• "Great American Main Street Award® Winner"
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  • "The South's Best Small Towns 2017"
    - Southern Living Magazine 2017
  • "4th Best Summer Weekend Escape"
    - USA Today Travel 2014

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    - USA Today 2016 - Consolidated Gold Mine
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  • "Dahlonega: Small-town Escape"
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  • "Wine Tasting Room Capital of Georgia"
    - Georgia's State Senate Resolution 2015

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  • "Official Appalachian Trail Community"
    - Appalachian Trail Conservancy 2010
  • "Georgia's Premier Sports Cycling Community"
    - Georgia General Assembly Resolution 2005
  • "Site of First Major U.S. Gold Rush"
    - Thousands of Miners, 1829-1849

4th Annual Dahlonega Wine Trail

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Name: 4th Annual Dahlonega Wine Trail
Date: August 22, 2015 - August 23, 2015
Trip Builder: View Trip
Event Description:

Join us August 22 & 23, 2015 for the 4th Annual Dahlonega Wine Trail event in the Heart of Georgia Wine Country, home of award-winning winemakers and the official "Tasting Room Capital of Georgia"! The Dahlonega-Lumpkin County Chamber & Visitors Bureau, along with Dahlonega's five unique Wineries, will host the Dahlonega Wine Trail (DWT) weekend passport event.

The DWT experience will begin Saturday, August 22nd at 12:00pm Noon – 5:00 pm and continue Sunday, August 23rd from 12:30 pm until 5:00 pm. Wine enthusiasts can enjoy weekend-long festivities at Dahlonega’s award-winning wineries and beautiful vineyards as well as the always relaxing visit to Dahlonega and Lumpkin County’s destination amenities and attractions. 

How It Works

Dahlonega Wine Trail event passports are only $30 per person including a Souvenir Glass (for the first 1,200 people). Your passport is good for the weekend of August 22 & 23 for one visit to each winery. Ticket stubs in the passport are redeemable at each winery for free tastings.

Many local tasting rooms in downtown Dahlonega are also offering discounts and specials for passport holders.

Passports are available, and wine trail patrons are encouraged to begin the trail event, at the Dahlonega-Lumpkin County Visitors Center in downtown Dahlonega (13 South Park Street, Dahlonega, GA 30533) – come get your passport to the wine trail with maps, visitor guides, and other helpful information.

How Can I Purchase My Passport?

Pre-purchase your Passport online now! After purchasing, you must pick up your Passport at the Dahlonega Visitors Center during the following hours:

        Friday, August 21, 9am - 5:30pm
        Saturday, August 22, 9am - 5:30pm
        Sunday, August 23, 10am - 5:00pm
Special Note: Thursday Online Purchases will not be available for early pickup until Friday due to processing

No refunds. Must present photo ID to pick up. The legal drinking age in Georgia is 21.

Click here to purchase your Passport.

Transportation Options

We encourage you to use designated drivers and drink responsibly. For your convenience, here are local transportation services that are available during the Wine Trail Weekend and throughout the year.

Appalachian Transportation
(706) 864-0021

Mama's Taxi
(706) 482-8539
Visit all 5 Dahlonega & Lumpkin County Wineries, including Cavender Creek Vineyards & Winery, Frogtown Cellars, Montaluce Winery & Estates, Three Sisters Vineyards & Winery, Wolf Mountain Vineyards & Winery.
Date/Time Information:
Saturday, August 22nd
12:00pm - 5:00pm

Sunday, August 23rd
12:30pm - 5:00pm
Contact Information:
For More Information: David Zunker, Tourism Director; Dahlonega-Lumpkin County Chamber & Visitors Bureau; (706) 867-3767
Passports are $30 per person (price subject to change) including a Souvenir Glass (for the first 1,200 people).
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Dahlonega-Lumpkin County Chamber & Visitors Bureau  |  13 South Park Street  |  Dahlonega, GA 30533  |  (706) 864-3711 or (800) 231-5543.