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Wine for Happy Trails


If you're a wine lover, then Ellijay, GA is the perfect destination for you! The Wineries in the Ellijay area boasts an array of unique experiences for visitors. From boutique wineries to award-winning vineyards, there's something for everyone in this picturesque region.


One of the must-visit destinations, when headed to Ellijay, is Cairn View Winery.   Located just South of Ellijay in Jasper, GA, this locally owned and operated Boutique Winery offers visitors the perfect blend of Southern hospitality and world-class wines. Cairn View Winery is a boutique winery providing guests an intimate setting to enjoy their wines and tasting experiences. It's also the perfect place to start your wine-tasting adventure before heading on to the other wineries up the road in Ellijay.


In addition to offering wine tastings, Cairn View Winery also has a bed and breakfast on the same property named, Bent Tree Lodge & Vineyard. Guests can stay in one of the 6 cozy guest suites, including 2 in the winery, and all while enjoying the stunning views of the Winery and Mount Oglethorpe. The bed and breakfast experience is perfect for those who want to relax and unwind in a peaceful and picturesque setting.


Once you've visited Cairn View Winery, it's time to explore the other wineries in Ellijay. One of the most popular destinations is Chateau Meichtry, which is known for its stunning views of the Appalachian Mountains. The winery offers visitors a chance to taste their award-winning wines while enjoying the beautiful scenery.


Another must-visit winery in Ellijay is Cartecay Vineyards, which has won numerous awards for its wines. Visitors can take a tour of the vineyards and learn about the winemaking process before enjoying a tasting of the different varieties. And don't miss Buckley Vineyards, with its’ beautiful Turkey Creek setting and mountain views this is a stop that you sure do not want to miss.   With so much to love in The North Georgia Mountains you can not go wrong, If you would like more information about the amazing wineries, dinning, and shopping Ellijay has to offer please visit The Gilmer County Chamber Website


And if you're looking for something to pair with your wine, Ellijay, Ga offers a variety of options. From farm-to-table restaurants to gourmet food trucks, the food scene in Ellijay is just as impressive as the wine. Be sure to try the local cuisine and pair it with your favorite bottle of wine.


To sum it up, North Georgia is a destination that every wine lover should experience. From Cairn View Winery to Chateau Meichtry and Cartecay Vineyards, there's no shortage of wineries to explore from Jasper, to Ellijay and beyond. And don't forget that with a variety of dining options and bed and breakfast accommodations, it's the perfect getaway for those who want to relax and unwind in a beautiful and peaceful setting.

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