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Welcome to Cartecay Vineyards

Cartecay Vineyards is located in Ellijay, GA, situated in the Eastern part of Gilmer County, in the Cartecay region.

The Southern Appalachians in North Georgia are ideal for growing wine grapes. The elevation, the soil and the climate combine to produce wine grapes of the highest quality and subsequently, fine wines.

Cartecay Vineyards has Western facing slopes, which allow for the vines to receive maximum sun exposure, elevations ranging from 1650 ft. to 1750 ft., sloping landscapes to help keep the vines' "feet" dry and clay loam soils, which are conductive to growing grapes.

Cartecay Vineyards was planted in the Spring of 2008 with two varieties, Vidal Blanc and Merlot. Since 2008 four more varieties have been planted; Traminette, Norton (Cynthiana), Catawba and Cabernet Sauvignon, with more planned.

Featured Wines

Sassy Sisters
Our latest release is named for our two daughters, both Sassy in their own right, who are depicted on the label. It is a sweet wine crafted from our own Catawba grapes. It has Aromas of Hard Candy and Jolly Ranchers, with a Silky Mouth Feel. It can be enjoyed as a stand alone wine or with Sweets. It is best served Chilled. A perfect wine for those who like a level of sweetness that is not overpowering.

Chimney Red
Perfect Companion with almost any food, including Summer BBQ. A red wine, crafted in the Beaujolais Style. Easy drinking. Off-dry, medium bodied, distinctive floral nose, ruby red color. Blend of Merlot, Chambourcin, Vidal Blanc and Traminette.

Events at Cartecay Vineyards

Live Music with Joseph Erwin

Where: Chimney Patio, Tasting Barn Hay Loft if bad weather

When: Aug 27 1:30pm-5:30pm

Description: $10.00 includes Live Music, 5 Tastings and Cartecay Vineyards' Logo Wine Glass

5704 Clear Creek Road
Ellijay, GA 30536
706-698-9463 (WINE)

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