The second annual Vintage KY Wine Festival was held over Labor Day Weekend at Ashland, the home of Kentucky’s Henry Clay. Visitors were treated to tastings from Chrisman Mill Vineyards and Winery, Elk Creek Vineyards and Winery, Purple Toad Winery, Generations Hill Winery, Prodigy Vineyards and Winery. and Horseshoe Bend Vineyards and Winery. Each winery brought selections from their wine lists, with wines ranging from Chrisman Mill’s dry, red, full-bodied Norton, to Elk Creek’s light-bodied, fruity Pinot Grigio, to Purple Toad’s Paducah Peach.
While the weather turned bad and kept the attendance lower than last year’s festival, around 250 people enjoyed the wine, food, and entertainment. The venue of the festival provides a beautiful setting for relaxing and enjoying Kentucky wine. Many visitors also enjoyed touring Ashland and the grounds.
I attended the festival both years and am already looking forward to next year’s. The food choices were excellent, the tour of the historic home and the grounds were well worth it, and the wine was great. What else would you need for a good time?This entry was posted in Festivals by admin