Judge William O. Beach

Founder of Beachaven Winery, 1985
Montgomery County Mayor, 1961 – 1982
Lifelong resident of Montgomery County, 1922 – 1991


Judge Beach loved this community and devoted his life to making it a better place or its citizens to live and visitors to enjoy. Judge, as his friends called him, was kind, fair, honest, and a consummate Southern Gentleman. After retiring from public life, Judge turned his long-time hobby into Beachaven Winery. He was called by many “The Father of the Tennessee Wine Industry.”