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Explore Kentucky’s Wineries And Breweries With New Drink KY App

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) — A new app by the Kentucky Department of Agriculture can help you seek out the best of Kentucky's wineries and breweries.

The Kentucky Department of Agriculture has a free smartphone app that will help you find what you’re looking for, record notes of the beverages you sample. You can also earn rewards as you visit tasting rooms and tap rooms across the state.

The app, Drink KY, is a collaboration of the KDA, the Kentucky Grape and Wine Council, and the Kentucky Guild of Brewers.

“Any more handy and Drink KY would come with a corkscrew,” Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles said. “Kentucky has dozens of thriving wineries and breweries that produce a wide variety of styles for every taste. The Drink KY app is your personal tour guide to these unique destinations.”

The app allows users to view winery locations in map or list format, with a filtering capability to view exact locations. When a winery or brewery is selected, Drink KY instantly provides the address, directions, hours of operation, and other pertinent information to help plan a tour.

Facebook users can log in with no username and password to remember. The virtual passport automatically verifies the user’s location, and they are notified when they are eligible for a prize.

Users are eligible for prizes after seven check-ins to Kentucky wineries or 10 check-ins to Kentucky craft breweries.

To download the Drink KY app for Apple iOS or Android devices, visit your preferred app store.

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