9 Best Wineries In North Georgia: A Wine Lover's Dream Journey

Best Wineries In North Georgia

Nestled in the lush, emerald-green hills of North Georgia are myriad wineries known for stunning scenery and wines that taste like ambrosia. Whether you’re a wine connoisseur or a newbie, you’ll enjoy sampling wines, taking vineyard tours, and learning about the winemaking process.


Uncork A Great Trip At The Best Wineries In North Georgia

Although we can’t turn water into wine, Cana Wine Tours can turn an ordinary day into an exceptional one. We’ll whisk you away to wine tours at scenic vineyards, topped off with a delicious lunch.

Get ready for an unforgettable day trip perfect for friends, families, birthday parties, and more. Sound good? Book your tour of North Georgia’s wineries today!


Enjoy These Unforgettable Wineries In North Georgia

Prepare to embark on a delightful journey for your taste buds as you explore the wineries of North Georgia. From the delicate notes of white wines to the bold richness of reds, these wineries offer a truly exceptional experience.

Get ready to savor the finest wines that North Georgia has to offer and create lasting memories that will leave a lasting impression on your palate.


1) CeNita Vineyards, Winery & Tasting Room

CeNita Vineyards is an idyllic, rustic winery cradled in the rolling hills of Cleveland, Georgia. Family-owned and operated since 2015, the boutique winery offers:

  • Wine tasting with olive oil and fresh bread

  • Fresh fruit, cheese, and meat trays

  • Live music every Saturday and Sunday

Located on three lush acres of land, the winery provides tastings of their estate-grown grapes including:

  • Cabernet Franc

  • Cabernet Sauvignon

  • Chardonnay

If you’re in the mood for a wine slushie or specialty drink, they have those too. Enjoy sipping them in a gorgeous setting: The building features a soaring, wood-beamed ceiling and a towering stone fireplace. Drape yourself over an outdoor hammock or porch chair, and enjoy the property’s spacious, grape-green vineyards.


2) The Cottage Vineyard & Winery

Established in 2013, the vineyard is a quaint, family-owned winery with breathtaking, panoramic views of the surrounding mountains, superior wine, and a touch of gracious Southern hospitality. The friendly staff pours palate-pleasing local wines from their small-batch production of North Georgia wine including:

  • Syrah

  • Chardonnay

  • Merlot

The vineyard is one of many wineries in North Georgia that are pet-friendly, and it warmly welcomes your furry friends to the huge deck overlooking awe-inspiring scenery.

Along with wine tasting, you can shake your bootie to live music played by talented regional and local musicians. Drop by early Sunday and join worship in a friendly, casual setting.


3) Crane Creek Vineyards

Crane Creek Vineyards are perched high atop North Georgia’s lofty Blue Ridge Mountains. Crane Creek describes their local wines as “complex wines with fresh, assertive aromas and concentrated flavors.”

The winery’s 20 acres of vines bear a rich variety of grapes, including:

  • Gruner Veltliner

  • Chambourcin

  • Catawba

Crane Creek has two tasting room locations:

Stone House Tasting Room

The Stone House Tasting Room’s spacious patio offers grand views of the verdant countryside and flourishing vineyards. Inside, you’ll find cozy seating and a relaxed atmosphere.

In the tasting room, wine lovers can enjoy wine by the bottle, tasting flights and wine by the glass. On Saturdays, hop on a special, reservations-only Vintner’s Tour. This exclusive experience includes a behind-the-scenes look at the barrel room and winery, along with a vineyard hayride, and a private wine tasting.

The Farmhouse Market

The Farmhouse Market is a charming, boutique store featuring a colorful assortment of gifts, gift baskets, and gourmet food. Formerly the historic Bryson Farmhouse, it also sports a small bar where you can sample wine by the glass or the bottle, and enjoy some exceptional wine flights.

For the past 15 years, Crane Creek has consistently won gold and silver awards from prestigious competitions including the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition and the Georgia Trustees Wine Competition.

The winery also features live music and festivals.


4) Habersham Vineyards

For an impressive 41 years, Georgia’s esteemed Habersham Winery has consistently crafted award-winning fine wines. Habersham has the distinction of tallying more than 150 elite medals in national and international competitions. The North Georgia wine is in high demand: 15,000 cases are produced yearly.

The family-owned winery boasts two premium labels, Habersham and Creekstone. Habersham Vineyards is the primary location. The newer Creekstone is nearby in an elegant, French-style estate with spectacular mountaintop views.

Habersham offers wines including:

  • Cabernet Sauvignon

  • Merlot

  • Chardonnay

Creekstone’s wines include:

  • Chardonnay

  • Viognier

  • Pinot Grigio

Dissolve the world’s stress and pressures as you sip your way to utopia amid the surrounding lush, jade-green foliage.

Along with a wide variety of North Georgia wines, the tasting room also stocks a large gift store packed with wine specialty items, gourmet foods, and imported cheeses.

Be sure to visit in May for the annual WineFest. This lively event features 20 wineries that converge for a day of wine, music, art, and food.


5) Montaluce Winery & Restaurant

Do grapes have strength of character? Montaluce Winery thinks so! According to Montaluce, their grapes have to endure uncommon cultivation conditions imposed by the Southern environment. This builds character and fortitude, which forge a healthier aroma and flavor.

The winery’s Tuscan-style villa exudes quiet elegance. It offers breathtaking views of the picture-perfect North Georgia mountains and sprawling, terraced vineyards. Are you in Italy? Georgia? The line pleasantly blurs at Montaluce Winery.

The winery produces unique, artisan North Georgia wine including:

  • Pinot Grigio

  • Petite Syrah

  • Merlot

In addition to wine tastings, Montaluce is one of the wineries in North Georgia that offers other exciting adventures including:

Wine Hikes

On Wine Hike, an experienced guide will lead you on a 1.8-mile intermediate hike on nearby nature trails. The hike wraps up with a wine tasting at Montaluce’s sister restaurant, Trattoria di Montaluce.

Deluxe Private Tasting

One of our sommeliers will guide you on a private winery tour. Afterward, relax with a six-pour wine tasting and a yummy cheese and charcuterie plate.

Fly Fishing

Envision the wine that goes best with fish while you fly-fish in the headwaters of the Etowah River. The winery provides the necessary gear. (Participants must have a current Georgia fishing license.)

Chef’s Table

Live like royalty at our Chef’s Table experience. You’ll savor five mouthwatering courses of farm-to-table dishes. They’re specially prepared for you by our very own chef, Clint Johnson.


6) Stonewall Creek Vineyards

Wouldn’t it be nice to travel to Tuscany or the South of France to enjoy the wines and gorgeous scenery? Wouldn’t it be great to visit without worrying about pricey airfare, lost luggage, and canceled flights? Well, now you can have a similar experience – without the hassle – at Stonewall Creek Vineyards in Tiger, Georgia.

Stonewall is one of the most beautiful wineries in North Georgia. It’s located in a pristine mountain valley with sweeping views of manicured, rolling vineyards. It’s an award-winning, small-production winery that grows French-American hybrids and classic French varietals.

From its Malbec to its Cabernet Franc to its Petit Verdot, all of Stonewall Creek’s wines exude personality, balance, and finesse.


7) Three Sisters Vineyards & Winery

Named for the picturesque Three Sisters Mountain to the west, Three Sisters Vineyards is a 184-acre, 100 percent estate-grown winery in the heart of Georgia wine country. The winery is devoted to offering a small, family farm experience for casual sippers as well as seasoned connoisseurs.

Bordered by vast rows of leafy trellises, Three Sisters was awarded the South’s Best Winery by Turner South’s Blue Ribbon television series.

Three Sisters’ wines include:

  • Pinot Blanc

  • Touriga

  • Cynthiana Norton

What could be better than wine? Wine with chocolate! Three Sisters Vineyards offer wine flights, each perfectly paired with a mouthwatering chocolate treat.


8) Wolf Mountain Vineyards

With wines that have amassed more than 200 medals, it’s fair to say that Wolf Mountain Vineyards is one of the elite wineries in North Georgia. Often compared to Napa wineries, the 30-acre property boasts a charming, Craftsman-style building, beautiful interior woodwork, and majestic deck views of the iconic Blue Ridge Mountains.

The winery’s plantings include:

  • Syrah

  • Malbec

  • Touriga Nacional

There’s plenty to do at Wolf Mountain to please your tummy and taste buds:

Sunday Brunch

The winery’s Sunday brunch is served buffet style, so eat up! The brunch is an excellent setting to pair their gold-medal wines with outstanding food.

Café Lunch

Stop by the winery’s airy Vineyard Café for a delicious à la carte Café Lunch. Nosh on delicacies such as shrimp burgers, thin-crust pizza, or seared salmon. And of course, drink wine!

Gourmet Winemaker Dinners

Gourmet Winemaker Dinners provide a satisfying experience of Southern food coupled with prizewinning wines. Enjoy a four-course meal helmed by the local winemaker, and learn about wines and pairings.

Want a special surprise? Then check out owner Karl Boegner’s collection of guitars genuinely played and signed by musical legends including the Rolling Stones and Eric Clapton.


9) Yonah Mountain Vineyards

Does your doctor tell you to drink wine because it’s good for your heart? Then follow their orders and head to Yonah Mountain Vineyards immediately!

Yonah is a 200-acre family winery whose plantings include:

  • Sauvignon Blanc

  • Merlot

  • Malbec

A highlight of a Yonah Mountain visit is the winery’s unique, 90-minute Cave Tour and Tasting. This premium wine tour weaves through the winery and its barrel-aging caves. After the tour, you’ll sample six premier wines, as well as exclusive samples of future vintages, followed by wine tasting.

Unlike other wineries, Yonah Mountain Vineyards is a Tesla-powered and Tesla-charging destination. It also houses 27 bustling honeybee hives. Their honey is available for purchase in the tasting room.


Make Your Grape Escape To The Best Wineries In North Georgia

Enjoy a splash of heaven when you visit North Georgia wine country. At gorgeous wineries tucked into picturesque mountains, escape the outside world one sip at a time. Experience luscious wine tasting, explore barrel-aging caves, or imbibe while listening to talented local musicians.

On a Cana Wine Tours getaway, you’ll enjoy exceptional tour and tasting experiences at the best North Georgia wineries. Whether you’re toasting a birthday, bachelorette party, first date or just hanging with friends, we’ll make your experience one-of-a-kind.

And, unlike other companies that charge a fee, we pick up parties of eight or more at no additional cost. Have grape expectations? Book your tour now and we promise we’ll meet them all!

6 to 8 hours
Group Size
no limit


Our Classic Tour offers a seamless experience, encompassing round-trip transportation to select wineries, covering all tasting fees, and indulging guests in a delightful lunch. At Cana Wine Tours, our mission is to curate exceptional North Georgia Wine Tour Tasting experiences for residents of Georgia. Our dedicated team of professional drivers ensures safe and affordable pickups from convenient locations within the surrounding Atlanta area. With a commitment to excellence, we aspire to surpass the expectations of our guests throughout the entire tour. Enjoy a worry-free and secure wine tasting adventure at various North Georgia Wineries and Vineyards, where each sip tells a story and each moment is crafted to perfection.

For groups of 8 or more, specific pickup locations can be requested.
For groups under 8, pickup will be at convenient locations in your County.

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4 to 6 hours
Group Size
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Elevate your Sunday with Cana Wine Tours' exclusive Sunday Special! Experience the luxury of our Tour Packages at a reduced price, allowing you to savor the best of North Georgia's wineries without breaking the bank. At Cana Wine Tours, our commitment is to provide residents of Georgia with memorable wine tour and tasting experiences. Our goal is nothing short of extraordinary – we aim to surpass the expectations of each and every guest throughout the entire tour. Our team of professional drivers ensures safe and affordable pickups at convenient locations in the surrounding metro-Atlanta area counties, allowing you to embark on a worry-free journey into the heart of North Georgia's Wineries and Vineyards. Join us for a Sunday filled with exquisite wines, exceptional service, and memories that will last a lifetime. Book your Sunday Special Tour now and let us make your weekend truly exceptional.

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6 to 8 hours
Group Size
At least 8


Imagine a personalized journey where your party is the exclusive guest, reveling in the delights of wine tasting with only your group onboard. This option not only includes vineyard tasting fees but also a delectable lunch to enhance your private vineyard experience. Cana Wine Tours is dedicated to delivering unforgettable, top-tier North Georgia Wine Tour and Tasting experiences. Our commitment to excellence is unwavering as we strive to surpass the expectations of each guest throughout the entirety of the tour. Our team of professional drivers ensures safe and affordable pickups for residents of the surrounding Atlanta counties at a residence, hotel, cabin, or AirBNB, granting you a worry-free and secure wine-tasting adventure at numerous North Georgia Wineries and Vineyards. Immerse yourself in the luxury of a private tour, where every sip becomes a moment to cherish.

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6 to 8 hours
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You Drink, We Drive. This Tour is the ultimate Craft Beer experience, that blends history, beer knowledge and transportation to Atlanta's (and beyond) top Breweries.

We will spend a total of 4 (four) hours at THREE Breweries of your choice.

This Tour does not include tasting fees or lunch.

Guests can experience this Tour Privately or through our Classic option.

6 to 8 hours
Group Size
At least 8


Experience a tailor-made wine adventure with Cana Wine Tours through our Transportation Only Tour. With a minimum of 8 guests, we offer pick-up services from your private or corporate address, transporting you to 2 or 3 vineyards and wineries of your choosing in the enchanting North Georgia region. Immerse yourself in the exquisite flavors at each stop, where you'll have a generous one and a half hours to savor the finest wines and soak in the vineyard ambiance. To complement your experience, we dedicate a leisurely two-hour lunch break, allowing you to dine and unwind. Cana Wine Tours is committed to delivering memorable North Georgia Wine Tour Tasting experiences. Our objective is to go beyond expectations, ensuring each guest enjoys an extraordinary and excellent tour throughout the entire experience. Join us on this exclusive journey, where the beauty of North Georgia's wineries meets the luxury of personalized transport. Guests make their own reservations and pay for their wine tasting/bottle fees, and lunch.

6 to 8 hours
Group Size
At least 10


Transform your corporate team-building into a memorable and cohesive experience with Cana Wine Tours' Private Corporate Team Building Tour. Picture a chauffeured journey that begins with pick-up from your corporate address, catering to a minimum of 10 guests (8 guests Mon. - Thurs.), and whisking your team away to explore 2 or 3 exquisite Vineyards/Wineries in North Georgia. Witness the consensus unfold as your employees come together, fostering camaraderie and collaboration in the scenic backdrop of lush vineyards. At Cana Wine Tours, we are dedicated to crafting memorable North Georgia Wine Tour Tasting experiences. Our commitment to excellence extends to our corporate offerings, as we aim to provide an extraordinary and cohesive tour for all our guests. Anticipate surpassing expectations and cultivating lasting connections within your team throughout this unique and exceptional tour experience. This tour is perfect for showing staff appreciation and for Holiday parties.

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