Did you think that Sweetwater Branch Inn is just a lovely place to sleep? Get ready to take your relaxation to the next level with our daily Wine & Cheese Hour! Join us each evening for specially sourced wine and hors d’oeuvres from 5-6 p.m. Open to guests and locals alike, our Wine & Cheese Hour is perfect to mix and mingle with other Sweetwater visitors or to unwind from a hectic day at the office. Picture yourself sitting in a comfortable chair, lounging on our spacious deck, sipping on a refreshing glass of wine, and nibbling on delicious cheeses! Doesn’t it sound so idyllic? Come experience this relaxing moment for yourself at Sweetwater Branch Inn. 

Guests of Sweetwater Branch Inn and the Cottages are encouraged to enjoy our Wine & Cheese Hour as a complementary addition to their stay. Local visitors are welcome to join us for just $10 per person.


Process of tasting rose wineAbout Our Wines 

You might be wondering what wines we serve during this exquisite evening hour. Sweetwater Branch Inn is proud to partner exclusively with JF Wine Importswhich focuses solely on organic and single-estate wines. Each wine is handselected by Jean Francois Christini from hundreds of vineyards throughout France, Italy, Spain, Chile, Argentina, and the USA. No matter what you choose, you’re sure to travel with your taste buds! 


Local Wineries to Visit During Your Stay 

Did you know Gainesville is surrounded by amazing wineries? Take some time to visit them during your stay and develop your wine tasting skills even more. Bluefield Estates Winery, for example, makes blueberry wines and muscadine grapes, which make for a unique Southern taste! Island Grove Winery is another one of our favorite local wineries for berry-inspired wines. They even have a tasting room in downtown Gainesville. 


Are You Ready to UnWine-d? 

Now that you know how delightful our Wine and Cheese Hour is, it’s time you book your room at Sweetwater Branch Inn. Enjoy a fun and relaxing stay in one of Gainesville’s finest B&Bs and get ready for some serious pampering. 

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