Local Helen GA Wineries
Frogtown Cellar is a 57 acre wine estate that is located at
the foot of the Appalachian Mountains. The vineyard is home to over 20,000 and
runs on a three level gravity flow. This vineyard has red and white varieties
of grapes based on the characteristics of the vineyard site. Almost all of
Frogtown wines are made by French rules and are completely dry. They are
located in downtown Helen and are open 7 days a week.
Sautee Vineyards is another local winery and is a small
family owned vineyard. Since they are family owned they prune and harvest their
grapes by hand. They believe in making uncomplicated wines that are great
tasting and able to be shared with friends. The vineyard also believes many of
the unique characteristics should come from the soil, climate, and topography. This
winery opened in 2009 with grapes planted on six acres and two vineyards. They
are located on Highway 255 and are open 7 days a week.
Habersham Winery is one of the oldest wineries in the area
and is located a half mile south of downtown Helen on Highway 75. The winery
has daily tastings and self-guided tours. They have many different and unique
wine selections and have won over 150 medals for the taste of wines they have
created. The grapes are monitored by a winemaker throughout the aging process.
This winery is open 7 days a week.
Yonah Mountain Vineyards is located in Sautee and is a 197
acre estate. The tasting room is open 7 days a week and has currently available
wines ready for your enjoyment. Tours of the vineyard are usually held
Saturdays at noon. The growing area for the grapes is 13 acres. The goal of the
owners is the grow the best possible grapes and let others know that Georgia
can grow great wine.
Winegrowers Association of Georgia lists local wineries and calendar of events. Their website is http://www.georgiawine.com/ and the phone number is 706-878-9463.Cabin Rentals of Helen is proud to be associated with this organization.
Three Sisters Vineyard is located in Dahlonega and located on 180 acres. The name comes from the view of Three Sisters Mountain. They have been in operation since 2000 and are a family run winery.
Wolf Mountain Vineyards is located in Dahlonega. They opened in 2003 and sold out of their vintage within a few months. They are focused on making the highest quality wines possible. Tours of the vineyard are offered weekly and reservations are not needed.