a long history of winemaking dating back to the 19th century,
Georgia was once a major grape growing state until local prohibition
laws (enacted a full decade before national prohibition in 1920)
all but destroyed the wine industry in Georgia.
Today, Georgia wine country stretches from Savannah to Young Harris.
Fruit wines, muscadines, American and European wine grapes are grown all over the state. thanks to a farm bill passed
in the 1980's when the state's two oldest wineries, Chateau
Elan (pictured above) and Habersham
once again reclaimed their heritage.
years, Georgia acreage devoted to vineyards has more than tripled and more wineries and vineyards are planned to open in the
Around the Web, discover more at top resources offering guides to wineries and vineyards, wine trails and travel itineraries for sampling homegrown wine all over the Peach State....
More about Georgia wineries around the Web:
Wine Growers Association of Georgia
- Browse this extensive site for information about the state's wine industry
with a complete directory of wineries and vineyards, driving directions, event
calendar, and a detailed map of the Georgia wine trail.
Wine Country - A depository of all things Georgia wine,
with updates on wine-related events throughout the state and a
directory of related resources.
and Whiskeys from Georgia - Winesearcher's
database includes several Georgia wineries along with information about wines they produce and suggested prices..