About the Van in Black

“The Coolest Ride in the Carolinas”

Van in Black

Van in Black is a North Carolina transportation company that services Western North Carolina (Asheville and Charlotte) as well as the Upstate of South Carolina (Greenville/Spartanburg).  All of our services are customized for each client on-demand to meet your schedule and preferences.  Maybe you need something simple like a drop-off at the airport for a large group that wants to fit in a single-vehicle (with all of your luggage) or something more involved like a North Carolina winery tour, Pub Crawl, corporate event, or a guided scenic drive along the Blue Ridge ParkwayThe “Van in Black” is the best option available!  We are fully insured, bonded, locally owned, and we are the highest rated transportation company in the area. We will make your next excursion the best it can be! Hire a professional driver so you can sit back, relax and enjoy the ride!

Our Team

An organization is only as good as its people.

We think we have an outstanding team to serve you.


Ryan Watts

Ryan Watts

Founder/Owner

Your humble owner/operator. Ryan also drives so you may end up with him as your driver.

Terri Watts

Terri Watts

Guide/Co-Owner

The co-owner of the business that helps out with driving from time to time. Terri is very knowledgeable about wine and the local wineries.

John DePaoli

John DePaoli

Driver/Guide

John has been with us from the beginning and loves driving people around to the beautiful locations we visit.

Garth

Garth Germack

Driver/Guide

Garth enjoys taking groups on experiences (wine/beer/etc.) around the state.

Christine

Christine Vincent

Driver/Guide

Christine knows a lot about wine and the local winery scene. She is the perfect guide for a wine tour!

Frankie Creel

Frankie Creel

Driver/Guide

Frankie is an avid photographer, is very passionate about the area, and enjoys being able to take people around to see it.