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Dahlonega Wine Trail Weekend 8/11-12

2 Aug

Stay with us and attend the first Dahlonega Wine Trail event. The Dahlonega-Lumpkin County Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Center, along with Dahlonega’s six unique Wineries, will host the first “Dahlonega Wine Trail” (DWT) weekend passport event.

The DWT experience begins Saturday, August 11th at 12:00pm Noon – 5:00 pm and continues Sunday, August 12th from 12:30 pm until 5:00 pm. Wine enthusiasts can enjoy weekend-long festivities at Dahlonega’s award-winning wines and beautiful vineyards as well as the always relaxing visit to Dahlonega and Lumpkin County’s destination amenities and attractions.

Dahlonega Wine Trail event passports are $25 per person including a Souvenir Glass. 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.

Passports will also be available at participating wineries. The “DAHLONEGA WINE TRAIL” presents the following vineyard experiences: BlackStock Vineyards & Winery, Cavender Creek Vineyards & Winery, Frogtown Cellars – Vineyards & Winery, Montaluce Winery & Estates, Three Sisters Vineyards & Winery and Wolf Mountain Vineyards & Winery. For more information, please contact the Dahlonega-Lumpkin County Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center at (706) 864-3513.

Winter Wine Highway This Weekend 12/2-12/4

28 Nov

Stay with us this weekend and attend the 2011 Winter Wine Highway Event which will be held this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday December 2, 3 & 4th of 2011.

This year will feature a “Barrel Tasting” at each of the 10 participating wineries, which include Blackstock Vineyards, Cartecay Vineyards, Cavender Creek Vineyards, Crane Creek Vineyards, Frogtown Cellars, Habersham Winery, Sautee Nacoochee Vineyards, Tiger Mountain Vineyards, Wolf Mountain Vineyards and Yonah Mountain Vineyards.

The cost is $25.00 per person which includes a Barrel tastings at each winery and a souvenir wine glass.
Purchase your “Passport Port to Barrel Tasting” at any of the participating wineries any day you begin your tour.

Friday December 2nd, 2:00PM- 5:00PM
Saturday December 3rd, 11:00AM- 5:00 PM
Sunday December 4th, 12:30PM- 5:00PM

Wine in A Jug

1 Oct

We recently had guests share a jug of wine from Three Sisters Winery that was very good. Like a growler for beer this was wine in a jug. Please note the information below from the winery that explains this new way of purchasing wine.

Introducing GEORGIA JUG! Perfect for sharing with friends and family, this wine is something special we have dreamed up for the fall and holiday season.  If you enjoy Fat Boy Red or Blood Mountain Red, we think you’ll love GEORGIA JUG. It is an off dry Cabernet-Merlot-Pinot blend with rich color and flavor, perfect for sipping fireside with good friends and your favorite snack food. Or if you just have a hankering for that jug of wine and a deck of cards. GEORGIA JUG is a Mighty Fine Table Wine!

Each GEORGIA JUG purchase includes four limited edition sipping sized glasses while supplies last. And to increase the fun, you personally fill the handsome old-time 3 liter jug from the barrel and then stamp the label with a Face Jug design and apply it to the bottle! But the best part? GEORGIA JUG is “earth friendly and eco-green.” Simply bring the jug back for a refill at a discounted price.

Wolf Mountain Winery August Brunch 8/14,21,28

10 Aug

The end of summer is near but there is still time for a weekend getaway to enjoy a stay at Cedar House Inn and Wolf Mountain’s  Artisan Cheese & Southern Regional Cuisine Brunch. Featuring  hand-made cheeses from South Georgia’s Sweetgrass Dairy along with goat  cheeses from Alabama’s Fromagerie Belle Chevre, the selection is sure to  please the most discerning palate.

  • Romaine, Applewood Bacon, Hardboiled Egg, Cheddar, Creamy Avocado Vinaigrette
  • Regional Artisan Cheese Display
  • Chilled Pimento Cheese Soup, Pickle Olive Relish
  • Yukon Gold Mashed Potatoes
  • Braised Country Fried Beef, Cream Gravy
  • Stewed Tomatoes & Okra
  • Grilled BBQ Chicken, GA Peach Glaze
  • Southern Egg Scramble, Peppers, Onion, Creamy Bacon Cheese Grits
  • Carving Station – Smithfield Ham, Housemade Honey Mustard
  • Dessert –  Summer Berry Trifle, Mini Key Lime Tarts and Cheesecakes, Chocolate Covered Strawberries

$30 per person plus tax and gratuity
Wine is additional by the glass or bottle
Seatings at 12:30 and 2:30pm

Dates August 14,21,28

We are the closest bed and breakfast inn to Wolf Mountain so stay with us and enjoy brunch Sunday afternoon.

ADVANCE RESERVATIONS REQUIRED- CALL 706-867-9862

Barrel Tasting Dinner July 30th

19 Jul

Come stay with us and attend Wolf Mountain Winery’s Barrel Tasting Dinner on Saturday, July 30th at 7pm, cost is $40 per person, all-inclusive.  Watch the sun set as you taste new vintages from the barrel followed by a spectacular dinner buffet.  Reservations are required, so call the winery soon at 706-867-9862 to reserve your space to spend a great evening. These events tend to fill up fast.

The inn is only 1.5 miles from the winery so driving back to the inn for bedtime is easy.

Barrel Tasting Dinner Menu

  • Mixed Greens, Crisp Prosciutto, Walnuts, Local Goat Cheese, Blackberry Dijon Vinaigrette
  • Chilled Sweet Corn Soup, Avocado, Lime, Cilantro
  • Sweet Potato Spoon Bread
  • Roasted Green Garlic Vegetables
  • Florentine Salmon & Sole Roulades, Housemade Bearnaise
  • Cajun Duck Leg Jambalaya, Carolina Gold Rice
  • Carving Station – Country Sausage Stuffed Pork Loin, Mushroom Ragout
  • New York Style Cheesecake, Huckleberry Compote

We still have rooms at Cedar House Inn available so call us at 706-867-9446 or visit our website.


Wolf Mountain Winery Sunday Brunches July,17,24,31

19 Jul

Celebration of Napa Cuisine, Live Jazz and Bubbles July 17th,24th,31st.

Come stay with us and visit Wolf Mountain Winery (only 1.5 miles from the inn) for the Celebration of Napa Cuisine with live jazz from The Trey Wright Band along with the release of their new vintage of Sparkling Wines.

Menu for the brunch:

  • Mixed Greens, Crisp Prosciutto, Walnuts, Local Goat Cheese, Blackberry Dijon Vinaigrette
  • Chilled Sweet Corn Soup, Avocado, Lime, Cilantro
  • Creamy Saffron Infused Faro Grain, Sweet Peas
  • Roasted Green Garlic Vegetables
  • Tandoori Chicken, sautéed Spinach, Basmati Lemon Ginger Pilaf
  • Champagne Battered Fish & Chips
  • Tamarind & Chipotle Glazed Short Ribs, Baby Bok Choy
  • Carving Station – Seafood Terrine of Crab, Shrimp & Lobster, Applewood Bacon Puff Pastry, Summer Chive & Lemon Cream
  • Bananas Foster Bread Pudding, Assorted Housemade Mini Desserts

$30 per person plus tax and gratuity
Wine is additional by the glass or bottle
Seatings at 12:30 and 2:30pm

ADVANCE RESERVATIONS  706-867-9862

If you can’t make one of the July brunches the August brunch theme will be ARTISAN CHEESE & SOUTHERN REGIONAL CUISINE.

Mountain Flower Fine Art & Wine Festival 5/21-5/22

9 May

Come stay with us and attend the 25th Annual Mountain Flower Fine Art and Wine Festival on Saturday May 21st and Sunday May 22nd, 2011 on the Dahlonega Public Square.  Enjoy over 70 artists of all varieties and even watch some of them as they create their art on the spot. From pottery to two-dimensional art to photography there is something for everyone.

Along with all the fine art, there will be the Garden Expo located in Hancock Park. This is produced by the Master Gardeners of Lumpkin County along with the support of MFAF. The Expo will include large plant and seed sales, as well as speakers hosting programs on a variety of garden related topics. A demonstration garden featuring native plants and wildflowers will be on display.

Also check out the Georgia Temptations Wine Garden, a sampling of the best wines in Georgia. This is a wonderful way to sample a variety of our Georgia grown and produced wines. There will be a minimal entrance fee to enter the Garden. The Garden hours are Saturday: 10 A.M. to 6 P.M. and Sunday 12:30 P.M. to 5:00 P.M.

Parking is free and located around the square and just off the square. The parking garage at North Georgia College and State University is also available for $5 per day. The Dahlonega Merchants invite you to enjoy a weekend of fine dining, shopping, art and wine!  This year’s festival is produced by the Dahlonega Merchants Association and sponsored by the Dahlonega Arts Council.

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