Kaya Vineyard & Winery, Dahlonega, Georgia

I recently visited with Kari McCann, General Manager at Kaya Vineyard & Winery and learned so much about this wonderful destination in Dahlonega, Georgia. Purchased in 2015 by Bill and Andrea Werkeiser, the property was previously Blackstock Vineyard and Winery. Kaya opened to the public with it’s first wines (from the 2015 harvest) in 2016. The winery…

2017, My Year In Wine In Review

  January 2018 marks one year since I obtained my CSW credential.  I don’t think even I realized how incredibly ambitious this was on my part  — having 0 industry experience, and not much wine knowledge at all. Nevertheless, I managed to pass the exam in January of 2017. I realized almost immediately that while I…