8 Reasons Why Valentine's Day is Delicious in the Knoxville Area

5 Feb 2019 11:33 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Bring your Valentine, Galantine, or treat yourself to some self-love because there are plenty of options to indulge with Knoxville Chamber of Commerce members this Valentine’s Day.


Valentine Wine & Food Pairing ♥ 5:30-6:30 pm ♥ Elk Rock Grille

Just in time for the holiday, Nearwood Winery & Vineyards is teaming up with Elk Rock Grille to bring a delicious wine and food pairing. Treat your sweetie to a fun evening and learn something about how you can pair wine and food anytime. You will be served sumptuous small bites of Elk Rock Grille specialties together with pre-selected, paired Nearwood wines. Nearwood Winery will provide entertaining guidance on why certain foods and wines go together and how to achieve an optimal dining experience whether you eat out or cook at home.

This event is reservation only and will be presented at the Elk Rock Grille on Thursday, Feb. 7, at 5:30pm. Must be 21 years of age or older to attend. Call Elk Rock Grille at 641.226.1678 for reservations for the Wine & Food Pairing event.


Wine & Chocolate Pairing ♥ 10:00 am-6:00 pm ♥ Tassel Ridge Winery

Celebrate Valentine’s month with a Wine & Chocolate Pairing at Tassel Ridge Winery. Tassel Ridge Winery has paired four Tassel Ridge wines with four different chocolates from Chocolaterie Stam. Taste all four and find your favorite(s)! $10 per person, plus tax—Harvest Club Member & 1 Guest: $5 per person, plus tax.


Valentine's Day Wine & Dine ♥ 5-9 pm ♥ Elk Rock Grille

Treat your special someone to an incredible Valentine's Day Wine & Dine experience with live music by acoustic guitarist Tom Buckmiller from 6-8 pm. Menu options include: lobster tail and Filet de Bergo; shrimp scampi and bacon wrapped filet; salmon and Filet de Bergo; Prime New York Strip and shrimp; and chicken Alfredo. A full menu can be found at elkrockgrille.com/events.

Please make reservations by February 11 at
elkrockgrille.com/events or by calling 641-226-1678.

Valentine's Day with Peace Tree & Cranberry Stone ♥ 4-6 pm ♥ Peace Tree Brewing Co.

From 4:00-6:00 pm, buy a half dozen of Cranberry Stone Bakery cupcakes and get $2 off your choice of 6 pack. Cupcakes available for purchase include: Dutch Letter, White Raspberry, Triple Chocolate, White Wedding Cake, Homemade Hostess, and Sweet Strawberry Cream. $10 for 6 cupcakes or $20 for 12 cupcakes.

There will also be taproom special from 4:00-10:00 pm (while supplies last). Imperial Blonde will be tapped that evening so pair a 5oz Imperial Blonde and a mini
Cranberry Stone Bakery cupcake for only $6!

Valentine's Specials ♥ 5-9 pm ♥ One Eleven Public House

Indulge on specials of lobster lasagna or prime rib and enjoy red velvet layered cake or crème brûlée for dessert.

Morgan Wallace of MW Images will be on hand with a set up to take photos, candid or posed! You’ll be able to purchase the photos from her website. 

Reservations required for groups of 5 or more.

Valentine's Day Dinner ♥ 6-8:30 pm ♥ Atlantic & Pacific Pub

Treat yourself and your Valentine to a Valentine’s Dinner at Atlantic & Pacific Pub! Cocktail hour will begin at 6:00 pm. Appetizers will be set out to enjoy while you mingle.

At 7:00pm guests will be seated and served soup & a mixed green salad. Following is the main course consisting of steak topped with shrimp, twice baked potato, bacon green beans, and a dinner roll. Dessert will be served shortly after.

All guests must RSVP and pay ahead of time. Deadline for reservations and payments is 5:00 pm on Tuesday February 12th. You can RSVP through the Facebook page, call the Pub @ 641-828-8008, or in person at the Pub or Candi’s Flowers. Cost is $90 per couple or $50 for an individual.

Valentine's Day Dinner ♥ 5:30-8 pm ♥ Coffee Connection

A special dinner menu and live music will be available all night long. No reservations required.


Valentine's Wine Dinner ♥ 6 pm ♥ Tassel Ridge Winery

Treat your Valentine to a romantic evening at Tassel Ridge Winery. Begin with wine tasting in our Tasting Room and then enjoy a gourmet three-course dinner. A mixed greens salad with dried cranberries, feta, pistachios, and balsamic vinaigrette paired with Tassel Ridge Prelude will be followed by prime rib with roasted fingerling potatoes and bacon-wrapped grilled asparagus paired with Tassel Ridge 2014 Iowa Marquette, or if you prefer a sweeter wine, Iowa Candleglow® Red. For dessert, indulge in a chocolate molten lava cake paired with Tassel Ridge Oskyfizzante® Pink.

 Advance prepaid, non-refundable, reservations required by Thursday, February 14. Call the Winery at 641.672.WINE (9463) to make reservations. $55 per person, plus tax—Harvest Club Member & 1 Guest: $50 per person, plus tax (includes wine tasting, dinner, wine paired with each course, and gratuity).


Do you want to have your Valentine’s event included in this blog? Email us at director@knoxvilleiachamber.com.


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