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Nashville’s “Wine Country” ARRINGTON VINEYARDS

Nashville’s “Wine Country” ARRINGTON VINEYARDS

Article by Linda Dohse

Photography by Provided

Originally published in Franklin Lifestyle

With its wide variety of award-winning wines, spectacular views, “Food Truck” Fridays, and live music on the weekends, Arrington Vineyards is the perfect destination for your next date night, celebration, or family gathering.

Set beautifully among the lush, green, rolling countryside of eastern Williamson County, Arrington Vineyards is located just 10 miles from Franklin and 25 miles south of downtown Nashville. Their story began in 2003 when two wine enthusiasts purchased a 25-acre hog farm in Arrington and converted it into Williamson County’s first vineyard. One year later, iconic country music artist, actor, and film producer Kix Brooks purchased the adjacent cattle farm and formed the partnership that became Arrington Vineyards, and the rest is history, including recently being named Tennessee Winery of the Year in the 2022 New York International Wine Competition.

While Kix has a passion for great wine, he is also an avid believer in giving back to his community. An ardent supporter of Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt for over 25 years, Kix was named the hospital’s chair in 2020. Kix has also been actively involved in the Country Music Association and was the first recipient of their Humanitarian Award in 2014.

Nashville's Wine Country Arrington Vineyards, people enjoying wine and live music during date nights, family gatherings, celebrations, and more!

Arrington Vineyards’ wine club, created in 2009, is a way for fans of Arrington Vineyards to receive preferential pricing in exchange for purchasing a few bottles of wine four times per year. Known as “Kix’s Wine Club,” it has grown to 8,000 members in 40 different states! Members enjoy discounts on bottles, wine flights, merchandise, and automated wine orders four times a year (March, May, September, and November). Members can customize which wines they want to receive, or have Arrington choose the wine for them.

+ Drink: Arrington Vineyards Outstanding Wine Selection

White Wines
Celebration Blanc – Semi-sweet sparkling Riesling
Antebellum White Wine 2021 – Rich, fruit-forward, whiskey barrel-aged dry white blend
Stag’s White 2021 – Fruit-forward and refreshing Pinot Grigio blend

plus these 2022 New York International Wine Competition Winners:
Chardonnay 2021 – Double-Gold Medal! French-oak aged Chardonnay
Kinzley Reserve Sauvignon Blanc 2021 – Silver Medal! Fresh, fruit-forward, dry Sauvignon
Riesling 2021 – Silver Medal! Semi-dry, classic Riesling

Rosé Wines
Firefly Rosé 2021 – Dry rosé, all day!
Celebration Rosé – Dry sparkling rosé wine

Red Wines
Pinot Noir 21/20 – Classic Pinot Noir aged in French burgundy barrels
Antebellum Red 17/18 – Rich, whiskey barrel-aged dry red wine blend
Syrah 2020 – Classic medium-bodied red
Russell Merlot 2019 – Gold Medal Winner at the 2022 San Francisco International Wine Competition!
plus these 2022 New York International Wine Competition Winners:
Red Fox Red 19/20 – Gold Medal! Sangiovese-based dry red blend; Arrington’s most popular wine
Cabernet Sauvignon 2020 – Silver Medal! Rich, classic Cabernet
KB 13*19 – Gold Medal! Kix’s Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon

Sweet Wines
Encore 2019 – “Ruby Port” style red dessert wine
Peach 2021 – Made from 100% ripe yellow peaches
Strawberry 2021 – Made from 100% ripe strawberries
Blueberry 2021 – Made from 100% ripe blueberries