Located on the banks of the Etowah River in Dahlonega, Ga., Montaluce is a working winery and residential development that might be found in the hills of Tuscany. The property, which is a popular wedding destination, features a tasting room and gourmet restaurant with spectacular views of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The 22,545-sq.ft. winery is four stories with wine production on the first and second levels. Evoking the rustic farmhouses of northern Italy, the exteriors of the winery and residences are stone and stucco with classic tile roofs.
2009 Silver Award, Best Design for an Attached Community, National Association of Home Builders