If you’re planning your next wine tour, you’ll want to stop by these amazing wineries next time you’re in Pigeon Forge and Sevierville! In recent years, these wineries have produced delicious and unique flavors visitors keep coming back for! If all of these wineries interest you, you can hit all four of them on the Rocky Top Wine Trail! Here are the top 4 wineries in Pigeon Forge and Sevierville:
1. Hillside Winery
Hillside Winery offers both traditional wines like Sangiovese, as well as their award-winning East Tennessee wines such as Muscadine Mist. Hillside Winery partners with local grape farmers and is responsible for crushing over 856,000 pounds of Tennessee grapes every year. At the heart of Tennessee wine country, Hillside Winery brings the flavors of Tuscany to Appalachia with their various Italian-style wines. Try their best-selling Black and Blue or do a free wine tasting on your next visit!
2. Apple Barn Winery
The Apple Barn Winery incorporates a unique twist into their wines. Instead of grapes, the Apple Barn Winery uses locally grown apples to produce their wine on sight! Located on the banks of the Little Pigeon River right next to the world-famous Apple Barn General Store and Cider Mill, there is plenty to do while you’re at the winery. There is also outdoor seating and free tastings available so you can sip on your Apple Barn wine while taking in the sights. Don’t forget to try a wine slushie while you’re there!
3. Mountain Valley Winery
Being one of the oldest wineries in Tennessee, the Mountain Valley Winery has earned a prestigious reputation. With over 200 exclusive wines, the Mountain Valley Winery has collected more than 1,000 medals from various competitions. They specialize in sweet, fruit wines, featuring popular options like Watermelon and Rhubarb. For those with a major sweet tooth, try their Red Velvet — the wine that tastes just like cake! Free tastings are available daily, in addition to a personal tour of the winemaking area on site, making Mountain Valley Winery easily one of the top wineries in Pigeon Forge and Sevierville.
4. Mill Bridge Winery
Located at the Old Mill District, the Mill Bridge Winery offers visitors both local wines and handcrafted ciders. Sip on East Tennessee wines while relaxing on their patio. The Mill Bridge Winery’s staff will also guide you through your tasting experience and introduce you to the best the winery has to offer. If you get hungry, enjoy a cheese tray or hop over to one of the restaurants on site.
Reserve your spot on the Rocky Top Wine Trail or visit any of these wineries on your next trip! When you book a room with us you’ll be minutes from the top wineries in Pigeon Forge and Sevierville. Stay with us and taste these unique wines for yourself!