What’s better than beautiful scenery, lovely music, and delicious wine? We can’t think of anything better! Read on to discover gorgeous Tennessee vineyards you would have never known about. So what are you waiting for? Let’s dive into the wine!
For the best wine tasting experience, look no further than Arrington Vineyards. Co-owned by country music artist Kix Brooks, the vast and beautiful Arrington Vineyards is located 25 miles south of Nashville. The vineyard offers events ranging from Bluegrass and Jazz concerts to Food Truck Fridays. Enjoy experiences at a plethora of sites including the barn, saloon, vineyard house, pavilion, and tasting lodge.
Natchez Hills creates a large selection of local Tennessee wine that you do not want to miss out on. Natchez Hills offers three different tasting locations- one at The Hermitage, Nashville’s Farmers Market, and Vineyard-Hampshire. Owners Jim and Karen Odom set out to establish Natchez Hills Winery in order to bring back old world charm and a first class experience in local Tennessee. For those who aren’t much for wine, try their brand-new hard seltzer, Hard South! Hard South is a sweet ice tea seltzer and we’re very tempted to try it!
Belle Meade Winery
With over 200 years of history and winemaking, Belle Meade Winery is a stunning non-profit establishment. Besides wine tours offering 16+ different varieties of wine and delicious Bourbon tours, Belle Meade Winery offers Mansion tours to explore the rich history of historic Belle Meade. Getting hungry? The Belle Meade meat and three restaurant is the perfect place to get a delicious meal and wind down post-tour. The restaurant offers delicious and authentic southern cooking including daily-smoked meats, fresh-cooked vegetables, biscuits, cornbread, and homemade desserts. This place sounds like the perfect weekend or weekday excursion to us.
Amber Falls Winery
You would never guess that this immaculate vineyard started out with just two types of vines in 2005- Chardonnay and Sevyal Blanc. Since then, thousands more vines have been planted in order to create an enchanting vineyard where people gather from all over the world in order to experience the flavors of the award-winning Amber Falls wine. Boasting an award-winning wine selection, the Amber Falls Winery provides a flavorful selection of wines and unique events such as their notorious annual Cajunfest, food trucks, rock concerts, fundraising events, and more. Schedule a private tasting on Opry Mills Dr right here in Nashville for the ultimate experience. Or, visit the winery in Hampshire, Tennessee where walk-ins are welcome and the charming tasting room, underground cellar, and stunning landscaping is sure to leave you in awe. Both of these experiences sound like winners to us!
Grinders Switch Winery
Started in 2006, award-winning Grinders Switch Winery is known for its southern charm and sophisticated taste. Impressively, the winery that started as a hobby for a small-town family includes a tank room that can hold 15,000 gallons of wine. Cozy up in the renovated 1982 tasting cottage that was once the owners’ home. In order to enhance your personal experience enjoy your wine tasting with cheese pairings. Cheese boards will include a selection of small batch cheeses, chocolate, and seasonal fruits! (we’ve heard even the lactose-intolerant will want to join in on this cheese pairing!)
Beachaven Vineyards and Winery
Located in Clarksville, Tennessee, at Beachaven Vineyards and Winery, their ultimate goal is for each guest, whether new or returning, to have a “stellar” experience. The wine-making practice has been in their family for over five decades and the vineyard and its guests are their pride and joy! The vineyard offers a plethora of wines ranging from your classics to peach and blackberry! Winery tours include walking around the immaculate vineyard where you will marvel at the history of prohibition wine-making (Tennessee did not have any laws regarding the production of wine during prohibition) and a tour of the grounds and winemaking facility. Don’t miss out on their live music events including jazz on the lawn.
Beans Creek Winery
Located in Manchester, Tennessee, Beans Creek Winery has been in operation since 2004 with the dedication of nine families. Bask in the exciting flavors of pear, citrus, ginger, apricot, lemon zest, oak, and so many more inviting notes that make the wine tasting experience all the more enlightening. With so many exciting options, we honestly don’t know which we would try first!
Avian Glen Winery
Located in Smyrna, Tennessee, Avian Glen Winery is a family-owned winery that crafts wine from the sweetest grapes. Dr. Larry Glen, who started the winery, named the slice of heaven after the hummingbirds he saw when he first explored the property. You can spot the beautiful bird on each one of their specially-crafted bottles. Avian Glen offers many different varieties of red, white, and fruit wine. This is the perfect place to bring your friends and family if you want to taste wonderful wines and listen to various different live-music shows! Avian Glen makes a great place for outdoor weddings as well.
Pickers Creek Winery
Pickers Creek Winery is the perfect place to sit back, relax, and let go of reality with a glass of refreshing, locally-sourced, and downright delightful wine. Located in Lewisburg, Tennessee, Pickers Creek Winery was started by husband and wife Phil and Lydia Butler George in 2009. The farm that has been in their family since 1950 features gently rolling hills, meandering creeks, an old abandoned railroad, wide porches, and a bonfire pit. Listen to fun live music while sampling their delicious wines crafted from Cabernet Sauvignon, Chambourcin, Muscadine, and a plethora of other grapes. The family also consists of several artists who display and sell their works at the vineyard so you can enjoy wine, music, and art all at the same time!