Author Archives Tyler Madison

The Kentucky Wineries Association’s 5th Annual Wine Fest

Posted by Tyler Madison on August 29, 2016  /   Posted in News

Join the Kentucky Wineries Association for some fall fun! Enjoy tasting exclusively Kentucky Wines, eat delicious local food , and browse wonderful arts & crafts! $25 entry fee, which includes a festival wine glass, 12 tasting tickets and a program! No pets allowed please. When: Friday, September 9th from 4 pm – 10 pm &

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Black Barn Winery: A taste of Bordeaux in the Bluegrass

Posted by Tyler Madison on August 16, 2016  /   Posted in News

Black Barn Winery in Lexington concentrates on making a single wine each year- a top quality red Bordeaux blend, hand crafted by Collin Boyd on a quintessential Central Kentucky horse farm. TOPS TV – Black Barn Winery from on Vimeo.

Paducah Winery Shines Bright in INDY

Posted by Tyler Madison on August 09, 2016  /   Posted in News

Purple Toad Winery took home a coveted Best of Class award in Berry Fruit Wine for their Black Currant at the 2016 INDY International Wine Competition. “This truly is an international event,” remarked Tyler Madison, the Kentucky Department of Agriculture’s Grape & Wine Marketing Program Manager.  “The quality of the entries submitted this year from

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Kentucky Proud sets the pace at Derby Festival

Posted by Tyler Madison on May 02, 2016  /   Posted in News

Local foods and Kentucky wines are on the menu at KDF events LOUISVILLE (May 2, 2016) — Kentucky Derby revelers are celebrating the most exciting two  minutes in sports, and Kentucky Proud is there with farm-fresh local foods and award-winning Kentucky wines. “Kentucky Proud has become a regular feature at the Kentucky Derby Festival as

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Sullivan University to host state wine competition

Posted by Tyler Madison on April 13, 2016  /   Posted in News

Photo cutline: Left to right: Tyler Madison, the Kentucky Department of Agriculture’s Grape & Wine Marketing Program manager; Dr. Kenneth Miller, provost, Sullivan University; Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles; Chef David Dodd, executive director of the National Center for Hospitality Studies; and Bill Wickliffe, director of the KDA’s Division of Food Distribution.   The fourth annual

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