North Georgia Wine Country Weather:
News from the wineries:
-Check your favorite wineries before visiting in January: Web sites for some of the wineries show down time in January, from reduced hours to no tastings. We'll assemble a list of closings for next week. Wineries can send us updates by clicking e-mail.
-Three Sisters Vineyards to take a break after this weekend: The tasting room will close on Dec. 21, reopening Feb. 1 as part of the three-weekend-long Wine & Chocolate Lovers Celebration.
-Dec. 21, Crane Creek Vineyards, Young Harris, 6-8 p.m., winter solstice celebration of the year's longest night.
-Dec. 24, 25: Tiger Mountain Vineyards will be closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Open again on Dec. 26-27.
-Dec. 31, Montaluce Winery and Estates: New Year’s Eve fabulous 5 course dining experience at Montaluce. Executive Chef Steven Hartman will be featuring local and seasonal ingredients. The cost is $75 per person and an optional wine pairing is available for $35.
-Dec. 31: Tiger Mountain Vineyards in Rabun County. Special New Year's Eve tasting, 1-5 p.m.
-March 20, 21: Spring Wine Highway Weekend dates set: Save the date for the fifth annual Wine Highway Weekend. The 2009 edition was a huge hit . Details