Bottled in Columbia County

David Byrd is very passionate about his Columbia County home. He should be, considering his family’s history in the area. His father’s side of the family has been traced back to the 1700s, and his mother’s side has a long history, as well. “We have been here pretty much since the founding of the county,” Byrd says. A successful businessman—he is the president of Southern Beverage Packers in Appling—Byrd loves giving back to the community. His family is involved with many charities, both locally and on a broader scale. “We were raised to give back,” Byrd says. “Family comes...

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