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Dr. Tom Cottrell’s Selected Books on Wine

Posted by administrator on April 04, 2012  /   Posted in News

As the Extensions Specialist in Enology at the University of Kentucky, Dr. Tom Cottrell consults and aids numerous wineries within the Commonwealth to ensure that the Bluegrass State produces good, consistent wines. He began his wine career in Napa Valley, founding Cuvaison in 1970 and then co-founding Pine Ridge Winery in 1979.  In 1982, Cottrell

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River Bend Winery- Bourbon Barrel Red

Posted by administrator on April 02, 2012  /   Posted in Uncategorized

Producer:  River Bend Winery            Wine Name: Bourbon Barrel Red       Varietal: Chambourcin Appellation (if applicable): Kentucky Alcohol: 11.5% Category: red Suggested Retail Price: $9.99 a bottle Retail Locations: River Bend Winery, Cox’s Outlet, Westport Whiskey, Liquor World, Top Hat, Graffs Liquors Tasting Notes: Sweeter Kentucky Wine, aged in bourbon barrels, made in downtown Louisville, official wine

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2012 Kentucky Derby Festival Wine Competition

Posted by administrator on March 26, 2012  /   Posted in News

The Run for the Roses may not take place until May, but festivities tied to the most exciting two minutes in sports are already well underway in Falls City. One such event, the 2012 Kentucky Derby Festival Wine Competition, was held on March, 21st at the historic Brown Hotel in downtown Louisville.  A number of

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McIntyre’s Winery & Berries- Blackberry Table Wine

Posted by administrator on March 26, 2012  /   Posted in Uncategorized

Producer: Tommy McIntyre Wine Name:  Blackberry Table Wine Varietal: Blackberry Alcohol: 12% Catagory:  Red/Fruit Retail: $12.00 Tasting Notes:  A semi-dry, 100% blackberry flavor,with just a little “punch at the end.” This is a wonderfully crafted fruit wine that you’ll most certainly enjoy. https://store.mcintyreswinery.com/products.asp?p=3603 

Smith-Berry Vineyard and Winery- Cabernet Sauvignon

Posted by administrator on March 19, 2012  /   Posted in Uncategorized

Producer: Smith-Berry Vineyard and Winery  Wine Name: Kentucky Cabernet Sauvignon  Varietal: Cabernet Sauvignon   Alcohol: 13.6%  Category:   Red  Suggested Retail Price: $19.95  Retail Locations: Smith-Berry Winery and The Wine Rack (Louisville)  Tasting Notes:  100% Kentucky grown cabernet sauvignon grapes from a single vineyard in Millersburg, KY. The wine shows distinct blueberry and red current aromas accented

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