Taste the Masters & Makers Trail in Franklin this February

FRANKLIN, Tenn. – Meet the makers who are crafting the spirits and brewing the hops along Williamson County’s Masters & Makers Trail throughout February in the downtown Franklin Visitor Center. From 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., each weekend in February through March 3, the “Makers” behind each of the brews and spirits along the Masters & Makers Trail will be on hand, sharing not only the stories behind their locally crafted products but also samples and advice on food pairings and cocktails.

February 3: Arrington Vineyards

February 10: Leiper’s Fork Distillery

February 17: H Clark Distillery

February 24: Mantra Artisan Ales

March 3: Mill Creek Brewing Co.

“We’re proud to bring the unique experiences of the Masters & Makers Trail to the Visitor Center in downtown Franklin,” said Visit Franklin President & CEO Ellie Westman Chin. “Guests can get a taste of what each trail stop has to offer then walk down the street to experience it paired with their meal or as part of a new cocktail. We hope that once people experience a sample of the trail at the Visitor Center, they will visit each of the locations and experience these wonderful places for themselves.”

The Masters & Makers Trail is a 70-mile trail that traverses Williamson County, linking the county’s winery, breweries, and distilleries. Launched in June of 2017, the Masters & Makers Trail has already garnered national media attention for its unique combination and variety of libations and experiences offered along the trail.


The Williamson County Convention & Visitors Bureau (WCCVB) is the official destination marketing organization for Franklin and the unique communities of Williamson County, Tennessee. The WCCVB stimulates economic growth through the promotion of travel and tourism assets such as history, music, attractions, entertainment, the arts, and events to visitors from around the world. For information on Franklin and Williamson County, visit us on the web at VisitFranklin.com.


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