Nominated as the Best Wine Tour Company!

Asheville Wine Tours - 10 Best

We are very excited (and extremely humbled) to announce that Asheville Wine Tours, which is a Van in Black company, has been nominated as a “10 Best” wine tour company in the United States by USA Today. Asheville Wine Tours is the only North Carolina company to make the list of 20 wine tour companies. … Read more

Asheville Wedding Transportation

Van in Black - Wedding Transportation

As winter tightens its grip on Western North Carolina and we hit the coldest time of the year, it is that time of the year to start thinking about and planning your Spring, Summer, and Autumn weddings. Western North Carolina is one of the premier wedding destinations in the nation and Asheville is the portal … Read more

Asheville Urban Wineries

Marked Tree Urban Tasting Room

There are a number of great wineries available to visit from the Asheville area. These are wineries with attached vineyards (the traditional “winery experience“) and we have written about them here. But what if you want to stay inside the city or don’t have time for a full day excursion? You will be happy to … Read more

Asheville Wine Tours

Asheville Wine Tours

Asheville is quite possibly the quintessential city for Western North Carolina experiences.  The location is perfectly situated in the mountains and is either the direct host of the experience(an Asheville wine tour!) or the perfect gateway to it.  When it comes to wineries, Asheville is both!  While it doesn’t host too many wineries, and none of them have vineyards attached to them, Asheville does directly host two wineries inside the city limits; one which has the unique distinction of being the most visited winery in America (more on this later).  Asheville is also the gateway to a number a quality wineries and vineyards that are all less than an hours drive from the city.  At the time of this writing, late 2019, there are at least ten quality wineries that are viable options for any Asheville wine tours.  So if you are in Asheville and want to checkout the winery scene, here are some options to definitely consider:

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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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