Kentucky Proud Derby Festival WineFest

Event Date

Tue, May 2, 2017


Louisville, KY

About This Activity

The KentuckyProud Derby Festival WineFest event will occur over a two day period, Tuesday, May 2nd & Wednesday, May 3rd. It takes place on the Belvedere located at Waterfront Park, in Downtown Louisville, Kentucky.

The event hours for Derby Festival WineFest are 5 pm to 9 pm allowing patrons plenty of time to learn about and enjoy wines.  Wineries will also be given the opportunity to sell their wines by the bottle at their booth during the event. Patrons will be treated to great music, atmosphere, and cooking demonstrations while enjoying wine samples in their complimentary event glass.

The Kentucky Proud Derby Festival Wine Competition is part of the Derby Festival Winefest, however requires additional registeration to participate.  The Wine Competition will be held on March, 1, at The Bistro located at The Masonic Homes of Kentucky, Louisville, Kentucky. The deadline for the competition is February, 20,  2017.  Winning wines will be on display at the WineFest event, and featured in the Tasting Guide distributed to all attendees.


  • Have your wine rated by professional judges who know their wine!
  • Add retail room talking points
  • Benchmark your wines against others
  • Give your winery pride, prestige and bragging rights
  • Make others take notice (retailers, restaurateurs, sommeliers)
  • Generate great PR and make your wine a stand-out
  • SELL MORE WINE! Getting a gold medal in the Derby Festival Wine Competition and your wine could soon be flying off the shelves. 

 The Wine Class Listing is needed for participation in the Wine Competition. You should have received a copy in the invite. You may also download a copy at

We look forward to you joins us this year!

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