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wine_production_in_boone_county [2013/05/28 11:39]
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wine_production_in_boone_county [2015/07/27 11:22] (current)
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 ======Wine Production in Boone County====== ======Wine Production in Boone County======
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 In 1798, the Marquis de Lafayette sent his personal winemaker Jean-Jacques Durfour to select a location for a commercial wine venture, the first in the United States. ​ Durfour chose Jessamine County, Kentucky to start his vineyard, and sent President Jefferson one of the first bottles of Kentucky wine in  1803.  In 1798, the Marquis de Lafayette sent his personal winemaker Jean-Jacques Durfour to select a location for a commercial wine venture, the first in the United States. ​ Durfour chose Jessamine County, Kentucky to start his vineyard, and sent President Jefferson one of the first bottles of Kentucky wine in  1803. 
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