Western North Carolina's Full Service Wine Shop
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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
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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Our Mission Statement
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.
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Address: 65 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, North Carolina 28801
Email: [email protected]
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.