VIP Southern Tour’s “Ultimate Bachelorette Party” will provide transportation as you explore 4 North Georgia Wineries. You will enjoy breathtaking views from the family-owned wineries situated in the heart of North Georgia’s beautiful rolling hills while enjoying a Gourmet picnic lunch. These wineries have perfected a wide variety of handcrafted white, red and blush wines for you to taste. VIP Southern Tours will then take you back to the location of your choice where you can relax and get ready for a night on the town. Our tours are from 11 am until 5 pm!
WHAT’S INCLUDED WINE TOUR?
- 6 Hours of Transportation
- Tasting Fees at 4 Wineries
- Gourmet Picnic Lunch
- Luxury Coach with all leather seating
- Souvenir Wine Glass for the bride
- Dark Chocolate
- Gratuity Not Included
- 8 Person Minimum
- Must be at least 21 years old
- Must present photo ID
- Additional fee if pick up is outside the Helen area
- Stonewall Creek Tasting Room
- Habersham Winery
- Serenity Cellars
- Sylvan Valley Lodge
- Yonah Mountain Vineyards
- CeNita Winery
- The Cottage Vineyard & Winery
- Kaya Vineyards & Winery
- We also service Dahlonega, Hiawassee , Blue Ridge, Ellijay & Clayton Wineries
**Other wineries can be added upon request
Monday-Thursday | $99 or $109 w/ pickup
Friday | $109 or $119 w/ pickup
Saturday | $129 or $139 w/ pickup
Sunday | $89 or $99 w/ pickup
WHAT DOES THE WINE TOUR PRICE I PAY COVER?
The tour price covers everything including your transportation, tour guide & generous wine tastings. It does not cover gratuity for your driver.
WHAT IF I AM A LOCAL AND NOT STAYING AT A HOTEL?
We can pick you up at your home, hotel or cabin within a 10 mile radius of downtown Helen for a $10 fee per person round trip, or meet at our normal pick up location at the Stonewall Creek Tasting Room located in the Inside Out Sautee shopping center at 2454 GA-17, Sautee Nacoochee, GA 30571.
HOW DO YOUR VIP WINE TOURS WORK?
Pick up time is at approx. 10:45am Although, we can be flexible depending on the number of guests. Once all the guests are aboard, your tour guide will discuss your itinerary, a brief history on North Georgia wine and explain what is ahead on the tour. Once you arrive at your first winery or wine tasting room, you’ll enjoy a wine tasting for approximately 1 hour followed by lunch and a tour at most wineries. At the conclusion of the tour, your guide will return to your original pick-up location.
HOW LONG DO THE TOURS LAST?
Most tours last between 3 to 6 hours, depending on how many wineries are visited and on how much time guests have to spend on the tour.
ARE THERE VEGETARIAN, VEGAN, AND GLUTEN FREE OPTIONS DURING THE TOUR?
Yes. Please notify us in advance of special dietary preferences when you make your reservation.
DO I HAVE TO BOOK ONLINE?
Yes, please select “Book Now” at the top of the webpage to make reservations. If you have trouble, please call us at 706-878-1011 and we will assist you with any issues or special requests you may be have.
DO I NEED TO PRINT TICKETS?
No, simply give your names to the driver when you are picked up.
DO I HAVE TO PURCHASE TICKETS IN ADVANCE? CAN I PAY CASH?
Yes, you must pay in advance via credit card by clicking “Book Now” at the top of the webpage. However, in the case that an extra person or two would like to join the tour we could accept credit/debit card, cash or check payments in the vehicle.
HOW DO I BOOK A LARGE GROUP WITH GUESTS THAT ARE PAYING INDIVIDUALLY?
Have your group leader contact us at 706-878-1011 to let us know the name of your group and how many guests you expect. We will place a hold for the number of guests in your party, and then the guests will go online to individually pay for their reservations. Please make sure your guests note the group name under which the reservation is being held.
THERE ARE ONLY TWO OF US, WILL WE BE SHARING THE TOUR WITH OTHER PEOPLE?
Most of our tours are shared tours, so you will usually (but not always) be joined by others. If you would like to ensure a private wine tour, please let us know if you and we can likely accommodate provided that we have our private luxury vehicles available.
CAN I BOOK A PRIVATE TOUR?
Yes, please call with your chosen tour date for details. There may be a minimum guest requirement to avoid any additional fees.
DO YOU OFFER CORPORATE AND CONVENTION GROUP TOURS?
Yes, we provide turnkey service, great pricing and customized tours to fit your budget and time preferences.
DO YOU OFFER ANYTHING DIFFERENT FOR GROUPS CELEBRATING SPECIAL OCCASIONS?
Yes, please specify the special occasion on your reservation so we can do our best to make the tour even more memorable. Groups larger than 12 that are celebrating a birthday, retirement party, or a bachelor / bachelorette get one guest complimentary. Please contact us directly if you have other requests.
HOW MANY PEOPLE WILL BE IN OUR WINE TASTING GROUP?
Most of our tours average 6 – 12 guests.
HOW MUCH WALKING IS INVOLVED?
Minimal walking is required as we provide door-to-door drop off service at each winery.
ARE CAMERAS ALLOWED ON THE TOUR?
Yes, please take as many photos as you would like during any of our wine tours and feel free to share them on our Facebook page!
IS THE VEHICLE AIR-CONDITIONED/HEATED?
Yes, all of our luxury vehicles are air-conditioned and heated (weather permitting).
IS THE WINE TOUR VEHICLE NON-SMOKING?
Yes, absolutely no smoking is permitted on our vehicles.
WHAT ARE THE AGE REQUIREMENTS TO JOIN A TOUR?
You must be 21 years or older to participate in the wine tour and tastings. Some wineries will check ID’s, so be sure to bring a government-issued form of identification.
ARE GIFT CERTIFICATES AVAILABLE?
Yes, our gift certificates are a favorite for holiday gifts, employee gifts, and auction prizes. You may purchase gift certificates by clicking “Gift Certificates” at the top menu of the webpage.