North Georgia Mountains Wineries & Vineyards

Add to the peace and relaxation of your mountain visit with a trip to some of the beautiful North GA wineries and vineyards in our area. Georgia’s Wine Highway is rapidly becoming known for its fine family vineyards.

Either you’re planning a romantic getaway, a friend’s reunion, celebrating your wedding anniversary or just for fun because you are a wine enthusiast, the North Georgia Mountains offer a wide range of vineyards, wineries and tasting rooms. Blue Ridge, Blairsville, Hiawassee, Helen, and Dahlonega are some of the cities where you’ll get an unforgettable wine experience! Many North Georgia wineries and vineyards offer wine tastings and winery tours. Some area vineyards also have restaurants.

We love wine and we want  to share with you The Enchanted Mountain Retreats Favorite Wineries & Vineyards Route is made up of a careful selection of 6 vineyards to live an unparalleled enological and gastronomic experience. This type of travel is an ideal activity for Romantic Getaways and Second Wind Getaways. Our self-guided route includes the following vineyards:

* Crane Creek

* Hightower

* Nottely River

* Odom Springs

* Paradise Hills

* Serenberry

 

It's our pleasure to say at Enchanted Mountain Retreats your  wine experience begins with a bottle of Château Enchanté,  Special House Blend included in your  Special Welcome Basket, when booking your cabin with us.*

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CRANE CREEK VINEYARDS

Wine Tasting’s and Tours offered Tuesday – Saturday all year round.

Crane Creek Vineyards is in Young Harris GA, and just three miles of Brasstown Bald, the state’s highest peak. Their 20 acres of vines are planted in a variety of grapes: Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc (European varieties), Chambourcin, Vidal Blanc, Seyval Blanc and Villard Noir (French American hybrid varieties) and two native American varieties: Catawba and Norton.

The Crane Creek’s wines have been awarded in large national and international competitions.

Location: 916 Crane Creek Road, Young Harris, GA 30582

 Website

Phone: 706-379-1236

 

HIGHTOWER CREEK VINEYARDS

A sense of home. Wines created to reflect the people and place of Blue Ridge Mountains.

Located in Hiawassee, GA, This little, family-operated winery & vineyard is committed to using only local fruit, producing consistently award-winning wines. The variety of grapes you can taste here includes Cabernet Franc, Traminette, and Norton.

Location: 7150 Canaan Drive Hiawassee, GA 30546

Phone: 706-896-8963

 

NOTTELY RIVER VALLEY VINEYARDS

The Tasting Room hours are Friday and Saturdays, 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.

An ancient passion for wine. The vineyard and winery are family owned and even though they have been established in 2008, their 93 acre farm has been in the family since 1820. Their most representative grapes are plantings of Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Primitivo, Pinot Gris, Riesling, and the French Hybrids – Chambourcin, Chardonel, & Seyval Blanc.

Location: 1150 Old Culberson Road, Murphy NC 28906

Website

Phone: 828 837-7822

 

ODOM SPRINGS VINEYARDS

The soil makes the difference. Odom Springs Vineyards craft different styles of wines by planting the same grapes in different soil conditions. 

The grapes used for their wine labels are  French-American hybrids. Currently, they have the following grapes growing; Chambourcin, Seyval Blanc, Vidal Blanc, and Norton. These grapes bring on incredibly flavorful wines. Their most representative grapes are plantings of Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Primitivo, Pinot Gris, Riesling, and some French Hybrids like Chambourcin, Chardonel, & Seyval Blanc. Hey, take note about this; tastings are $1 per wine. Nowadays they offer 9 of their own wines.

Location: 637 Odom Road, Blairsville, GA 30512

Website

Phone: 706-745-3094

 

PARADISE HILLS VINEYARDS

Wine Tasting Room requires a reservation, at least 24-hour notice.

Paradise Hills offer 5 different wine labels. 4 of them are exquisite blends. You can find interesting combinations like Vidal Blanc and Chambourcin grapes, Cabernet Sauvignon and Norton, Seyval Blanc, Cayuga, and Vidal Blanc grapes. All of them pair perfectly with southern food and ethnic cuisine!

Location: 366 Paradise Road Blairsville GA 30512

Website

Phone: 706-745-7483

 

SERENBERRY VINEYARDS

Tasting Room Hours: Thursdays – Saturdays, 11 AM – 6 PM & Sundays, 1 – 5 PM

A local vision of wine production. The Serenberry wines are made from grapes that were born and raised in Georgia. That’s a way to support local farmers. Their wine tastings are four for $4 or seven for $7 and currently have seven to eight wines in the bottle. The white wines rank from fruity, sweet and dry. Sounds gorgeous right?

Location: 450 Tipton Trail, Morganton, GA 30560

Website

Phone: 706-623-8463

 

SOME OTHER RECOMMENDATIONS

 

FROGTOWN CELLARS

A perfect venue for weddings, parties & corporate meetings.

Location: 3300 Damascus Church Rd, Dahlonega, GA 30533

Website

Phone: 706-865-0687

 

HABERSHAM WINERY

Habersham Vineyards & Winery is one of Georgia’s largest and oldest wineries.

Location: 7025 S. Main St., Helen GA 30345

Website

Phone: 706-878-9463

 

SHARP MOUNTAIN VINEYARDS

Sharp Mountain Vineyards, operates on the simple but essential principle that to produce the finest wine, you must begin with the finest fruit. This quest for perfection requires personal attention to every detail-from employing tried and true “wine growing” practices to personally harvesting the best grapes and handcrafting the wines.

Location: 110 Rathgeb Trail, Jasper, GA

Website

Phone: 770-735-1210

 

 

Do you want to learn how to make wine? Go to...

PURPLE FOOT WINE CLUB

 

Learn more about vineyards and wineries in the North Georgia Mountains and and general resources to immerse yourself in this exciting world.

Winegrowers Association of Georgia
Georgia Wine Country Map and Events Calendar
Wine Apps
Wine Education
Wine Clubs Review

 

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VIDEOS

See the following videos for a quick hint of the local wine production and tasting tips.

Video 1: Video courtesy of Winegrowers Association of Georgia and produced for the Visitors’ Information Channels. Video 2: Video courtesy of  The Good Stuff

 

Tour of the North Georgia Wine Country
How To Taste Wine
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