Culinary

Georgia is Farm Fresh

Set your sights and taste buds on Georgia’s culinary experiences. From farm-to-table dining, brewery tours, cooking schools, wine tastings, talented local chefs, u-pick farms and much more – Georgia is the perfect destination to taste the South with a twist.

Georgia has become a hot spot for talented chefs. Travelers looking to experience Georgia’s foodie scene need to head to Athens, Savannah and Atlanta. Participate in a cooking class, take a food tour, dine at an award-winning restaurant or just sample local treats along the way.  Here you will find local breweries like Terrapin Beer Company, SweetWater Brewery or Moon River Brewing. For those traveling to or thru Georgia by car – hop of off the interstate and travel Georgia’s backroads to find a local restaurant on a small town square.

Georgia’s wineries have garnered national attention with prestigious awards from the American Wine Society, San Francisco International Wine Competition and Wines of the South. Georgia’s local wine makers are going beyond simply making good wine - they are offering unique and authentic experiences to pair with their blossoming viniculture. Wine activities include touring a winery, driving a wine trail and tasting locally made wines.

We recommend pairing your Georgia wine with cheese from our local cheesemakers. Step into Georgia’s backyard to learn from some of the best in the business - Sweet Grass Dairy in Thomasville, Flat Creek Lodge in Swainsboro or Nature’s Harmony in Elberton. Visit these locations or find out what restaurants are serving these e award-winning cheeses.

Sample Georgia grown products at one of the many u-pick farms or farmers markets across the state. Mercier Orchards in Blue Ridge is known for their ripe apples and juicy strawberries. The peaches at Lane Southern Orchards in Forty Valley are perfectly picked. Stop at Jaemor Farms and shop their Fresh Produce Market.

Spice up your Georgia vacation by taking part in one of Georgia’s popular and prestigious cooking schools. Plan a getaway to the Culinary Studio at Chateau Elan Winery & Resort in Braselton, the Jekyll Island Club Hotel or the Mansion on Forsyth Park’s 700 Kitchen Cooking School in Savannah.

Georgia is the perfect destination for a culinary vacation that is sure to satisfy any appetite.

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