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Wine Down Main Street a fun night for everyone

Wine Down Main Street a fun night for everyone

If it’s being measured by the money raised for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Williamson County, then the 15th annual Wine Down Main Street last Saturday night was an all-around success.

While downtown Franklin merchants made a lot of sales, attendees of the event enjoyed a variety of bands, sampled several different foods on hand and, of course, tasted quite the caliber of wines.

And best of all, according to the event’s executive director, Denise Carothers, the revenue generated by the event is among the highest of the 15 years.

“Funds raised from this event all stay here and will go a long way in supporting programs for the Franklin and Fairview clubs,” Carothers said.

Those who visited the wine station in Binks were treated to a surprise celebrity guest. The Discovery Channel’s “Moonshine Jeff,” star of the show Moonshiners, showed up to visit and sign autographs.

Chef Maneet Chauhan, TV personality, author and renowned restaurant owner, was hanging around Main Street passing out samples of her lamb chili, which can be found at Nashville Chauhan Ale & Masala House.

Chef Chauhan was the only Indian female competitor on two Food Network’s shows – Iron Chef and The Next Iron Chef. She is currently a full-time judge of the Food Network show Chopped.

Photo by Carole Robinson – Wine Down Main Street – Shea Freeman Patrick and Galen Freeman