G&G Weekend at Lake Oconee

A weekend escape to Lake Oconee in Greensboro, Georgia

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    Justin Peacock, Sarah Peacock, Lacie Groeninger, and Paul Groeninger kick-off the weekend with a sunset barbecue overlooking Lake Oconee.

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    John Lewis serves up his famous brisket beef ribs.

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    Mandy Kellogg Rye enjoys the Paloma Jardin made with blanco tequila, rosemary-infused Agave, Jarritos Grapefruit Soda, and rose-pressed watermelon.

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    Chefs Casey Burchfield, Michael Treanor, Andrew Litherland, and David Campbell.

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    A morning cruise on Lake Oconee.

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    Saturday at Sandy Creek Barn.

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    The first course of The Authentic Southern Lunch: baby iceberg lettuce salad and deviled eggs.

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    Seth and Justin Thompson of The Bourbon Review lead an afternoon bourbon tasting.

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    A Nashville Hot Chicken Taco with Pool Room Slaw as featured in G&G’s The Southerner’s Cookbook.

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    Hannah and Oliver Wilcher enjoy a taste of Blade and Bow Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey.

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    John Gunderson and Ralph Vick inside Sandy Creek Barn.

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    Randy Johnson, Elena Mullican, and Phillip Rhodes toast to the final event on the Linger Longer green.

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    Tim Cadiere and Washboard Road Band perform during the reception.

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    Fireworks and s’mores round out the unforgettable evening at The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee.

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Garden & Gun readers gather in Greensboro, Georgia, for a luxurious three-day escape celebrating bourbon, BBQ, and music at Lake Oconee. Highlights of the weekend include a Bluegrass Barbecue with famed pit master John Lewis, culinary thrills from The Southerner’s Cookbook, a morning boat cruise on Lake Oconee, and a bourbon master class with The Bourbon Review, in addition to incredible food and drink moments throughout the weekend and the unforgettable views from The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee. 

Special thanks to:
Oconee Brewing Co.
Reynolds Lake Oconee
Sons of Sawdust
The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee
Visit Lake Oconee

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