Visiting the Vineyards
Usually, when I visit Franklin and Nashville, TN, I like to spend an afternoon at Arrington Vineyards enjoying a picnic and a glass of their signature wines. It’s a place to relax and enjoy the grape as they say. You can go as a couple, just girlfriends or have a celebration as we did. Having great people with you is always a plus!
I had not been able to visit the vineyards for seven years, but this year my family and I did make it! Even though it has grown because they have added vines and an event pavilion, it still is quaint and super relaxing!
A Little Bit of Background
Arrington Vineyards was started back in 2003 by Kip Summers and another partner who had a passion for wine. They bought a hog farm and started clearing the land and planted grapevines to begin their vineyards. Country music star Kix Brooks now owns Arrington, along with Kip Summers the winemaker, and businessman John Russell.
These vineyards are now known as Nashville’s wine country.
In 2007 Arrington became official for producing their own wine. Although they only sell their wine in stores in TN and feature them in restaurants in NYC and New Orleans, they also have a wine club. To learn more about them, you can check out their website Arrington Vineyards.
What to Bring
I advise bringing a picnic basket full of your choice or food. We brought some different cheeses, fruits, cold cuts, and freshly baked bread. You can also bring sparkling water or regular water and other beverages for those who are not drinking the wine. They do have picnic tables; but just in case they are taken, I would bring a blanket and some folding chairs with you too!
Make It An Event
You can go to the Arrington Vineyards to experience a wine tasting or have an event; such as your wedding, office party, or any event you want to spoil your guest.
Arrington Vineyards is a great place to celebrate a birthday, anniversary, or just to get away and relax for a few hours.
Make Plans to Visit
I hope you have a chance to stop by and enjoy their wines and views with family or friends. Let us know if you have ever been to Arrington, and tell us what your favorite vineyard is.
Be sure to check Arrington Vineyards in Tennessee for hours and conditions on visiting during this time that we are facing Covid-19.
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