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Georgia Winery Grape Stomp
Come out for a stompin’ good time as you enjoy this annual end of harvest celebration!
For centuries, grapes were hand-picked and placed into a large vat where people climbed in and crushed the grapes with their bare feet. This method of extracting juice from the grape, called Grape Stomping, is the original form of winemaking, and can be traced back to Rome in 200 BC. Although this method is not used present day, the Georgia Winery offers this “old fashioned” experience for the community. The first Grape Stomp was held in 1983 at the Georgia Winery Vineyard and has been a growing and widely anticipated event over the past 30 years. Today, Georgia Winery offers fun activities for both children and adults at the Winery’s largest event of the year.
It is a time of fun for the whole family. Experience a real, live grape stomp at our largest and most exciting festival of the year! The Grape Stomp also features a performance by The Micks, man cave featuring: pre-game and brewery, “I love Lucy” look-alike contest, Photo booth, Hay Rides, Wine Tasting and more! Food and Craft Vendors include: Magic Carpet Café, Lockharts BBQ, Old Mill Kettle Corn, My Little Darling Alpacas, Nerium, Italian Ice Smiley Face Art, Ro’s Jams and Jellies, Cecil’s Wooden Toys & Crafts, Artsy U and more! So bring your lawn chairs and spend the day while Georgia Winery celebrates harvest! Rain or shine! Event photographed by M. Brown Photography.
For more information about this event please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 706.937.9463.
Georgia Winery Grape Stomp
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