Saturday, March 15: Join our annual St. Patrick's Day celebration at the tasting room - sliders on the grill, Irish cheeses, Celtic music by fiddler Marie Dunkel. 1 to 4 p.m. $15 per person.
March 25 - 29: High Museum Wine Auction - Tiger Mountain will be there. atlanta-wineauction.org
March 22 - 23 and 28 - 29: Spring Wine Highway sponsored by the Winegrowers Association of Georgia. Details to come. See www.georgiawine.org
Stay tuned for the April release of our gold medal winning Petit Manseng. The 2013 vintage will be ready soon. (Wine club members can pre-order by calling 706-782-4777.)
SAVE THE DATE: May 10, annual Awakening the Vines celebration for wine club members and guests!
Tasting room hours: Sunday and Friday 1 to 5 p.m., Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., other times by appointment: 706-782-4777.
Mountain Wine Country is publishing a monthly newsletter which includes events at more than a dozen wineries in North Georgia and North Carolina. You can sign up for the newsletter by clicking here.
Martha Ezzard's memoir, THE SECOND BUD; DESERTING THE CITY FOR A FARM WINERY, is available in the Tasting Room and at Prater's Books in Clayton as well as City Lights in Sylva, N.C., Books Unlimited in Franklin, N.C., Park Road Books in Charlotte, N.C., Fountainhead Books in Hendersonville, N.C. , Eagle Eye books and Sherlock's/Cooks' Warehouse in Decatur, Ga. and other bookstores in the south. You can order it on Amazon or Barnes and Noble (also a kindle book).
See Dec. 6 AJC story on Ezzard's book on the press page and Feb. Arts Section review from Smoke Signals (Big Canoe).
Calendar of Upcoming Signings
Mar. 16: Hancock Park, adjacent to the Dahlonega Square - 1 to 3 p.m. Book signing and wine tasting at the Dahlonega Trail Fest. Contact our Dahlonega satellite tasting room, Naturally Georgia for details.
Mar. 20: Wine tasting, book lecture and signing, 6 to 8 p.m., Brenau University Downtown Center, 301 N. Main St., Gainesville. Free and open to the public. Seating is limited; reservations are required. For more details, contact Allison Reeger-Cook, 770-534-6160 or go to: www.brenau.edu
Apr. 11: Book Signing in the renown Gibbs Gardens, Ball Ground, GA, hosted by Barbara Schneider, publisher of Big Canoe's Smoke Signals newspaper.
Apr. 21: Gilmer County Library, Ellijay. Wine tasting and book talk, sponsored by the Gilmer County Arts Association and the Friends of the Library. 5:30 pm.
Contact Martha for further details: email@example.com
HAPPENINGS AT THE WINERY
Winery partners, the McMullans, celebrate Dr. John Ezzard's Legacy Award presented at the annual 2014 Rabun County Chamber of Commerce dinner.
The three January Soup and Wine events at the Red Barn were a hit - winter fun for all under cozy heat lamps!
Jazz singer Monica Spears and Derek Worth entertain at the Red Barn for winter as well as summer events.
Dr. John Ezzard accepts The Legacy Award from the Clayton Tribune, given annually to a native of Rabun County for outstanding accomplishments.
TMV's annual Valentine's party attracted 150 for chocolate and wine!
The Feed and Seed Marching Abominables and a bonfire of the winter prunings are highlights of the TMV "Awakening the Vines Party".
Bacchus will come again with the Abominables for this spring's May 10th celebration which includes a gourmet picnic and entertainment.
Bill and Early Smith and their friends, the Elseas, at a recent wine dinner.
Guests enjoy roasted sausages on the patio.
Winemaker Dr. John Ezzard with Tiger Mountain's gold medal 2011 Petit Manseng.
WELCOME NEW VENDORS
Tiger Mountain wines are now at Savor Wine Boutique at Kirkwood Station in Atlanta! The charming wine shop offers an exciting selection of unique small production wines from around the country and from other countries. Owners Kyla and Gregory Cox and wine expert Debbie Jones can offer a wealth of tasting as well as food and wine pairing information to customers!
Winemaker John Ezzard at Decatur Sherlocks store.
The award winning Restaurant Eugene in Atlanta is serving Tiger Mountain's Rosé by the glass and TMV's 2008 Cabernet Franc Reserve by the bottle. (Both wines are 2013 medal winners; TMV is otherwise sold out of the 2008 CF Reserve) When you dine at Restaurant Eugene, ask for Sommelier Juan Cortez for food and wine pairing advice! You can order Tiger Mountain wines by the glass at several other top Atlanta restaurants: Nikolai's Roof, Seasons 52 (both Buckhead and Perimeter), Fleming's Prime Steakhouse and Wine Bar at Perimeter Center.Three Blind Mice, a popular Lilburn restaurant, also serves TMV wines.
Tiger Mountain Vineyards wines can also be purchased in six new locations in Georgia: Tiger Mountain wines can be ordered at Town 220 Bistro in Madison; in Savannah, The Salt Table, a charming gourmet and wine shop, also carries Martha's book; in Athens, Tallboy Beverage Co, and Earth Fare, the healthy supermarket; in Decatur, Sherlocks/Cooks Warehouse and in Macon, Carriage Hills Bottle Shoppe.
Columbus fans can purchase Tiger Mountain wines at Columbus Beverage Superstore on North Lake Parkway. Fresh Market stores in Columbus and Augusta now have Tiger Mountain wines as well. In Athens, Hotel Indigo, a Leeds certified getaway, offers Tiger Mountain Norton by the glass. In Blue Ridge, Tastings of Blue Ridge serves several Tiger Mountain wines by the glass, and in Hiawassee Tiger Mountain Vineyards can be purchased from The Vine Shoppe. Fernside in Toccoa carries Tiger Mountain as does Betty's Country Store in Helen.
In Rabun County, enjoy our wines at the renowned Dillard House and at the Lake Rabun Hotel where you can order Rabun Red, Petit Manseng or Cabernet Franc. In Clayton, order a glass or buy a bottle of TMV at Grapes and Beans, or Fromage.
See Where to Buy for contact information on all of our vendors.