Certificate of a share in the "First Vineyard" of John James Dufour's Kentucky Vineyard Society purchased for $50.00 dated November 21st, 1799.
5800 Sugar Creek Pike • Nicholasville, Kentucky 40356 • (859) 885-9359
Come out and taste some of the best wine in the state of Kentucky!
The First Vineyard’s history:
On land that was first surveyed by Daniel Boone, John James Dufour, funding from the Kentucky Vineyard Society, started the first Commercial Winery in America.
You can have your event in our pavilion! Designed to accommodate weddings, parties, reunions and other social or business events – year round. Our pavilion can comfortably seat over 175 guests – all at a reasonable price!!
Sugar Creek Resort Bed and Breakfast. Come stay with us on the banks of the Kentucky River and possibly catch a glimpse of the deer wild turkeys that frequent our vineyard during early morning.
Closed for the Season! Reopening March 20,2020. For bottle sales, facility rental, or info on
Alexander wine release call 859.948.4208!
Link to WTVQ / First Vineyard Interview
Link to WTVQ / First Vineyard Alexander Release.