Wine lovers rejoice! Contrary to popular belief, you don’t have to travel all the way to Napa Valley to have an incredible experience with your favorite vino. Here in the beautiful North Georgia mountains, Yonah Mountain Winery offers everything you need to have a fantastic day on the vineyard. From special events and tours to a relaxing atmosphere and stunning scenery, you’ll be transported to Wine Country and will forget you’re on the East coast. All you’ll need is some cheese!
On the southeast base of Yonah Mountain sits this two-hundred acre, family-owned winery that produces delicious, world-class wines. Twenty acres of grapes are harvested to create some of the most impeccable wines, including Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, and more. And you can try them all! Here are some of the best ways to spend a day exploring Yonah Mountain Winery.
During this 90-minute walking tour and tasting, guests are invited to experience the very best of Yonah Mountain Vineyards. You’ll be able to try three exclusive, unreleased wines as you tour the only known wine caves in Georgia, all with a backdrop of the picturesque mountainside. You’ll finish the tour with a tasting of six wines and can even take home a complimentary Yonah Mountain Winery wine glass. It’s the perfect way to spend an afternoon with loved ones and friends!
On this fascinating tour, guests are invited to follow the path of the Yonah Mountain Winery grapes on their journey from the vine to the bottle. Owner Bob Miller and vineyard manager Jeff Parker will explain this interesting process, and will lead a 45-minute tour through the winery and wine caves. Guests will be able to sample three harvest wines and six additional wines during this once-in-a-lifetime experience.
Every second Sunday of the month, make a reservation to spend your day with Bob Miller at the Reserve Wine Room tasting. This program includes a private, small-group tour of the Yonah Mountain Winery and wine caves, followed by a comparison tasting. Guests will try Yonah Mountain Vineyards wines versus some of the finest wines in the world during this intimate event. A gourmet meat and cheese pairing will top off this wonderful day.
In addition to stunning winery tours and fun-filled tastings, guests are welcome to enjoy live music every Saturday, and can attend Masterpiece Mixers on every second Saturday of the month. During these mixers, guests will be provided all the paint and materials needed to create their own masterpiece. Teachers will you guide you through creating your own work of art that is guaranteed to be beautiful, even if creativity isn’t your strong suit!
After an incredible day spent exploring the Yonah Mountain Winery, come home to comfort and serenity at Glen-Ella Springs. Our Queen room is ideal for a romantic getaway, and our three-room suites are perfect for groups of friends looking to travel and tour the winery together. For more information on great tasting events and tours in the area, read our blog about North Georgia wineries.
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