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 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 at Wild Turkey Distillery, Four Roses Distillery, Bardstown Bourbon Co. (Replaced by Bulleit Distilling Co. starting in April)Price- $120 (Includes tours, tastings…

Bourbon Barons: The Ripys

This historic tour focuses on the Ripy family of Lawrenceburg, KY. You will on a journey beginning with the young Irishmen, James and John Ripy, who left their home in Tyrone, Ireland for the cliffs of the Kentucky River. You will follow the growth of the family from James’ initial foray into distilling to the…

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 at Wild Turkey Distillery, Four Roses Distillery, Bardstown Bourbon Co. (Replaced by Bulleit Distilling Co. starting in April)Price- $120 (Includes tours, tastings…

Bourbon Barons: The Ripys

This historic tour focuses on the Ripy family of Lawrenceburg, KY. You will on a journey beginning with the young Irishmen, James and John Ripy, who left their home in Tyrone, Ireland for the cliffs of the Kentucky River. You will follow the growth of the family from James’ initial foray into distilling to the…

Wild Turkey, Four Roses reopening visitor centers

While tours and tastings haven’t resumed just yet, both of Anderson County’s bourbon distilleries are welcoming the public back to their visitor centers and retails shops. The Four Roses Bourbon distillery reopened their visitor center on June 16. Business hours are Wednesday-Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sunday, noon to 4 p.m. A limited…

Bourbon historian Michael Veach hosting May Bourbon Session (POSTPONED)

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…

Bourbon Barons: The Ripys

This historic tour focuses on the Ripy family of Lawrenceburg, KY. You will on a journey beginning with the young Irishmen, James and John Ripy, who left their home in Tyrone, Ireland for the cliffs of the Kentucky River. You will follow the growth of the family from James’ initial foray into distilling to the…