Stonewall Creek Vineyards
Stonewall Creek Vineyards new farm winery/tasting room released a crisp rosé and a dry white in July 2012. Reds will follow in 2013. All grapes are grown, hand harvested, vinified and bottled at the 5-acre vineyard bordering Stonewall Creek in the Northeast Georgia Mountains near Tiger, Georgia. Owners are Carl and Carla Fackler.
We purchased our first acreage bordering Stonewall Creek in 2004 and began our search for the best wine grapes for our micro-climate and soil. At an elevation of 2,100 feet, the soil is clay loam, enriched by minerals from mountain erosion over millions of years. As in France, we do not irrigate and our vision is to produce wines in the old world style. The first French vinifera vines were planted in 2005 near Glassy Mountain and now include 3,000 vines – Malbec, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot, Tannat and Petit Manseng.