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hdelaney [Wine Production in Boone County]
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 Prohibition effectively put an end to the commonwealth’s wine business, and tobacco became king in Kentucky agriculture for decades. ​ In recent years, however, tobacco settlement funds have helped to fund programs for farmers to learn to cultivate vines and successful venture into wine production. ​ As a result, Kentucky vineyard land totals have grown from approximately 60 to over 600 acres since 1999. There is growing interest in “wine tours” and agritourism ventures built around Kentucky wine production, with over 65 commercially operating vineyards, including several located in and around [[boone_county|Boone County]]. ​ In addition to these [[businesses|businesses]],​ there are local hobby farmers experimenting with grape cultivation,​ and retail tasting rooms offering Kentucky vintages continue open all over the county, from [[rabbit_hash|Rabbit Hash]] to the [[florence|Florence]] Mall.    Prohibition effectively put an end to the commonwealth’s wine business, and tobacco became king in Kentucky agriculture for decades. ​ In recent years, however, tobacco settlement funds have helped to fund programs for farmers to learn to cultivate vines and successful venture into wine production. ​ As a result, Kentucky vineyard land totals have grown from approximately 60 to over 600 acres since 1999. There is growing interest in “wine tours” and agritourism ventures built around Kentucky wine production, with over 65 commercially operating vineyards, including several located in and around [[boone_county|Boone County]]. ​ In addition to these [[businesses|businesses]],​ there are local hobby farmers experimenting with grape cultivation,​ and retail tasting rooms offering Kentucky vintages continue open all over the county, from [[rabbit_hash|Rabbit Hash]] to the [[florence|Florence]] Mall.   
  
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-  * [[http://​www.veronavineyards.com/​aboutus.html|Verona Vineyards]] 
  
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