The Toast of the Town: Nashville’s Wine Country  3

Arrington Vineyards Awaits

When country music artist Kix Brooks recorded the line “Pour us a glass of wine” from his 2012 song In The Right Place, we’ll never know if he was perhaps thinking of enjoying that glass of wine in his beautiful vineyards located in the rolling hills of Middle Tennessee.

But what we do know is that Arrington Vineyards, owned by Brooks, winemaker Kip Summers and entrepreneur John Russell, has truly become “Nashville’s Wine Country.”  Whether you’re looking to explore the scenic grounds or simply enjoy a leisurely day doing nothing, Arrington Vineyards welcomes guests with open arms. Nestled among the beautiful hills of Arrington, Tennessee, your visit to the vineyards will leave you with a renewed sense of serenity.

Arrington Vineyards was originally established in 2003 when winemaker Summers—and another wine enthusiast and their families—purchased a 25-acre hog farm in Arrington, and soon after began clearing the land and planting grapevines. In 2004, Brooks purchased the farm adjacent to the original vineyards, which included the farmhouse that is now the winery tasting room.

The doors at Arrington Vineyards officially opened in 2007, and guests have been enjoying a “wine country experience” ever since. Several wine tasting options are available for guests, and you can also purchase wine by the bottle to enjoy during your visit. Says Christel Foley, Director of Marketing and Events for Arrington Vineyards, “Over the past 10 years, we have continued to grow and offer more and more for our guests. We host our Music in the Vines every weekend from April through November. It’s a free live music event with Jazz in the Courtyard and Bluegrass by the Barn. Parking and music are free, and you can bring your own picnic. Grab a bottle of wine and find a spot by the Lodge or Barn and enjoy the day with us! Wine, music and friends are a perfect combination.”