Places to eatPlaces to seeTravel

Arrington Vineyards in Tennessee

When I visited Arrington Vineyards it was a perfect day.  It was in October when the weather was crisp; it was simply a beautiful time of year to visit Arrington Vineyards in Tennessee.

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!

Arrington Vineyards - Learn more great tips at Me and My Traveling Hat
Some of their Acres of Vineyards

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!

The main building for wine tastings and to enjoy some wine.

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.

Sitting on the covered porch enjoying a glass of wine.

These vineyards are now known as Nashville’s wine country.

I enjoyed taking in the view

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.

One of their award winning wines

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!

Cheese and Meat Board - Learn More at Me And My Traveling Hat Blog
Board with Rosemary Goat Cheese Prosciutto Coppola Salami and Brie
There are Picnic Tables – Bring Your Food and Buy the Wine at Arrington
Arrington Vineyards - Find More Travel Tips at Me and My Traveling Hat Blog
Wine Tasting and Wine Shop

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.

Wedding and Event Pavillion Arrington Vineyards - Find More Travel Tips at Me and My Traveling Hat Blog
The Event Pavilion
Arrington Vineyards - Find More Travel Tips at Me and My Traveling Hat Blog
Celebrating a Birthday

Arrington Vineyards is a great place to celebrate a birthday, anniversary, or just to get away and relax for a few hours.

Vineyards at Arrington Vineyards -  Learn More at Me And My Traveling Hat Blog
Staircase to Wine Shop and Tasting Room
Vineyards Surround the Property
Sit Outside at the Vineyards Tasting Room and Wine Shop
Pin This For Future Trip Plans

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.

Remember to get our weekly newsletter so we can give you some more great tips on where to travel and eat along the way!

23 Comments

  • It’s a beautiful vineyard and view, we had the best weather you ever can ask for, it was gorgeous ! And been with a good wine and friends.

  • Thank you for sharing your experience at Arrington Vineyards in Tennessee. We just left Nashville yesterday! My husband will be sad we missed this. We will have to go next time!

    • Sorry you missed it this time around, but I’m sure it will be there and they will probably have more signature wines you can enjoy.

  • We love visiting vineyards and are in Tennessee often! How have I never heard of this? Thanks! This one looks awesome!

  • What a beautiful vineyard. I have not been to a lot of them, but have it on my list of things to do this summer. This looks very relaxing.

  • I’m not a wine drinker, but I do love Tennessee! We just left the Chattanooga area, and I wish we could’ve stuck around Tennessee longer.

  • OK! This place looks totally awesome! I don’t drink wine, but honestly, this makes me want to go there and drink some wine. The views are gorgeous, and that cutting board with cheese, salami, and prosciutto…My mouth is watering just thinking about it! Great post! 🙂

  • What a beautiful vineyard! I didn’t know there were vineyards in Tennessee. Visiting a vineyard is super high on my bucket list and this one looks amazing!!

  • I just found this blog from the vineyard, one of my favorite places in Tennessee. You wrote an excellent article, and the pics are amazing! Thank you for sharing.

  • Hi Jen! This is Cindy from Pete and Heather’s Mastermind class. I love wine and live in Memphis, so I will definitely have to go check this out. Your pictures are great! 🙂

Leave a Reply