BAKER-BIRD WINERY®. Baker-Bird Winery is the oldest, largest wine cellar open in America, on the National Registry of Historic Places and survived a Civil War battle. The Winery features international award winning wines including bourbon barrel aged wines. Wine Tasting, tours and Cheese plates that pair with the wines are offered. The Winery is located on the edge of the charming, historic village of Augusta, which is about 7 miles from Hawk Wood Hall.
The Winery hosts several events
Augusta is one of the most picturesque towns in America (“U.S.A. Today”) and one of the most historic places in Kentucky. Lewis and Clark stopped to gather supplies on their trip out West, a Civil War battle raged, Rosemary Clooney and George Clooney resided and one of the longest continuous running ferries still runs---all in Augusta. For more information review the website, www.augustaky.com.
Take a relaxing stroll along the River, enjoy antique and unique Kentucky proud shops or dine in one of our many establishments.
Augusta sponsors several entertaining events that include
A few miles up and across the River is Ripley, which has many historic sites associated with the Underground Railroad like the Rankin House and the Parker House Museum. In addition, enjoy the beautiful river walk flanked with interesting eateries and restored homes.
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SHOPPING AND DINING in Augusta