Frogtown Cellars. This 50-acre vineyard and winery offers picturesque mountain views from its deck as well as a dramatic dining room. The winery features an underground, gravity-flow wine-making facility on three floors, which utilizes gravity in place of pumps, with wine crush on the first level, fermentation on the second, and storage in wine barrels on the third and lowest level. Since 2005, the winery has won more than 70 medals in major competitions worldwide.
Lunch is available Friday to Sunday; Sunday brunch and wine-tasting dinners require reservations. 700 Ridge Point Dr., northeast of Dahlonega, Dahlonega, GA, 30533. 706/865–0687. www.frogtownwine.com. Mon.-Fri. 12-5, Sat. 12-6, Sun. 12:30-5.