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bottles galoreApproximately ten million tourists visit Asheville and Buncombe County every year. They come in search of all that makes our town special, including: 

  • Thousands of miles of hiking trails ranging from easy treks through the woods to rugged backcountry tours.
  • Several of the highest-rated mountain biking trail systems on the East Coast. 
  • The highest peaks east of the Mississippi River. 
  • The world-class art scene that’s found in the River Arts District and throughout downtown galleries. 
  • Cool music venues that feature some of the best musicians in the world. 
  • The highest concentration of craft breweries in the South. 
  • The best wine you can find in North Carolina. 

You can find the best wine in the city at Metro Wines in North Asheville.

How to Explore Asheville

Asheville is broken up into several neighborhoods, each with its own unique characteristics:

  • Downtown Asheville: The heart of the city, downtown has some of the most famous restaurants anywhere in the state, dozens of breweries, and excellent retail shops.
  • South Asheville: Much of the best area shopping is found in South Asheville, as well as second locations of everyone’s favorite restaurants. 
  • West Asheville: Anchored by New Belgium Brewing, West Asheville has several unique restaurants, in addition to greenways and excellent walkability. 
  • The River Arts District (RAD): The RAD has coffee, beer, wine, greenways, and, of course, a high concentration of art galleries. 
  • North Asheville: This is one of the oldest and most historic neighborhoods in the city. One of Asheville’s most famous hotels, the Omni Grove Park Inn, is located in North Asheville. There is a mix of renovated residences and charming bed and breakfasts, plenty of great food and entertainment, and pristine parks throughout North Asheville. 

Great Wine in North Asheville

If you are staying in North Asheville for the week or weekend, or you have decided to call this beautiful part of the city home, you might be in search of a great wine shop. 

Metro Wines offers a wide selection of wines focusing on pairing just the right wine with any dish or event. John and Gina share the philosophy that wine is about friends, family, and community. Our owners spend as much time at the shop as possible to ensure we get to meet as many visitors and residents as we can. 

Metro Wines - A North Asheville Wine Shop

We offer a large assortment with small-town service in our store. And our prices are not only comparable on the internet but often better! "We got that!" we like to say. If we don't have it, we'll make every effort to locate it for you.

Do you have any questions? Do you want recommendations about things to do? Are you looking for some excitement? At Metro Wines, there is always a sommelier on duty, all with retail and restaurant expertise, who can assist you in choosing the perfect wine for any occasion or recipe. 

A memorable evening, a dinner party, or even just pizza and a movie can be made or broken by the correct pairing. We are aware of the situation and are prepared to assist. If you’re in North Asheville for the weekend or permanently, contact us or come by the shop for more information about the best wine in the city