4 Wineries Near Helen, GA You Need to Visit

Think about some of the things you can enjoy in the North Georgia Mountains. You may be picturing panoramic views, scenic overlooks, and refreshing hikes. Did you know you can enjoy some award-winning wines here, too? Check out some of our favorite North Georgia Wineries for wines made from a variety of fruits.

Four of the Best North Georgia Wineries

Nothing completes a mountain getaway like a trip to the best North Georgia wineries! It’s the perfect activity for a fun girl’s trip, couple’s retreat, or just a relaxing weekend trying new Georgia wines. Here are a few of our favorite wineries in North GA: 

Yonah Mountain Vineyards

Located in nearby Cleveland, GA,¬†Yonah Mountain Vineyards¬†is a 200-acre, family-owned winery¬†located¬†at the base of Yonah Mountain. The property boasts a wide variety of grapes, including Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Petit Manseng, and many others. Their spacious, circular tasting room is open daily for tours (you won‚Äôt want to miss it‚ÄĒit‚Äôs an architectural wonder). A popular choice is the Cave Tour & Tasting, a 90-minute walking tour of the winery. On this tour, you‚Äôll taste three unreleased wines as you explore the only ‚Äúwine caves‚ÄĚ in the state. Finally, you‚Äôll end the tour with a tasting of six¬†additional¬†wines tastings, and unforgettable memories!¬†

Tiger Mountain Vineyards

Tiger Mountain Vineyards is a boutique winery located in scenic Tiger, GA, A Rabun County town that neighbors Clarkesville. This North Georgia vineyard grows six French Vinifera varieties including Cabernet Franc, Malbec, Mourvedre, Petit Manseng, Tannat, and Viognier. Tiger Mountain’s tasting room and vineyards are open year-round. A great activity for you and yours to try is a group tour; simply make a reservation in advance. The best part? If you get hungry at this North Georgia winery tour, you’ll be able to grab a bite at the Red Barn Cafe located on the property.

Habersham Vineyards and Winery

Habersham Vineyards and Winery has been producing award-winning Georgia wines since 1983. This North Georgia favorite is located at the Nacoochee Village near Helen, GA. Their popular Habersham Estates label includes varietal Vinifera and blended wines that use French-American grapes. As one of the largest wineries in Georgia, Habersham opens daily for complimentary tastings and self-guided tours. If you’re looking for more than just a few quick sips, attend one of their special events! One of our favorites is, WineFest, an annual event during which visitors taste wines made from different places in Georgia. You’ll also enjoy live music here!

Montaluce Winery

Situated on a gorgeous property, Montaluce Winery should be at the top of your list! This winery produces some of the best grapes in the state and features a year-round tasting room. From Cabernet Sauvignon to Chardonnay, this winery truly has something for everyone. Take a seat at the outdoor tasting bar and enjoy an incredible view of one of the best vineyards in North Georgia, while you sip some fantastic wines!

Enjoy the Best Wineries in Maine When You Stay at Glen-Ella Springs Inn

King Rooms interiorIf you want to taste the flavors of the North Georgia Mountains, you’re welcome to join us for a relaxing weekend at Glen-Ella Springs Inn. Our historic 19th-century inn offers the perfect venue for romance, relaxation, and scenery. In addition to our spacious, accommodations, you can enjoy relaxing views of North Georgia’s remarkable natural beauty. We even offer bottles of wine as some of our special add-ons and serve gourmet breakfast each morning. For a quiet getaway in the mountains, there’s no better place to stay than Glen-Ella Springs Inn.  

Is it time you treated yourself to a vacation? Check our availability and start your North Georgia Mountain getaway today. 

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