Yonah Mountain Vineyards 2006 Genesis

Over the holidays, I tasted a number of wines from the other 46 states, with a Bordeaux-style blend leaving a lasting impression. The wine, the Yonah Mountain Vineyards 2006 Genesis, is produced by Yonah Mountain Vineyards. I’ve written about their wines a number of times (read more here), and each time I come away more impressed.Read more

Yonah Mountain Vineyards 2008 Chardonnay

Blind tastings don’t lie. It’s an opportunity for the underdog to shine, especially in the case of local wine. Usually not given a fighting chance, especially by the mainstream media, a blind tasting removes the regional and label prejudices. So when I read Yonah Mountain Vineyards eked out a victory against the mighty Kistler in a controlledRead more

Serenity Cellars 2008 Viognier

Established in 2002, Serenity Cellars is the winery of Joe Smith, the talented winemaker for Yonah Mountain Vineyards. Available in the Yonah Mountain Vineyards tasting room located at Sautee Junction, just south of Helen, Georgia, the Serenity Cellar wines happened to be some of my favorites on a recent visit (read more here). Under theRead more

Yonah Mountain Vineyards

Located at the southeastern base of Yonah Mountain in White County, sits Georgia’s newest vineyards and winery, Yonah Mountain Vineyards. Owners Bob and Jane Miller purchased 197 acres in 2005 and began converting the farmland into vineyards with plantings of Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon. The tasting room is located in Sautee Nacoochee, a historic, artisticRead more