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Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays from The Swag

Dear Friends, We hope this note finds you healthy and joyful. As we prepare for Christmas and reflect on this unforgettable year, we are full of gratitude for so many people– for the guests (new and returning) who were able to visit The Swag in 2020, for our friends from years past that were unable … Read More

The Swag Joins Relais & Châteaux

We are extremely pleased to announce that The Swag is joining the 580 hotels and restaurants around the world as a member of Relais & Châteaux. For nearly sixty years, this association has brought together properties that are committed to offering unparalleled hospitality in unique places. As described on its website, “The experiences one has … Read More

Safety and Operational Updates

We are thrilled to be opening our doors on Thursday, June 18. Over the past several weeks, our team has developed thorough cleaning and safety measures across the property to help minimize the health risk to our guests and our team. We will abide by all requirements set by the State of North Carolina and … Read More

How to Start Composting with Master Gardener Jill Metterhausen

With spring finally here and summer on the way, a lot of you may be starting to prepare your garden. This could be the year to tackle a new challenge and begin composting food waste to improve your soil. For those interested in starting their own compost pile, our Master Gardener Jill Metterhausen shares her … Read More

Cooking with our Culinary Team: Episode One

Join Executive Chef Jake Schmidt as he teaches you how to make Swag Asparagus and Ramp Gribiche. Gribiche is a mayonnaise-style cold egg sauce of French origin, made by emulsifying hard-boiled egg yolks and mustard with a neutral oil. Watch the video and download the recipe to make this delicious dish at home.