Tuesday, May 01, 2018 12:45 PM


After four years of taking place at First Tennessee Pavilion, The Tennessee Whiskey Festival is adopting a new date and a new location, it was announced today. The event, which features more than 40 whiskey, bourbon and rye tasting booths, as well as the newly named Jim Brewer Wing Competition, live music and food tastings, will take placeSept. 15in the Glenn Miller Gardens at the Chattanooga Choo Choo. Proceeds will benefit the Hart Gallery. The gallery on Main Street offers homeless people and other non-traditional artists an opportunity to create and sell their artwork for their benefit. As part of the event, there will be an intimate Whiskey Supper in the historic Chattanooga Choo Choo Terminal Station dome the night before. It will be resented by George Dickel and will feature culinary creations from James Beard nominated Chef Erik Neil of Easy Bistro, Main Street Meats, and Scenic City Supper Club. There will also be a silent auction at the supper benefiting Hart Gallery. The supper is a separate ticketed event with limited tickets available. The Wing Competition that is part of the festival has been renamed in honor the late Jim Brewer. Brewer was an avid supporter of Chattanooga ...

News source: Times Free Press

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