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Did you know that Botanist & Barrel hosts ongoing Farm to Table Dinner Events?

Did you know that Botanist & Barrel hosts ongoing Farm to Table Dinner Events?

From wood-fired roman style pizza night, where pizza is prepared right in front of your eyes, to our ‘Pick-A-Ton” pig roast, we offer a variety of fun food experiences for the whole family! Check out our events page for upcoming farm to table dinners or […]

North Carolina Day Trip:  Botanist and Barrel Winery & Mystery Brewing Public House

North Carolina Day Trip: Botanist and Barrel Winery & Mystery Brewing Public House

Looking for fun things to do in North Carolina?  Look no further, than Hillsborough and Ceder Grove, NC!  Botanist and Barrel is a winery and cider house located just north of Hillsborough, NC.  We specialize in hard ciders, sours and dry fruit wines aged in […]

Brought to you by the letter B

Brought to you by the letter B

Naming a Business isn’t easy! We get the question a lot…..How did you come up with the name Botanist and Barrel? As I was driving home from visiting my Brother after the Birth of his newborn Baby, I was thinking about the significance of all […]

Why Whole Fruit Fermentation

Why Whole Fruit Fermentation

Why whole fruit? Three big reasons. First, we like the way it tastes! Second, the skins hold most of the antioxidant properties that we want to end up in the bottle, so it’s important to allow the yeast to interact with the skins. And, third, […]

Collusion Apple Tequila Is Out

Collusion Apple Tequila Is Out

We aged some of our farmhouse cider in an Anjo Tequila barrel for 2 months.  Its rested and available for tasting and purchase.  This is super limited, as we only made 22 cases!