Blue Ridge Breweries
One of the best ways to get to know a city is to sample the beer and mingle with the brewery folk.
Bear Claw Vineyards is a place known for breathtaking mountain views, pristine bubbling springs, and the Blue Ridge Treehouse, a place you can soak up the beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains and breathe in the clean
mountain air to renew your spirits.
Bear Claw Vineyards is a densely planted vineyard, which is rarer to see, producing less grapes but better wine.
2281 Tennis Court Rd., Blue Ridge
706-223-3750. Or visit: www.bearclawvineyards.com.
Mercier Orchards is the only apple orchard in Georgia that grows, presses, ferments and bottles their own hard apple cider & farm wines. Mercier’s is also the first producer of Hard Cider in the state. Visit their 120-acre farm and enjoy a round of tasting; hard ciders include Grumpy Granny, Black Bee, Legends, Old #3 and Cold Day in Hops. Their farm wines include Fall Harvest Apple, Blackberry Winter and Summer Sweet Peach wines. Mercier’s also has tastings of some of the best regional wines produced in the Georgia Mountains.
706-632-3411 or see: www.mercier-orchards.com.
Serenberry is a charming vineyard and farm winery just a few country miles from downtown Blue Ridge. Experience this intimate place and take in the simple and serene pleasures of the North Georgia Mountains while being surrounded by nature’s down-to-earth gifts of life, people, and wine. Visit the Tasting Barn, dating back to the 1920s, and sample a variety of sweet, dry, and hearty wines. Linger longer; select your favorite wine, by the glass or bottle, and explore the beautiful, relaxed setting on the open-air patio or take a leisurely stroll through the vines.
For directions and hours, call 706-623-8463 or visit: www.serenberryvineyards.com
Tom Fennell brought his brewing skills to Fannin County for two simple reasons: Fresh air and fresh water make for fresh beer. Being local is important to Fannin Brewing; it’s in the name of their beers. Hiawassee Golden Ale, Toccoa Brown, Blue Ridge Lager and Chief Whitepath White IPA, along with several specialty beers and seasonal beers. They also source local ingredients in many of their beers.
Tasting Room and Beer Garden hours:
Monday and Thursday, 12 p.m. to 6 p.m., Friday and Saturday's from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Sunday from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Follow them on Facebook to keep up with any Live Music and/or Food Trucks.
706-258-2762. Or visit: www.fanninbrewingcompany.com.
A “Nano Brewery” and home of the world famous Moon Over Blue Ridge Wheat, Aska Pale Ale, Devils Den IPA, Hells Holler Porter, Tootla Creek Blonde Ale. Bergey Brown Ale, and Grasshoppa Imperial IPA. Grumpy Old Men Brewing was established in 2012 by two “old retired guys” who were home brewing in an outdoor shower and graduated to their brewery on East Main in Blue Ridge. Their corporate mission is simple: “If we don’t like it, we don’t drink it. If we don’t drink it, we don’t sell it.”
Open for tastings from 2 to 6 p.m. on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
Call 706-946-2739 and see: www.grumpyoldmenbrewing.com.
Just 2 guys that love beer. The owners of Angry Hops Brewing met working for another brewery. Then they decided it was time to give it a shot on their own. One knows how to brew, the other knows how to build. Together they are Angry Hops Brewing.
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday 12 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Wednesday & Thursday 3 p.m. to 7 p.m
Sunday 12:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Call (828) 361-6950 or visit: https://angryhopsbrewing.com/
Tipping Point Brewing Co. offers a variety of craft brews and seltzers, they also have the Sunday Ticket for NFL viewing! Open 7 days a week. They are located on the second floor of Trackside Station, directly across from the Downtown Blue Ridge City Park. Indoor and outdoor seating. Follow them on Facebook for live music and special event listings.
Monday - Thursday: 2:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Friday & Saturday: 12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Sunday: 12:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Call (985) 237-2503 for more information
Blue Ridge Distillery is proudly serving Peach Brandy, Apple Brandy, Pineapple Rum, and much more in downtown Blue Ridge. Stop in and get a taste of the North Georgia Mountains! They are located in the Blue Ridge Station building.
116 West Main St., Unit 1D, Blue Ridge, GA
Call (706) 633-7767 for more information
Copperhill Brewing has a passion. A passion to brew high quality, diverse, and exceptional tasting craft beer. Brewing craft beer is truly an art form, and their goal is to brew an exceptional selection of craft beers that will set Copperhill Brewery apart from all others. Enjoy the variety of craft beers offered in the tap room!
105 Ocoee St., Copperhill, Tn 37317
For directions and hours, call (423) 548-3030
Be sure to visit the brewing facility and second location in Ducktown where patrons can enjoy the tap room in a spacious venue and a food truck with offerings including Sloppy Joes and Brats!
307 Main St., Ducktown, TN 37326
For directions and hours, call 423-548-3030 or visit www.copperhillbrewery.com.
Born in the mountains of Blue Ridge, GA, Buck Bald Brewing is dedicated to brewing the highest quality beer. Our passion is your pleasure as we combine the best quality ingredients with careful attention to every detail. From our flagship Ragin' Red Ale and Hollerin' Man Pale Ale to styles from across the spectrum you'll love every sip.So when you're thirstin' for a tasty brew, look for the Hollerin' Man on your tap handle or bottle. You're sure to find beers that will whet your whistle and make you holler for more.
For directions and hours, call 706-431-7141 or visit https://buckbaldbrewing.com/
Jack "Mimm" McClure (1914-1969) was a moonshiner and philanthropist in the North Georgia Mountains. Our authentic moonshine is crafted from his 1930's recipe, which is distilled and bottled on site at the distillery. Owner Tommy Townsend is Jack's grandson and is also the lead singer with Waymore's Outlaws, Waylon Jennings' band. We invite you to come in, sample the best moonshine you've ever tasted, take a tour and meet Tommy. You can choose from several flavors, all made with natural ingredients.
For directions and hours, call 706-781-1829 or visit: https://grandaddymimms.com/
Cartecay Vineyards is located in Ellijay in the scenic Cartecay region. The vineyard has entertainment on weekends and the Tasting Barn is a refurbished circa 1890s barn, with seating area round a wood fire stove, covered porch, deck and events room, which was originally a hay loft. Cartecay makes a variety of wines, including Vidal Blanc, Traminette, Chimney Blush and Chimney Red, Merlot and Cabernet Savignon.
For directions and hours, call 706-698-9463 or visit: www.cartecayvineyards.com
Chateau Meichtry is a family owned and operated winery and vineyard near Ellijay. The vineyard is located in a beautiful setting, and features music every Saturday. Full tours of the vineyard are available every Saturday and Sunday at 12:30 p.m. by reservation. The tour includes a tasting of 5 wines, a glass of your favorite wine at tour conclusion and a crystal Chateau Meichtry wine glass.
For directions and hours, call 706-502-1608 or visit: www.chateaumeichtry.co
Ott Farms and Vineyard is located in Ellijay Georgia on 7+ acres of Gilmer County's most beautiful mountain view. They currently have 4 acres of French-American hybrid grapes planted. Ott Farms and Vineyards also features an 1800 square foot tasting room with a 30 ft x 30 ft vaulted covered pavilion and an 8 ft x 80 ft covered porch ready to accommodate you rain or shine.
For directions and hours, call 706-273-1891 or visit: www.ottfarmsandvineyard.com
Paradise Hills is located near Blairsville. As you drive into the entrance of the 35 acre property, there is a small test vineyard roadside, below some of the rental cabins. The main vineyard at Paradise Hills stretches beyond the centrally located Lodge with the winery production building alongside it. The vineyards were originally planted in 2012 with a variety of grapes to include Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Reisling, Chardonnel, Traminette and Sangiovese.
For directions and hours, call 877-745-7483 or visit: www.paradisehillsga.com
Reece’s Cider Company is a farm winery located in Ellijay, GA. They produce hard apple cider using estate fruits, and will begin producing apple wine in the near future. Enjoy hard cider, local wines and craft Georgia beers. Weekends offer live music and food trucks.
For directions and hours, call 706-635-2775 or visit: www.reecescidercompany.com
Enjoy dramatic panoramic views of the Blue Ridge mountains while sipping on estate grown wine or craft beer on this 70-acre farm. Enjoy live music, sitting around the outdoor fireplace or reserve a private spot on the vineyard for special occasions.
Buckley Vineyards is a Vineyard and Winery, offering wine tasting, glasses and bottles of wine. They also offer space for events and weddings. Live music every weekend.
For directions and hours, call 706-972-2080 or visit: www.buckleyvineyards.com
One of the best ways to get to know a city is to sample the beer and mingle with the brewery folk.
146 Depot St., Ste. 101 Blue Ridge, GA 30513 (706) 946-3434 Website
341 East Main St. Blue Ridge, GA 30513 (828) 361-6950 Website
116 Grand Street Copperhill, TN 37317
2281 Tennis Court Rd. Blue Ridge, GA 30513 (706) 223-3750 Website
116 West Main St. Unit 1D BLUE RIDGE, GA 30513 (706) 633-7767
160 Ocoee St. Copperhill, TN 37317 (706) 431-7141 Website
708 Henry Evans Road Ellijay, GA 30536 (706) 972-2080 Website
5704 Clear Creek Rd. Ellijay, GA 30536 (706) 698-9463 (WINE Website
598 East Main St. Blue Ridge, GA 30513 (706) 946-3050 Website
1862 Orchard Ln. Talking Rock, GA 30175 (706) 502-1608 Website
105 Ocoee St. Copperhill, TN 37317 (423) 548-3030 Website
307 Main St. Ducktown, TN 37326 (423) 548-3030 Website
3758 East 1st St. Blue Ridge, GA 30513 (706) 258-2762 Website
678 East Main St. Blue Ridge, GA 30513 (706) 946-0529 Website
112 Wellborn St. Blairsville, GA 30512 (706) 781-1829 Website
1315 East Main St. Blue Ridge, GA 30513 (706) 946-2739 Website
Hideaway Place Morganton, GA 30560 (404) 915-9249
291 Living Water Ln. Blairsville, GA 30512 (832) 270-3212 Website
8660 Blue Ridge Dr. Blue Ridge, GA 30513 (706) 632-3411 Website
PO BOX 33 Blue Ridge, GA 30513 (706) 851-9465 Website
647 East Main St. Blue Ridge, GA 30513 (706) 258-2750 Website
366 Paradise Rd. Blairsville, GA 30512 (706) 745-7483 Website
9110 Highway 52 East Ellijay, GA 30536 (706) 635-2775 Website
450 Tipton Trl. Morganton, GA 30560 (706) 623-8463 Website
322 West Main St., Ste. 2B Blue Ridge, GA 30513 (678) 903-6944 Website
322 West Main St., Ste. 2D Blue Ridge, GA 30513 (985) 237-2503
632 East Main St. Blue Ridge, GA 30513 (706) 946-8463