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5 Things You Didn’t Know About The Apple Barn in Sevierville TN

If you’ve never been to The Apple Barn in Sevierville TN, you definitely need to go the next time you’re in town! There are so many cool places to visit in this shopping area, including a winery and a candle shop. Even if you have visited The Apple Barn Village before, there might be some things you don’t know about it! Check out these 5 things you didn’t know about The Apple Barn in Sevierville TN:

1. The Apple Barn is a real barn.

apple barn in sevierville tnThe general store and cider mill are actually built inside a real barn! The Apple Barn was built in 1910 as part of a real farm. Two families, the Hicks and Kilpatrick, bought the property in 1972, and in 1980, they started renovating the old cattle barn to make it into The Apple Barn.

2. There are 2 Apple Barn restaurants on site.

Apple Barn Village doesn’t have just one restaurant — it has two! The Applewood Farmhouse Restaurant was established in 1986, and the old farmhouse was transformed into an eatery where people from all over the world could enjoy delicious southern food. Due to the popularity of the original Apple Barn restaurant, the Applewood Farmhouse Grille was built to help with the overflow! Both restaurants serve the same delicious southern cuisine, and you’ll find all kinds of signature dishes, including chicken and dumplings, meatloaf, and fried chicken, Of course, with every meal, you’ll get complimentary apple fritters, apple butter, and apple julep!

3. You can watch cider be made in the fall.

Apple Barn Cider House in SeviervilleIf you love apple cider, you definitely will want to visit The Apple Barn in Sevierville TN! The apples grown in the orchards on the property are harvested during peak season, and then are taken to the kitchens and distilleries on the property. In the fall, you can actually watch the distillers make apple cider! There’s nothing cooler than getting a behind-the-scenes look at how some of the delicious products are made at one of your favorite places to visit! You can also watch candy and ice cream being made as well.

4. They sell hard cider at the winery.

You probably already know that there is an Apple Barn Winery. What you may not know is The Apple Barn sells hard cider as well! The Cider House is now a part of the Rocky Top Wine Trail, which is a free wine trail where you can go around and try all kinds of wine at local wineries. There are a variety of hard cider flavors, including Sip Gingerly, Cider House Blues, and Berry Patch.

5. All of the wines are made from apples.

apple barn wineryOnce you visit the Cider House, you’ll want to head over to the winery, where you will find all kinds of wine, but this wine isn’t made from grapes! Just like quite a few of the pastries and other dishes on the property, this wine is made from the apples grown in the orchard! You’ll find classics, such as merlot, muscadine, and white wine, but you’ll also find some unique flavors, including apple pomegranate, apple strawberry, and apple cherry.

If you’re curious about this entertainment complex, learn more about what you can do when you visit The Apple Barn here!

Now you know a little more about The Apple Barn in Sevierville TN, including its shops and the famous Apple Barn restaurant! You won’t want to miss out on visiting the next time you stay with us. Wondering what else you can do when you’re in town? Check out these other fun things to do in Pigeon Forge for some ideas!