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Event Celebrates Year 14 on Friday, October 12

Tickets for the Franklin Wine Festival, presented by Cool Springs Wines & Spirits and supported by Nissan are on sale now for the 14th annual event held at The Factory at Franklin.  Advance tickets are available at for $89.

The Franklin Wine Festival offers a truly exceptional wine tasting of more than 300 vintages paired with offerings from Middle Tennessee’s most sought after restaurants creating an unforgettable experience. Fantastic live entertainment, a diverse silent auction, an artisan Biergarten, a fun photo booth, and a unique fundraising competition – King and Queen of the Vines – round out to create a perfect evening within the always interesting Factory at Franklin.


Approximately 2,000 attendees sample from more than 300 wines throughout the Factory at Franklin, courtesy of the Franklin Wine Festival benefiting Big Brothers Big Sisters. 
More than 250 volunteers assist with the evening.

Photo credit: Wade Punch, used with permission

A preliminary event, the Royal Court Announcement Party, will be held Wednesday, August 22 at up, the rooftop lounge at Fairfield Inn & Suites in the Nashville Gulch. The six individuals that will be fundraising in a competition for the coveted King and Queen of the Vines crown and tiara will be kicking off their campaigns and introduced to the public. Tickets for that event are also on sale for $25 on the event website.

All proceeds from the Franklin Wine Festival benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters and allow the organization to offer mentoring programs to young people throughout Middle Tennessee. To date the annual event has raised more than $1.9 Million for the charity.

Event information is available at