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Breweries Elevating the Beer Scene
North Carolina's brewery scene has been growing strong
and steady for several years, with no sign of letting up.
There's at least one new brewery or bottle shop opening
its doors every month, and those usually find folks lined
up, ready for a flight or a six-pack.
After a four-year reign as Beer City USA, Asheville has
solidly established itself among the top towns in America
for local beers and brewing. More than 30 breweries
now operate in the area, with rumors of more always
In addition to the robust beer scene found in Asheville,
the small towns that populate Western North Carolina
seem to each have a homegrown brewery like Chimney
Rock, Morganton and Shelby, to name a few. At the rate
new breweries are opening and established breweries
are expanding, you never need an excuse to lift a pint in
of Western North Carolina
You can find farms open to visitors across the state, but
western North Carolina is particularly rich in agritourism
spots, delicious farm-to-table dining options, and jawdropping views. Spend a beautiful sunny day in Western
North Carolina picking apples, sampling local wines,
purchasing local meats and produce, or feeding alpacas.
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Wind Down on a Wine Tour
With more than 185 wineries and vineyards across
North Carolina, there is a wine glass waiting for you to
savor. Did you know that North Carolina is the only place
in the world where every major type of grape is grown?
Sample the Carolina Spirits
Bootleggers once ran illegal spirits here, but today North
Carolina has several legal distilleries around which you
can plan an activity-filled weekend.
Learn more at www.VisitNC.com or
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