Enjoy a Leisurely Evening with Local Wine Distributors in the Beall Family Rose Garden

Roses blooming in the garden
​The Beall Family Rose Garden, pictured above, will be in full bloom for next week's event. Image courtesy  Alan Windham, UTIA. 

Next Thursday, June 28, the University of Tennessee Gardens will be hosting Roses & Rosé, its annual wine tasting event. The Beall Family Rose Garden will be at its peak with blooming and fragrant roses of all varieties, and a variety of rosé wines hand-selected by Ashe’s Wine and Spirits will be available to sample. Hors d’oeuvres, music and an opportunity to support the UT Gardens are all rolled together into what is expected to be a lovely evening.

The event begins at 5:30 p.m. and concludes at 7:30 p.m. with pre-registration required. Tickets are $30 per person, or $20 per person for anyone not drinking wine. Valid ID is required for entry and tickets are not available to anyone under 21.

Tickets can be purchased here​. The deadline for registration is June 25. A portion of each ticket purchase benefits the UT Gardens. 

The UT Gardens includes plant collections located in Knoxville, Jackson and Crossville. Designated as the official botanical garden for the State of Tennessee, the collections are part of the UT Institute of Agriculture. The Gardens’ mission is to foster appreciation, education and stewardship of plants through garden displays, educational programs and research trials. The Gardens are open during all seasons and free to the public. For more information, see the Gardens website: ag.tennessee.edu/utg.

The University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture celebrates 50 years of excellence in providing Real. Life. Solutions. through teaching, discovery and service. ag.tennessee.edu​.



Beth Willis, UT Gardens, 865-974-2712,
ewillis2@utk.edu  ​