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Franklin Wine Festival Celebrates 15 Years on October 25th, 2019 at the Factory in Franklin

Tickets on Sale Now!

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Middle Tennessee announces the 15th annual Franklin Wine Festival will be held on October 25, 2019 from 7:00 -10:00 p.m. at the Factory in Franklin. 

“The Franklin Wine Festival offers a unique experience for both foodies and wine connoisseurs alike, and all to raise funds to provide life-changing mentors that inspire potential in the youth within our community,” says Melissa Hudson-Gant, CEO, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Middle Tennessee. 

What to Expect

The Franklin Wine Festival, presented by Cool Springs Wines & Spirits, and supported by Nissan, offers a truly exceptional wine tasting of more than 300 world-class vintages paired with offerings from 30 top local restaurants creating a one-of-a-kind evening.

In addition to amazing wines and incredible food, guests will enjoy live entertainment, the Bubble Lounge, Whiskey Lounge and Biergarten, plus a silent auction and fundraising competition – King and Queen of the Vines.  The Bubble Lounge is an exclusive area of the festival to experience a relaxing, lounge vibe while tasting champagne, prosecco, and sparkling wines.  The Whiskey Lounge, hosted by Messer Construction, will be located in the Jamison Theater which will be transformed into an old-world saloon with rustic wood, whiskey barrels, barn wood bar tops where guests will enjoy a wide variety of exclusive tastings from the top distributors for Whiskey, Bourbon, Scotch.  Fine cigars will also be available for purchase to enjoy on the patio. Lastly, the Biergarten will feature a variety of beers from local, regional and nationally renowned beer makers.

General admission tickets for this popular charity event are on sale now at www.FranklinWineFestival.com for $89.00.  The VIP Experience is $145.00, and a Designated Driver ticket is $35.00. VIP’s will walk the red carpet with sponsors as well as have early access to the event and silent auction. 

Event sponsors include: Cool Springs Wine & Spirits, Nissan, Delta Dental, Western Express, Kroger, First Tennessee Bank, Publix, Jackson National, HCA/Tristar Health, TruStar Marketing, Printers Press, StorePlace Self-Storage, Messer Construction and Draper James.    

Hilton Green Hills and Hilton Franklin Cool Springs will offer special room rates for attendees. Tiff’s Treats will provide gourmet gift boxes to all VIP attendees as well as gourmet cookies throughout the event and NashRides will provide 10% off transportation for guests that use the code: FWF10.

All restaurants, volunteers and sponsorship inquiries for the Franklin Wine Festival should please contact Helen Demestihas at helen.demestihas@mentorakid.org All proceeds from the Franklin Wine Festival benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Middle Tennessee and allow the organization to offer mentoring programs to young people throughout Middle Tennessee. To date, the annual event has raised over $2 Million for the charity.