While bourbon might be the Steurer & Co. drink of choice, it’s not the only spirit distilled in Kentucky. Our Jessamine Spirit Tote is the perfect size to carry any of your favorite spirits.
First Vineyard, established by John James Dufour in Jessamine County, is the site of the first commercial vineyard and winery in the United States. In September 2015 First Vineyard was entered into the National Historic Register.
Jessamine County was formed in 1798 from land given by Fayette County. Jessamine, the 36th Kentucky County in order of formation was named for Jessamine Douglass, the daughter of a pioneer settler.
Towards the latter half of the 19th century, Kentucky was one of the largest grape and wine producing states in the nation. Since the mid-late 1990’s the Commonwealth’s grape and wine industry has seen rapid growth and expansion. Kentucky has over 113 grape producers growing around 550 acres of grapes.
DrinKY is the go-to app for enthusiasts of Kentucky wineries and breweries, brought to you by the Kentucky Grape and Wine Council and the Kentucky Guild of Brewers. It gives you everything you need (besides the glass) to enjoy, explore and experience Kentucky’s vibrant, fast-growing wine and craft beer scene.