Boots & Bourbon Songwriter Festival

Mark your calendars for October 24 for the second annual Boots & Bourbon Nashville Songwriters Festival, which will be back at the Barn at McCall Springs in Lawrenceburg. For the inaugural event in 2019, Boots & Bourbon featured Grammy nominees Lee Thomas Miller and Wendell Mobley who shared their songs and the stories behind them.…

Bourbon historian Michael Veach hosting May Bourbon Session

Hall of fame bourbon historian Michael Veach will host the May Bourbon Session at the Ripy Mansion in Lawrenceburg. The focus of this Bourbon Session is the history of the famous distilleries located along the Kentucky River, as well as a tasting of present day Kentucky River bourbons.  These tastings will be paired with appetizers…

Several Lawrenceburg businesses adapt to continue serving public

Except for those considered essential, most retail businesses in Kentucky have had to shut their doors to the public, due to concerns about the coronavirus. You can’t walk in and shop anymore, but some Lawrenceburg businesses are still offering services through their websites or social media. Here is a look at what some businesses in…

Tourism entities, events announcing closures, postponements in Lawrenceburg

Though no cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) have been diagnosed in Lawrenceburg or Anderson County, some events and attractions here are postponing or closing temporarily to help prevent the spread of the virus. Four Roses Bourbon will continue with production, but tours of the distillery in Lawrenceburg and the warehouse and bottling facility at Cox’s Creek…

Pottery wheel crash course

Join Elements Clay Studio  for a 2-hour crash course pottery wheel class. This is a fun class for anyone who has always wanted to give the pottery wheel a try. In this class we will throw a bowl, cup and plate. Class fee is $60 per person. Seating is limited to 5 per class. Unfortunately…

Bourbon Sessions at the Ripy Mansion

Join in the next installment of Bourbon Sessions at the Ripy Mansion. The speaker for February will be Stephen Beam, 7th generation master distiller and co-owner of Limestone Branch Distillery. Limestone Branch Distillery was founded in 2010 by brothers Steve and Paul Beam, whose ancestral roots run deep in the bourbon industry – on both…

Kentucky Bourbon Trail witnesses another year of record visits

The Kentucky Distillers’ Association today announced that the famed Kentucky Bourbon Trail® and Kentucky Bourbon Trail Craft Tour® destinations welcomed nearly two million visits in 2019.What started as a handful of distillery stops and a few hundred visitors two decades ago has exploded into a globally recognized, bucket-list journey for visitors from all over the…

Four Roses’ senior brand ambassador dies at age 77

Al Young, the historian for Four Roses and the distillery’s senior brand ambassador, died on Christmas day at the age of 77. Al began his career with Four Roses in 1967 and worked his way through the ranks to become the distillery manager in 1990. In 2007 he became the senior brand ambassador and in…

Bourbon Passport-Central

Every bourbon drinker’s bucket list includes completing their Bourbon passport. Bourbon Passport will aid you in finishing your journey. Join us as we experience the beautiful history and sites of America’s Native Spirit. Wild Turkey Distillery Four Roses Distillery Bardstown Bourbon Co. Price- $120 (Includes tours, tastings and lunch). Water and snacks will be provided.…

Boots and Bourbon: A Nashville Songwriters Festival

Come out for a night of country music’s top songwriters, Grammy Nominees Lee Thomas Miller and Wendell Mobley as they share their songs and the stories behind them. If you’re listening to country radio you have heard their music. Tiered tickets to this event will either get you a private bourbon tasting and hor d’oeuvres…