Georgia Winery Partners With Rock City Gardens

Monday, February 27, 2012

Georgia Winery and Rock City Gardens have officially reached a partnership after a year of crafting between the two companies.

Last year, Rock City sold Georgia Wines at the Summer Music Weekends in order to support a local winery. Sales went extremely well, which led to the two businesses affiliating a partnership. Georgia Winery received its official Rock City licensing on Jan. 7, which will enable selling and tasting of Georgia Wines on Rock City premises.

Plans are in the works to launch three new wines for Rock City special events this year as well as a Rock City Red in honor of Chattanooga’s elite tourist destination. Shamrock City Wine will be released at Rock City’s Shamrock City Festival. This green wine is available for sale and tasting at Georgia Winery’s main location and will be available at Rock City’s special event on March 17 and 18.

Other wines are in the works for Rock City special events including Rocktoberfest and Southern Blooms Festival. All new wines will be distributed at Rock City as well as Georgia Winery’s main location with a specialty label.

“We are thrilled to be working with such a wonderful and well established team. Rock City has been a staple tourist destination for the past 80 years,” said the winery’s General Manager Jesse Taymore. “We are honored to be able to work alongside Rock City and serve tourists from all over the world.”

Rock City Gardens strives to serve as a leading cultural entertainment innovator. By partnering with local artisans, along with the growing festival and event calendar at the attraction, Rock City provides high level quality and variety to the hundreds of thousands of guests annually. 


Hicks Speaker For Walker Chamber's Monthly Membership Luncheon

The University of Georgia’s Small Business Development Center will be highlighted by keynote speaker Kinsey Hicks, program coordinator, during the Walker County Chamber of Commerce’s April Membership Luncheon which will take place on Tuesday from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Walker County Civic Center, 10052 N Hwy 27, Rock Spring, GA.    The Mission of the ... (click for more)

Local Batteries Plus Rebrands With "Bulbs"

Batteries Plus has announced the rebranding of its Chattanooga store at 1925 Gunbarrel Road as Batteries Plus Bulbs. The store’s new identity is part of a company-wide initiative which began in late 2012 that signals its leadership in the expanding $17 billion U.S. light bulb replacement industry.   Batteries Plus Bulbs has access to more than 15,000 light bulb products ... (click for more)

Shots Fired Durng Armed Robbery At Rossville McDonald's

Shots were fired during an armed robbery at the McDonald's on Rossville Boulevard on Friday morning. At approximately 6:15 a.m., Chattanooga Police responded to a robbery at 4502 Rossville Blvd. at the McDonald’s.  Investigators discovered that two masked suspects entered the McDonald’s. One suspect fired a round into the ceiling and then ordered everyone to the ... (click for more)

Man Shot On East Henderson Drive; Suspect Sought

Chattanooga Police responded to 740 East Henderson Drive at approximately 9:02 p.m. on Thursday for a person shot.  Officers located a black male victim who was suffering from a single gunshot wound to the chest. According to witnesses, the victim was in a physical altercation with multiple parties when a suspect fired at the victim striking him in the chest. The victim ... (click for more)

State Moving Forward In Educational Improvements

The State Collaborative on Reforming Education released the following statement from President and CEO Jamie Woodson regarding the 2014 legislative session in Tennessee and HB1549/SB1835, which passed the General Assembly Thursday: After a year of extensive public and legislative conversation regarding higher academic standards and related strategies to improve student learning, ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Some Really Funny Tweets

I am not on Twitter so I don’t tweet. Difficulties with my right hand don’t even allow me to text and when you blend in the fact I am now a bonafide senior citizen, it is ample reason for me to live a life where I am lacking in what otherwise might be achieved through social networking. Twitter has done real well without me. It is one of the 10 most visited websites in the world; ... (click for more)