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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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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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Marion County’s Newest WhiteMoon Winery

Posted by administrator on March 08, 2012  /   Posted in News

Steel tanks line the walls of Alex Ackermann’s Marion County barn. Empty bottles in a myriad of colors and shapes fill a table in the corner of the room and sample labels created by a local artist lie nearby. Ackermann, along with winemaker Lisa Wicker stay quite busy these days.  WhiteMoon winery is taking off

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Acres of Land Winery Receive Citation of Excellence

Posted by administrator on March 06, 2012  /   Posted in News

Lowell and Katherine Land of Acres of Land Winery in Madison County recently received one more accolade to add to their already impressive portfolio of awards and medals garnered over the years. The Citation of Excellence, an award initiated by State Representative Rita Smart and presented from the House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of

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Kentucky Wines Wow Guest at Tour de Vin

Posted by administrator on February 13, 2012  /   Posted in News

St. Charles, MO- Five distinguished Kentucky wineries were showcased at the Midwest Grape & Wine Conference’s 2012 Tour de Vin Reception Friday evening, Feb. 10.  The third largest Wine & Grape Industry Trade show in the United States, the Midwest draws vendors, market specialist and industry leaders from all over North America. Wine makers, winery

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