Discover the new Château Élan Winery & Resort


Château Élan
Winery & Resort

Nestled within the sweeping panorama of the North Georgia foothills, Château Élan flourished with the planting of vineyards in 1981. From these lush vines has grown 3,500 acres of a luxuriously comfortable and modernly appointed destination resort. With a style that effortlessly blends the distinct spirit of our roots with all the comforts of home, we invite you to come and explore the new Château Élan Winery & Resort.


Endless Experiences

Every year, from Thanksgiving Day to the New Year’s Day, we take great pride in creating memorable experiences that are guaranteed to put you in the holiday spirit. Enjoy beautiful décor throughout Chateau Elan Winery and Resort and see how our luxurious destination comes to life with a seasonal touch.

Join us as we countdown to the beginning of a new year! Resort guests are invited to celebrate the arrival of 2021 with a host of experiences located throughout the property. From the Spa to the Winery, there are a variety of ways you can safely celebrate the occasion.
Hit the links

Golf Courses

Few golf resorts possess the beauty and variety offered by Château Élan’s 63 holes of championship golf. Each course, unique in character and design, challenges golfers of all levels of ability while entertaining their imaginations.
Hit the links

Golf Courses

Just Relax

Spa & Wellness

Quiet, romantic, serene. The fragrant aroma of essential oils. The luscious scent of organic lotions. Indulgent sensory treatments to refresh and rejuvenate the body, mind and soul. This is the Spa at Chateau Elan.
Just Relax

Spa & Wellness

Tours, Tastings, and More

Vineyard & Winery

The Winery was opened in 1984 by Don and Nancy Panoz and currently sits among acres of estate vineyards. Upon entering the Winery you will first discover the Wine Market, which features Château Élan wines along with a wide variety of wine-related and culinary gift items.
Take A Tour

Vineyard & Winery

Casual to Intimate

Dining & Bars

Decide between seven restaurants to enjoy a cultural array of dishes and ingredients from regional Southern and All-American to Mediterranean, Classic French, Irish, and healthful Spa Cuisine.
Have A Taste


Serve Up Fun

Tennis & Pickleball

Our recently renovated, Stan Smith designed, Tennis Center is located behind the Winery and boasts three hard courts, two clay courts and four Pickleball courts.
Serve Up Fun

Tennis & Pickleball

Stay Active

Fitness Classes

Fitness Facilities at the Spa include an exercise studio offering over 20 classes per week. Courses range from low-impact aerobics, strength training, body sculpting, aqua-aerobic, Yoga and Pilates.
Stay Active

Fitness Classes

turn up the heat

Cooking Classes

The Chateau Elan Culinary Studio, equipped with top-tier Viking Range® appliances, hosts weekly cooking courses and culinary arts demonstrations. Private culinary events and team building events are also available.

Cooking Classes

Make a splash

Pool & Hot Tub

Located at the main resort pool, Le Soleil offers guests a light selection of refreshing sandwiches, salads, and snacks to accompany their favorite poolside cocktail.
make a splash

Pool & Hot Tub


Signature Events


Plan a Getaway to Remember

Versailles Afternoon Tea

Weekend afternoons provide the perfect opportunity to unwind with a cup of tea and a selection of delectable treats during our traditional Afternoon Tea held in the Versailles Restaurant.

Taste of Georgia

Taste of Georgia is a wine education tasting experience held in the Chateau Elan Winery led by an educated wine attendant. Enjoy a guided tour and tasting of Chateau Elan wines paired with delicious samples curated from the local North Georgia area.

Viking Cooking Classes

Chef-instructed cooking classes with wine service are perfect for a date night, girl’s night out or group activity.


Beyond the Boardroom

Elevate the atmosphere of your next conference at Château Élan Winery & Resort. Our newly renovated meeting space is tailored to impress, complete with award-winning design, vast ballrooms and fabulous natural lighting.

Plan a Meeting


Weddings to Remember

Fairytales are our specialty! Our experienced event planners and talented catering team are dedicated to orchestrating the perfect day for you and your guests in one of Georgia’s most magnificent (and ‘gramable) destinations.

Plan a Wedding


Holidays Parties

All of life’s great moments call for a celebration. From the most intimate gathering to the largest extravaganza, Château Élan offers north Atlanta the most unique indoor and outdoor locations available to host a truly memorable event.

Plan a Party


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