Cavender Creek is CLOSED ALL DAY on Saturday May 20th

We will be closed ALL DAY on May 20th, 2017 for a staff member’s wedding. We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you in advance for your understanding. Please do not hesitate to call us at (706) 867-7700 or email us at hello@cavendercreekvineyards.com if...

An update about the Dahlonega Plateau AVA

If you are interested in the progress of establishing the Dahlonega Plateau AVA (see my previous post about the AVA)  you may have noticed that things have gone rather quiet since my posting in January. The latest word on the street is that there will be a formal...

Spring is a scary time

If you are managing a vineyard, Spring can be a very scary time. When the vines start to wake after the winter, tender plant growth starts to develop. And this is the time when a late frost can wreak havoc on this young growth. If the air temperature drops below 32°F,...

Doug Paul of Three Sisters Vineyard

I was extremely saddened to hear of the untimely death of Doug Paul, the co-owner of Three Sisters Vineyard, on March 7th. Doug was a real wine pioneer. After a career in TV and radio, he and his wife Sharon established the first local vineyard and winery in Lumpkin...

How much would you pay for your bottle of wine?

A recently released study of the ten most expensive wines in the world (they are all French) has some startling numbers. Top of the list comes Domaine de la Romanée-Conti 2005 at a staggering $28 thousand per bottle. A further seven of the list of ten also come from...