Bon Appetit Appalachia Spotlights Local Attractions

The Appalachian Regional Commission has featured Albertville’s Jules J. Berta Vineyards and the Boaz Farm & Poultry Expo in their recent Bon Appétit Appalachia guide.

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North Alabama is known for being included in the 205,000 square-mile region that follows the spine of the Appalachian Mountains, stretching from southern New York to northern Mississippi. This Appalachian Region of the United States boasts many natural resources and beautiful landscapes, waterways, and rich history. It includes all of West Virginia and parts of Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee,

The recent publication features a large map of the whole Appalachia area and highlights some of the region’s most cultural and interesting attractions. Listed on the map are farmers markets, farm-to-fork restaurants, farm tours, festivals and events, vineyards and wineries, and craft breweries and spirits.

Jules J. Berta Vineyard in Albertville is listed fifth in the Vineyards & Wineries category (alphabetically listed by state), and the Alabama Farm & Poultry Expo is listed number two in the Festivals & Events.


This guide opens up another door to tourism opportunities in the county, reaching an audience of world travelers hungry for a taste of natural flavor through our unique festivals and events, great food and culture, and showcasing the beautiful vineyard.


For your own copy of the Bon Appétit Appalachia!, visit Jules J. Berta Vineyard in Albertville, the Boaz Chamber of Commerce, or the Marshall County Convention & Visitors Bureau in Guntersville. You can also download a copy at

The Bon Appétit Appalachia! Campaign is a project of the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC), a regional economic development agency whose mission is to be a strategic partner and advocate for sustainable community and economic development in Appalachia. Particular gratitude is extended to ARC’s Tourism Advisory Council.

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