By Emilia Beth Mink There are many trails in and around the Great Smoky Mountains. However, there is one trail that does not require your hiking boots or trekking poles: The Rocky Top Wine Trail. All you need is a vehicle and a desire to check out the unique wines of East Tennessee. There are five wineries on the trail, from Kodak to Gatlinburg  -- a route filled with spectacular scenery. Starting at Eagle Springs, a winery visible from Interstate 40 east of Knoxville. To get there take Exit 407 then tur...

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