Take a Tour of the Tennessee Wineries This Summer

In the last few decades, Tennessee has become rather popular for its whiskey and "Moonshine". It is also slowly emerging as a place for wine as well.

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Take a Tour of the Tennessee Wineries This Summer

Posted by Gary Ashton: RE/MAX ADMIN on Friday, June 20th, 2014 at 7:47am.

Wine TastingIn the last few decades, Tennessee has become rather popular for its whiskey and "Moonshine". It is also slowly emerging as a place for wine as well. This is not the first time in history that Tennessee has tried their hands at being a successful hotspot for wine drinkers. In the late 1800's, they made wine that won gold medals in a number of tasting competitions. The success did not last very long thanks to the prohibition in 1909.

Today, Tennessee is home to more than 25 different wineries. Each are producing wine that has won national as well as international tasting awards.

A Toast To Tennessee

A Toast to Tennessee is the name of a festival that is held in May every year. It is a festival where you can enjoy free samples from all of the local wineries. There is live music, free parking, and specialty food. There is even a designated driver discount.

Wine on the River

Wine on the River is the name of the first event that was hosted on the Shelby Street Pedestrian Bridge. It is an annual wine tasting festival that is enjoyed in the fall while looking down at the Nashville skyline. You will enjoy samples of hundreds of wine from all over the world. There will be live music and specialty food as well.

Wine Over Water

Wine Over Water is the name of a wine festival that is hosted towards the end of September. It is hosted on the Walnut Street Bridge. You will get to taste delicious wine from all over the world. Live music and specialty food will also be available at this festival.

If you happen to be a designated driver, you will be happy to know that nearly every wine festival offers designated driver discounts.

 

Gary Ashton

The Ashton Real Estate Group of RE/MAX Advantage

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