Temperate, sunny days, cool mountain nights and calming summer breezes make North Georgia climate an ideal one for growing high quality wine grapes. There’s no better way to spend the day
Georgia Wineries Tour Taste Dine And Relax
Temperate, sunny days, cool mountain nights and calming summer breezes make North Georgia climate an ideal one for growing high quality wine grapes. There’s no better way to spend the day (or the weekend) than strolling through a scenic vineyard, glass in hand!
Pair North Georgia’s spectacular scenery with tours and tastings at some of the state’s award winning wineries. The wineriesb elow offer tours, wine tastings, glasses and bottles of wine that you can purchase to sample there or take home to enjoy later. Be sure to check individual websites for days and hours of operation.
These wineries are worth the trip:
· Tiger Mountain Vineyards
2592 Old 441 South, Tiger
A five generation old family farm producing more than 14 acres of vines and grapes
· Wolf Mountain Vineyards & Winery
180 Wolf Mountain Trail, Dahlonega
Achieving Georgia’s first ever Gold Medals, this vineyard has set the bar for East Coast wine production.
· Frogtown Cellars
700 Ridge Point Drive, Dahlonega
28 acres of vines which produce more than 15 different grapes
· Three Sisters Vineyards & Winery
439 Vineyard Way, Dahlonega
With a spectacular view of the North Georgia mountains this winery boasts almost 10,000 premium vines
· Habersham Vineyards & Winery
7025 S. Main Street, Helen
One of Georgia’s oldest and largest wineries, they have been producing since 1983.
If you don’tfeel like driving all over the North Georgia mountains while wine tasting ,there are several wine tours that you can take. Check out Wine Tours of Georgia or VIP Southern Tours.
If the tripto North Georgia is a little too much for you, be sure to check out Chateau Elan Winery right here in Braselton for local wine.
If you find some great wine and decide to purchase some to take home here are some tips to help you enjoy that wine:
- Keep it near the A/C on the drive home, don’t leave it in a hot car. Never store it on top of a hot fridge.
- Pay attention to the temperature, practice the 10-20 minute rule. 10-20 minutes before you intend to pour the wine, put red wine in the fridge and take white wine out of the fridge.
- Let it breathe, open it about 10 minutes before you plan to pour.
If you want to make a weekend out of your trip there are lots of cabin rentals and bed& breakfast options located close by.
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