FernCrest Winery is in the Snowbird Mountains above the Western Carolina Regional Airport, where we planted a small vineyard of Chardonel, Vidal Blanc and Cynthiana grape vines in 2010. We began making wine from them in 2013. Both the 2013 Chardonel and 2013 Vidal Blanc won Gold medals at the Wine Maker’s Magazine’s International Amateur Competition in 2014.
We began making wine commercially in 2014. Our Vidal Blanc (Royal White) won a Gold medal and our Chardonel (Southern Lady White) and Cynthiana (Mountain Wood Red) won Silver medals at the 2016 Asheville Wine and Food Festival. Our Vidal Blanc won another Gold and our Chardonel won Silver at the NC State Fair 2016. Our newest Vidal Blanc and Cynthiana won Silver and Chardonel won Bronze at the NC State Fair 2018. Our blackberry/blueberry (all hand-picked in Western NC) wine (Black Lady) won a bronze medal at the 2017 North Carolina State Fair.
FernCrest Winery has been blessed that all wines submitted for judging have been awarded medals.
FernCrest Winery Tasting Room is open in downtown Andrews. Wine tastings, bottles and wine by the glass. Local cheeses, local jams and wine merchandise
1060 Main StreetAndrews, NC 28901