Appalachian Vintner

745 Biltmore Ave Suite #121
Asheville, North Carolina United States 28803
bottle shop  4.9/5.0 66 reviews
Mon-Wed 10am-8pm, Thu-Sat 10am-9:30pm, Sunday by appointment

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Beers At Appalachian Vintner

Evil Twin No Hero7%9/17/2016
Birdsong Doin’ Thyme4.3%9/17/2016
New Belgium Side Trip Dry Cider5.6%9/17/2016
Triple C Up All Night Breakfast Porter10%9/12/2016
Innovation Circumnavigation8.2%8/15/2016
Elysian Space Dust IPA8.2%8/9/2016
Innovation Soul-Vation IPA6.6%8/3/2016
Innovation Hoppy Camper6.2%7/28/2016
The Duck-Rabbit Hoppy Bunny ABA7.3%7/28/2016
Boojum King of the Mountain Double IPA8%7/26/2016
AleSmith San Diego Pale Ale .3946%7/26/2016
Knee Deep Midnight Hoppyness9.5%7/25/2016
Maine Beer Lunch7%7/24/2016
Knee Deep Breaking Bud IPA6.5%7/21/2016
Stone Enjoy By IPA - Tangerine9.4%7/21/2016
Grimm Lumen6.4%7/21/2016
Carolina Brewery Sky Blue Golden Ale5.1%7/15/2016
Pisgah Mountain County Stout0%7/10/2016
New Holland Dragon’s Milk Reserve - Raspberry Lemon11%7/10/2016
Fonta Flora Bloody Butcher4.2%7/10/2016
Ecliptic Zenith Grapefruit Gose4.5%7/10/2016
Hi-Wire Gose3.5%7/10/2016
Olde Hickory Lindley Park10%7/8/2016
Tröegs Jovial7%6/28/2016
Blue Mountain Evil 8°7.7%6/15/2016
Wicked Weed Pernicious IPA7.2%6/5/2016
D9 Hakuna Matata6.5%5/23/2016
Arcobräu Zwicklbier5.2%5/22/2016
Howard Lake Fever Black IPA7.2%5/22/2016
The Duck-Rabbit 10th Anniversary Barrel-Aged Anarchy 10%5/21/2016
Blue Pants Brettanomyces Fermented IPA6.5%5/13/2016
Avery Anniversary Twenty Three7.9%5/12/2016
Off Color Le Woof7.8%5/12/2016
Wicked Weed Bedeviled Golden Strong9.4%5/11/2016
Great Lakes Chillwave Double IPA9.4%5/10/2016
Stillwater Fear of Ghosts6%5/10/2016
Stone / Dogfish Head / Victory Saison du BUFF6.8%5/10/2016
White Rabbit The Footman Creme Brulee Stout10.9%5/9/2016
Paradox Beer Non Fatal Souls - Hell for Stout (2016)10.5%5/9/2016
Wicked Weed Lunatic Blonde6.5%5/9/2016
Dieu du Ciel Équinoxe du Printemps9.5%5/8/2016
Boojum Graveyard Fields - Blueberry Coffee Porter5%5/8/2016
Bell’s Oatsmobile Ale4.3%5/7/2016
Avery Vanilla Bean Stout - Bourbon Barrel 10.8%5/6/2016
Local Option Dampf Loc - Neue Welt Hefe Gerste5.3%5/6/2016
Hitachino Nest Anbai Ale7.5%5/6/2016
Local Option Exorcist8.5%5/5/2016
Meantime Hospital Porter8%5/5/2016
Oskar Blues Hotbox Coffee Porter6.5%5/5/2016
DuClaw Foundation Series #2: 80 Shilling Scottish Ale4.7%5/5/2016
Omnipollo Bianca Mango Lassi Gose6%4/22/2016
Jacobins Kriek4.5%3/23/2016
New Belgium Hop Kitchen - Botanical Imperial IPA8.5%3/20/2016
Blackberry Farm Winter Saison6.3%3/1/2016
Steel String Brett Mon6.8%1/23/2016
Big Boss Night Knight Black Ale (Bourbon Barrel)6.5%1/15/2016
Steel String No Quarter8%1/13/2016
Hi-Wire Prime Time Pale Ale5.5%1/11/2016
Blackberry Farm Fall Saison (-2015)5.7%1/7/2016
AleWerks Secret Admirer8%1/4/2016
Catawba King Winterbolt7%1/1/2016
Burial Haysaw6.2%12/31/2015
Argus Cidery Fermentables Ginger Perry4.5%12/31/2015
Blind Squirrel Halle Blackberry10.5%12/30/2015
Horny Goat Chocolate Peanut Butter Porter6.5%12/30/2015
Boulevard Love Child No. 69.2%12/30/2015
Wicked Weed Oblivion Sour Red8.5%12/30/2015
Triple C 3C IPA6.2%12/29/2015
Pisgah Cosmos9.5%12/27/2015
The Unknown Pre-Game Session Ale4.25%12/27/2015
Prairie Coffee Okie13%12/26/2015
Mystery King of Ashton3.9%12/26/2015
The Unknown Brown Ryed Girl6.5%12/24/2015
Big Boss The Scarab5%12/24/2015
Lonerider Hoppy Ki Yay6.6%12/24/2015
Omnipollo / Buxton Yellow Belly Peanut Butter Biscuit Stout11%12/23/2015
Pisgah 10 Anniversary Double IPA8.1%12/22/2015
NoDa Coco Loco Porter6.2%12/21/2015
The Unknown Over The Edge IPA6.9%12/21/2015
Deep River Backcountry Black IPA8%12/20/2015
NoDa Hop, Drop ’n Roll IPA7.2%12/20/2015
Grimm Tesseract8%12/20/2015
Arrogant Crime8.5%11/29/2015
Borg Garún Icelandic Stout Nr. 1911.5%11/29/2015
Anchorage Bitter Monk Belgian Style Double IPA9%11/27/2015
Anchorage Love Buzz Saison8%11/25/2015
Hofstettner Heller Bock Saphir7.4%11/25/2015
Blackberry Farm Summer Saison6.3%11/24/2015
Alpine Beer Company Duet 7%11/23/2015
Pisgah Red Devil8%11/23/2015
Weyerbacher 20th Anniversary11%11/22/2015
Boulevard Collaboration No. 4 Saison7.3%11/22/2015
Asheville Ninja Bread Man5.6%11/21/2015
Original Ritterguts Gose4.7%11/21/2015
Helms Beeruccino7.2%11/20/2015
Brewfist / Prairie Artisan Ales Spaghetti Western8.7%11/20/2015
Fonta Flora Pontoon Parade4.9%11/20/2015
Moylans Lonely Tarts Club5.3%11/20/2015
Burial / Pisgah Cemetery Gates6.7%11/19/2015
Steel String Hush My Mouth Sweet Potato Ale5%11/19/2015

  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 9/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
Travlr  (2531) Charlotte , North Carolina | February 11, 2014
Large, well-organized shop just a few minutes walk from the center of town. Stopped in for RBWG 2014, and staff offered a flight of interesting beers and some swag. Interesting local & regional selection, and even some bottles I hadn’t seen from Italy and Belgium. A worthwhile stop.
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 9/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • OVERALL 14/20
3fourths  (1537) Boulder, Colorado | February 24, 2014
Large bottle selection, large import selection. Almost all of it out in the light and at room temperature. Even green glass bottles. Got lucky with a La Rulles Estivale in decent shape, even with the green glass. As happy as I was about that, I was just as unhappy about burning $12 on a Dupont La Bière de Beloeil which was light struck and sour.
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 16/20
Ferris  (1179) Burnaby, British Columbia | February 10, 2014
A huge shop, but what makes this place special is the the center bar with a ton of taps. Drinking and buying beer, what could be better? I know, very rare and exclusive beers. A definite place to go, its just a bit out of the way.
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 15/20
Boudicca  (1130) London, England | March 23, 2014
A large shop given over to wine at the front, nicely displayed on racks and barrels, and at the back an eclectic range of American and European beers. There’s a small bar and café area where they made us very welcome as part of the RBWG 2014 "meet and greet" evening and offered a choice of four draft beers. A fun experience and well worth visiting. (Visited 6 February 2014).
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 15/20
BeerandBlues2  (953) Escondido, California | March 1, 2014
This is a solid beer and wine store in Asheville, complete with a tap station. There is a large selection of beer, local, regional, and imports, all at pretty reasonable prices. The staff are friendly and quite knowledgeable about the beer.
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 19/20
Dogbrick  (837) Columbus, Ohio | June 14, 2016
(Visited 06/2015): Appalachian Vintner is a wine and beer store located in Biltmore Avenue in the Saint Dunstan’s area south of downtown. There is a private parking lot next to the building.

The inside is large with the area past the entrance devoted to wine and local artisanal foods (jams, mustards, BBQ sauces etc). The beer is in the rear, with many standalone shelves plus more around the perimeter. There is also a small bar back there.

The bar has around 20 beers on tap, with many local and other craft breweries represented such as Brevard, New Belgium, Wicked Weed, Hi-Wire , Bruery and Urban Orchard Cider. As for bottles, there are hundreds with pretty much every Asheville brewery represented (Wicked Weed, Hi-Wire, Catawba, Burial, Sierra Nevada etc), plus a wide array of domestic and imported craft breweries.

Service both at the bar and during checkout was good. The staff was friendly and knowledgeable.

All in all this is a must-stop place in Asheville and I would put it at the top of the list for future visits.
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
DiarmaidBHK  (812) Lewisburg, Pennsylvania | August 31, 2011| Updated September 11, 2012
Located in on an industrial block about a 1/2 mile from the entrance to the Biltmore Estate. Lots of space on the inside. They have equal inventory wine and craft beer. They had fairly strong Belgian and national craft selections. The service was top-notch. Both of the brothers, I forget their name off-hand, have a passion for their field and are happy to assist folks in finding something special. They also have a bar area with four taps. Update 7/2012: the new location is fantastic; more space, more selection, more taps, same great service.
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 9/10
  • OVERALL 19/20
NachlamSie  (731) Denver, Colorado | May 26, 2011
This place has huge, open room with spacious paths between shelves of wine and beer. There is a nice bar at which there are four good taps and some beer literature. I had an hour to kill so enjoying a 2010 Irish Walker and an Olde Hickory Brewer’s Reserve helped occupy me. The guys that run this store are super nice, eager to help and knowledgeable. The beer doesn’t move as fast as other stores in the are so for things like KBS or Hopslam it would be wise to check here. I was still able to find some fresh quality IPA’s so I was happy. It’s just that Bruisin’ Ales has set the bar so high for selection and rotation that I am spoiled when coming to Asheville. But the facts that Appalachain Vintner has a nice bar, prices are a little lower and they have their own parking lot will lure me in again.
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 4/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
Drake  (722) Milwaukee, Wisconsin | February 19, 2013
Located a bit South of Asheville. Small parking lot. Large, open space inside with wines in front, beers in back, and a center bar with ten taps and a cask option while I was there. One person working who was very helpful, and very friendly. Beer tends to be everywhere, even outside the main beer area, so keep your eyes peeled. Great selection of both foreign, domestic and NC beers. I picked up beers from Epic Brewing, Stillwater, Olde Hickory and I think I’m forgetting one. A few rarities. The tap selection was top notch, though they can’t fill growlers due to state law. Dumb. Prices are a touch high. Overall, this is a great beer store and it rivals Bruisin Ales.
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
jackl  (693) Minneapolis, Minnesota | February 10, 2014
Awesome place. Appalachian Vinter’s a large, well-appointed shop with a great selection of bottles and an impressive tap list. I visited during RBWG, and they were nice enough to give free flights to the whole group. The bottle selection’s a solid mix of locals and bigger names from across the states. There was a surprising amount of stuff from Italy on offer too. Prices were very reasonable. Service was great. Overall, an essential stop if you’re in Asheville.

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