Kentucky Proud WineFest

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Tuesday, May 2, 2017
5:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Wednesday, May 3, 2017
5:00 PM – 9:00 PM




Did you know that there are over 66 wineries located here in Kentucky and nearly 30 in Indiana? The Kentucky Derby Festival WineFest event is your chance to learn more about them, and sample some great wines at a comfortable venue.

WineFest will be held on the Belvedere at Waterfront Park. Tickets, which cost $45, include a complimentary wine glass, event pin and samplings of some of Kentucky’s finest beverages.

Designated Driver tickets will also be available to purchase at the door for $10 each. Ticket includes access to the venue and a 2017 event pin.

WineFest VIP $85, 175 tickets available each night

This exclusive ticket gets  guests access to a reserved entrance into the venue to avoid lines, sample local cuisine, while enjoying the opportunity to barrel taste local wine. Guest will also receive a goody bag, and access to private restrooms.


101-White Native American

  • Prodigy Diamond (Prodigy Vineyards & Wine)

202-Red Native American

  • Ridge Runner Red (Forest Edge)
  • Concord (Wight-Meyer)
  • Buffalo Head Red (Wight-Meyer)
  • Pink Diamond (Wight-Meyer)

301-White Hybrid

  • Traminette (Boucherie)
  • Estate Reserve (Stonebrook)
  • Seyval Blanc(Wight-Meyer)

401-Red Hybrid

  • Red Jester (Horseshoe Bend)
  • Sunset Blush (Stonebrook)
  • Norton (Wight-Meyer)

501-White Vinifera

  • Chardonnay (Stonebrook)
  • Moscato (Forest Edge)
  • Rendezvous (Forest Edge)

601-Red Vinifera

  • Cabernet Franc (Prodigy)
  • Cabernet Sauvignon (Old 502)
  • Grenache (Old 502)
  • Zinfandel (Forest Edge)


  • Black Cherry Pomegranate (Forest Edge)
  • Black & Bruised (Purple Toad)
  • Blackberry Peach (Purple Toad)
  • Cranberry (Stonebrook)
  • Sweet Strawberry Delight (Forest Edge)


  • Chocolate Strawberry (Purple Toad)



101-White Native American

  • Diamond (Wight-Meyer)

201-Red Native American

  • Bach’s Wine (Old 502)
  • Summer Daz (Forest Edge)
  • Zoey Rose (Forest Edge)

301-White Hybrid

  • Cabernet Dore (Wight-Meyer)
  • Prodigy Vidal Blanc (Prodigy)
  • Vignoles (Wight-Meyer)

401-Red Hybrid

  • Blush (Prodigy)
  • Prodigy Chambourcin (Prodigy)
  • Crimson Cabernet (Wight-Meyer)
  • Prodigy Norton (Prodigy)
  • Siloute Rose (Wight-Meyer)
  • Zinthiana (Wight-Meyer)

501-White Vinifera

  • Bluegrass Blend (Forest Edge)
  • Riesling (Forest Edge)

601-Red Vinifera

  • Black Tie Cabernet (Horseshoe Blend)
  • Bourbon Barrel Aged Cabernet Sauv (Purple Toad)
  • Merlot (Forest Edge)


  • Apple (Stonebrook)
  • Black Current (Purple Toad)
  • Berrylicious (Forest Edge)
  • Sweet Blackberry Table Wine (Wight-Meyer)
  • Killer B’s (Purple Toad)
  • Blackberry Strawberry (Purple Toad)
  • Allen’s Blueberry (Purple Toad)
  • Sangria (Purple Toad)
  • Elderberry (Stonebrook)


  • Prodigy Raspberry (Prodigy)
  • Steven’s Strawberry (Purple Toad)
  • Javo Vino (Forest Edge)
  • After Choc (Old 502)



101-White Native American

  • Catawba (Boucherie Winery)

201-Red Native American

  • Prodigy Concord (Prodigy Vineyards)

301-White Hybrid

  • Vidal Blanc (Stonebrook)
  • White Noise (Old 502)

401-Red Hybrid

  • Chambourcin (Boucheire)

501-White Vinifera

  • Reisling (Prodigy)
  • Reese Ling (Old 502)

601-Red Vinifera

  • Cabernet (Forest Edge)
  • Bourbon Barrel Red (Old 502)
  • Black Jester (Horseshoe Blend)
  • Lemberger (Prodigy)
  • Mertiage (Prodigy)


  • Lauren’s Blackberry (Purple Toad)
  • Homemade Sweet Blackberry Wine (McIntrye)
  • Homemade Blueberry Table Wine (McIntrye)
  • Peach (Stonebrook)


  • Blackberry (Prodigy)
  • Black Knight (Stonebrook)

Boucherie Winery, Spottsville, KY 

Broad Run Vineyards, Louisville, KY

Carriage House Vineyards, Auburn, KY

Elk Creek Vineyards- Owenton, KY

Indian Creek Winery – Georgetown, IN

Jesters by Horseshoe Bend Vineyards- Willisburg, KY

Jean Farris Winery & Bistro, Lexington, KY

McIntyre Winery, Bardstown, KY

Old 502 Winery,  Louisville, KY

Prodigy, Vineyards and Winery, Frankfort, KY

Purple Toad Winery, Paducah, KY

Rose Hill Farm Winery, Erlanger, KY

Smith-Berry Vineyards & Winery, New Castle, KY

Stonebrook Winery, Melbourne, KY

Wight-Meyer Vineyards & Winery, Shepherdsville, KY

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