Kentucky Derby Festival 2015 Wine Competition Results

Posted by Tyler Madison on March 27, 2015  /   Posted in News

The Kentucky Derby Festival is pleased to announce the winners of the wine judging competition held Wednesday, March 25, 2015, at the Ice House in Louisville. Judges from the American Wine Society gathered to score the 134 different wine samples from 16 Kentucky and Indiana wineries that entered into the competition. The wines were competing to be the best

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KET to air documentary about UKAg grape and wine research

Posted by Tyler Madison on March 25, 2015  /   Posted in News

As Kentucky farms move from tobacco and other traditional crops to growing grapes, the University of Kentucky is supporting this growing industry through grape and wine research and education. The half-hour documentary, “Thrive: The Kentucky Wine Tradition,” will air on KET in March and April. The film follows UK College of Agriculture, Food and Environment Extension

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KWA Seeking Part Time Marketing & Promotion Coordinator

Posted by Tyler Madison on March 13, 2015  /   Posted in News

The Kentucky Wineries Association is accepting applications for a marketing and promotion coordinator. The pay rate is $10 per hour and the employment is on a contract as needed basis. The employee will assist in developing and promoting (via social media, email blasts, and website) the KWA wine trail and events, as well as facilitate

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Results from the 2015 Heartland Wine Competition

Posted by Tyler Madison on March 02, 2015  /   Posted in News

“a” donates Amateur Dry Red Gold Reid’s Livery. Cab Franc Forest Edge- Cab Sauv Forest Edge-Cab/Merlot Silver Purple Toad- Cab Franc Forest Edge-Merlot Forest Edge-Zinfandel Wight Meyer-Syrah a-Coyote Valley-Cab Franc   Bronze Fancy Farm-Merlot Purple Toad- Cab Sauv Reid’s Livery-Norton   Semi-Sweet Red Gold a-Coyote Valley-Norton Blend Silver Purple Toad –Merlot Purple Toad-Pinot Noir Purple

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Posted by Tyler Madison on February 18, 2015  /   Posted in News

LOUISVILLE, KY, February 13, 2015: To keep up with an ever thirsty bourbon and wine market, Old 502 Winery is adding 18,000 gallons in new tanks on Monday February 16, 2015, effectively doubling their production capacity. Increased production capacity will allow Old 502 to produce even more of the finest quality bourbon barrel-aged and other

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