Tag Archives: Kentucky

Elk Creek Vineyards 2007 Estate Cabernet Franc

April 17, 2010

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Cabernet Franc has always been a staple in my household, especially those from the other 46 states.  The Elk Creek Vineyards 2007 Estate Cabernet Franc I recently poured only reaffirmed my feelings for the grape.  Garnering a respectable 83 score from the Wine Enthusiast, Elk Creek Vineyards is demonstrating Cabernet Franc has a bright future […]

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Elk Creek Vineyards

March 27, 2010


Tonight’s wine hails from Kentucky’s largest winery, Elk Creek Vineyards.  Nestled among the rolling hills in Owenton, Kentucky, the winery was established in 2003, and offers a spectacular setting for wine tasting.  Producing an assortment of award-winning wines, Elk Creek is committed to making the finest wines Kentucky soil has to offer. I guarantee most […]

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Chrisman Mill Vineyard and Winery

March 26, 2010


With spring firmly upon us, it’s time to set aside the reds and reach for the whites.  I did just that recently by opening 2 bottles received from Chrisman Mill Vineyard and Winery.  Located in Nicholasville, Kentucky, just outside of America’s first commercial winery, Chrisman Mill produced its first wine in 1999.  A commitment to […]

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Bourbon, Derby, and Wine!

March 21, 2010


Truth be told, wine is not one of the first things that come to mind when someone mentions Kentucky.  Renowned for Bourbon and horses, grapes and wine were an important part of the state’s history from the start.  America’s commercial wine industry was born in Kentucky in 1798 when the Marquis de Lafayette’s winemaker, Jean-Jacques […]

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