Wine lovers rejoice! Coming in April of 2016, Gatlinburg, TN, will be hosting the Smoky Mountain Wine Fest! Including Tennessee wineries from all over the state, this wine-themed gathering will be something you won’t want to miss.
About the Smoky Mountain Wine Fest
Following Friday’s Wine, Dine and Art Crawl, the Smoky Mountain Wine Fest starts at 1:00 pm on Saturday. This annual event is celebrating it’s third year in Gatlinburg with many of the state’s best wineries. Along with the samples of these wineries’ labels you’ll be able to enjoy light fare from the best restaurants the Smoky Mountains have to offer. All participants must be at least 21-years-old with a valid ID. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts.
- Amber Falls Winery (Hampshire, TN)
Created with family values, Amber Falls Winery makes sure that their customers have an experience that is both pleasurable and memorable. This winery features 18 different wines including 15 of which are award winners!
- Beans Creek Winery (Manchester, TN)
While Beans Creek Winery opened its doors in October of 2004, the initial start day was back in 1976 where owner Tom Brown made his first batch of wine in his mother’s kitchen. These wines have been judged in many different wine tasting competitions and have brought home over 200 medals.
- Blue Slip Winery (Knoxville, TN)
As Knoxville’s first winery and Tennessee’s first urban winery, Blue Slip Winery has a lot to live up to. They offer a multitude of delicious wines including favorites such as Red Muscadine and Old City Red as well as a selection of fruit wines including peach and blackberry.
- Cade’s Cove Cellars (Townsend, TN)
Cade’s Cove Cellars has wine for even the pickiest wino. From dry to sweet they have something special for you!
- Century Farms Winery (Jackson, TN)
This family owned and operated winery is located on a working farm that has been in the family for over 150 years. If you enjoy a tasting of their wines at the Smoky Mountain Wine Fest feel free to use their online ordering option and have your wine delivered to you no matter where you call home.
- Del Monaco Winery (Baxter, TN)
Located on a beautiful property, enjoy the delicious wines from Del Monaco Winery. From their wine clubs to their various events, if you find your way to Baxter, TN, don’t forget to stop by this beautiful winery!
- Grinder’s Switch Winery (Centerville, TN)
With 110 acres at their disposal, Grinder’s Switch Winery boasts some of the best wines in the region. With numerous awards, make sure to stop by their location at the wine fest to get a taste of their delicious wines.
- Keg Springs Winery (Hampshire, TN)
Keg Springs Winery’s co-founder has achieved over 100 medals and 2011’s winemaker of the year in Tennessee. With accolades like that, you can’t miss these wine tastings!
- Reedy Creek Vineyards & Cellars (Kingsport, TN)
Encircled by the Blue Ridge and Smoky mountains, Reedy Creek Vineyards & Cellars has been producing delicious wines for years. From their wine club to their award-winning wines, you won’t be disappointed when visiting this winery’s booth.
- Sumner Crest Winery (Portland, TN)
From the formation of two brother’s passions, Sumner Crest Winery creates some of the most delicious wines in the region. Nationally and internationally, this winery has won 19 different medals just in the year 2000. Join their family and stop by their section of the Wine Fest!
- Sugarland Cellars (Gatlinburg, TN)
Close to home, this winery might just be one of our favorites. From their wonderful wine trail to their tasty wines, you can’t go wrong with a visit to Sugarland Cellars.
- Tennessee Valley Winery (Loudon, TN)
This winery produces approximately 80,000 bottles of wine per year and offers a selection up to 20 different varieties. With their fabulous collection and over 800 awards across the country, you can’t miss a tasting of Tennessee Valley Winery’s wines.
Whether you’re a local wino or traveling hundreds of miles to taste these fabulous wines, Mountain Rentals of Gatlinburg has the perfect cabin rental for you. For more information on things to do in Gatlinburg, TN, make sure to visit our website and book your stay today!