This week we feature a White and Rose from France and a Spanish Red
This week we feature a White and Rose from France and a Spanish Red
Featuring cool and off the radar wines from Kate's portfolio
Perfect Barbera for that next steak on the grill!

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Adria Vini 2018 Mirabello Pinot Grigio

June 14, 2019

Pinot Grigio is the second most popular and consumed white wine in America… right behind Chardonnay. There’s a great reason for that: Pinot Grigio is super versatile. Inexpensive Pinot Grigio can be a great thirst-quencher on a hot summer day at the pool or beach, and an artisanal, estate bottled Pinot Grigio would be right at home in a fancy restaurant or dinner party.

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Cascina Liuzzi 2014 “Otto” Barbera d’Asti Superiore DOCG Nizza, Italy

June 8, 2019

This is a bruiser of a Barbera and will stand up to any grilled or braised meats you throw at it. In the glass, the intense red ruby color opens to a nose of brambly plumb and dark berry with notes of toffee and spice. The rich expansive palate is full of dark red fruit and toasty notes of well-integrated oak. There’s ample structure that will allow for plenty of additional time in the cellar, however, the wine is supple and beautifully drinkable right now.

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Caves Aliança 2017 Marbriza Vinho Verde Minho, Portugal

June 8, 2019

If you enjoy sipping wine outdoors in the summer, chances are you’ve poured a glass or two of Vinho Verde. This cool, crisp porch-sipper is the perfect antidote to the heat of summer and the perfect addition to any pool party or beach gathering.

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Bodegas Ovidio García 2014 OG Esencia Crianza Cigales,Valladolid, Spain

June 1, 2019

Regular AWM customers know I love to find wines produced by small family driven entities that are a bit off the beaten path. Their wines are usually super authentic expressions of their home region, and the bonus is that they’re quite often amazing values as well!

I had the pleasure of visiting Bodegas Ovidio García January last during my buying trip to Northern Spain. We ducked into the Bodega on our last day in the country and it turned out to be one of the highlights of my entire trip.

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Les Vignerons de St. Hilaire d’Ozilhan Cotes du Rhône Prestige Blanc and Rouge

May 25, 2019

St. Hilaire d’Ozilhan Prestige Blanc and Rouge — These wines pack a ton of quality and are super versatile — the red and white Prestigeare a great choice for the beach, pool, or porch, and will be the star of the party at your summer cookouts.

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Top 10 Reasons to drink dry Rosé

May 20, 2019

Go ahead, dip your toes in the Pink Pool, you know you want to!  It’s no secret we love dry Rosé.  We’re still on a mission to make converts to the pink drink. Stop in and we’ll be delighted to help you navigate the wonderful pink ocean of dry Rosé. 10. Your friends will thank…

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Bodegas Castaño 2016 Alcaria Old Vine Red Blend Yecla, Spain

May 18, 2019

91 Point blend of Monastrell, Syrah, and Garnacha Tintorera.

Over the years we’ve featured a number of wines from Charlotte-based importer Eric Solomon. The wines from his European Cellars importing company represent Solomon’s 35 years of experience in tasting and selecting wines in Europe in order to present the best to the U.S. market. While…

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Mas Cornut “Flamingo” Blanc and Rouge, Costières de Nîmes, France

May 11, 2019

Two Costières de Nîmes best buys from the Cornut Family. — Wines from the Costières de Nîmes in the south of France remain largely undiscovered and undervalued by the vast majority of wine aficionados. The wine press is guilty as well and you have to dig pretty deep into most magazines and blogs to find…

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Domaine Martin 2018 Le Petit Martin IGP Vaucluse, Travaillan, France

May 4, 2019

The ultimate “Tuesday Night” red — Years ago I coined the phrase “Tuesday Night” wine to describe affordably priced, quality-driven wines. These are wines that you’re not afraid to open and enjoy on a Tuesday night and they’re great to have around when friends and relatives show up at your door. My favorite way to…

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2016 Domaine de Couron – Best Buy Merlot

May 2, 2019

Welcome Back to Merlot! Fifteen years ago Merlot fell victim to an inadvertent smear campaign. A single line in a movie ignited such a strong cultural backlash that it caused Merlot sales to plummet. Almost overnight, hundreds of years of love and respect for the noble grape turned to aversion and disdain. The movie was…

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Everyone loves the gift of wine and now it's easier than ever to arrange that gift.  AWM Gift Cards are available for purchase online in any denomination. We can hold them here at the shop for convenient pickup, or have them mailed to you or right to the lucky recipient. It's quick, simple and safe.

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Asheville's Wedding Wine Specialists

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Let us take the stress out of your wine decisions with our personalized service to make your Wedding Day the absolute best!  We're here to answer all of your questions, offer food and wine pairings, let you know how much you need and generally guide you along the whole way.  We've been helping Brides and Grooms since 1993 choose the best wines for their preferred budget.

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We're here make this easy for you.  Schedule a free consultation with one of our Wedding Wine experts.

Our Mission Statement

Who we are...

In 1993, the Asheville Wine Market opened in downtown Asheville committed to the idea that you don’t have to spend a fortune to get a great bottle of wine. Over twenty years later, now under the ownership of long time employee Laurence Weaver, that sentiment hasn’t changed. The Asheville Wine Market is still excited to be offering great wines at a great price, with an enthusiastic staff at the ready to help you find just the right bottle for your meal or occasion. We love talking about wine almost as much as we love to drink it, and hold firmly to the belief that wine is made to be enjoyed by everyone. After all, good wine is good wine, whether it costs $10 or $100. It’s the wine itself that interests us, as well as your enjoyment of it, not the price tag.

What we do...
Why we do it...
How we do it...

Awm "Daily Decant"

We stock dozens and dozens of best value wines starting sometimes as low as $7 or $8 bucks a bottle.  Look for the "Daily Decant" logo.

The Area's Largest Selection

We stock both the collective and the quaffable.  We'll help you find the right wines for the right meal or occasion.

Exclusive Hand-Picked Wines

We travel the globe to select wines for our customers.  Ask about our exclusive hand-picked selections for best quality and price.

Storage Services

Our rental lockers are the perfect storage solution for your collection. The Awm cellar stays a cool 56-58 degrees all year round.

Delivery Services

We deliver free to Downtown Asheville and can arrange for delivery anywhere in the greater Asheville area. Call anytime for details and schedule.

 

Wine Dinners

We host full on Wine Dinners right here at the Shop, featuring wine pairings with the best of the region's local Chefs.

About Us

Call us, write us, email us, stop in.  We'd love to see or hear from you!

Address: 65 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, North Carolina   28801

Phone: 1-828-253-0060

Email: [email protected]

Hours
Monday - Thursday: 10am-7pm
Friday, Saturday:10am-8pm
Sunday: Noon-6pm

 

Our Services

We're a full service Wine Shop.  If we don't have it, we'll find it and get it for you if it's available to us.  Yes, we are a wine shop, but more importantly, we are wine curators.  We travel to Europe regularly to find wines to bring into Western North Carolina.  We preview and profile all of our shop's selections to ensure that you, our customer receive the best value and the best quality.

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