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Here at Chateau Elan we LIVE for the holidays and everything that comes with them. Wine Bottle Trees, festive decor, wine, special menus and of course… delicious seasonal cocktails. Master Mixologist, Jimmy, oversees all our bars at Chateau Elan and shared his two favorite holiday cocktails to try this Christmas.

You can try these at home… or if you are visiting head over to our L’Auberge lounge and try them there!


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BRASELTON, Ga. – Dec. 20, 2018 – Château Élan Winery & Resort, the enchanting 16th century-styled château and full-service winery nestled among North Georgia’s picturesque foothills, is pleased to announce it will be offering the rare and extremely limited edition of Queen Tahiti Brut D’Ananas Pineapple Wine – the handcrafted premium collection created by Simone Bergese, executive winemaker at Chateau Elan Winery & Resort, beginning this Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018, available for tasting or purchase until supplies last.


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Will you be one of the many enthusiastic fans of college football attending this year’s Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl in Atlanta?

If so, we invite you to take your accommodations to a whole other level with a stay at Chateau Elan Winery & Resort, where we’ll shower you with full-on luxury within easy reach of the Peach Bowl action at the state-of-the-art Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

The Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl

Launched in 1968—when the Louisiana State University Tigers bested the Florida State Seminoles—and sponsored by Chick-fil-A (which is headquartered in the Atlanta metro area), the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl lands this year on Saturday, December 29th.


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The Peach Drop gives Atlanta its own nationally known New Year’s Eve tradition, and there’s no more luxurious and well-appointed place to stay for it than Chateau Elan Winery & Resort!

New Year’s Eve in Atlanta

Official details on this year’s Peach Drop haven’t yet been released, but likely will be soon. And the main event is almost self-explanatory: the descent of a massive fiberglass and foam peach—Georgia’s the Peach State, remember?—to mark the stroke of midnight and usher in a freshly minted 2019.


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Now that the 2018 harvest has come to an end I wanted to thank you for your support of Chateau Elan and send you a quick recap of the season plus some exciting things to come! The harvest in Georgia started on the 13th of August and ended 18th of September with our estate grapes, reaching a record this year of 118 tons! As always, Muscadine grapes in Georgia never let us down. The 2018 vintage was remarkable for the great yield, flavor profile and overall quality of the fruit.

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Procure the perfect centerpiece for your next celebration or a unique gift commemorating a special occasion with a customized wine label from Chateau Elan Winery! Here’s how to go about getting a case of fine Chateau Elan wine, sporting a label of your own design. Ordering Custom-Labeled Wine From Chateau Elan You can place your order for custom wine labels from the Chateau Elan Winery either directly at our resort or via our online form. These orders are done by the case: a 12-bottle minimum, in other words. You’ll be able to select one of three backgrounds for your label, compose your own custom message, and provide a print-ready logo or photo to go on the label if you so desire.

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Here at Chateau Elan Winery & Resort, we extend a wholehearted invitation to spend part of your 2018 holiday season with us. Among the many pleasures of such a luxury getaway—not least our array of on-site amenities, from our sprawling vineyards to our world-class spa and golf course—you’ll have at your disposal some festive music-making delivered by one of America’s great orchestras. The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra always marks the season with a stirring soundtrack: yours to enjoy as a guest of ours here at Chateau Elan!

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We are excited to announce that Chateau Elan Winery & Resort has been awarded the prestigious ‘Best Of Meetings’ 2018 award from Meetings Today Magazine. These awards are decided through meeting planner polls and nominations so THANK YOU to all of our wonderful clients who voted for us this year. We hope you will come visit us again soon. Learn more about our meetings and conferences HERE.

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At the heart of Chateau Elan is our esteemed winery: the first of its kind established in the region since Prohibition. Whether you’re a guest of our resort or a day visitor, we heartily invite you to visit this pride-and-joy of ours—and, naturally, to taste some of the award-winning vino it produces! Wines at Chateau Elan We create a wide array of fine wines here at the Chateau Elan Winery spread across several different series. These include our Muscadine Wines, made with the nutrient-packed muscadine grape native to the American Southeast, as well as our super-premium “Fingerprint” Edition bottles.