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Whether you’re in town for a bachelorette trip or just looking to get away for a weekend, you’ve got to travel the Rocky Top Wine Trail next time you’re in Pigeon Forge! Comprising of 5 local wineries, all with free samples, everyone will be able to find a wine they love! Here are 5 reasons why you should travel the Rocky Top Wine Trail:

1. It’s Completely Free

Wine samplesOne of the best parts of the Rocky Top Wine Trail is that it is totally free! Simply start at any of the wineries and pick up your wine trail passport and present that same passport at the remaining locations. At each stop, you’ll get a stamp and free samples of the wines of your choosing. The educated winery employees can recommend their most popular drinks and options they think you’ll like based on your taste. The only expense will be the amazing local wines you can’t go home without!

2. Experience Pigeon Forge in a New Way

The Rocky Top Wine Trail will take you all around Pigeon Forge, possibly to areas you wouldn’t have known about otherwise! Explore the city and find awesome restaurants and attractions that you can plan to visit later. If you partake in the VIP Wine Tour you can be toted around in the wine trail’s shuttle and get a behind-the-scenes tour of three of the wine trail stops. Experience Pigeon Forge and its wine culture in a way not many people get to and find your favorite new drink along the way!

3. Expand Your Wine Palate

Hillside WineryWith over 75 unique and high quality wines to try along the trail, you’re guaranteed to find a flavor or two you like! Many visitors rave about how they enjoyed wines they would’ve never sampled on their own. Your friends and family will be so impressed with your knowledge of wine and will love the bottles you bring back for them! The wineries you’ll be sampling from include Hillside Winery, Apple Barn Winery, Apple Barn Cider House, Mountain Valley Winery, and the Mill Bridge Winery.

4. You Get Free Gifts

As if the trail being free wasn’t amazing enough, the Rocky Top Wine Trail provides its visitors with free gifts just for sampling! After your third stop along the wine trail, you will receive a free souvenir wine glass. Sample the remainder of your wines out of the glass or save it for a special event. After all five stops, you get another secret gift from the trail! Make sure to hit all five stops to get both gifts!

5. Make Memories with Your Friends and Family

wine tastingAlong with the delicious free wine and educational experiences, this trail will provide memories that you’ll carry with you far after you leave Pigeon Forge! Laugh over a glass of red with your girlfriends or sit back and relax with your partner as you sip your favorite white. The Rocky Top Wine Trail prides itself on providing an awesome experience for every visitor that will have them returning every year. Find your favorite drinks while making your new favorite memories!

Save money on your trip by enjoying the free Rocky Top Wine Tour! If you’re also interested in saving money on your lodging, sign up for our special offers when you book with us! We look forward to seeing you!