Haw River Wine Man is based on providing authentic wines of value and integrity. Founded in 1995 by James Stock, I began working in 2001 when we grew our small company of just a few producers in southern Italy into a multi-state operation representing over 40 growers throughout all of Italy and beyond. I began my career in Chapel Hill after graduating from UNC-Chapel Hill. After ten years of working in the Triangle, I relocated to the mountains of Asheville in 2009. I am proud to be part of and a contributing member to the extraordinary food and wine scene here.
Over 20 immersive signature events are featured throughout the weekend! Tours, dinners, parties, foraging and more await.
This inspired, friendly and free-spirited food scene tucked in the mountains of Appalachia has been called “Foodtopia,” but the locals just call it home. Plan your trip now.
Access to affordable and healthy food and reducing food waste are important initiatives of the signature event’s charitable giving goals.