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Address: 5704 Clear Creek Road, Ellijay, GA 30536
Phone Number: +1 706-698-9463
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Apples in the air!!!

Just driving through Cartacay Apple packing houses you smell the freshly picked apples in the air. They are in full swing during OCTOBER. This is the heart of apple picking in... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 September 2016
Vicki P
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Bradenton, Florida
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florida
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201 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

The tasting room is small and had one employee. She was pretty busy trying to keep up with 3 couples at one time. I think it's pricey at $10 for 5 tastings and a small glass. The Sassy Sisters is what we settled on.

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CartecayVineyards, Owner at Cartecay Vineyards, responded to this review

TravelgrFlordia, Thank you for visiting us and we hope you had a nice visit with us and the rest of Ellijay. I'm are sorry that we were not able to serve you better. October is a busy time of the year for us and we do our best to try and anticipate customer traffic, which is usually slower on the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Very nice we purchased bottle wine and dine on deck they had by the vines beautiful and friendly staff

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CartecayVineyards, Owner at Cartecay Vineyards, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting with us and taking the time to review us. We are glad you had a good time and enjoyed our wine, views and friendly staff. We hope to see you again soon, Sincerely, Larry Lykins Owner/Operator More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

We stopped in Cartecay and it was a pleasant surprise. They have a small tasting room and an area outside with tables, chairs and umbrellas. A couple of sweet ladies pouring tastings there. Live music. Some folks were playing corn hole. A fireplace burning. I am not a wine expert but the wine was good. A nice outdoor place to... More 

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Thank laurappat
CartecayVineyards, Owner at Cartecay Vineyards, responded to this review

Laura, The weather has been great for outdoor wine tasting and activities, we are glad you got to come and visit with us and enjoy the Vineyard Views, Chimney Patio, fireplace and live music. You don't have to be a wine expert to enjoy wine. The simple truth is; If you like it, then its good wine. I'll be sure... More 

Bradenton, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Just driving through Cartacay Apple packing houses you smell the freshly picked apples in the air. They are in full swing during OCTOBER. This is the heart of apple picking in Georgia.

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Thank Vicki P
CartecayVineyards, Owner at Cartecay Vineyards, responded to this review

Vicki, You can most certainly smell the apples in the air in Cartecay, as well as the grapes. We will be finished picking our grapes by the end of next week, but then it will be on to the wine making process here at Cartecay Vineyards. We hope you can stop by and have a wine tasting with us and... More 

Lake Worth, Florida
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5 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Whet here, poor service, not friendly, hot patio with music. Country musician was good, but not much seating in the shade. Wines were ok, the Peach Slushy was good and the Hard Cider #3 best. Meat and Cheese plate was very good, but atmosphere and space to eat and wines put this well below par go to Chateau Meichtry Family... More 

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CartecayVineyards, Owner at Cartecay Vineyards, responded to this review

Ron W., I'm sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your experience with us. Of the problems you list, I find your comment about poor service and not friendly, the most troublesome. We strive to provide superior customer service, as well as a friendly and inviting atmosphere: It is our highest priority. I will speak with the attendants who... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

10$ for 5 tastings!! Beautiful setting, indoor and outdoor areas surrounded by the grapes. The staff was knowledgeable and super friendly! They even had wine d slushies, which I recommend, even if you don't care for wines! We will definitely return, as should you!

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CartecayVineyards, Owner at Cartecay Vineyards, responded to this review

Michelle, Thank you for visiting us and taking the time to review us. We are delighted you had a good time and enjoyed the wine tasting as well as the scenery. Thank you for the compliments about our staff, I will make sure to pass them along to the people in the tasting barn. We look forward to seeing you... More 

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13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

This was the 2nd Vineyard we stopped at for wine tasting they are very good and I especially enjoyed the slushies. I did also order a cheese platter to go with our wine. We walked away with a couple of bottles of wine and some jelly.

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CartecayVineyards, Owner at Cartecay Vineyards, responded to this review

Kris W., Thank you for visiting or Vineyard and and taking the time to review us. Sounds like you tried a little of everything during your visit; slushies, wine, cheese platters and our jelly. We just started serving slushies about a month ago and they have been a big hit. The jelly is made from our wine and is also... More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

My husband & I went in for a wine tasting & made a new discovery - wine slushies! I admit I was skeptical at first but I'll tell you not to turn up your nose & that it is definitely worth trying. Perfect way to pass the time on a hot, summer afternoon! They have lots of outdoor tables &... More 

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CartecayVineyards, Owner at Cartecay Vineyards, responded to this review

Goochorama, Thank you for visiting us and taking the time to review us. In addition to our numerous wines, we have started offering wine Slushies and they have been well received. We use two of our wines, Sassy Sisters & Chimney Delight, to make 4 different varieties. They are perfect for a Hot Summer's Day, which seems to be every... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

You can sample some very nice Georgia wines in a beautiful setting.The music was excellent, loved the new shade sails.

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Thank Karatemomy
CartecayVineyards, Owner at Cartecay Vineyards, responded to this review

Karatemomy, Thank you for visiting us and taking the time to review our Vineyard/Winery. I'm glad you enjoyed the wines, the music and the atmosphere. It is a beautiful place and I'm lucky to work here every day. The shade sails do add a degree of atmosphere to the Chimney patio, and more importantly they help provide shade to our... More 

Woodstock, Georgia
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3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

We enjoyed the wines and the tasting room. Darleen was very nice and informative during the tasting. It was way too hot, but the outdoor area looked wonderful to sit and enjoy some wine and music.

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Thank Ashley S
CartecayVineyards, Owner at Cartecay Vineyards, responded to this review

Ashley S, Thank you for visiting and reviewing our Vineyard & Winery. I' glad you enjoyed our wines and tasting room, and I will be sure to pass the compliment on to Darlene. It has been a hot summer, which is exactly why we installed the shade sails over the Chimney Patio; to provide shade to our patrons and musicians.... More 

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