Meet the innovators and the disruptors, the movers and the shakers, who are shaping the future of Kentucky and some of its best-known industries, like music and bourbon. In this short interview series, we’ll meet some of the state’s top personalities and learn how the traditions of Kentucky have helped influence them and the work they do.
Planting New Roots
A self-described “electrical engineer by trade and farmer by heart,” winemaker Cynthia Bohn combined both passions into a new venture when she started Equus Run Vineyards more than 20 years ago. Get a close-up look at her happy place, hear the story of how it all began, then pull up a chair and raise a glass to a great vacation in the Bluegrass State.
A Musical Mosaic
Latin singer Asly Toro says you’ll find “a little bit of everything” on Kentucky’s music scene, but at the end of the day the result is the same. She believes all music has something to say, it makes you feel, it connects you. Hear Asly’s story as she shares some of her favorite places in the Bluegrass State.
A Dream Come True
Mark Simms Jr. grew up on an Indian reservation that had a racetrack and has been passionate about racehorses ever since. In fact, his family says he even learned how to walk in a horse barn as a toddler! Today, this former Army soldier is following in his grandfather’s footsteps and living a “dream come true” training horses in Kentucky. Hear his story and see why he believes only the “best of the best” horses can be found in the Bluegrass State.