Two events in Gatlinburg this month will feature Tennessee wines.
Gatlinburg’s Wine, Dine and Art Crawl and the Smoky Mountain Wine Fest will give wine enthusiasts the opportunity to sample wines made in Tennessee.
During the Wine, Dine and Art Crawl on Friday evening, April 10, 2015, guests will enjoy Tennessee wines and hors d’oeuvres from local restaurants during private, guided tours of participating galleries in the Great Smoky Arts and Crafts Community. Artists will be on hand to meet and greet guests.
On Saturday, April 11, the Smoky Mountain Wine Fest will take place at the Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts in Gatlinburg. Attendees to the event can learn about the wine making process and pairing wines with food for any occasion while sampling an assortment of wines from Tennessee. Wines will be available for purchase.
A portion of proceeds from this event will benefit the Gatlinburg Hospitality Association Scholarship Fund and Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts.
Sample Tennessee wines from these local wineries participating in Smoky Mountain Wine Fest:
- Apple Barn Winery of Sevierville, TN
- Beans Creek Winery of Manchester, TN
- Cades Cove Cellars of Townsend, TN
- Eagle Springs Winery of Kodak, TN
- Goodwater Vineyards of Mosheim, TN
- Grinder’s Switch Winery of Centerville, TN
- Hillside Winery of Sevierville, TN
- Keg Springs Winery of Hampshire, TN
- Mountain Valley Winery of Pigeon Forge, TN
- Paris Winery of Paris, TN
- Reedy Creek of Kingsport, TN
- Sugarland Cellars of Gatlinburg, TN
- Sumner Crest Winery of Portland, TN
- Tennessee Valley Winery of Loudon, TN
- Amber Falls Winery & Cellars of Hampshire, TN
Wine, Dine and Art Crawl tickets are $45. Smoky Mountain Wine Fest Tickets are $20. For those wishing to attend both events, a combination ticket is available for $55.
These events are limited to adults age 21 and older.
According to the Tennessee Farm Winegrowers Alliance, Tennessee is home to more than forty wineries and 150 vineyards.
The Tennessee Department of Agriculture offers a Tennessee Winery Directory listing wineries in the state by county.