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date night for wine lovers in ashevilleAre you planning a romantic getaway to Asheville, North Carolina? With the Blue Ridge Mountains and relaxing atmosphere, Asheville is an amazing place to explore and enjoy time with your significant other. From rolling mountains to a vibrant downtown, Asheville offers the perfect mix of unique things to see and do. 

In Downtown Asheville, couples can visit numerous wineries, bars, rooftop terraces, and fine dining restaurants. Dine at Asheville's romantic restaurants, which promise breathtaking sunsets, intimate settings, and the best cuisine in town. For wine-loving couples looking for date ideas in Asheville, we've included things to do, places to eat, and attractions to see.

Four Date Night Ideas for Wine Lovers in Asheville

1. Biltmore Weekend Romantic Getaway

The Biltmore Estate is the largest private home in America that offers visitors an impressive history, remarkable architecture, vintage art, and beautiful gardens. If you want to plan a romantic getaway at the Biltmore Estate, there are plenty of fun-filled adventures to choose from.

Explore the magnificent gardens and working farms, visit the conservatory, and take a tour of the historic 250-room Biltmore House. Pack your own picnic with a bottle of wine and a blanket, and settle in a grassy area with the Biltmore house in the background.

Antler Hill Village is a romantic and relaxing way to extend your Biltmore experience with dining, shopping, exhibits, the Farmyard, and more. Located in the heart of Antler Hill Village, Biltmore Winery has a beautifully designed Wine Bar for charcuterie and locally-made truffles. Enjoy your complimentary wine tastings in the Tasting Room.

2. Date Night at The Omni Grove Park Inn

There's nothing more romantic than staying at the Omni Grove Park Inn. There are so many ways to dine and delight your date at this world-renowned resort, from gourmet restaurants to bars to sunset terraces with breathtaking mountain views. 

The Sunset Terrace is one of Omni Grove's best restaurants, serving hand-cut steaks, premier chops, and fresh seafood paired with wine. It's an unforgettable Asheville outdoor dining experience with an incomparable view of North Carolina's Blue Ridge Mountains.

3. Battery Park Book Exchange Date

Battery Park Book Exchange is one of Asheville's most well-known wine bars and should not be missed, especially if you enjoy bookstores. 

Aside from the thousands of books, ambient lighting, and cozy atmosphere, it also serves champagne, wines, and cocktails, making it perfect for an afternoon date. They serve cheese and charcuterie boards, fresh seasonal salads and soups, gourmet paninis, and pastries in addition to their drink menu. 

4. Date Night at 5 Walnut Wine Bar

This popular Downtown Asheville wine bar offers you and your date to taste an extensive selection of wines in a warm, rustic, and taupe setting. Take a step next door to 5 Walnut Cheese Bar, which serves cheese and small nibbles with a quieter atmosphere for couples wanting a more romantic date. 

5 Walnut Wine Bar also provides outdoor seating and large windows that can be opened when the weather permits. Whether you want a romantic date night or a casual lunch date, 5 Walnut Wine Bar is the perfect spot for wine lovers.

Metro Wine is a local wine shop located in Asheville, just minutes from The Grove Park Inn. We offer a wide selection of wines focusing on pairing just the right wine with any dish or occasion, as well as delivery options. Join us for wine tasting, wine shopping, wine classes, and more. 

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