Wine Highway Weekend and Everything You Need to Know

It’s almost time for Georgia’s annual Wine Highway Weekend! Each spring, you can spend your time winding through the rolling hills of North Georgia Wine Country stopping to sip fabulous wine along the way. With more than 20 wineries participating, this is the largest Wine Highway Weekend to date. Below, we’ve provided all the details you need to attend the popular event.

The Wine Highway Weekend is the perfect excuse for a North Georgia getaway. While in town, be sure to visit the area’s incredible restaurants, shops, and attractions. To see our favorite places and local recommendations, be sure to download our complimentary Vacation Guide! We’ve included expert tips to help you plan a relaxing and indulgent vacation.

How to Enjoy the Wine Highway Weekend

Event Details

The Georgia Wine Highway 2018 takes place Friday, March 16 through Sunday, March 25. It is hosted by the Winegrowers Association of Georgia and includes wine from 22 Northeast Georgia wineries! Sample award-winning, local wine while strolling through picturesque vineyards with stunning views.

When you visit your first winery, pay a one-time fee of $50 to receive a passport and Wine Highway Weekend collectors’ glass. Your passport includes admission to all participating wineries during the weekend. Be sure to bring it with you to each stop!

Each participating establishment offers their own spin on the event for the weekend. Several wineries include food, live music, and of course, plenty of wine! Some of our favorites are Cavender Creek Vineyards and Winery in Dahlonega and Habersham Winery in Helen. Look here for a full list of participating wineries in this year’s Wine Highway Weekend.

Other Things to Do While You’re in Town

Beyond the incredible wineries, there is so much to do in North Georgia. Take an enchanting nature walk to see a waterfall along one of the area’s many hiking trails. Fish in the Soque River or relax and unwind at one of the top spas near Helen. If you’re looking for the best place to dine after sampling the area’s best wine, reserve a table at one these North Georgia restaurants. You won’t be short on things to do and ways to indulge during your stay!

Relax at the Sylvan Valley Lodge

After spending the afternoon exploring local wineries, we welcome you to stay with us at the Sylvan Valley Lodge. Located in the heart of Georgia’s wine country, our cozy bed and breakfast is the perfect place to stay during Wine Highway Weekend. Enjoy luxurious amenities including comfortable furniture, plush linens, and breathtaking mountain views.

One of our favorite rooms is the Lodge Room 11. Relax in a king-sized bed with the finest microfiber linens, beautiful furniture, a flat-screen TV, and captivating forest views. Book now to ensure you experience the rustic comfort of this mountain lodge!

Regardless of which room you choose, you really can’t go wrong with any of the accommodations at the Sylvan Valley Lodge. Check availability of all our rooms now to ensure you receive the best offer! We look forward to having you.