Book These Whiskey Tours in Nashville this Summer

The tradition of whiskey-making in Tennessee began with early European settlers, and it quickly became the spirit of the South; one of the best ways to explore this distilled beverage is on the local whiskey tours in Nashville. On these tastings and tours, not only will you get to try these delicious, rich whiskies, but you’ll also get a glimpse inside the innovative distilleries and the process behind these potent elixirs.

Of course, one of the most popular whiskey tours in Nashville is the Jack Daniel’s experience. Located in Lynchburg, there is an incredible bus tour out to the facility from downtown Nashville, where you can tour the George Green Barrel House and the distillery and finish in the tasting room for a flight of this iconic brand’s best pours. While a visit to Jack Daniel’s Distillery is an unforgettable trip, there is also a great selection of Nashville distilleries not to miss. 

At Belle Air Mansion, a top-rated historic Nashville bed and breakfast, we’re not just a place to stay during your time in Tennessee. Along with our luxurious accommodations, beautiful breakfast service, and welcoming hospitality, we also offer our guests a selection of curated experiences. For those interested in exploring the whiskey tours in Nashville, be sure to check out the handful of beverage-related adventures, including tours of a local meadery, cocktail classes, and bourbon tastings. Book your lodging today! 

couple out enjoying one of the Whiskey Tours in Nashville near our bed and breakfast

The Best Whiskey Tours in Nashville

There are so many fun things to do in Nashville, including exploring Tennessee whiskey on informative tours and tastings. Whether you head out to Jack Daniel’s or stick to the downtown Nashville tasting rooms, you’re bound to try some fantastic whiskey, meet talented distillers, and discover a new favorite brand. 

Here are the best whiskey tours in Nashville to explore: 

  1. Big Machine Distillery: Known as one of Nashville’s best-kept secrets, a whiskey tour at this distillery is 45 minutes and includes a tasting of the spirit lineup. For the true hobbyist, be sure to upgrade to the bottle-your-own bourbon experience. 
  2. Corsair Distillery: This award-winning Nashville distillery produces more than whiskey. You’ll also enjoy their barrel-aged and American gins and dark rye. Located in the popular Marathon Village, there are guided tours and tastings, as well as a relaxed taproom with local beers, craft cocktails, and pizza. 
  3. Nelson’s Green Brier Distillery: As one of the oldest distilleries in Tennessee, on a tasting here, you’ll “sample the spirit based on the recipe for Tennessee’s oldest whiskey, two modern-day, high-rye bourbons and finish your tasting with a decadent caramel pecan liqueur.” 
  4. Pennington Distilling Co.: The makers at this grain-to-bottle distillery pride themselves on creating small-batch spirits in the heart of Nashville. Head to the Nations neighborhood for an immersive tour and informative tasting. 
  5. Ole Smoky Tennessee Distillery: The 6th & Peabody location of Ole Smoky offers samples to visitors. Enjoy these tastings and peruse the excellent selection of jarred moonshine, then stay for a round of cornhole, beers from Yee-Haw Brewing, and live music. 
  6. Tennessee Whiskey Tours: If you want to take the guesswork out of your whiskey tours in Nashville, this local company has a great selection of distillery tours, including the bus tour out to Jack Daniel’s Distillery in Lynchburg, TN. 
More Experiences at Belle Air: 

We offer a handful of experiences for cocktail and whiskey enthusiasts right here at Belle Air! 

  1. Intro to the World of Bourbon: You won’t need to leave our bed and breakfast to taste an amazing array of Tennessee whiskey and bourbons. A knowledgeable guide will pour and walk you through the nuances of flavors and brands of your favorite spirits. 
  2. Craft Cocktails at the Mansion: What to learn to create your own balanced and flavorful cocktails? This mixology class at the mansion gives you the tools and insight to create drinks at home that rival any craft cocktail bar. 
  3. Meadery Tour and Tasting: Honeytree Meadery in East Nashville is taking this ancient beverage and bringing a modern twist to this honey wine. This experience includes a guided tour and tasting. 
The best Whiskey Tours in Nashville near our luxurious bed and breakfast

Book Your Lodging at our Historic Nashville Bed and Breakfast

One of the most essential parts of a vacation is your lodging, and staying at Belle Air Mansion is so much more than just a place to keep your bags and rest. As a bed-and-breakfast-style property, our level of hospitality is unmatched. There’s nothing cookie-cutter about our service, guest accommodations, or amenities. We offer an around-the-clock concierge, a homecooked breakfast with Southern favorites each morning of your stay, and a historic setting for one of the most memorable getaways to Nashville.

Our bed and breakfast in Nashville has an array of lodging options. Whether you’re traveling with romance in mind or with a group of friends and family, we have lodging accommodations to fit your needs. Our property is set on six acres and has 15 rooms, 10 in the main house and five in the retreat house. We can also provide meeting space for large groups, including meeting rooms and a corporate training room ideal for those heading to Nashville for business travel or events. 

For those heading out on the best whiskey tours in Nashville, feel free to ask our welcoming staff and innkeepers for advice on transportation or places to go. You’ll have the best time exploring, especially knowing that our comfortable accommodations will be awaiting your return. Start planning your next exciting getaway to Nashville and book your room at our luxurious bed and breakfast today! 

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