Shezmu Cellars is an urban winery producing local honey-wines (mead) while also pouring 30 taps of craft beer and over 25 wines from North Georgia wine country. Shezmu Cellars believes mead doesn’t have to be a sweet dessert wine and focuses on producing exceptionally sessionable dry meads served carbonated, nitrogenated, and still. Available as a venue for private events, the Marietta winery hosts regular live music, art exhibits and comedy shows among the occasional themed party.
Named for the Egyptian god of wine, Shezmu Cellars is owned and operated by the Chinn Brothers, Adam and Cody. Cody was a distiller at Lazy Guy Distillery and Adam was an underground coal miner in Kentucky. After their father succumbed to lung problems associated with the coal mines in 2017, Adam was also diagnosed with black lung. The brothers decided Adam needed to leave the mines and began finalizing plans for Shezmu Cellars. It would provide Adam an opportunity above the ground and allow for the continuation of Cody’s craft alcohol career. In April 2019, that plan became reality when Shezmu Cellars opened in Marietta.