Revisiting Arrington Vineyards and their "Premier Experience" tasting great Tennessee wine

We decided to revisit Arrington Vineyards for what turned out to be their excellent Premier Tasting experience. We are very glad we did – it turned out to be a very enjoyable day, well spent with some of our most favorite people! Located about 35 minutes outside of downtown Nashville, the winery is co-owned by Kix Brooks, of country music’s Brooks & Dunn fame, but it offers more than a famous owner to its visitors.

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Blending wine, whisky, and music at downtown Nashville City Winery

We're visiting Nashville City Winery as part of our ongoing look at the larger trend of urban winemaking in the United States. Nashville City Winery is part of a growing trend of American “urban winemaking”. We absolutely loved the fusion of music venue and winery in a way that feels exactly as it should: modern yet authentic, big yet cozy. 

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Nashville "Music City" greatness and a newfound penchant for wine

Nashville manages to simultaneously seem both larger and smaller than it really is. It occupies that big range of American cities that are home to less than one million but more than half a million residents, a skyline dominated by tall buildings, yet everywhere a neighborhood. Tennessee isn't known for its wine, but you get the sense that this city's musical spirit breeds an inkling for experimentation.

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