An Elevated Celebration of Tennessee Distillers
and Appalachian Cuisine in the Great Smoky Mountains

OCTOBER 6, 2018

The Park Vista Hotel, Gatlinburg, Tennessee, 6-10pm

The Tennessee Whiskey Experience will highlight the distilleries that make up the Tennessee Whiskey Trail with product samples and cocktails straight from the distillers. Complimenting these spirits, Park Vista Executive Chef Jeremy Hemen will be creating dishes highlighting authentic Appalachian cuisine. 




Sample Whiskey and talk to distillers from across the state of tennessee

Purchase bottles from the individual distilleries to be picked up at the end of the evening. 


Whiskey Conversations

Engage in the whiskey conversation with guest distillers in panel discussions throughout the evening moderated by Director of Marketing at Sugarlands Distilling Co., Brent Thompson. Hear more about the Tennessee Whiskey Trail & pick-up trail passports



The evening is so much more than whiskey! Taste some of Tennessee’s best handmade cocktails made with a variety of spirits on the cocktail lawn of the Park Vista Hotel while listening to live music.



We asked Park Vista’s award-winning chef, Jeremy Hemen, to create the most Appalachian-inspired cuisine to accompany our Tennessee whiskies. Drawing on his rich experience at Blackberry Farm and the Lodge at Buckberry Creek, Chef Hemen couldn’t have planned a more palate pleasing culinary offering. Read his station menu here.

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The Tennessee Whiskey Trail is made up of approximately 30 distilleries across the state.  These distilleries range from small, boutique-style operations to well-known distilleries that have been making legendary Tennessee Whiskey for generations.