How many wineries are there in Kentucky?
Kentucky currently boasts more than sixty wineries.
Can I visit Kentucky’s wineries?
Most of our wineries are open to the public. However, please visit our wineries page for more information about individual tasting room hours of operation. And, it’s always a good idea to call the winery you wish to visit before hitting the road. Be sure to check out our events calendar for special activities at our various wineries. Watch videos to get a “taste” of what you’ll experience at our wineries.
How many vineyards are there?
Kentucky grapevine acreage is currently estimated at 600.
How much wine does Kentucky produce?
An estimated 100,000 cases (more than 200,000 gallons) are currently produced annually.
What types of grapes grow well in Kentucky?
Kentucky’s geography, climate and soil make it suitable for growing a wide variety of grapes, but not all grapes flourish here. Check out our grape glossary or watch our “From Soil to Grape” videos for details.
Where can I purchase Kentucky wine?
Most of our wineries’ tasting rooms provide the opportunity to purchase bottles of wine for enjoyment at home. Plus, a growing number of retail outlets carry Kentucky wine and numerous restaurants in the state proudly serve our wine. Check out our Where to Buy page for details or watch our “Try Kentucky Wine” video.