About Us

Hand Selected Perfection

We choose our wines from the best winemakers from across the country and blend it with our unique style to offer a wine tasting experience like no other in the upstate of South Carolina.

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Wine and Community

Kennington Family Winery wants to be known as a place where guests become friends, and friends become family. Come join us for a perfect day in the upstate.

Experience The Difference

Kennington Family Winery was not built to be a gimmick. It was designed to be enjoyed by all, at any moment. Our range of juice blends still offers a special experience for those who prefer not to drink.


Meet The Team

Allison Kennington


After years in corporate America, Allison wanted to take the skills she learned and apply them to make beautiful wines. She has always wanted a space where guests become friends, and friends become family. Kennington Family Winery is her tool for that vision.



John has had many years of experience in a management role. We really enjoy having John as a part of the team. 


Phillip Kennington

General Manager

A recent Xavier graduate, Phillip came on board after graduation and hit the ground running. Phillip coordinates building maintenance and winery operations. You can see him hard at work any day of the week at Kennington Family Winery.


Curtis Midkirk

Wine Production Leader and Assistant Manager

Curtis Midkirk joins Kennington Family Winery as our Wine Production Leader and Assistant Tasting Room Manager.  He brings extensive wine expertise and almost 5 years of experience in the study of wine and the wine tasting experience.  He is a wine educator and brings an encyclopedic knowledge of wine.

Eleanore Ham

Director of Event Planning

Eleanore Ham is our Director of Event Planning and brings almost 20 years of experience planning amazing events.  Eleanore has the incredible ability to hear people’s dreams and turn them into events to remember.  Specializing in wedding and themed events, KFW is thrilled to have Eleanore lead our events.