As North Georgia’s premier meeting, event and vacation destination, Château Élan Winery & Resort is located just 40 minutes north of Atlanta. On the estate sits a 16th century-styled French château with a full-service winery and tasting bar, a AAA Four Diamond Inn and conference center, a 35,000 sq. ft. European spa, 45 holes of championship golf, tennis center, seven delectable restaurants and more. The winery and resort is owned by an affiliate of Wheelock Street Capital and managed by HEI Hotels & Resorts, while Troon manages the golf experience.
Chateau Elan Wine Tasting Options
Pre-selected flight of five tastings + an optional sixth pour including sweet & muscadine wines.
Pre-selected flight of five tastings + an optional sixth pour including reserve and muscadine wines.
Pre-selected flight of five tastings + an optional sixth pour including reserve and premium wines.
The Chateau Grandeaur flight includes a guided tour of the winery production facility and vineyards. In addition, there is a guided tasting of eight pre-selected wines with chef selected cheeses and seasonal food items. Limited seating, reservations required.
Tasting Price: $25, $25, $25, $63
Signature Tour & Tasting
A winery team member will guide you through the wine production room where the winemaking process is explained. Weather permitting, the tour guide will lead guests through the vineyard where they will have the opportunity to see the vines up close and learn about the grape growing process. Then, the group convenes in the tasting room where a reserved tasting area awaits. Here, guests will taste six of Chateau Élan award winning wines and be led through an informative tasting with their guide.
The Premiere Tour & Tasting
An engaging and informative tour which includes a tour of the winery production facility and vineyard. After the tour, there is a guided tasting of eight Chateau Élan premium wines. During the tasting, each wine is paired with artisan cheeses or other seasonal Chef selected food items.
For groups of 12 or more we do require reservations without exceptions. Please email [email protected] to book your reservation. Looking to celebrate your birthday? While the Winery does have private and semi-private tasting and dining rooms, they are subject to availability. We encourage you to book your reservation as soon as possible if coming on a Saturday.
No outside food or beverage allowed. Please contact us for Cellar Door small plate menu options.
No outside decorations.
For the privacy of our other guests no videography is allowed in the public areas of the Winery including Cellar Door and marc.
No Party Buses.
Groups without reservations may be turned away due to Cellar Door occupancy on weekends.
Tasting Price: Signature Tour & Tasting
$40 per person, minimum charge $400 if less than 10 people attend, $50 set up fee for up to 25 attendees, and $100 set up fee for 25 or more attendees. 50 person maximum and duration of tour & tasting is up to 1.5 hours.
The Premiere Tour & Tasting
$60 per person, minimum charge of $600 if less than 10 people attend, $150 set up fee, and 20 person maximum. Duration up to 2.5 hours.
This winery offers event space on their property. Learn about hosting weddings, private parties, company meetings or custom events.
This winery is popular among visitors for its golf course(s).
This winery includes lodging on or nearby the property.
There is a restaurant on-site.
This winery is popular among visitors for its Spa facilities.
This winery includes tennis courts on their property.
This winery offers wine tastings on the property either by walk-in or appointment.
This winery offers wine tours on their property. Either of the winery facility, vineyards and/or cellar space.