Georgia wine growers say this year might not be their best vintage. The heavy rain Georgia has seen this summer isn't ruining this year's harvest. But it will delay grape processing and possibly dilute sugars and flavors that make the best wines.
Savannah is re-writing its alcoholic beverage ordinances. The city already has some of the most liberal liquor laws in the nation. But the rules don't address some more novel uses alcohol. Beekeeper Ted Dennard wants to stock his stores with mead, the ancient honey-made drink, and offer people samples.
Customers will soon be able to buy beer and wine at three Starbucks stores in the Atlanta area. The city of Roswell Thursday granted Starbucks an alcohol license for a store there. Beer and wine will also be available at two locations in Atlanta.