Yep, North Carolina=Pepsi
and here's what some of the "good ole boys" were up to in my hometown.
[www.cheerwine.com] (have you ever had one?
Think you've got this in mind re: BlueRidge, 'near-castle' Lol...just a little pad on the upper eighty thousand. Not associated with Pepsi tho. Do produce some nice wines.
And yes, I have had many a coke, root beer and pepsi with a pack of good ole salty peanuts poured in. But 'taint worth it's weight in salt if you put them in a can.....gotta be a glass bottle!
Little Country Store (Convenience Store fer you City Slickers), near where I live has glass bottle drinks on ice. Tho they've conceded the old metal wash tub for one of those new fangle contraptions called 'Coolers' :))
C'mon down and we'll red-you-up