Capital at Play article: Going to the Chapel

Andrey Medvedev left his native country in order to establish the Russian Chapel Hills Winery in North Carolina. He planted more than just grape vines—he established a community. From Biblical conversions of water to wine, to goblets of mead tossed by the sea into hungry gullets of Vikings; from sweetened [...]

2019-02-08T07:49:08-05:00December 6th, 2017|News|0 Comments

MountainXpress article: Hidden in Plain Sight

Enjoy this article from Mountain Xpress, featuring Andrey and Russian Chapel Hills Winery. Asheville is a city full of transplants that loves to celebrate its diversity. Yet the area’s third-biggest immigrant population goes mostly unnoticed. In recent decades, thousands of Eastern Europeans from Russia, Ukraine, Moldova and other countries have [...]

2019-02-08T07:47:41-05:00August 6th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Traditional Art, Premiere Wine & Fresh Food for the 4th

Russian Chapel Hills Winery invites the public to celebrate July 4th with the premiere of a new wine, traditional wood-fired pizza prepared on site and an opening exhibit for Columbus artists Kathryn and Pavel Gulov. Russian-born Pavel Gulov received formal training in fine arts at the high school level, a [...]

2019-02-08T07:54:42-05:00June 13th, 2015|News|0 Comments

“Consecration of St. Anna Chapel at Russian Chapel Hills Vineyard”

The Chapel of St. Anna, the first Russian Orthodox Church Abroad (ROCA) in Polk County, was consecrated at 6 p.m. on Sept. 3. Metropolitan Hillarion, who is the first hierarch of all of ROCA, presided over this service other clergy present were Fr. Vasily from a ROCA in Canada as [...]

2019-02-08T07:56:14-05:00September 29th, 2014|News|0 Comments

“Saint Anne” in the Vineyard: A Russian Orthodox Chapel in North Carolina in Memory of Fallen Veterans of Afghan War

For many today, the war in Afghanistan is ancient history. But in the middle of the 1980s, it was one the most volatile spots on earth. All across a country still living in the Stone Age, global politics of a new world were being decided. And Kandahar was one of [...]

2019-02-08T07:57:41-05:00September 7th, 2014|News|0 Comments