Viticulture in Georgia
With a Population over 9.6 million, Georgia: it is a State of South America. With for capital Atlanta, surrounded by Alabama to the west, Tennessee and North Carolina to the north South-Carolina and the Atlantic Ocean to the east, Florida to the South, with a Gulf of Mexico access.
Are named is from King George II, King of Great Britain and Ireland 1683-1760).
Georgia was established in 1733 by British to counter the Spanish expansion in Florida, with the establishment of Savannah city.
Covering an area of 152,577 km², it is the largest state in the country, with to the east the Mississippi River and the Appalachian Mountains to the north, south and east, for their benefit, the Coastal plain.
Are climate is subtropical and humid. It is crossed by many rivers such as: Savannah at the border of Georgia and South Carolina, the Ogeechee, the Altamaha, the Satilla, St Marys border of Georgia and Florida, Suwannee River and Withlacoochee, Alapacha its tributaries, of the Chattahoochee and Apalachicola River, the Coosa River and the Little Tennessee River.
Despite are hot and humid climate, there is the also some vineyards, which are the numbers of 38, with nearly 168 references, throughout the state of Georgia.
Among which were found grape varieties: Red Muscadine, White- Muscadine, Blush, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Carlos Red, Chardonnay, Chenin-Blanc, Concord-Red Gewürztraminer, Grenache-Rose, Meritage, Malbec, Merlot, Mourvèdre Norton, Pinot Gris, Pinot Noir, Pinot Grigio, Pinot Blanc, Riesling, Sangiovese, Sangiovese-Rosé, Sauvignon Blanc, Syrah, Zinfandel, Seyval Blanc, Vidal Blanc, Viognier , Traminette, and traditional method wines with fortified wines and Blanc de Blanc.
We can find to some fruit wines like:- Lychee Wine, Mango-Wine, Raspberry Wine-Sherry-Wine, Blackberry Wine, Apple-Wine, Plum Wine, Peach Wine.
Winemakers of Georgia encourage anyone to visit and discover the vineyards of this part of the United States.
The combination of mountain terrain, soil texture, drainage and altitude allows the vines to produce wines that reveal membership in a soil.
Soil composition is very similar to Piedmont soil in Italy, which produces some of the most prestigious wines in the world.
Do not hesitate to discover what happens when the ground, the mountains and the sun of Georgia fits together.
You will find Beds & breakfasts, comfortable, with rustic rooms and accommodation, ideally located on the Georgia wine route Open all year.
Once there, you will know why people are smiling. When they offer you a glass of wine, then you will hold something as impressive as the landscape of the mountains of Georgia. Grapes are the passion of those tenants, and clusters in the vineyards produce, wines that are gaining national recognition and allows the emergence of the North Georgia as a leading wine region.
Visitors will discover in these mountains the perfect place to escape the routine and an exceptional experience.
Pursuing your outdoor excursion can be done with runs of golf, a bike ride in the mountains of the hinterland, with the ability to come camping, and rafting on mountains rivers.
Country inns, you will savor the local cuisine, accompanied by a wine country of Georgia. Relax and smille Will be the appointment.