winery in Gatlinburg
January 24, 2022

Each year, thousands of people visit wineries and distilleries all across Gatlinburg and the Smoky Mountains. These venues are the perfect place to sample local products from around the area, shop for souvenirs, and spend quality time with your friends and family. One of the most popular wineries you will find sits right on the main parkway in downtown Gatlinburg. Here are 4 reasons to visit Sugarland Cellars Winery in Gatlinburg:

1. Free Tastings

Sugarland Cellars

This wine shop takes pride in its focus on local history and heritage. That is why they name each of their wines after an important historical figure, key location, or other fact about the Smoky Mountains. Their number one selling product is the Elkmont wine, which is made from Loganberries and raspberries. This is just one of the many different wines that you can sample daily when you visit the winery! You can also take a tour of the facility to learn more about its history and the process that goes into making a bottle of Smoky Mountain wine.

2. Charitable Company

Each year, Sugarland Cellars Winery partners with local artist Robert Tino and the nonprofit group Friends of the Smokies to give back to the area. For each season, they release a bottle of wine with Robert’s artwork on it to help raise money to protect and preserve the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. So far, they have raised over $180,000 to give back to the mountains in an effort to keep the area thriving.

3. Part of the Gatlinburg Wine Trail

Wine Cellar

If you enjoy wine, you do not want to miss out on the experience of participating in the Gatlinburg Wine Trail . The wine tour consists of visits to 5 local wineries, with free samples at each location. In addition, you will receive special gifts on your third and final stop along the trek. Of course, Sugarland Cellars is one of the different wineries that are on the list of stops! The experience can be done as a self guided tour, or you can have a guide lead the way who can teach you more about the history of the wines.

4. Smoky Mountain Souvenirs

In addition to bottles of wine, there are plenty of other amazing souvenirs you can take home when you visit the winery. Most of the memorabilia is Smoky Mountain themed, making the perfect gift for someone who couldn’t make the trip. Some of the many gifts you can find at the store include wine glasses, magnets, apparel, bottle openers, and much more! Be sure to take home a bottle of your favorite wine so that you can have a little taste of the Smoky Mountains all year long at home!

Our Gatlinburg cabins can put you in prime location to access Sugarland Cellars Winery, in addition to all the best area attractions. Browse through our selection of cabin rentals to find the one that is perfect for your next vacation. We hope to see you soon in the Smoky Mountains!

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