As part of the relaunch of the Dilworth Coffee brand, we have created a line of Heritage Blends to add to our coffee portfolio. These tried-and-true blends are designed to appeal to a wide variety of consumer taste preferences.

The line-up includes two light blends (Cloud Chamber and Looking Glass), two medium blends (Cameron Barnstormer and 1903 Wright Flyer), a medium/dark blend (Craggy Gardens), a dark blend (Queen Anne’s Revenge) and a medium-roast decaf blend (Aircraft Boneyard).

So, where do we get the unique names? We wanted to honor and celebrate the unique locations, stories and bits of history that make our home state of North Carolina so special.

Cloud Chamber
Located on the campus of the NC Museum of Art in Raleigh, this fairy tale-like stone structure is actually a rustic camera obscura. Built by British artist Chris Drury, it magically projects the clouds on the dark interior walls through a tiny hole in its ceiling.

Looking Glass
In winter, water freezes on the 3970’ high Looking Glass Rock near Brevard, creating a frosty, winter mirror. The nearby and easily-accessible 60-foot waterfall of the same name is one of the state’s most scenic and romantic mountain destinations. Both are located in Pisgah National Forest.

Cameron Barnstormer
An unexpected landscape of beautiful and fascinating murals decorate antique tobacco barns around the small town of Cameron in Moore County. NC. They were created by New York-based artist David Ellis, who was born in Raleigh and grew up in Cameron. In 1999, he invited a group of artists, nicknamed the Barnstormers, to paint the antique tobacco barn buildings and help him pay homage to the place that helped inspire his career.

1903 Wright Flyer
Everyone knows the story of Orville and Wilbur Wright and their 1903 world-changing success on the Outer Banks at Kill Devil Hills. We named this blend after their storied plane, the first self-powered aircraft to successfully fly. Today, the airplane is exhibited in the National Air and Space Museum in Washington D.C.

Craggy Gardens
Recognized as a Natural Heritage Area, this scenic spot north of Asheville on the Blue Ridge Parkway is famed for its rocky landscape, hiking trails and colorful fields of purple rhododendrons and blueberry bushes in the summer.

Queen Anne’s Revenge
In 1718, the famous pirate Blackbeard ran his flagship, the 40-gun frigate Queen Anne’s Revenge, aground at Beaufort inlet. Lost for 275 years, the wreck was located in the late 1990s and is being excavated. Cannons and thousands of other artifacts are now undergoing preservation at East Carolina University in Greenville.

Aircraft Boneyard
Sometimes small airfield aren’t just for small planes. Laurinburg-Maxton Airport, an old WWII training facility in Scotland County, is now the unexpected home for a number of retired 727, 747 and DC-10 airliners. The planes once flew for Northwest Airlines and are being sold for spare parts.

Drop into your neighborhood Dilworth Coffee store to sample these blends or order online. Wholesale customers can call 866 849 1682 or email