton Elementary School

  • Manna Food Bank

  • March of Dimes

  • WNCW 88.7

  • Interact Speech Therapy
  • Asheville Fire department
  • Mountain Ale & Lager Tasters