Inside its welcoming shops, Tennessee Homemade Wines is ready to introduce you to a Gatlinburg tradition you’ll want to carry home with you. Step up for a tasting and see what to expect!
Tennessee Homemade Wines makes authentic “Southern sweet wines,” keeping alive the Smoky Mountains practice of making wine with fresh fruit grown nearby. If sweet wine has never tempted your taste buds, try it and find out why it’s a beloved local tradition.
Sampling is the ideal way to know if what’s inside the bottle is what you want inside your glass. Stop by and stay a spell at either of these two locations.
The original store is near Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies and Anakeesta. Look for the rustic “barn” with the old-fashioned tin roof. Step up for free sips from the day’s tasting list. Shop and sample every day from 10 a.m. until 11 p.m.
Conveniently tucked into this popular mall, the Sevierville shop’s tastings make a relaxing break during “retail therapy!" Come in from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sundays.
Sixteen wines–whites, reds, and fruit wines–will tickle your fancy. Try Great Niagara, a white wine with a fresh taste you’ll only find in the mountains of Gatlinburg. Maples Reserve is a three-grape blend creating a red wine with dark, rich berry notes. Fruit wines include peach, strawberry, blueberry, raspberry, and passion fruit.
Old Apple uses a 100-year-old recipe to turn rough-skinned cooking apples into a light, crisp wine. Apple Orchard blends local apples to create a nostalgic apple pie flavor.
Another 13 Experimental Wines pack a punch with flavors evoking classic treats and childhood favorites.
Marshmallow and cocoa tones turn Mountain S’more wine into a grown-up campout. Watermelon Crawl pairs tastily with salty or spicy foods. Peanut Butter & Jelly brings back memories of nutty Honey Peach boasts the sweet snap of candied peaches. Strawberry Cream is an unusual cream wine, cheerily dubbed “adult strawberry milk” by the winery, and great in cocktails or on its own!