Kentucky Wineries Dominate Wines of The South

Posted by Tyler Madison on October 31, 2014  /   Posted in News

FRANKFORT, Ky. — Kentucky wineries brought home top awards in the 13th annual Wines of The South competition Oct. 17-18 in Knoxville, Tenn. Wight-Meyer Winery of Shepherdsville won Best of White for its Diamond wine. Purple Toad Winery of Paducah won Best of Fruit for its Black Peach. Wight-Meyer’s Diamond also won concordance gold, and

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Purple Toad Winery wins exclusive “Fruit Wine of the Year” at the 2014 Indy International Wine Competition.

Posted by Tyler Madison on September 02, 2014  /   Posted in News

Purple Toad Winery of Paducah KY wins “Fruit Wine of the Year” with Lauren’s Blackberry at the Indy International Wine Competition. The Indy International Wine is one of the largest competitions in the US with over 2,200 commercial entries. This is the first time since 2006 a Kentucky winery has won one of the “Best

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Customer Thwarts Bank Robbery

Posted by Tyler Madison on August 18, 2014  /   Posted in News

By Melissa Blankenship, Henry County Local  August 13, 2014 — What started as a routine trip to the bank turned into an encounter Chuck Smith will not soon forget. In preparation for Saturday evening’s dinner concert event at Smith-Berry Winery, Smith stopped in at United Citizens Bank in New Castle to get change. He was at a

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Wight-Meyer, Old 502 wineries make history in second Kentucky Commonwealth competition

Posted by Tyler Madison on July 08, 2014  /   Posted in News

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Wight-Meyer Vineyard and Winery of Shepherdsville became the first Kentucky winery to win the Commissioner’s Cup for the top Kentucky wine in more than one category at the 2014 Kentucky Commonwealth Commercial Wine Competition & Commissioner’s Cup on Saturday in Lexington. “In just its second year, this event was very competitive with

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