A region of North Georgia and Western North Carolina has been named an American Viticultural Area—making the Upper Hiwassee Highlands appellation the first in Georgia and the fourth in North Carolina. Read more

Sweet Appalachia

Yonah Mountain Vineyards in Cleveland, Ga., has opened an expanded tasting room on a 200-acre vineyard that features the state’s only known wine caves. Read more


Virginia wines

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Virginia is the fifth largest producer of wine in the United States—behind California, Washington, Oregon and New York—and the wines in this region won’t disappoint. Read more