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FUN FACT: Gilmer County is quickly becoming the best place for wine in Georgia

If you're making your way to Talona Ridge RV Resort, you probably have heard good things about the wineries in North Georgia. What you may not know is that Gilmer County, the county in which Talona Ridge is located, is the Wine Capital of Georgia. This means Ellijay, East Ellijay, and Talking Rock have been recognized on a national level because of their amazing wineries and vineyards.


Because of the beautiful climate in North Georgia, wine grapes grow particularly well. There are many vineyards that have wineries located on the same property, guaranteeing the wine's authenticity. In Ellijay, Georgia, there are so many ways to experience these beautiful vineyards and wineries.

This video is just a small sample of the vineyards within a short drive from your Gateway to the Mountains at Talona Ridge RV Resort. Local wine tours are available to explore Ellijay Wine Country in Gilmer County and the many vineyards throughout North Georgia - which have become the go to place for delicious award winning wines, fun people, and local live music


Restaurants in East Ellijay, Ellijay and the surrounding area

Cantaberry Restaurant

A diverse menu with traditional and cosmopolitan options.

Ellijay Wood Fired Pizza

Italian options with a neat view of the pizza oven. Many options.

The Roof Ellijay

American fare with an incredible vista of city and surrounding peaks.

Cajun Depot Grill

Authentic Louisiana dishes served in a relaxed New Orleans atmosphere.

The Pink Pig

Local BBQ icon serving pit-cooked meats in classic and fun preparations

The Shack of Ellijay

Asian Fusion cuisine with delectable hot and cold options.

Cartecay Wine & Craft 

Downtown Tasting Room for local vineyard with fun vibe and bar.

River Street Tavern

Tavern-like ambiance with comfort food ranging from burgers to soups.

Zen & Juice

Crafted juices, blended smoothies, pressed coffee and delicious bites.

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Wineries & Vineyards in/near Ellijay, GA 

Bear Claw Vineyards

+1 706.223.3750 

2281 Tennis Court Rd

Blue Ridge, GA 30513 

Cartecay Wine & Craft 

+1 706.697.9463 

19 S Main St

Ellijay, GA 30540 

Engelheim Vineyards 

+1 706.635.9463 

127 Lakeview Rd

Ellijay, GA 30540 

Ott Farms & Vineyard 

+1 706.273.1891 

230 Henry Evans Rd

Ellijay, GA 30536 

Sharp Mtn Vineyards

+1 770.735.1210 

110 Rathgeb Trail

Jasper, GA 30143 

Buckley Vineyards

+1 706.972.2080 

708 Henry Evans Rd

Ellijay, GA 30536 

Chateau Meichtry

+1 706.502.1608 

1862 Orchard Ln

Talking Rock, GA 30175 

Fainting Goat Vineyards

+1 706.692.9463 

201 Vineyard Wy

Jasper, GA 30143 

Reece’s Cider Company 

+1 706.635.2775 

9110 GA-52

East Ellijay, GA 30536 

Cartecay Vineyards 

+1 706.698.9463 

5704 Clear Creek Rd

Ellijay, GA 30536 

Ellijay River Vineyards 

+1 770.315.9121 

111 River Birch Ln

Ellijay, GA 30540 

Grapes and Ladders

+1 678.492.9861 

2317 GA-382 W

Ellijay, GA 30540 

Roo Mountain Vineyards

+1 706.502.3935 

1493 Old Flat Branch Rd

East Ellijay, GA 30536 

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