Blackberry Farm

Friends of the Farm

Andrew Harper

(Walland, T.N.; September 18, 2012)— The September issue of Andrew Harper’s Hideaway Report has announced their annual readers survey, awarding Blackberry Farm the title of the #1 Food & Wine Resort in the World and the #2 Hideaway in America.   The Readers’ Survey list is generated as a result of the loyal members of Andrew Harper’s Hideaway Report who annually cast their votes for their favorite hotels and resorts under the classifications of beach resorts, city hotels, family, food & wine, golf and spa.  Thanks to their uniqueexpertise and informed opinions, the Readers’ Survey results have become a trusted measure of quality in the world of travel.
“We are so honored to receive not one, but two accolades from the readers of Andrew Harper’s Hideaway Report and want to sincerely thank Andrew Harper, as well as all of our past guests and friends of Blackberry Farm who helped to make this achievement possible,” stated Blackberry Farm Proprietor Sam Beall.
Situated on a 4,200 acre estate in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains, with additional access to 5,000 acres of private wilderness, Blackberry Farm is a 62-room property providing world-class luxury and adventure activities. Paying homage to locally grown and sourced ingredients, Blackberry Farm is celebrated as an unrivaled food and wine destination, providing farm-to-table cuisine, as well as an impressive wine cellar that contains 180,000 bottles of wine from around the world. Activities include fly fishing, horseback riding, hiking,sporting clays, yoga, cycling, and mountain biking.  The perfect destination for business and pleasure, Blackberry Farm offers various meeting rooms, an Aveda-Destination Spa and annual music, epicurean, enrichment and adventure events throughout the year.
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About Blackberry Farm:
Blackberry Farm – often described as “Easy to get to. Hard to leave” is located in the heart of the Great Smoky Mountains of East Tennessee. Named the #1 Food & Wine resort in the world and the #2 Hideaway in America in 2012 by Andrew Harper’s Hideaway Report, and #1 Resort in North America by Travel + Leisure’s 2011 World’s Best Awards, this 62-room Relais & Châteaux property offers some of the world’s finest wines, cuisine, fly fishing, horseback riding, hiking, sport clay, cycling, and mountain biking opportunities. In addition to an abundance of outdoor activities, Blackberry Farm offers an Aveda-Destination Spa and a series of annual culinary, enrichment and adventure events. For reservations and information, please call (800)-993-7824 or visit