Beechwood Inn – North Georgia Mountains:  Georgia’s Premier Wine Country Inn – Award Winning Hospitality Since 1922

Southern Living Names Beechwood Inn Best of the South (November 2016 Issue) Names Beechwood Inn “One of the South’s Best Inns” and “The Best Inn in Georgia.”    

Wine Enthusiast Magazine places Beechwood Inn in the Top 5 Destinations “for your next wine and food-focused escape.” Travel writer Becky Lamb says, “Beechwood Inn is the closest thing to a Napa Valley Bed and Breakfast we have in Georgia.”  The restaurant was named one of the “Top 10 Farm to Table Restaurants in Georgia.”

“2016 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence,” placing Beechwood Inn in the “Top 10 percent of accommodations, attractions, restaurants, and vacation rentals listed on TripAdvisor.” And the inn is Eco-Friendly. Awarded a Trip Advisor “Gold Level GreenLeader” designation and the property is a Certified Wildlife Habitat.

Nestled among 100 year-old terraced gardens overlooking Black Rock Mountain, it is a place where all elements add up to a culinary and wine-oriented journey.

Beechwood Inn, a Georgia institution, is an award-winning and world-renowned historic country inn, in the Town of Clayton. While there have been extensive historically accurate renovations and improvements, the hospitality remains southern rural mountain traditional, attentive, and sincere.  Surrounded by mountains, rivers, and streams, the Inn is minutes from 4 wineries, the Chattooga River, Black Rock Mountain State Park, Tallulah Gorge, Lakes Burton and Rabun, over 20 waterfalls, and the Appalachian Trail. Our location, history, geography, climate, and authentically friendly people, all contribute to making it quite simply a treasure… a natural sanctuary & haven of peaceful calm. It is a great place to live, and a great place to spend a few precious days.

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Beechwood Inn – North Georgia Mountains, offers daily wine-thirty with our wines made from Georgia grapes. The Inn’s restaurant features Saturday Farm to Table Dinners and a Wine Spectator Award of Excellence selection of vintages. Both Innkeepers/Chefs selected as “Best Chefs America 2013/2014/2015/2106.” The Inn’s beautifully landscaped 8 acre property is perfect for North Georgia Weddings, receptions, and group functions.

See our 3 minute video on Beechwood Inn and Rabun County’s designation as the “Farm to Table Capital of Georgia”

On Being Green, Making Our Wine, Living Our Dream:  “It was so exciting at that time,” said Gayle Darugh, “because so many people were making wine and selling it from their garage or basement, and they were just passionate about it, and wanting to see what would happen. They came from all these different backgrounds to do this thing with the earth.” Such was the wine-making industry in California during the late 1960’s where David and I grew up.”  Read More…

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