2021 Tryon Christmas Light Show

Holiday Light Tours

It may seem hard to believe, but the holiday season (the most wonderful time of the year!) is just around the corner! With this season comes all of the fun, excitement, tradition, and good times that everyone welcomes and always looks forward to each year. A newer event that has quickly turned into a holiday …

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Autumn Wine Tours

Carolina Winery Autumn

I know. The title of this blog post is enough all on its own. I really don’t need to say much beyond this as you already have wonderful images, feelings, and thoughts in your mind that evoke those “Fall Feelings”. If you have visited a Carolina winery in the Autumn, you already know. There is …

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Here We Grow Again!

Van In Black Limo Van

Only two months after announcing the most recent addition to our fleet, the 14 Passenger Luxury Van, Van in Black is pleased to announce that we are adding another luxury option to our fleet, a true limousine configuration. Staying consistent with our previous announced partnership with LA West Coaches, a world leader in luxury coaches, …

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Wine Tours Near Me?

Wine Tours Near Me?

So you are visiting North Carolina and you want to know “What Wine Tours Are Near Me?“. There are, after all, 200+ wineries in the state. The odds are good that there are plenty of wineries near you to visit. If there are plenty wineries then there should also be plenty of tour options available …

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Here We Grow! (part II)

Luxury 14 Van

Just nine months after our last announcement, Van in Black is pleased to announce that we have added yet another van to our fleet! This new vehicle brings into service an elevated class of comfort; Van in Black has selected this van (and some future vans….stay tuned!) from LA West Coaches. This particular van can …

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The Winery Experience

The Winery Experience

The French have a word that is used to explain, in a single word, the complete environment that is involved in the making of a specific wine. It is very deep in its meaning and is used to describe everything from the physical aspects like climate, soil, and terrain to even non-physical aspects like the …

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Here We Grow!

Van in Black (14 passenger van)

Van in Black is pleased to announce the addition of a brand new Mercedes-Benz Sprinter van to our fleet. The additional van is a little larger than our previous Sprinter van and has a seating capacity of 14 passengers. It also adds some nice features to the back of the van like reclining leatherette seats, multiple USB connections in all rows that can be used for charging phones or connecting external speakers, etc., as well as the all important feature; more cup holders! This 2020 Sprinter is a nice addition to our fleet offering and as we hope to continue the standard “5 star” rated service the Van in Black has become known for.

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Asheville Spring Adventures

Asheville Spring Adventures

The adventure season in and around Asheville will soon be kicking into high-gear since Spring is just around the corner. While Spring officially starts on March 19th of 2020 in the Northern Hemisphere, the weather usually tends to start warming up around the end of February (although we have seen snow as late as May in North Carolina!). It also doesn’t hurt that daylight savings time kicks in around the same time (Sunday, March 8th if you are wondering) providing more daylight late into the evening hours. With the additional daylight and warmer weather comes adventure, as more and more people, locals and visitors alike, take advantage of many things to see and do in and around Asheville and Western North Carolina. So what are some of our favorite springtime adventures? The options are definitely numerous…

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2019 NC Wine Bloggers Summit

NC Wine Bloggers

The Van in Black recently had the privilege of sponsoring and providing transportation services for the 2019 NC Wine Bloggers Summit that was held in the Yadkin Valley region of North Carolina.  This was the second annual summit. The forum of the event was created to provide an opportunity for bloggers, digital influencers and those in the wine industry to meet face to face to primarily discuss ways to improve the North Carolina wine industry through blogging and digital media.   There were some other ancillary topics that were discussed but the most important by-product of this summit, in our opinion, was the fact that bloggers and wineries got together and discussed how they can help each other.

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Airport Shuttle Service to Asheville Airport (AVL)

Asheville Skyline

The Van in Black is pleased to announce that they are now authorized to provide shuttle van service for both arriving and departing travelers at Asheville Regional Airport (AVL).  As with the other airports we service (GSP and CLT), the Van in Black brings a specific niche to the area with our larger sized shuttle service that has substantially more capacity than a taxi, ride-share, or typical shuttle van. It is perfect for large families or groups traveling together with an abundance of luggage.  Whatever you have, we can handle it!  This ultimately provides a more cost effective option to large families or groups with the added coolness factor at no additional charge (who doesn’t want to get picked up by the Van in Black?).  Call us today to book your pick-up or drop-off at the Asheville Regional Airport!

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