Blue Ridge, GA – A Wine Destination?

When you hear Blue Ridge, GA some of the things you think about are mountains, waterfalls, hiking, relaxation, cabins, and a slower and happier way of life.  But now Blue Ridge is entering the wine scene.  One of the newest places to check out is Serrenberry Vineyards, located in Morganton, GA.  Mark and Janice Jernigan have poured a little heart and soul into something for you to pour with your family.  “The North Georgia weather and soils are perfect for growing some wonderful grapes”, says Mark, and “frankly this is where we want to spend our time too”.  The Jernigan’s live and work in Atlanta a few days a week, and then they come to do the work they like in Blue Ridge on the other days.  A couple of other places to check out the wine scene in Blue Ridge, GA is Willow Creek Falls and Vineyard and The Vine Wine Bar and Bistro in down town Blue Ridge.  As the talented writer, Mary Ann Anderson, wrote just a few months ago about Blue Ridge, the restaurants in Blue Ridge are also phenomenal.  2013 was a great year for Blue Ridge, with the continued growth and prosperity of Harvest on Main and Christy Lee’s Courtyard Grille, there several other places that are new to the food scene, like Southern Charm and The Black Sheep.  These restaurants have taken the time to create a custom wine list, with the most extensive at The Black Sheep that has over 200 wines to choose from, all the way up to Opus 1.  So come on up and check out a Blue Ridge cabin rental, and get a recommendation for a fine dining and “wineing” experience, to go along with all of the other natural beauty that Blue Ridge, GA has to offer.

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