• Brewing Companies in Gatlinburg (2020)

    We’ve posted a few times about the distillery industry that practically re-invented vacations in the Smokies for adults around the start of the 2010s and try to update the list every so often as that industry continues to thrive in East Tennessee. The list you saw 2 years ago may be very different today, so as part of our commitment to keeping visitors and fans of Smoky Mountain attractions near Deer Ridge, we have collected here an updated list of breweries, distilleries and moonshine shrineries (we invented that word just now) in Gatlinburg for 2020.

    Please enjoy responsibly:

    Bootleggers Homemade Wine
    903 Parkway Suite 108 Gatlinburg, TN 37738
    (865) 603-6200

    Doc Collier Moonshine Distillery
    519 Parkway Gatlinburg, TN 37738
    (865) 325-1468
    Toll Free: (800) 398-5132

    Gatlinburg Brewing Company
    458 Parkway Gatlinburg, Tennessee 37738
    (865) 412-1123

    Gatlinburg Wine Cellar
    702 Parkway Gatlinburg, TN 37738
    (865) 412-1065

    Goodwater Winery Gatlinburg
    651 Parkway Gatlinburg, Tennessee 37738
    (423) 623-0681

    Little Bear Winery
    631 Parkway Suite B Gatlinburg, Tennessee 37738
    (865) 325-1836

    Ole Smoky Moonshine Distillery
    903 Parkway Gatlinburg, TN 37738
    (865) 436-6995

    Ole Smoky Whiskey Distillery
    650 Parkway Gatlinburg, TN 37738
    (865) 436-6995

    Smoky Mountain Brewery
    1004 Parkway Suite 501 Gatlinburg, TN 37738-
    (865) 436-4200

    Smoky Mountain Winery
    450 Cherry Street Suite 2 Gatlinburg, TN 37738-
    (865) 436-7551
    Toll Free: 1-888-765-9463

    Sugarland Cellars
    1133 Parkway Gatlinburg, TN 37738
    (865) 325-1110
    Toll Free: 1-855-228-5217

    Sugarlands Distilling Company
    805 Parkway Gatlinburg, TN 37738
    (865) 325-1355

    Tennessee Cider Company
    611 Parkway Gatlinburg, Tennessee 37738
    (865) 412-5005

    Tennessee Homemade Wines
    643 Parkway Gatlinburg, TN 37738
    (865) 412-1030

  • Smoky Mountain Wine Weekend

    Have we got a special event for you! Starting next weekend is a very revered April special event known as the “Smoky Mountain Wine Weekend” going on from April 11th to the 12th for 2019.

    From Gatlinburg.com:

    “Sample wines from Tennessee wineries along with small dish fare from some of the best restaurants in the Smoky Mountains.

    Presented by Courtyard by Marriott Gatlinburg Downtown, Gatlinburg Wine Weekend celebrates its seventh annual year of offering the area’s best in wine and food with two unique experiences, the Gatlinburg Wine Tour and the Gatlinburg Smoky Mountain Wine Fest.

    The festival begins on Friday, April 12, 2019, with the Gatlinburg Wine Tour, an exclusive journey through Gatlinburg’s finest wineries. In this limited-access event, guests enjoy complimentary transportation to and from winery locations, premium food and beverage offerings and more.

    Continuing into Saturday from 1 p.m. – 6 p.m., festival-goers can sip and savor from this year’s amazing lineup of wine and food vendors at the Gatlinburg Smoky Mountain Wine Fest, all while strolling the picturesque grounds of Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts. Ticket purchases include a commemorative wine-tasting glass, wine tastings throughout the event, food sampling tickets and access to the festival.

    Wine Vendors:

    * Amber Falls Winery
    * Apple Barn Winery
    * Beans Creek Winery
    * Cades Cove Winery
    * DelMonaco Winery & Vineyard
    * Goodwater Vineyard
    * Grinder’s Switch Winery
    * Highland Manor Winery
    * Hillside Winery
    * Keg Springs Winery
    * Mill Bridge Winery
    * Mountain Valley Winery
    * Natchez Hills Winery
    * Paris Winery
    * Spout Springs Winery
    * Stonehaus Winery
    * Sugarland Cellars
    * Sumner Crest Winery
    * Tennessee Homemade Wines
    * Trazo Meadery

    Food Vendors:

    * Alvin’s Kitchen
    * Anakeesta
    * Dollywood’s DreamMore Resort
    * Ober Gatlinburg
    * Proof of the Pudding
    * The Park Vista
    * Savannah Bee Company
    * Willa’s Shortbread
    * Zi Olive”

    See more information on this event at https://www.gatlinburg.com/event/wine-fest/.

    And keep coming back to Deer Ridge for more news on upcoming items of interest going in Gatlinburg and the surrounding Smoky Mountains!