Capital at Play article: Going to the Chapel

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

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 [...]

MountainXpress article: Hidden in Plain Sight

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

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 [...]

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

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

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 [...]

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

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

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 [...]

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

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

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 [...]