Commonwealth Credit Union WineFest


Held the Tuesday of Derby Week!  Sip and savor over 100 local wines from Kentucky Wineries.

Commonwealth Credit Union WineFest takes place at Mellwood Art Center in the Van Gogh and DaVinci Rooms, where you will be able to stroll some of the shops while sipping on your favorite wines.

General Admission 6-9 PM
Tickets: $75

  • Wine tastings
  • Light appetizers
  • Etched souvenir wine glass and WineFest event pin
  • Opportunity to shop our vendors and sponsor displays

VIP Experience 5-9 PM (opens one hour early)
Tickets: $125

  • One-hour early access starting at 5pm
  • VIP Private area
  • Kentucky-inspired cuisine sampling
  • VIP gift
  • Exclusive Barrel Wine Tasting from Kentucky Derby Festival Official Wine Old 502

Limited $25 Designated Driver tickets available at the door, includes entry and Event Pin.

Parking: Attendees will can park in the lower lot across the street from the venue.   

This is a 21+ event only. Valid ID required upon entry.


2024 Wineries include:

  • Chenault Vineyards
  • Old 502 Winery
  • Traveler’s Cellar Winery
  • Wise Bird Cider Co.
  • Purple Toad Winery
  • 1922 House Vineyards & Winery
  • Bluegrass Vineyard
  • Jesters Winery
  • Elk Creek Vineyards
  • Boucherie Vineyards & Winery, LLC
  • Carriage House Vineyards
  • Ghost Fox Winery
  • StoneBrook Winery
  • Wineing Widows
  • Runners Ridge Vineyard


Kentucky Wineries

Did you know that there are over 75 small farm wineries located here in Kentucky? WineFest is your chance to learn more about them, and sample some great wines at a comfortable venue. Find out more about the Kentucky Wineries Association (KWA) HERE.