The first real blast of wintry weather feels as close by as the mountain that serves as the namesake for John and Martha Ezzard’s Tiger Mountain Vineyards. Yet if the Rabun County husband and wife are fretting over a prediction of snow and its possible impact on the grapes that produce their award-winning petit manseng, malbec, cabernet franc and more, it’s not apparent.
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MEET THE AUTHOR
Martha Ezzard, who has written “The Second Bud: Deserting the City for a Farm Winery”, has the following Atlanta area appearances scheduled in December:
- Mercer University Press Authors Luncheon. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 7. $150, discount for students and teachers. Reservations required. InterContinental Buckhead, 3315 Peachtree Road N.E., Atlanta. 404-946-9000, www.intercontinentalatlanta.com. For event information, email: email@example.com and see www.mupress.org.
- Atlanta Press Club 2013 Author Holiday Party. 6:30-9:30 p.m. Dec. 9. $25 members, $35 nonmembers. The Foundry at Puritan Mill. 916 Joseph E. Lowery Blvd. N.W., Atlanta. 404-577-7377, www.atlantapressclub.org.
- “Wine and Sign.” 5:30-7 p.m. Dec. 13. Decatur Sherlock’s Wine Merchant and Cook’s Warehouse. 180 W. Ponce de Leon Ave., Decatur. 404-377-4005, www.decaturwinebeer.com.