As part of the Watermelon Creek Vineyard Experience, be sure to plan for one of the Free Tours guided and scripted by proprietor, Mr. Charles Tillman. Touting the family’s nine generations on the property and newly minted winery and vineyard, Charles will guide your travels through yesterday and today as you Sip and Savor from The Heritage or Whoopee Series wines. At Watermelon Creek Vineyard, it’s all about the story.
You'll explore the nine generations of the Padgett family that built their lives on the property. From whence they came, family ups and downs, to the future of the estate as it is today, journey with Charles back in time and into the future.
This tour is inspired by the 1920’s gas chandelier that originally hung in The Cloister on Georgia’s famous Sea Island. Donated by family friend, Michael Fleming of Savannah, traverse to a time on the islands before technology ruled the world.
Come see where the “magic” happens and how our Georgia Grown muscadines become wine. Located just behind the Tasting Room, the Cellar houses current inventory and stock as well is the location for our wine making equipment.
Hear the story of the family that ran Stafford's Ferry and their link to the Padgett family!