Best Vinifera in Georgia/ Winery of Distinction
2017 Georgia Trustees Wine Challenge
From Atlanta, non-rush hour travel time is one hour and 45 minutes.
The Winery at Tiger Mountain
Photo by Genny Heckel
I-85 North to Hwy 985 past Gainesville, (becomes Hwy. 441) Cornelia, Clarkesville, Toccoa.
Follow Hwy 441 north towards Clayton. Approximately 8 miles after crossing the Tallulah River, you will see Rabun County High School on the right and you will drive under a new bridge over the highway. The second left past the high school is the Tiger Connector. Look for GOATS ON THE ROOF - yes, with real goats grazing on the roof. Turn left there onto the Tiger Connector.
Go to the flashing red light (Tiger Food Mart, Post Office) and turn right (north) on Old Highway 441.
Vineyards and winery - purple shutters and yellow awnings -
are less than a mile up the road on the left. (Winery is 10 minutes south of Clayton.)
From the North, North Carolina and South Carolina.
Driving South on Highway 441; Go to the stoplight past Ingles and turn right at the Dairy Queen onto Savannah St. (also Hwy 76 / from South Carolina on Hwy 76, turn left at the Dairy Queen).
At the stoplight in Clayton, turn left (south) on to Main St. which becomes Old Hwy 441.
Travel 2.5 miles and look for the Tiger Mountain Vineyards signs.
The winery is on the right; parking is on the left. Located slightly north of the town of Tiger.
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