Blairsville-Union County is home to some lovely wineries and distilleries

In fact, our area was recently named an American Viticultural Area (AVA) - a distinction carried by grape-growing regions like Napa Valley and Sonoma. Most vineyards offer tastings and typically have music or other fun events as you sniff, sample, and enjoy each distinct vintage. Come and taste for yourself at one of our fabulous wineries.

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Granddaddy Mimms Moonshine Distillery

A local distillery with deep roots in the area dating back to the 1930s, Granddaddy Mimms produces whiskey with deep, rich flavors using the same recipe and the same simple ingredients - with all the taste and tradition enjoyed by common folk, celebrities and high-powered politicians 80 years ago.

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Odom Springs Vineyards

Odom Springs Vineyards is a family owned estate winery in the lush rolling hills of north Georgia. The vineyards forming Odom Springs Vineyards are less than two hours north of Atlanta, on the western end of Union County near Blairsville, in an area known locally as the Young Cane community.

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Paradise Hills

This family owned winery features a spa and cabin rentals in addition to their unique take on wine. This combination balances the region's impact on the grapes with a personal vision of the finest wines. Local wine with European flare.

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Hightower Creek

Started in Hiawassee in 1995, this family operated winery mixes Old World vinifera such as Cabernet Franc, Pinot Gris and Merlot, with Native American and French American hybrids such as Norton, Traminette and Vignoles.

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Crane Creek

This Young Harris winery is known for its broad spectrum of grapes from European varieties and French American hybrids to Native American varieties. This mix culminates in wine that is an expression of our unique area.