Are you a wine lover looking for a fun and exciting way to explore Georgia’s wine regions? Look no further than the annual Wine Highway Weekend in Helen, GA. This event is sponsored by Open Georgia Wine and encourages visitors to travel around the state to discover new wineries and vineyards.
Plan to explore one of the best North Georgia vineyards and wineries, and be sure to leave time for some hiking, biking, shopping, or sightseeing! For a complete list of the area’s best activities and attractions, consult our complimentary North Georgia Vacation Guide. Get yours today to gain access to our local recommendations!
Everything to Know about Wine Highway Weekend
History of Wine Highway Weekend
The first Wine Highway Weekend was held in 1993 and has since become an annual tradition for wine enthusiasts across the state. The event typically takes place in March and features over 40 wineries and tasting rooms throughout Georgia.
Where to Visit Near Helen, GA
Helen, GA, is located in the heart of North Georgia’s wine country, making it the perfect starting point for your Wine Highway adventure. Here are some must-visit wineries near Helen:
- Habersham Vineyards & Winery: This family-owned winery has produced award-winning wines for over 30 years.
- CeNita Vineyards & Winery: Located just outside of Helen in nearby Cleveland, CeNita offers stunning views of the surrounding mountains.
- Yonah Mountain Vineyards: This picturesque vineyard boasts a tasting room housed in a converted horse barn.
Why You Should Attend
Wine Highway Weekend is a great opportunity to taste some of Georgia’s finest wines and explore the beautiful countryside and charming towns that makeup North Georgia. From quaint bed and breakfasts to outdoor adventures like hiking and fishing, there’s something for everyone during the month of March.
Where to Stay for Wine Highway Weekend in Helen, GA
After an incredible day of exploring new wineries along the Wine Highway, return to comfort and serenity at Glen-Ella Springs Inn! Our stunning bed and breakfast in Clarkesville is ideal for a romantic getaway or for small groups of families or friends. Our rustic-chic accommodations include Queen Rooms, King Rooms, Three-Room Suites, and Penthouse Suites. No matter which room you choose, you’ll enjoy premium amenities like complimentary breakfast in our award-winning restaurant, an outdoor swimming pool, and thoughtful add-ons for your room. You’ll love strolling through a beautiful vineyard by day and getting a great night’s rest at the inn by night!
Ready for the ultimate wine lover’s getaway? Check our availability now and start planning your trip to the mountains! We can’t wait to hear about your experience in Georgia’s wine country.