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Alabama winery rejects same-sex wedding and still seeks couple's business

April 08, 2019

"Been trying to find words for this since yesterday. There really aren't any other than ignorance is alive in Alabama. Especially at Cat-n-Bird Winery," Jennifer Ellison wrote in a Friday post that went viral ... Ellison posted an email she received from the Chelsea winery where the business told her they don't "do same-sex marriages here" and then sent her a link to LGBT-friendly wedding venues in Alabama ... Still, Cat-n-Bird Winery then extended an invitation to Ellison and her partner to help celebrate its two-year anniversary further down in the email