Three Days of Love | February 13 – 15, 2019 | City Winery Nashville


Back by popular demand!


Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Three Days of Love in our Barrel Room Restaurant & Wine Bar! Enjoy our specialty Valentine’s Day menu created by Executive Chef Donald Counts with champagne specials from Beverage Director Evan Danielson. Three days of love for Valentine’s Day – February 13 – 15, 2019! Wine inspired, globally influenced, locally sourced… all made with love in urban wine country. Regular dinner menu & bar offerings will still be available. Click here to make a reservation!


Three Days of Love Menu


Appetizer – $16
Lump Crab Cakes / Sautéed Langoustine / Lime-Tomato-Dill Vinaigrette

Stuffed Salmon – $26
Crab Stuffing / Confit Fennel / Marinated Heirloom Cherry Tomatoes / Farro

Polenta Napoleon – $18
Grilled Polenta Cakes / Roasted Tomato / Marinated Mozzarella / Basil Pesto / Charred Red Onion / Shaved Parmesan Cheese

Chicken Saltimbocca – $24
Prosciutto/ Mozzarella / Sage / Sweet Pea and Mushroom Risotto / Herb Demi Glaze

Dessert – $9
Warm Poached Pear / Mascarpone Ice Cream / Salted Caramel Sauce


Champagne Specials

Domaine Bousquet, Mendoza – NV     $58 $40
Jean-Francois Merieau ‘Bulles de Genie’ Rosé, Touraine – NV     $64 $52
Besserat de Bellefon Rosé, Eperney – NV     $115 $85
Veuve Cliquot, Reims – NV     $147 $115
Sea Smoke “Sea Spray” Blanc de Noir, Santa Rita Hills – 2011 & 2012     $230 $150


Executive Chef Donald Counts
Beverage Director Evan Danielson

Click here to make a reservation!

Shut Down? Drink Up! | City Winery Nashville



We feel bad for the hundreds of thousands of government employees affected days before Christmas and the holiday break without pay. The White House and Congress can’t work it out over a border wall, and meanwhile, our government’s employees need a drink.  In fact, everyone should be sitting around a table breaking bread and having a drink. Come on by and relax, Music City.

Are you a government employee?

Enjoy $1 glass of City Winery wine on tap in any room in the building.

While supplies last. Limit one per person.


Click here to make a reservation in our Barrel Room Restaurant & Wine Bar.

Note: City Winery Nashville is closed December 24-25, 2018. Happy Holidays!

New Year’s Eve in our Barrel Room Restaurant & Wine Bar | City Winery Nashville


Celebrate New Year’s Eve with City Winery Nashville in our Barrel Room Restaurant & Wine Bar! Enjoy our delicious specialty NYE menu from Executive Chef Donald Counts. Reservations are filling up quickly, so hurry up, Music City! Click here to make a reservation.

New Year’s Eve Specials:

Shrimp & Grits $28 – Fresh Shrimp / Local Stone Ground / White Cheddar Whiskey Grits / Mushroom / Gifford’s Bacon / Chives

Surf & Turf $44 – Marinated Petit Filet / Butter-Poached Lobster Tail / Rosemary Whipped Potato / Sautéed Kale

Red Wine Chocolate Cake $8 – White Chocolate Buttercream Frosting / Chocolate Ganache

*Additionally, we will offer a limited version of our regular dinner menu.

Click here to make a reservation. Want something more? Click here to purchase tickets to our NYE Champagne Dinner in our Winery! Early & late seatings available. Or click here to purchase tickets to our Marc Broussard New Year’s Eve early or late shows in the venue. Meet & greet available, too. Cheers!

October 2018 – Grapes & Gourds at City Winery Nashville


City Winery Nashville is excited to announce our October 2018 Grapes & Gourds in our Barrel Room Restaurant & Wine Bar! Executive Chef Donald Counts and Beverage Director Evan Danielson will be serving weekly specials featuring autumn-inspired cuisine with delicious wine pairings from our own local winery!

October 1 – 7, 2018
Pumpkin and Goat Cheese Dip with Rye Chips $10
Paired with: “Capitol” Cabernet Franc
Alder Springs Vineyard – Mendocino, California, 2015 $14/$41

October 8 – 14, 2018
Grape, Prosciutto and Goat Cheese Bruschetta $10
Paired with: “Music Row” Merlot
Atlas Peak, California, 2015 $13/$38

October 15 – 21, 2018
Squash Fritters with Sage Cream $12
Paired with: “615” Sauvignon Blanc
Windrem Vineyard – Lake County, California, 2016 $11/$32

October 22 – 28, 2018
Pumpkin Rösti with Wild Mushrooms $12
Paired with: “Centennial” Chardonnay
Scopus Vineyard – Sonoma Mountain, California, 2017 $13/$38

All month long during October 2018. Dine in our Barrel Room Restaurant & Wine Bar to experience the wonder of Grapes & Gourds! Click here to make a reservation with OpenTable.

Announcing our new Culinary Team! | City Winery Nashville


City Winery Nashville is excited to introduce four new additions to its all-star culinary team: Executive Chef Donald Counts, Executive Sous Chef Jason Heim, Event Sous Chef Daniel Glavan and Sous Chef David Prigmore. Together, Counts, Heim, Glavan and Prigmore will oversee the venue’s food programs, including a new menu launching this fall.

“We are absolutely thrilled that all four of these culinary talents have chosen to join our team,” said General Manager Joe Guerra. “This is an incredibly well-versed group of chefs and we’re excited to witness all that they’ll do to maximize the dining experience here at City Winery Nashville.”



A native of Mississippi, Counts brings over 16 years of experience to his role at City Winery Nashville. Throughout his career, Counts has overseen many kitchens and trained under several acclaimed chefs. Most recently, Counts served as the executive chef at Harvest at Homestead Manor—a farm-to-table restaurant located inside the historic antebellum Homestead Manor. Counts has also been the executive chef at Gray’s on Main, Puckett’s Boathouse and Steamer’s Seafood in Hilton Head, SC. In 2017, Counts was recognized by the Greater Nashville Hospitality Association as Chef of the Year.



Heim brings over 24 years of impressive culinary experience to City Winery Nashville. In addition to having a culinary certification from the Philadelphia Culinary Institute, Heim has also served as executive chef at The Honeysuckle, Bayou Catering and Sheraton Hotel, as well as the executive sous chef at Old Natchez Country Club and Foxland Harbor Country Club.


Glavan’s culinary career began while attending the Art Institute of Tennessee where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Restaurant Management and Culinary Arts. Since then, Glavan has served as sous chef at both the Sunset Grill and FLYTE World Dining & Wine.


Prigmore’s promotion to sous chef comes 10 months after coming on board as a line cook. Prior to joining the team at City Winery Nashville, Prigmore committed himself to learning the ins and outs of the industry, and over an eight-year span, gained experience in every position from pit master to server.


City Winery Nashville’s cuisine is carefully curated to complement the restaurant’s extensive wine list and represent the regions where many of the urban winery’s grapes are sourced—including Mediterranean, Italian, French Spanish and Middle Eastern cuisines. We’re excited to launch our seasonal fall menu later this month! Stay tuned.

Click here to make a reservation & view our seasonal menus!

September 2018 – Fall Into Harvest at City Winery Nashville


It’s Harvest Season at City Winery! As Nashville’s first urban winery, we’re proud to create locally made wine using grapes from all over the world. During the month of September, our winemaking team and City Winery staff are hard at work during our winery’s crush process and planning for the next steps for fermentation, blending and so much more. In addition to this busy time in our winery, we’re also excited to announce our September 2018 Fall Into Harvest in our Barrel Room Restaurant & Wine Bar. Executive Chef Donald Counts and Beverage Director Jenelle Engleson will be serving weekly specials during Happy Hour – Monday-Friday, 5-7PM! All month long!

Plus, every purchase from our specialty Harvest Happy Hour menu in our Barrel Room Restaurant & Wine Bar includes a special note from our local winemaker and complimentary taste of our crop’s raw grape product.*
*subject to availability

City Winery House-Made Wines
1/2 off – All Month Long!

“615” Sauvignon Blanc – Lake County, California, ‘17
“Centennial” Chardonnay – Sonoma Mountain, California, ‘17 – Scopus Vineyard
“River Pearl” Roussanne – Mendocino, California, ‘17 – Alder Springs Vineyard
“Melrosé” Rosé of Syrah – North Coast, California, ‘17
“Music City” Pinot Noir – Santa Maria, California, ‘16
“Grand Ole” Grenache – Mendocino, California, ‘16 – Alder Springs Vineyard
“Music Row” Merlot – Atlas Peak, California, ‘15
“Capitol” Cabernet Franc – Mendocino, California, ‘15 – Alder Springs Vineyard

Weekly Specialty Dishes

September 3 – 9, 2018 - Savory Olive Cheesecake – $12
September 10 – 16, 2018 – Ham and Gruyere Thumbprint Pastries – $10
September 17 – 23, 2018 – Chorizo Stuffed Dates wrapped in Bacon – $12
September 24 – 30, 2018  – Goat Cheese Stuffed Figs with Honey and Pistachio – $13

All month long during September 2018. Dine in our Barrel Room Restaurant & Wine Bar to experience the wonder of Fall Into Harvest! Click here to make a reservation with OpenTable.



Our winery facility is designed to integrate the winemaking process with consumption and enjoyment of wine. The results are terrific: world-class wines being produced in the city, our urban wine country. This is an unparalleled experience with unique insight into wine.

“Welcome to Harvest Season at City Winery Nashville. This exciting time marks the beginning of our winemaking process, and every new vintage created in our urban winery brings a different characteristic of wine to your table.

Here at City Winery, we are fortunate to work with high quality crop from some of the world’s best producing vineyards. Because of this attention to detail, our wine can compare with some of the most esteemed wine producers on a global level. The only difference is… we make our wine in the heart of a major metropolitan city.


Bill Anton

Local Winemaker, City Winery Nashville

Click here to learn more about our winery tours and tasting bar!

New Expanded Hours! Tasting Bar | City Winery Nashville

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Nashville! You love our Tasting Bar so much… we’re expanding the hours! Now, you can enjoy a tasting of City Winery wines Thursday – Sunday, 12-5PM.
Explore Nashville’s first fully-functioning urban winery with a tasting of locally made wines, right in the heart of Music City. With a special tasting menu of red and white house-made wines, you can experience four different varietals created right in your own backyard for only $10! Purchase a bottle of retail wine during your tasting, and your tasting is FREE!
No need for a reservation. Just walk right up to the Tasting Bar in our Lobby at your convenience. Thursday – Sunday, 12-5PM. Also, perfect activity for you & your friends while waiting for a table in our Barrel Room Restaurant & Wine Bar!
To inquire about private tasting options or to book a winery tour, please email or call 615-324-1010. Click here to learn more about winemaking at City Winery Nashville.

August 2018 – Tomato & Vine at City Winery Nashville


City Winery Nashville is excited to announce our August 2018 Tomato & Vine in our Barrel Room Restaurant & Wine Bar! Executive Chef Donald Counts and Beverage Director Jenelle Engleson will be serving weekly specials made from locally harvested tomatoes and wine pairings from our winery here in downtown Music City!

August 1 – 7, 2018
Jam and Bread $10
Tomato Jam/ Arugula Pesto/ Ricotta/ Baguette
Pairing: ‘615’ Sauvignon Blanc $11
Lake County, California, ‘17

August 8 – 14, 2018
Fried Green Tomatoes $12
Local Green Tomatoes/Pimento Cheese/Bacon Jam/ Purple Cabbage Slaw dressed with Comeback Sauce
Pairing: River Pearl Roussanne $13
Mendocino, California, ‘17

August 15 – 21, 2018
Southern Tomato Panzanella $12
Jalapeno and Bacon Cornbread/ Local mixed Cherry Tomatoes/ Herbed Buttermilk Dressing/ Crispy Proscuitto/ Lost River Creamery White Cheddar
Pairing: Centennial Chardonnay $13
Sonoma Mountain, California, ‘17

August 22 – 28, 2018
Savory Tomato Galette $11
Local Tomatoes/Mozzarella/Herbs de Provance/ Balsamic reduction
Pairing: Grand Ole Grenache $13
Mendocino, California, ‘16

All month long during August 2018. Dine in our Barrel Room Restaurant & Wine Bar to experience the wonder of Tomato & Vine! Click here to make a reservation with OpenTable.

Tennessee Brew Works Releases City Winery Beer Collaboration


Tennessee Brew Works Releases City Winery Beer Collaboration
2018 Belgian Strong Ale Aged in City Winery Pinot Noir Barrels

NASHVILLE, TENN. – (July 12, 2018) – Tennessee Brew Works, the Nashville, Tennessee based brewer of the Southern Wit®, 1927® IPA, State Park Blonde, Extra Easy®, Basil Ryeman® and Walk the Lime® announces the release of the 2018 Limited Edition Belgian Strong Ale aged in City Winery 2015 Vintage Pinot Noir barrels. The newest release, 22oz wax-dipped bottles, will be available at 2 p.m. on Friday, July 13, at the Tennessee Brew Works’ Taproom at 809 Ewing Ave, Nashville. Please limit 2 per customer.

Known for the culinary-minded craft beer creations, often sourcing from brewer and chef collaborations, Tennessee Brew Works has developed a reputation in beer, food and wine circles. The brewery is located in downtown Nashville, just a few doors down from City Winery’s onsite winery, restaurant and venue. Additionally, the Tennessee Brew Works taproom offers two of City Winery’s Nashville-inspired wines made at the downtown urban winery on their tap wall at all times.

The Belgian Strong Ale, aged in City Winery Pinot Noir Barrels has ABV: 8%, IBU: 30, and is a malt-forward Belgian Strong Ale with aromas and flavors of fig, plum, apricot and tart cherry, followed by a subtle dry oak finish. As the beer matures, beer and wine lovers will experience an evolution of wonderful stone fruit and red berry flavors.

“As the only working winery in downtown, Nashville, City Winery has the unique opportunity to collaborate with our friendly neighbors, like Tennessee Brew Works, through the art of winemaking. For a second year in a row, we’re proud to have partnered with our Pie Town friends for a delicious beer using our 2015 Music City Pinot Noir barrels. This specific wine was awarded 92 points & Gold Medal “Exceptional” Rating by and is incredibly aromatic with a strong violet and floral aroma. The subtle tannin structure offers delicious texture and a smooth finish with bursts of strawberry and blackberry. Once again, we’re proud to work with the talented brewmasters at Tennessee Brew Work,” said City Winery Nashville Local Winemaker Bill Anton

This beer will be available at the Tennessee Brew Works taproom, City Winery Nashville and limited outside retail locations.

About Tennessee Brew Works

Tennessee Brew Works was born from a love for craft beer. A local start-up which began over a home-brew session, they ultimately celebrated their first professional brew in August 2013. Tennessee Brew Works is 100% owned and operated by folks in Tennessee. They brew beers using only natural ingredients and flavors, and source them from local farmers whenever possible. Their motto: “We work hard to create high quality craft beer that makes Tennessee proud. Our culture places importance on family, friends, and community, and we hope you’ll be a part of it.” For more info visit


Dine in our Barrel Room Restaurant & Wine Bar to try this delicious collaboration for yourself! Click here to make a reservation with OpenTable.

Bastille Day Brunch 2018: City Winery Nashville

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City Winery Nashville is excited to announce our Bastille Day Brunch on Saturday, July 14, 2018! This event has FREE admission in our Barrel Room Restaurant & Wine Bar. Reservations recommended. Click here to make a reservation with OpenTable. We’ll be serving a specialty menu inspired by French cuisine with wine pairings from our Beverage Director Jenelle Engleson! Brunch is 10:30AM – 2PM. Regular brunch menu will also be offered.

Bastille Day Brunch will also feature the musical stylings of international touring artist Suzahn Fiering! As a guitarist, vocalist, composer & educator, the sounds of Suzahn Fiering will echo throughout our Barrel Room Restaurant & Wine Bar from 11AM – 1PM. If you’d like to hear her beautiful mixture of jazz, blues & gypsy-americana, make sure your reservation is booked during these special hours.


Specialty Food Menu

Quiche Lorraine
Swiss Cheese / Giffords Bacon with Spring Mix Salad / Balsamic Dressing… 12

Monte Cristo
Ham / Turkey / Swiss on Brioche, Battered and Fried / Red Currant Jelly / Powdered Sugar… 14

Specialty Beverage Menu

French 75… 10
Brokers Gin, Lemon, Sugar, Sparkling wine

Sidecar… 14
Pierre Ferrand Cognac, Cointreau, Lemon

Kir Royale… 12
Chambord, Sparkling wine


Dine in our Barrel Room Restaurant & Wine Bar to experience the wonder of Bastille Day Brunch 2018! Click here to make a reservation with OpenTable.