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First-time winners take home two awards in Kentucky wine competition; event showcases state’s best

Two of the five Commissioner’s Cup awards went to first-time winners at the eighth annual Kentucky Commonwealth Wine Competition and Commissioner’s Cup on Nov. 14 in Lexington. Silver Springs Farm Eqwine and Vineyard and Talon Winery, both of Lexington, took top honors in two of the judged categories. “Once again, Kentucky wines showed their continued quality at this year’s competition,”...

Judged Best: Shepherdsville’s Wight-Meyer Vineyard & Winery wins Commissioner’s Cup

This is just the second year for the Commonwealth Commercial Wine Competition and the Commissioner’s Cup.(Photo from KentuckyWine.com)   Wight-Meyer Vineyard and Winery of Shepherdsville is the first Kentucky winery to win the Commissioner’s Cup for the top Kentucky wine in more than one category at the 2014 Kentucky Commonwealth Commercial Wine Competition and the Commissioner’s Cup.   “In...