Food and Drink in Shelbyville, TN
Local and regional cuisine usually defines an area and Shelbyville is no different. Residents and visitors can enjoy a variety of restaurants in Shelbyville and the surrounding region, some featuring local flavors and farm-to-table recipes as well as wines and beers from around the State of Tennessee.
Bedford County's restaurants run the gamut from upscale dining to casual‚ down-home cafés. Combined with a variety of homegrown products, the food scene here adds up to rich local flavor.
Just outside of Shelbyville is Bedford County's only winery: Tri-Star Vineyards & Winery on Scales Road‚ seven miles north off U.S. 41A. About 2‚000 guests – some from as far as Australia and South Africa – tour the five-acre winery each year and watch as grapes from 2‚200 vines are made into Tennessee wine ranging from dry to sweet and from white to deep reds. The winery also makes fruit and berry wines‚ including blackberry‚ apple‚ strawberry‚ plum and cherry.