What’s the best way to journey through North Georgia Wine Country? By wine shuttle, of course. VIP Southern Tours near Helen, Ga., offers you the chance to sip your way through some of North Georgia’s best wineries, with a tour guide as your designated driver. It’s a fun and safe way to discover the region’s best wines, while also enjoying the beautiful scenery and Southern hospitality of North Georgia.
The all-inclusive tours include stops at several North Georgia wineries, multiple wine tastings, a knowledgeable tour guide, and round-trip luxury transportation. Choose from the classic full-day wine tour that visits four wineries with a catered lunch or the Sunday Funday package that includes a 4-hour tour with stops at three wineries. Private tours and corporate events are available as well. Tour pricing varies depending on the day and type of tour.
VIP Southern Tours wine shuttle takes off from the Stonewall Creek Tasting Room at the Inside Out Sautee shopping center at 2454 GA-17 in Sautee Nacoochee, Ga. However, the shuttle can pick you or your group up at your home, hotel or cabin within a 10-mile radius of downtown Helen, Ga., for $10 extra per person. Once on-board the climate-controlled shuttle, your tour guide will give you a brief history of Georgia’s wine industry as you make your way to the first winery or tasting room.
Once you arrive, your experience begins with a 1-hour wine tasting and a tour at most wineries. Common stops along your tour include one of Georgia’s oldest and largest wineries, Habersham Winery. Other wineries typically on the itinerary include the award-winning Serenity Cellars, the breathtaking Yonah Mountain vineyards, and the family owned Cottage Vineyards.
This wine shuttle experience offers the chance to learn about winemaking directly from Georgia’s winery owners and operators. You’ll also get to taste hand-crafted red and white wines from local vineyards you can’t find anywhere else. It’s an easy way to sit back, relax, and enjoy your journey through North Georgia’s Wine Country.
VIP Southern Tours
Address: 2276 GA-17 C, Sautee Nacoochee, GA 30571