Best Vinifera in Georgia/ Winery of Distinction
2017 Georgia Trustees Wine Challenge
Tiger Mountain Vineyards was voted "Best Winery in Rabun County"
in the 2018 Clayton Tribune Readers' Choice Awards!
Gold, best of class, 2018 Los Angeles International
Tasting Room open daily 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Red Barn Café: Friday and Saturday dinner- 5:30 to 8:30 pm; Saturday/Sunday lunch/brunch- 11:30 to 2:30
2592 Old Highway 441 South, Tiger GA, 30576 (706) 782-4777
Vineyard Manager Lisa Ezzard and "vineyard dog," Hamilton, check out the grapes for veraison, the August turning of the red grapes. Only a few have turned so far, but it is an exciting time to stroll through the vineyards --- which all TMV visitors are encouraged to do.
GOLD AND SILVER, 2018 LOS ANGELES INTERNATIONAL! Last week, TMV received a gold/best of class in the prestigious California contest for its 2016 Petit Manseng. A silver medal was awarded the 2015 Malbec, Ezzard estate grown.
Saturday, August 4- Tannat Release Party at the Tasting Room. Jazz with Monica Spears and Derek Worth. Local artisan cheeses and hors d'oeuvres, 1:30 to 4 p.m. Sale of older vintages of Tannat and TNT- Touriga Nacional-Tannat in limited quantities. Admission $15. Red Barn patrons: $10. Tannat was pioneered in Georgia by Dr. John Ezzard. This vintage is fruit forward and earthy all at once with rich dark berry notes. You can purchase pre-release bottles at the Tasting Room now!
Red Barn Hours: Friday, Saturday dinner: 5:30 to 8:30; Saturday, Sunday lunch/brunch 11:30 to 2:30. See Red Barn page for Chef Charles' updated weekend menus. To reserve the Barn for a special group event or celebration, call Delena: 706-782-4777 or contact Lisa at email@example.com.
Tasting Room Hours: 1 to 5 daily and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays. Sample regional cheeses and eight wines. Don't miss our latest Rosé- French style, Cabernet Franc based, fruity but dry, perfect for summer entertaining!
Good news West Georgia fine wine lovers! The Warm Springs Wine Cellar features TMV White Tiger and TMV Touriga and Rabun Red! The Salt Table in Savannah has the latest White Tiger and an array of other TMV wines. The Marietta Wine Market carries a wide selection of Tiger Mountain wines. Stop by on Saturdays for live music and tastings. The Lake Rabun Hotel restaurant lists five TMV wines: Cabernet Franc, Mourvedre, Malbec, Viognier, and our latest Rabun Red. Tiger Mountain Rose and Rabun Red are now available at Perrine's specialty wine shop in Atlanta's Westside Provisions District.
Athens wine lovers can purchase TMV's 2016 Petit Manseng, winner of best wine in Georgia and a gold in the San Francisco International, at Five Points Bottle Shop. Five Points West also carries a nice selection of TMV wine! Warm Springs Cellars, an exciting new wine shop, features five Tiger Mountain wines including Cabernet Franc and the rare Portuguese Touriga Nacional.
At the October 23rd, 2017 Georgia Wine Challenge dinner in Athens, Tiger Mountain won top awards: Best Rose, Best Vinifera Grape Wine in Georgia, and Winery of Distinction!
In addition to winning gold and silver in the 2018 Los Angeles International (gold/best of class-2016 Petit Manseng; silver - 2015 Malbec), Tiger Mountain won three 2017 silver medals in the revered 77 year old Los Angeles Wine Competition --- for 2016 Rosé, 2014 Tannat, and the 2015 Sweet Petit dessert wine!
Tiger Mountain took two awards in the 2016 International Eastern - a gold for Petit Manseng, the third gold for that wine in four years, and a silver for the Norton!
Tiger Mountain Vineyards won the Winery/Vineyard award in the 2016 wedding spot awards!
We ship wine gifts all year round: Call Delena Joedicke, 706-782-4777.
She will schedule tours and tasting for groups any weekday or weekend by appointment.
About Tiger Mountain Vineyards
Owned by the Ezzard family and their partners John and Marilyn McMullan, Tiger Mountain Vineyards produces red and white wines from 100% Georgia-grown grapes in Rabun County. Our 10 acres of vines, planted in 1995 and 1996 on the Ezzards' five-generation-old family farm, are nestled on the rolling sunny slopes of Tiger Mountain where they are individually tended and hand-picked. Our wines, mostly European vinifera, are found in every major city in Georgia and have won more than 195 awards. Our vineyards and tasting room are open year round.