Wolf Mountain Vineyards & Winery. This award-winning winery features a 25-acre vineyard with hillside plantings of Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Mourvèdre, and Touriga Nacional. The Craftsman-style lodge housing the winery and café offers tastings for a fee and serves lunch Thursday through Saturday from noon to 3, and a Sunday brunch between 12:30 and 2:30. Reservations are required. Wolf Mountain also offers quarterly gourmet dinners and guided tours of the
grounds on weekends at 2. Some of the winery's acclaimed labels include Plenitude, a 70% Chardonnay and 30% Viognier blend; Claret, an estate reserve cabernet; and Instinct, a Rhone-style red blend. 180 Wolf Mountain Trail, off U.S. 19/60, north of Dahlonega, Dahlonega, GA, 30533. 706/867–9862. www.wolfmountainvineyards.com. Mar.–mid-Dec., Thurs.–Sat. 11–5, Sun. 12:30–5.