During the 19th century, the Scottish-born James B. Beck was a Lexington lawyer and a respected national politician.
Born in Dumfrieshire, Scotland, on February 13, 1822, Beck received his early ...more
The fertile soil of the Bluegrass Region that gave birth to the Bourbon industry and the Horse industry is now proving its merits to wine makers. Though the wine industry here may be considered to be fairly new, the truth is that Jacques Dufour was growing wine grapes in this region as early as 1798.
Plan to visit some of our charming wineries and vineyards. Learn more about the rebirth of the wine industry in central Kentucky in the Idea Guide article: "The Grape is Back".