Constellation Brands

Constellation Brands carries an impressive array of wine brands including internationally acclaimed favorites from esteemed vineyards, crafted by some of the most celebrated winemakers in the industry.

  • Clos du Bois
  • The Dreaming Tree
  • Vendage
  • Toasted Head
  • Simply Naked
  • Taylor Port
  • Simi
  • Ruffino
  • Rosatello
  • Cook’s Champagne
  • Estancia
  • Kim Crawford
  • Nobilo
  • Black Box Wines
  • Blackstone

Sazerac Spirits

Before there was a company, there was a drink. Antoine Peychaud, a Creole immigrant, operated a pharmacy on the French Quarter’s Royal Street in 1838. With his background as an apothecary, he was a natural mixologist. His friends would gather for late-night revelry at his pharmacy. Peychaud would mix brandy, absinthe and a dash of his secret bitters for his guests. Later this quaff would come to be known as the Sazerac.

After the drink, there was the bar. The cocktail immediately spread in popularity at the city’s finest coffee houses, which was the term for drinking establishments during the mid-1800s.

Sprizzeri

After traveling the world in 1934, Edoardo de Martin returned to Cortina d’Ampezzo, Veneto inspired to create the perfect Italian aperitif. Using a secret family recipe, Edoardo bottled a delicious Prosecco, orange and herb wine spritzer reminiscent of an Aperol spritz that he called Sprizzeri.

Nearly a century later, “Italy’s Original Wine Spritzer” has come to America, and boy, is it delicious! A “ready-made cocktail” in a slim, colorful can, Sprizzerí Classico Orange with Bitters is a “frizzante”-style drink with pleasingly dry, tart-orange and a sophisticated blend of herbs. Two more flavors have joined Classico Orange and are now available in Northeast Georgia.

Etowah Meadery

In the mountains of North Georgia, Blair Housley is making honey wine, better known as mead, at Dahlonega’s own Etowah Meadery.

Etowah Meadery has nearly 50 varieties of mead, including raspberry, chocolate, currant, and mayhaw. Georgia Honey Farm in Tiger is one of several honey farms supplying more than 1,000 pounds of honey to the meadery each month. Local orchards and other producers supply the additive ingredients.

Mead is one of the oldest beverages in the world, but somewhat new to the present-day beverage market. Simply, it is fermented honey cut with water. Mead can be sweet,