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Jesters Winery & Cafe

25 Arthur Mattingly Rd, Lebanon, KY 40033-9294
+1 859-805-1674
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5 minutes from Maker's Mark

We felt like all the wines we're very dry. The owners are very welcoming. It's worth a stop if... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Brent R
via mobile
Countryside surprise

After a leisurely tour around Lebanon, Ky. we spotted a sign advertising Jesters Winery & Cafe. We... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2017
Cape Coral, Florida
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Jesters winery is the fun loving laid back little brother of Horseshoe Bend Vineyards. Full café menu. Friday night farmers market dinners. Dry, Sweet, and Bourbon Barrel Wines Local beef smoked and prepared on site. Official wine of Abby Road on the River, Catalina Island Film Festival/Catalina Wine Mixer, Greatville Dead Festival
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good17%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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“sweet wines” (2 reviews)
“makers mark” (2 reviews)
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25 Arthur Mattingly Rd, Lebanon, KY 40033-9294
+1 859-805-1674
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We felt like all the wines we're very dry. The owners are very welcoming. It's worth a stop if you're in Lebanon or at Maker's. There's no vineyard here, it's upstate. The best I tried was Kong's Thong. It's smokey, velvety, and complex. I appreciate...More

Thank Brent R
Reviewed 1 October 2017

After a leisurely tour around Lebanon, Ky. we spotted a sign advertising Jesters Winery & Cafe. We looked at each other and said "Why not." Nestled atop a peaceful knoll we found Jesters. What a surprise! From the outside we expected very little, but once...More

Thank rcjf38
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Found Jesters after visiting Horseshoe Bend Winery first, after exiting off the BlueGrass Parkway. Excellent wines with interesting people both at Horseshoe with the Mom then Jesters with her son. Good selection of dry to sweet wines of quality. Food at Jesters was excellent; recommend...More

Thank Martina P
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

We went to Makers Mark and saw the winery on the way. We stopped for a tasting and Greg gave us a friendly welcome. It was an enjoyable tasting. Our boys tried at least four of their items on the menu and loved it. The...More

1  Thank nini7270
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

We were able to taste all, but the one I think I would have liked the best. We settled on a very expensive peach wine at $26. We should have asked for the price before paying. Jesters opened in November 2016. They have their vineyard...More

Thank BLMerce
Reviewed 13 February 2017

I enjoyed a delightful meal at newly renamed Jesters Winery on Ky 49 outside Lebanon near Makers Mark in Loretto. It started with a glass of dry red wine and tasty hors d'ouevres. After being seated, I enjoyed a delicious goat cheese salad, followed by...More

Thank Bardstownattorney
Reviewed 2 March 2016

Really a nice drive and very nice place to visit. Wine is excellent and at a reasonable price. People there are friendly and very helpful.

Thank Elizabeth O
Reviewed 18 October 2015

A really great stop! Do not miss this place! The owners are so friendly and personable. The wines are amazing! They take you through their whole menu with cheese, crackers and wine glasses that you can keep afterwards. We bought three bottles and will DEFINITELY...More

1  Thank LadyCoffield
Reviewed 17 August 2015

My sister and I went on a Bourbon / Whiskey <Whisky> tour of our own, after leaving Markers Mark Distillery, Siri & GPS were completely down, late on a Sunday afternoon, completely lost, we stopped into WhiteMoon Winery - Closed but the wine master Alex...More

Thank Terri O
Reviewed 18 June 2015 via mobile

It's a shame that they're not open when they say they are going to be. Drove here specifically for a tasting during business hours and it was closed. Not a way to run a business.

Thank Sue N
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