Who needs to fly to California when beautiful wines are produced right in the West Tennessee neighborhood? Southern hospitality shines at each stop, introducing families of winemakers and fascinating stories of sommelier expertise. Follow the trail, fill up your glass, and take in the intimate winery surroundings of the region. Cheers!
OLD MILLINGTON VINEYARD – Millington
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Just 14 miles outside of Downtown Memphis, the Old Millington Vineyard captures flavors of the mighty Mississippi and Delta through almost a dozen labels of original wines. This September and October, join for live music and wine tastings on Sundays. Bring your own picnic basket and enjoy Millington's peaceful forestry and fine wines.
DELTA BLUES WINERY – Lakeland
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Get lost in Lakeland, where the fertile soil of the Mississippi Delta produces Napa-inspired vineyards and award-winning wines. Named after Memphis legends, the tastes of Delta Blues instill nostalgia and rustic romance.
DE TERRA WINERY – Somerville
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Thirty-four acres of history and charm, one of the newest West Tennessee winery stops welcomes a "bonafide" or "hooray" glass of red to taste or bring home in a bottle. The winding winery hills provide gorgeous views and a quiet retreat from city life.
CENTURY FARM WINERY – Jackson
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A family-owned winery with unmatched hospitality and fine featured grapes, Century Farm offers locally-made cheeses and charcuteries to complement your wine tastings. Bring the entire family for a vineyard picnic affair. Make sure to stop nearby for a tour of the International Rock-a-Billy Hall of Fame.
WHITE SQUIRREL WINERY – Kenton
Not only does this sweet spot feature Tennessee wines; it also grows fresh fruits that are transformed into homemade jams, salsas and sauces available in the luxurious tasting room. Special events and weddings are welcome; and a special bridal/bed and breakfast suite above the winery is available for rent with view of the vineyard and limitless rosebuds.
CROWN WINERY – Humboldt
A state-of-the-art Tuscan-style villa houses fruitful Italian-inspired wines and gorgeous private events. Whether you're driving through for a traditional tasting or enjoying the environment all day, this property prioritizes luxury and ambiance.
PARIS WINERY – Paris
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One-hundred acres, 9,000 vines and 26 wines are produced out of Paris, Tennessee. In fact, you might become mistaken for Paris, France upon traveling through the vineyard and winery as Venetian architecture nods to European influence. The warm family-owned welcome, though, reminds visitors of our region's much-appreciated Southern hospitality.