5 Tennessee wine trails to visit this summer


NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Tennessee is home to some of the country’s most beautiful mountains and parks. But if you’re looking to tackle one of the state’s many trails without the fear of getting poison ivy, the state has you covered there too – wine trails!

15 wineries & vineyards around Middle Tennessee

What better way to spend a summer weekend than trying out local wineries and vineyards? Here’s a list of five wine trails you can explore in the Volunteer State.

Rocky Top Wine Trail

Pigeon Forge, Tennessee

Right in the heart of the Great Smoky Mountains, you’ll find the Rocky Top Wine Trail. You can pick up your passport at one of the participating wineries. If you visit three locations, you receive a free souvenir wine glass. There is also a gift for visiting all five wineries!

Wineries on the Trail

Hillside Winery
Apple Barn Winery
Apple Barn Cider House
Mountain Valley Winery
Mill Bridge Winery

To learn more about each winery, click here.

Upper Cumberland Wine Trail

Cookeville, Tennessee (and surrounding areas)

Take a trip through the beautiful Upper Cumberland back roads and sample a group of wineries that are all small and family-owned. Pick up a “Wine Trail Rack Card” at any of the eight wineries or visitor centers. If you complete the trail you receive a special gift!

Wineries on the Trail

Cellar 53 Winery
Chestnut Hill Winery
DelMonaco Winery & Vineyard
Highland Manor Winery
Holly Ridge Winery & Vineyards
Northfield Vineyards
Paris Winery
Stonehaus Winery

To learn more about each winery, click here.

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Natchez Trace Wine Trail

Hampshire, Tennessee (and surrounding areas)

About an hour east of Nashville is where you’ll find the Natchez Trace Wine Trail which is comprised of four family-owned wineries. You can download the passport for the trail here.

Wineries on the Trail

Grinder’s Switch Winery
Keg Springs Winery
Amber Falls Winery
Natchez Hills Vineyard

To learn more about each winery, click here.

Foothills Wine & Cider Trail

Knoxville, Tennessee (and surrounding areas)

The Foothills Wine & Cider Trail is the perfect blend of nature and wine! From award-winning wines and ciders to festivals and gorgeous vineyards, there is something for everyone on this trail!

Wineries on the Trail

Tsali Notch Vineyard
Cades Cove Cellars
Mill Bridge Winery
Wyile Cider Mill
Pigeon River Winery

To learn more about each winery, click here.

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Wine Trail of West Tennessee

From Memphis to Paris, Tennessee (and surrounding areas)

Head west to enjoy a truly unique experience that you can only find on the Wine Trail of West Tennessee. Each winery is family-owned and dedicated to serving up a good time with good wine.

Wineries on the Trail

Old Millington Winery
Delta Blues Winery
de terra Winery & Vineyard
Century Farm Winery
Crown Winery
Paris Winery
White Squirrel Winery

To learn more about each winery, click here.


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