Grape and Wine Program
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. Currently, there are over 70 small farm wineries in the commonwealth.
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Wholesaler Reimbursement ProgramPurpose of the Program
The Kentucky Grape and Wine Council Wholesaler Reimbursement Program is intended to assist licensed small farm wineries, defined by KRS 241.010(45), and licensed Kentucky wholesalers in the distribution of wine products. Funding for this program is provided by the Kentucky Agricultural Development Fund. This grant program is administered by the Kentucky Grape and Wine Council (KGWC), in collaboration with the Kentucky Department of Agriculture, in accordance with 302 KAR 39:020. For more information, please see, "KY Wine Wholesaler Reimbursement Grant," in the column to the right under Forms & Documents.