Sugarland Cellars Winery
Gatlinburg is a place that has plenty of attractions for you to see and enjoy, but some of them are going to be themed more towards the adults and that is exactly what the Sugarland Cellars Winery is, an attraction in Gatlinburg that is going to be themed more towards the adults. This does not mean that you do not have to leave the kids in the hotel room, but you will find the attraction does welcome kids. When you are bringing your kids, though, make sure you keep the kids away from the wine as they are not allowed to have the tastings that you may be trying to get as an adult. So this will definitely be something you need to be aware of so you can keep your kids in line, but also be able to keep the kids aware of everything that is going to happen around them.
Location And Hours
Well, if you are looking for this great attraction in Gatlinburg, then you will probably want to know where it is located at. In addition to learning where it is located at, you will probably want to know the hours of operation as well. This way you can plan your trip to the winery accordingly and know it will allow you to have a great vacation to enjoy while finding some very unique wines. The winery in Gatlinburg is located at the following address:
Gatlinburg, TN 37738
The hours of operation are going to be as follows:
Monday – Closed
Tuesday-Thursday 10 AM – 8 PM
Friday and Saturday 10 AM – 9 PM
Sunday 10 AM – 4 PM
With these hours it is going to be easy for you to have a great trip and be able to get the right wines to bring back home with you. However, what you will find is the location is closed on Monday’s so please make sure you take this into account. Also when you are here, you will find that you have a very easy trip to Old Dad’s General Store since they are located right next to each other. So this definitely makes a trip down to this end of town well worth the trip you are making.
Features Of Sugarland Cellars Winery
- If you are here you will find they offer tours. These tours are very educational and definitely are going to be something you will want to take. The tours will take you through quite a bit in the way of the processes that you never imagined possible. It will also make it easier for you to have a great trip as well because you can finally enjoy the location and know that not only is Gatlinburg a family fun destination, but also going to allow you to have an educational trip as well.
- The wine tasting you have available in the tasting room is definitely going to be something you will love. This is going to make it easier for you to enjoy the wines and know which one you will want to bring home with you. However, it important to note that a lot of these wines are going to taste great, but you are limited to four free tastings. With the education level of the employees who are in the tasting rooms, they will match you with the wines based on what you like.
- A gift shop, like most museums and distilleries, is on the property here. So this is going to be something that you need to keep in mind. Now the gift shop will have a lot of different items that you are going to want to enjoy as well because you finally have a great time shopping for gifts that everyone will want to have, if they are an adult, but also if they are tired of getting the same old gifts you usually would give everyone.
- Now, let us say you have already bought the wine and gotten home and ran out of wine. Well, this definitely can happen and I know for a fact it is a disappointing time when I find the bottles empty. However, you can rest quite a bit easier with this location because this is a winery that does ship wine, check out their website for more information by clicking here.
What I Like About The Attraction
The tasting room is hands down one of the best things about this winery. I have to admit, I am one of those who are very picky when I am getting wine. Ask my husband it takes me forever to find a wine that I like when I am in the wineries. However, when you are doing a tasting here like we mentioned in the features, you just have to describe what you like to the attendants and they will help you find the perfect wine. In most cases, they are able to match you up perfectly with the wine you will want to try right away. Now, the key thing that you will want to know is if you get Jacob or Brittany as your helper in the tasting room it will be one of the best tastings you have ever had before.
When you are at a winery you will find the grapes and everything else is completely sourced locally. This will make it easier for you to have a great trip and know you are actually not only supporting a business that is in Gatlinburg, but also helping to keep multigenerational farmers in Eastern Tennessee open for business as they are the people who are supplying the majority of the grapes to the winery, which will definitely give the wine a unique taste compared to what you could be used to getting from the California wines.
What I Did Not Care For
While, I do not like to say anything negative, especially about a place with nice wines, this is a place that can become very busy at times. I hate to admit this, but when the place does get busy, which is happening more and more because it is growing in popularity. The location does get really busy the wine-tasting masters do have trouble keeping up in the tasting room, but outside of that the place is usually very easy to keep up with and this makes it easier for you to have a great time.
My Final Thoughts On Sugarland Cellars Winery
Well, what can I say other than this is a place that has some of the best wines in the area, but it is a place that has some great wine tours that will take you through the process of making wines as well. What is even better the wines that are in the fermentation tanks in front of you are the ones you will be enjoying in the tasting rooms, granted a little bit more aged. Overall, this is a great Gatlinburg attraction and one you will enjoy immensely, but it is also a great attraction to enjoy as well. No matter what, you will like the fact the Sugarland Cellars Winery is very close to the entrance of the Great Smoky Mountains.