This "Wine 'N Shine" Tour In Tennessee Takes You To 8 Distilleries In The Smokies
Dollywood isn't the only thing to see in Pigeon Forge. There are tons of wineries and distilleries nestled amongst the mountains here waiting for you to discover their glory. This wine tour in Tennessee shuttles you through the mountains to sip some of the best wine and of course, that good ole Tennessee moonshine.
What's better than exploring the Great Smoky Mountains? Exploring the Great Smoky Mountains with alcohol. The Moonshine 'N Wine tour is one of the best and booziest tours in the South, brought to you by Tennessee Mountain Tours.
You'll wind through the gorgeous mountains, with pit stops at incredible local wineries and distilleries to get a taste of true Southern moonshine (aka white lightning) and of course, all the "adult grape juice" you can dream of.
The tour begins at the Tennessee Mountain Tours office and makes pit stops at up to eight of the state's most beloved wine and moonshine distilleries that offer great views of the mountain tops filling the skyline.
Expect to get a taste of the Southern staple at places like Sevier Distilling, Old Forge Distillery and Tennessee XXX Moonshine.
You'll learn about the history of the potent drink and sample traditional corn mash or rye and sweet flavors like apple pie and strawberry shortcake.
The rich Tennessee soil produces some of the sweetest grapes, so you'll get to taste some of the best local wines bottled right in Sevier County.
You'll even have the opportunity to discover the inside of an actual wine cellar. You'll visit wine distilleries like Apple Barn, Mill Bridge and Mountain Valley.
The five-hour tour typically stops at eight venues, but it varies depending on traffic. The best part is the price.
Many wine tours can cost upwards of $200, but this one is only between $46 and $50 and includes all the tastings.
You should also check out this free scenic wine trail through the Smokies. For more activities involving the beautiful TN mountains, check out this short hike that leads you to breath-taking panoramic views.
Moonshine 'N Wine Tour
Price: $46 - $50
Address: 153 E. Wears Valley Rd., Pigeon Forge, TN
Why You Need To Go: Get a taste of Tennessee's famous moonshine and wine through a gorgeous, mountainous tour for a great price.