Indulge in Local Flavors at Wineries in North Georgia
Lucille’s Mountain Top Inn & Spa is ideally situated for exploring the state’s wine region and only minutes from several vineyards that are quickly gaining prominence on the east coast and national wine scenes. Wine tours of the region’s small boutique wineries are one of the most popular activities for our guests.
Head down Highway 17, the historic Unicoi Turnpike, and stop by the rustic and charming tasting rooms of the local wineries that line the surrounding valleys. Try a delightful Cabernet Sauvignon, with aromatics of toasted oak and currants, in the warm and inviting cabin-style tasting room of a winery in The Village of Sautee. Relax on the deck of an elegant and rustic winery looking out across the Nacoochee Valley at Mount Yonah while you sample a local Merlot. In the nearby Nacoochee Village, taste a lightly oaked Chardonnay in the open and contemporary tasting room of a vineyard, also stocked with the latest in wine gifts and accessories. Along with the standard American favorites of Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Merlot; many of these vineyards also showcase varietals with old world lineages like Viognier, Mourvédre, and Sangiovese.
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Take a Wine Tour
Join the experts from VIP Southern Tours on a visit of some of Northeast Georgia’s finest Wineries & Tasting Rooms. Get picked up from Lucille’s Mountain Top Inn & Spa and relax as you are driven by luxury coach to four wineries and tasting rooms. Tours are approximately 5 hours and include tastings of 15-20 wines and a gourmet lunch. Tours are Saturdays and Sundays, and are available by advance reservation only.
VIP Southern Tours • 706-348-8747
See our interactive map to locate some of the wineries and tasting rooms in North Georgia near Lucille’s Mountain Top Inn & Spa.
A few local wineries and tasting rooms that are within easy distance of Lucille’s Mountain Top Inn & Spa include:
- Yonah Mountain Vineyards,1717 GA-255, Cleveland, GA 30528 • 706-878-5522
- Habersham Vineyards & Winery, 7025 S. Main St, Helen, GA, 30545 (in the Nacoochee Village) • 706-878-9463
- Serenity Cellars, 265 Laurel Ridge Rd, Cleveland, GA 30528 • 706-348-1277
- The Cottage Vineyard & Winery, 5050 U.S. 129 N, Cleveland, GA • 706-865-0053
- Frogtown Cellars, 700 Point Ridge Drive, Dahlonega, GA • 706-865-0687
- Hightower Creek Vineyards, 7150 Canaan Dr, Hiawassee, GA • 706-896-8963
- Tiger Mountain Vineyards, 2592 Old Highway 441, Tiger, GA • 706-782-4777
- Wolf Mountain Vineyards & Winery, 180 Wolf Mountain Trail, Dahlonega, GA • 706-867-9862
- Three Sisters Vineyards & Winery, 439 Vineyard Way, Dahlonega, GA 30533 • 706-865-9463
- Cenita Vineyards, 591 Dock Dorsey Road Cleveland, GA 30528 • 706-865-7478
- Kaya Winery and Vineyards, 5400 Town Creek Road, Dahlonega, GA 30533 • 706-219-3514
- Stonewall Creek WInery, Sautee Tasting Room: 2454 Highway 17, Sautee Nacoochee, GA 30571 • 706-878-0144. Winery: 323 Standing Deer Lane, Tiger, GA 30576 • 706-878-5522
- Cavender Creek Vineyards, 3610 Cavender Creek Rd, Dahlonega, GA 30533 • 706-525-8282