Wineries & Vineyards

_65A1410_800Dahlonega’s award-winning wineries and vineyards offer homegrown hospitality and premier wine and food experiences. With favorable mountainous elevations and growing conditions, Dahlonega, Lumpkin County vineyards are annually producing around 100 acres of grapes (European, French hybrids and American varietals), yielding 23,000 bottled cases and attracting over 100,000 wine enthusiasts.

Our skilled, local winemakers enhance culinary and vintner arts as masters of grape cultivation and vintage production. Wine lovers not only get to sample and cellar the products but also come for the annual events, trails and festivals, exquisite dinners, and great live music. Five unique winery venues offer tours, tastings and impressive scenic views as well as destination wedding facilities.

Cavender Creek Vineyards & Winery

 Cavender_Creek (770) 823-9255
   3610 Cavender Creek Road, Dahlonega, Georgia 30533
   cavendercreekvineyards.com

Cavender Creek Vineyards and Winery is proud to be Dahlonega’s newest and smallest family farm winery.  Only six years beyond planting the first vines, Cavender Creek gladly holds its wines up to the high standards of quality already established by the larger surrounding wineries.

The approximately 1400 cases produced per year are truly hand-crafted in a way afforded only by their limited production and attention to detail. The 15-acre property with 4 acres in vines produces mainly Petit Manseng, Cabernet Sauvignon and American Norton. You will find Cavender Creek Winery a great place to unwind and feel right at home.

Frogtown Cellars

  Frogtown_Cellars_New(706) 865-0687
   700 Ridge Point Drive, Dahlonega, Georgia 30533
   frogtownwine.com

Frogtown Cellars is a 57-acre vineyard and winery estate. By a wide margin, Frogtown is Georgia’s most awarded winery in major U.S. Competions. Frogtown is home to over 22,000 grape vines on 42 acres, a tri-level gravity flow winery and a stunning cypress and timber-frame wine-tasting and event facility.

With a total of 25 different grape varieties, both red and white, Frogtown produces exclusively estate-grown wines under the Frogtown and Thirteenth Colony brand names. Frogtown Cellars is the destination winery for premium wines and event functions in the Northeast Georgia Mountains. Come experience the wine and hospitality that is Frogtown.

Montaluce Winery & Estates – Closest winery to Forrest Hills

  Montaluce(706) 867-4060
   501 Hightower Church Road, Dahlonega, Georgia 30533
   montaluce.com

Montaluce Estates boasts a modern 25,000 square-foot winery reminiscent of a grand Tuscan villa with sweeping views of the vineyards and mountains beyond. On the winery’s main floor, the handsome Tasting Room and beautiful restaurant Le Vigne offer a place to unwind and enjoy regionally sourced, seasonally inspired dishes alongside world class estate made wines that truly complement your meal.

Montaluce invites you to experience the beauty of the vineyards and taste the quality of the wines as they take their place as one of the premium wine estates located on the Dahlonega Plateau, one of the truly unique emerging wine-growing regions of the United States.

Three Sisters Vineyards & Winery
Sunset at Three Sisters Vineyard in Dahlonega, GA.
Sunset at Three Sisters Vineyard in Dahlonega, GA.

(706) 865-9463
   439 Vineyard Way, Dahlonega, Georgia 30533
   threesistersvineyards.com

Three Sisters Vineyards is “Dahlonega’s First Family Farm Winery” and Lumpkin County’s founding wine grape grower. Each vintage production is 3500 – 4000 cases of 100% Georgia Grown estate wine. This beautiful 184 acre property hosts weddings, special events and is the annual home of the Georgia Wine Country Festival.

With a laid back and fun atmosphere, Three Sisters’ Tasting Room welcomes wine and art lovers with a unique collection of Georgia and Southern folk art. Come relax on the Crush Pad Deck and Rock Wall Patio with a glass of wine at the place TurnerSouth named “Best Winery In The South.”

Wolf Mountain Vineyards & Winery

  Wolf_Mountain_New(706) 867-9862
   180 Wolf Mountain Trail, Dahlonega, Georgia 30533
   wolfmountainvineyards.com

With over 150 medals in Major US Competitions, including Georgia’s First Ever Gold Medals at the prestigious San Fransisco Chronicle and Los Angeles International Wine Competitions and multiple Best of Category Awards, Wolf Mountain has established itself as a leader in fine wine production on the east coast.

These accolades, along with their combination of Traditional European and Southern Regional Cuisine, allow Wolf Mountain to provide Georgia’s Premier Wine and Food Experience. The introduction of Georgia’s First Gold Medal Winning Methode Champenoise Sparkling Wine help to ensure an exciting experience for all who come to enjoy Wolf Mountain’s Hospitality.

Cartecay Vineyards – About 15 minutes from Forrest Hills in Ellijay, GA – Open daily!
Our Tasting Barn is a refurbished circa 1890s barn and features a tasting bar, a sitting area around a wood fire stove, a covered porch, a deck and an events room, which was originally a hay loft, that can seat up to 45 people.  The Chimney Patio features the Chimney and a Covered Stage. The Chimney Patio is always open for use and a wonderful place to sit, relax and take in the ambiance of the vineyard. The Chimney Patio also boasts a Tasting Bar and in times of good weather, it is where scheduled live music is performed.

An Arched Bridge accents the field behind the Chimney Patio. It serves as a crossing over the babbling stream that separates the main vineyard block from the Facilities Area. It is a popular site for pictures and for relaxing by the stream.
5704 Clear Creek Road, Ellijay, GA  30536
706-698-9463

Downtown Tasting Rooms

Downtown Dahlonega Wine Walk Passport

Wine_Walk_Passport_LogoThe Wine Tasting Passport includes wine tastings at four downtown tasting rooms, all within walking distance of each other. The Dahlonega Wine Walk is a self-paced, self-guided walk. Tasting Rooms include Canvas & Cork, Dahlonega Tasting Room featuring Habersham Wines, Folkways Craft Gallery & Cottage Vineyard Tasting Room, and Georgia Winery of Dahlonega Tasting Room.

Wine Walk Passports are available at the Dahlonega Visitors Center located at 13 South Park Street for the cost of $25 per passport (a savings of $15 if done separately). This passport is good for 4 tastings at each of the 4 wine tasting rooms all in Historic Downtown Dahlonega featuring Georgia Farm Winery Wines. The passport is good for a year after purchase, so they you can always come back and visit again!

Downtown Tasting Rooms

While you are enjoying Dahlonega’s many tours and tastes, visit our downtown district tasting rooms featuring regional Georgia wine selections.

Canvas & Cork
    (706) 344-7585
     90 North Meaders Street, Dahlonega – Located in Historic Downtown Dahlonega

Dahlonega Tasting Room featuring Habersham Wines
    (706) 864-8275
   16 North Park Street, Dahlonega – Located in Historic Downtown Dahlonega
   dahlonegatastingroom.com

Folkways Craft Gallery & Cottage Vineyard Tasting Room
    (706) 864-7132
  11 South Grove Street, Dahlonega – Located in Historic Downtown Dahlonega
  folkwayscraftgallery.com

Georgia Winery of Dahlonega Tasting Room
    (770) 265-9992
  11 South Grove Street, Dahlonega – Located in Historic Downtown Dahlonega

Naturally Georgia – A Tiger Mountain Vineyards Tasting Room
  (706) 864-0832
   90 Public Square North, Dahlonega – Located in Bleu Gallery
   naturallygeorgia.com

Ole’ Mountain Collectors & Wine Cellar
  (706) 867-7406
  40 Public Square South, Dahlonega – Located in Historic Downtown Dahlonega