Watauga Lake Winery is located in Johnson County, TN. Johnson County and Carter County, Tennessee is included in the American Viticulture Area known as the "Appalachian High Country" AVA. This designation indicates a specific geographical area a wine comes from where the grapes were grown that has particular climatic and geographical features. The wine made from the grapes grown in an AVA region is unique from anywhere else in the country.
Watauga Lake Winery is an estate winery producing over 10 varieties of wine. The winery is located in the "haunted" historic Big Dry Run Schoolhouse at 6952 Big Dry Run Road, Butler, TN.