East Tennessee Celebrates Whiskey Week in May

East Tennessee hosts a week-long celebration of whiskey and cuisine.

The Tennessee Whiskey Trail is excited to announce the return of its “Whiskey Week” celebration this May, focusing on East Tennessee’s rich spirits, cuisine, and culture. This event, now in its second annual iteration, is scheduled to run from May 3-11 and promises a variety of activities including distillery tours, live music, and special food and cocktail offerings at participating local restaurants.

One of the highlights of the week will be several ticketed Master Distiller-Chef dinners. These unique culinary experiences will feature menus specially crafted by chefs from select East Tennessee restaurants, inspired by a Tennessee spirit brand. The event aims to showcase the Tennessee Whiskey Trail and offer attendees the opportunity to delve into the state’s native spirits across four main themes: culinary excellence, cocktail creativity, spirited competition, and engaging activations at member distilleries of the Trail.

For those interested in the Chattanooga area events and participating partners, further details can be found by reading the “Experience Tennessee Whiskey in Chattanooga” blog post on the Visit Chattanooga website. Following East Tennessee’s Whiskey Week, the celebration will continue across the state, with Middle Tennessee hosting its Whiskey Week from May 12-23, followed by West Tennessee from May 20-25. Additional information, including event details, discounts, and a comprehensive list of activities, is available on the Tennessee Whiskey Trail website.

Some of the featured events in Chattanooga include a food tour offering whiskey pairings and six-course meals, a cocktail class with George Dickel Whiskey, and several Master Distiller-Chef dinners at notable locations such as Old Gilman Grill, Calliope Restaurant & Bar, and Amada Tapas & Wine. Tickets for these events are available for purchase online.

The Tennessee Whiskey Trail, established six years ago by the Tennessee Distillers Guild, serves as a celebration of the state’s signature spirits. With over 30 stops across Tennessee, the Trail offers visitors a unique journey through the state’s whiskey heritage, providing both a taste of Tennessee and an adventurous roadmap. For more insights and updates, follow the Tennessee Whiskey Trail on Instagram or visit their official website.

For media inquiries, contact Sarah Brewer at MP&F Strategic Communications or Papae Litchfield at Chattanooga Tourism Co. through their provided email addresses and phone numbers.

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