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Tennessee’s New Foodie Experiences

Dig into tasty new experiences across the state.

Good tastes continue to expand in Tennessee. Here are just a few of the newest (and soon to open) places to eat and drink across the state.

Sounds like an invitation to us!

Lost State Distilling is a new distillery that produces small batch gin, rum and Tennessee whiskey. Lost State has a tasting room, production area, retail area and event space.

The Broastery Tennessee Coffee Roasters, Cookeville’s only craft coffee roaster’s new storefront, pairs with brands such as Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey to create locally roasted flavors and blends.

A staple in East Tennessee, Tennessee Legend Distillery at Maddux Place expands with a new sipping shop and free tastings at the historic Putnam County Courthouse.

Opening Spring 2019, Blake Shelton’s Ole Red Gatlinburg features a two-story bar and restaurant, retail area, performance space, dance floor, outdoor terrace and Southern fare like hot chicken and waffles.

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Photo Credit: Ole Red Gatlinburg

La Follette
Located just outside the Greens at Deerfield, Tennessee’s newest winery, Chapman Hill Winery, aims to open in May as a perfect finish to a fun-filled day of golf or lake life.

Leiper’s Fork
Eric and Samantha Coghlan, who began their winemaking in California at the Coghlan Vineyard in 2008, now bring their award-winning wines and minimalist farming approach to Leiper’s Fork Winery. “We plan to be up and running this fall/winter,” notes Samantha.

Hop Springs Beer Park opened in late Dec. 2018. The new craft brewery spans more than 80 acres with a taproom, concert venue, wet & dry dog park and 18-hole disc golf course.

Country star Dierks Bentley welcomes visitors to Whiskey Row. Located on Nashville’s historic Broadway, the restaurant serves live music and American gastropub cuisine with a modern twist.

Legendary singer-songwriter Bob Dylan plans to open the Heaven’s Door Whiskey Distillery in 2019 in a church building constructed in 1871 south of Broadway.

The new Clinch River Brewery is the only craft brewery in Anderson County. It features a beer garden and restaurant on site at the Appalachian Outdoor Center.

Pigeon Forge
Yee-Haw Brewing Company now offers guests an immersive experience into its one-of-a-kind, locally-brewed craft beer options.

The Tennessee Whiskey Trail is made up of approximately 30 distilleries across the state, ranging from small, boutique operations to well-known distilleries crafting legendary Tennessee whiskey for generations. Be sure to get your passport stamped at each stop to receive a commemorative gift.

Plan A Trip

The state of Tennessee also has several new hotels, attractions, and events. Explore all there is to see and do in Tennessee at TNvacation.com


2019 marks several milestones in Tennessee, including Memphis’ Bicentennial, Bijou Theatre’s 110th anniversary in Knoxville, and the 25th anniversary of the RC MoonPie Festival in Bell Buckle.