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Top Choice Winery in Dahlonega

Wolf Mountain Vineyards

Wolf lures a hip and trendy 30-something crowd to its gorgeous, 30-acre winery that frames epic sunsets over Springer Mountain from its tasting-room terrace. Top wines like its méthode champenoise 100% chardonnay Bl…
Top Choice Burgers in Dahlonega

Spirits Tavern

This full bar dishes up surprisingly creative burgers made from Angus beef or free-range, hormone-free turkey and veggies, including gooey mac 'n' cheese, Greek and Cajun versions. With eight taps and a seasonally c…
Craft Beer in Dahlonega

Gold City Growlers

Dahlonega's best craft-beer destination has 20 taps of mostly Georgia suds but there's a catch: city ordinances only allow growler fill-ups to go, or tastings, which run $6 for four 2oz pours.
Cafe in Dahlonega

Picnic Cafe & Dessertery

Owned by Dahlonega mayor Sam Norten and the absolute best spot around to mingle with town characters and university students engrossed in local gossip. Picnic does simple and quick biscuit sandwiches for breakfast, …
Mediterranean in Dahlonega

Capers on the Square

This tasty little newcomer on the square leans casual Greek (lamb kabobs, moussaka, shrimp orzo) but each month, it takes on a different Mediterranean country for its specials, almost none of which are otherwise rep…
Toys in Dahlonega

Giggle Monkey Toys

If you are toting little ones, do not go in this store. Giggle Monkey's co-owner, Tammy Clower, is a Certified Play Expert and this dizzying wonderland is teeming with extremely well-curated, outside-the-norm toys, …
Winery in Dahlonega

Frogtown Cellars

This beautiful winery has a killer deck where you can sip libations and nibble cheese. It bills itself as the most awarded American winery not in California, which we can't confirm, but the wine does go down a treat…
Live Music in Dahlonega

Crimson Moon Café

An organic coffeehouse offering great Southern comfort food (and brunch every day, mains $6.50 to $18) that doubles as an intimate live-music venue. Thursday night is open-mic night and old-time jam sessions take pl…
Chocolate in Dahlonega

Paul Thomas Chocolates

This Florida transplant chocolatier does over 80 types of handmade artisan chocolates. Think delicious sea-salt turtles, wasabi and jalapeño dark-chocolate bark, milk-chocolate S'mores and endless rows of truffles.
Wine Bar in Dahlonega

Naturally Georgia

If you're in need of some wine, head to this tasting room, which pours wines from around the state, from dry whites to robust, Portuguese-style reds.