Yearly Archives: 2016


Chocolate Espresso Fondue with the Vitamix

You might have noticed that we’re big fans of making Chocolate Espresso Fondue with the Vitamix. This recipe is simple, quick, and delicious – perfect for a last minute treat! Stop in this weekend to watch us make it (and try samples) or try making it at home! Chocolate Espresso […]


Biltmore Wines – Tasting at Our Asheville, NC Store

Join us at our Asheville, NC location on November 25th (Black Friday), December 3rd, and December 18th to taste Christmas at Biltmore wines. Each day from 1-3pm, John Justice, a representative from Biltmore Wines, will be in Vintopia offering samples of the Christmas at Biltmore Red Wine 2016 and Christmas at […]


Wine Tasting at Our Asheville, NC Store

Join us at our Asheville, NC location this weekend to taste our picks for your Thanksgiving dinner and holiday entertaining. On Friday, November 18th from 1-3pm, a representative will be in Vintopia offering samples of Dr. Loosen Riesling, Dr. Loosen Sparkling Riesling, Gruet Sparkling Rose, Gruet Sparkling Brut, and Gruet […]


Coworker Corner: Meet Joann!

This week we traveled down south to highlight our longest employed Asheville store coworker, Joann! Joann is an all-around awesome coworker who is always willing to help and does a great job hosting our weekend demos!


Calvert Retail Acquires Southern Season

Statement from Eric Brinsfield, owner, Calvert Retail. On Tuesday, August 23rd, Calvert Retail acquired specific assets of North Carolina-based Southern Season stores. The acquisition includes all of the intellectual property, the trade names and website as well as the Chapel Hill flagship store. The Taste of Southern Season stores in […]