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Top Rated Wine and Shine Walking Tour provided by Smoky Tours

Top Rated Wine and Shine Walking Tour

Top Rated Wine and Shine Walking Tour
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99% of travellers recommend this experience
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Tour snapshot
Visit popular distilleries around Gatlinburg
Duration:
3h 30m
Taking Covid-19 safety measures
Group size:
12
Wheelchair accessible
Ticket type:
Mobile
Free cancellation
  • Duration:
    3h 30m
  • Taking Covid-19 safety measures
  • Group size:
    12
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Ticket type:
    Mobile
  • Free cancellation
About
Taste your way through the streets of Gatlinburg on a moonshine walking tour. The spirit that was once produced in secret is now offered at refined distilleries around the town. Follow your guide to local-approved distilleries with the intention of tasting various flavors of the formerly forbidden beverage. Between sips, listen to entertaining stories on its history, from its Tennessee beginnings to present-day commercial success.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 3h 30m
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Awards
Travellers’ Choice Best of the Best
2021
Available languages
English
Highlights
  • Taste a variety of locally produced moonshines
  • Discover the fun history of moonshine production
  • Buy extra moonshine with an exclusive discount
What to expect
Awards
Travellers’ Choice Best of the Best
2021
Know before you go
  • Duration: 3h 30m
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Available languages
English
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Highlights
  • Taste a variety of locally produced moonshines
  • Discover the fun history of moonshine production
  • Buy extra moonshine with an exclusive discount
What to expect
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 114697P1
Important information
Inclusions
  • Your ticket purchase includes tastings at each location we visit along with a special moonshine cocktail!
  • Entry/Admission - Tennessee Shine Company - Gatlinburg
  • Entry/Admission - Little Bear Winery
  • Entry/Admission - Sugarlands Distilling Company
Exclusions
  • Tips and Gratuities
Duration
3h 30m
Departure details
  • 520 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738, USA You will receive an email the day before your tour with everything you need to know for your tour. The meeting spot can vary by a few hundred yards depending on weather or time of day. But typically we meet at the covered pavilion area just outside of the parking garage.
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • Most travellers can participate
  • Not recommended for individuals that cannot walk at a moderate pace for a minimum of 0.7 miles
  • Not recommended for individuals that cannot stand for a period of up to 3 hours
  • Not recommended for individuals traveling with persons under 21 years old
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travellers
Inclusions
  • Your ticket purchase includes tastings at each location we visit along with a special moonshine cocktail!
  • Entry/Admission - Tennessee Shine Company - Gatlinburg
  • Entry/Admission - Little Bear Winery
  • Entry/Admission - Sugarlands Distilling Company
Exclusions
  • Tips and Gratuities
Departure details
  • 520 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738, USA You will receive an email the day before your tour with everything you need to know for your tour. The meeting spot can vary by a few hundred yards depending on weather or time of day. But typically we meet at the covered pavilion area just outside of the parking garage.
Duration
3h 30m
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • Most travellers can participate
  • Not recommended for individuals that cannot walk at a moderate pace for a minimum of 0.7 miles
  • Not recommended for individuals that cannot stand for a period of up to 3 hours
  • Not recommended for individuals traveling with persons under 21 years old
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travellers
Travel safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    520 Parkway
    520 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738, USA
    You will receive an email the day before your tour with everything you need to know for your tour. The meeting spot can vary by a few hundred yards depending on weather or time of day. But typically we meet at the covered pavilion area just outside of the parking garage.
    See address & details
  • 1
    Tennessee Shine Company - Gatlinburg
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
    See details
  • 2
    Little Bear Winery
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
    See details
  • 3
    Sugarlands Distilling Company
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
    See details
  • You'll return to the starting point
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5.0
341 reviews
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shoening426
Chicago, IL5 contributions
Feb 2020
Mike and Jen were our hosts and they were fantastic! They were truly passionate about the history and culture behind moonshine and whiskey of Tennessee. They 100% made sure we all had the best time. They know that not all are drinkers and coached those who are not how to still get the most out of this experience.

Pepper at Doc Collier was a great host to our group! He was fun, answered questions, and made sure we all had a great time. Our tour in the back was informative and interesting as well. We also got to try an item that wasn't being sold yet. You also get merch and moonshine for a discounted price for being on this tour. Truly a unique experience.

Sugarlands was a really fun experience, also! A little bit more mainstream than Doc Collier but still a great time. Autumn was our host at Sugarlands and she was a great time! Funny and wanted us to have a good time. Sugarlands rotates their tasting flavors every day. We also got a free drink at their bar in the back and were able to get discounted drinks afterwards as well. Conni was our guide in the back and was very informative about the process as well! We were also privileged to meet some of the cast of the show "Moonshiners." Mike was so thoughtful and wanted to "hold us off" during our tour so we could meet them.

Overall, a very fun experience. Mike & Jen genuinely try to make sure we all have the best experience. You won't be disappointed!
Written 26 February 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Michelle L
4 contributions
Nov 2021 • Couples
This tour was so much fun! I highly recommend it for people who are new to moonshine and wanting to learn a little bit more about it and get to sample a bunch of different flavors! Our guide, Jenn, was knowledgeable and fun to learn from! She came prepared with a wagon to carry any purchases we made and water for us!

This tour beats a normal tasting as we got to try so many different flavors and got front of the line treatment at all the places when lines were out the door. Plus, we got extra discounts on top of existing deals on purchases for being a part of the tour.

We had 3 other couples on the tour that we met that night and it was a good way to meet other people! We all had so much fun! I definitely recommend this tour and would book again if we go back!
Written 26 November 2021
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Michael G
Thank you so much for the review!! It was great meeting you all and I hope to host you again next time. -Jenn
Written 13 January 2022
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Erin B
Charlotte, NC1 contribution
Mar 2020 • Couples
This is an amazing tour with amazing hosts. My boyfriend and I have done it twice now and we will certainly be going for a 3rd time. Expect to walk a bit and expect to drink...a lot. The amount of things you get to sample is astonishing for less than $50. Tipping is not expected but I always give $5 to each person serving the group as they do an excellent job. Please go on this tour, Mike and Jen are excellent hosts and you will definitely enjoy yourself!
Written 8 March 2020
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Lyndsey Y
4 contributions
Jun 2020
Mike and Jenn were amazing tour guides and the entire day was wonderful! They were so considerate of the rainy day, contacted us in the morning to give us a heads up, as well as informed us of their safe and clean precautions for the walking tour. The two stops provided us with a hilarious afternoon and we learned a lot! It was a great birthday gift for my partner and the amount of moonshine we drank seemed endless! We made great friends with the couples on the tour and each stop had ample time to purchase moonshine and connect! Even the servers at the Distilleries had us laughing till our sides hurt and drinking tons. If you are looking for a fun and personal tour, this is it!
Written 1 July 2020
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Lori E
1 contribution
Feb 2020
Mike and Jen were our guides and they made this experience fantastic! They shared the history and culture behind moonshine and whiskey of Tennessee. They made sure everyone had a great time. Shawn at Doc Collier was a great host to our group! He was fun, answered questions, and made sure we all had a great time. Our tour in the back was informative and interesting as well. You also get merch and moonshine at both places for a discounted price for being on this tour. Truly a unique experience. Tokin was our host at Sugarlands and he was awesome! Conni was our guide in the back and was very informative about the process as well! Overall, a very enjoyable experience. Mike & Jen genuinely try to make sure everyone has the best experience. You won't be disappointed! Will do it again!

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Written 4 March 2020
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Miranda C
2 contributions
Sep 2020 • Friends
Justin was awesome! He was great to chat with and kept our bachelorette party entertained throughout the tasting. Trip and Ozzie were super helpful checking us out - we bought 10 jars and they were nice enough to split the costs between 5 of us. The outside bar area was super nice and is a great place to chill. Can’t wait to get back to TN!
Written 8 September 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

AdrianeC
9 contributions
Oct 2021 • Couples
My husband and I went on the Wine and Shine Walking Tour. This was our second, and definitely not last, tour with Smoky Tours. We had a really good time. Michael was our guide and was fun and informative. We learned some things about moonshine and history that we didn't know. On the tour we got the VIP treatment at all of our stops and extra discounts for being on the tour. Even if you have already been to the distilleries and winery that they stop at, it's worth making the trip with Smoky tours.
Written 22 October 2021
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Michael G
Thank you all so much for the review!! So glad you joined us again and hope to see you next time!
Written 26 October 2021
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Kristie G
West Virginia17 contributions
Jul 2021
We went there to buy some shine for our husbands. They have a wide selection of flavors. Some I would never think of like maple bacon or banana pudding. They have a tasting area where you pay $5.00 and taste 10 different kinds. They have apparel and are reasonably priced. Every third jar is half price. Fun experience.
Written 23 July 2021
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Erin B
1 contribution
Nov 2020 • Couples
Our experience at the Ole Smoky Whiskey Barrelhouse was awesome. Our "bartender" Matt was very knowledgeable of the whiskey's, but also a great entertainer. He really knows how to get the crowd engaged. We ended up buying 6 bottles!
Written 15 November 2020
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Dawn A
2 contributions
May 2021 • Friends
Gage was an outstanding and entertaining when talking and giving samples of their moonshine. Very helpful with any questions and quite funny. We had a great time and will definitely return when we next visit Gatlinburg. Moonshine was awesome. Never thought that banana pudding could be a flavor of moonshine but it is quite tasty along with many others.
Written 31 May 2021
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

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C2216ULdenises
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A great tour
The trip was very good. The people were very knowledgeable. It was a great experience. Mike & Jenn were great hosts
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alicerM3703VN
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Amazing!!
The guides were excellent!! The food at Junction 35 Spirits was good. The presentation at Tennessee Shine Company w
stacyb891
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BAM BAM
Mike and Jenn are very friendly and make you feel welcomed. You feel like you are with family. This is a great expe
jenniferwB8421LI
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A must do tour!
Mama Misty at Junction 35 was the highlight! She was funny but informative. Loved that she made cocktails so we k
jess_skarup
jess_skarup
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Take your typical tasting up a notch!!
We had such a great time out on the tour. Jenn was super nice and her relationship with the vendors adds the extra
K5774VNgaryk
K5774VNgaryk
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Shine on
Awesome experience with great tour guides and great distilleries would recommend to anyone a must do
Stephen B
Stephen B
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A must do when visiting the the Gatlinburg/Pigeon Forge area!
Well organized and fun trip! Mike and Jen have done a great job! The food and tastings were amazing! Mama Misty
CrusingBadger47
CrusingBadger47
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Must do tour!!
My wife and I did this tour on our honeymoon and it was a blast! Mike and Jenn are great hosts. There were generous
C5624ZSdebbiep
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Must do tour!!
This was my husband’s and I third experience with Smoky Tours and our first time doing this tour. This experience w
jgiang38
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Smokey Tours
Jenn did an amazing job hosting our tour! Had so much fun and would definitely do it again! So many laughs and memo
Scott T
Scott T
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New people, new tastes, and a great time!
Jenn and Mike were fantastic hosts. We had a blast trying ALL sorts of different Moonshines, whiskeys, vodkas, wine
Thefluffyequestrian
Thefluffyequestrian
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Absolute MUST DO
RUN! Dont walk to book this tour. It was AMAZING. MIke and Jen are so fun, Tour bus is super comfy and the tasting
166parkera
166parkera
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Absolutely a MUST DO!!
Absolutely the best experience!!! This is a must do for couples or girls' trips or whoever. Mike and Jenn were amaz
816michelej
816michelej
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A MUST DO IS EXACTLY RIGHT!!!
From the beginning of the tour to the end was an absolute BLAST!!! Mike & Jenn were very accommodating and knowledg
Kat K
Kat K
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Excellent service and knowledge of the area
This is a tour that we had never taken before and were oh so surprised! It was well worth the price and we would re
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