Spend as much time outdoors as possible as Tennessee's temperatures warm up and bring us a memorable spring. The best way to make the most of the beautiful weather is to go to one of Tennessee's many distilleries and wineries for sweeping views of the state's scenic beauty. Gulp and gaze at the hills, plateaus, overlooks and rivers where these spirited establishments are located.
Have you ever had your wine expertly paired with your pizza? When you go to Lookout Winery, that's exactly what happens. Lasting memories are created with a special pairing of their wood-fired pizza and hand-crafted wines. Go out on the balcony for incredible views of the Tennessee River.
Spout Spring Estate Winery – Blaine
Spout Spring Estate Winery can be found in the hollers of Tennessee, filled with wine selections ranging from Cabernet to Chardonnay. They grow their own grapes for wines along with blackberries, blueberries and Japanese wineberries that are infused into the wines. Take a trip to the winery to sample these and more.
Arrington Vineyards – Arrington
Just a few minutes from charming Franklin, Arrington Vineyards emerge from the rolling hills to provide a picturesque view with handcrafted wineries. Famously known as being started by Kix Brooks of award-winning country duo Brooks and Dunn, the vineyard is located on scenic 75 acres. So, have a glass of wine and sit outside on a blanket to enjoy the beautiful views.
DelMonaco Winery & Vineyard – Baxter
Sit in DelMonaco Winery & Vineyard and enjoy the quiet of Tennessee's scenic beauty. The 52-acre estate creates more than 10 varietals of wine to choose from. Choose the Riesling or Chardonnay, Whistle Stop Red or the Concord.
White Squirrel Winery – Kenton
The 90-acre White Squirrel Winery has a spectacular view of Northwest Tennessee hills. Try one of their fruit wines (blackberry and peach) or their red, blush or white wines. Peruse the property and relax among the vines, hills and a pond of the property.
Crown Winery – Humboldt
Inspired by Italy, Peter and Rita Howard planted vineyards and created the Tuscan-inspired villa that is Crown Winery. Since then, the winery has grown to host weddings, events and groups looking to sample the West Tennessee-harvested wines. Spend a day taking a tour of the property, learn the wine making process and then have a private tasting in the tasting room. Grab a bottle of wine and head to the patio or picnic table on property to enjoy the views, sunshine and peace the natural surroundings bring.
The instant smell of waffle cone and fresh fruit for paletas overtake your senses as you walk up to the counter of these Made in Tennessee icecream shops.