Christmas with Jessie and Jake

Come meet musical duo Jessie and Jake, a Lawrenceburg born and raised sister/brother team, singing the Christmas songs they grew up with and love. By day they are both heroes in the medical field.  Jessie Crouch Rodriguez is a sonographer for Fayette Surgical Associates in Lexington and Jacob Crouch is a 3rd year medical student…

Wally Dant featured presenter at Ripy House Bourbon Session

J.W. “Wally” Dant has led the rejuvenation of the Dant family back into the bourbon business. On Thursday, Nov. 18, from 6:30-9:30 p.m., you can join him at the historic Ripy Mansion in downtown Lawrenceburg to hear his story, taste some bourbon and take a tour.  Wally began assembling the team to start Log Still…

Bourbon Sessions at the Ripy Mansion with The Bourbon Road Podcast

Join The Bourbon Road podcast at the next Bourbon Sessions at the Ripy Mansion when hosts Mike Hiatt and Jim Shannon discuss the Bourbon Boom. Sip along as they discuss how social media and new media formats such as podcasts have had a major impact on this growth. The Bourbon Road is two veterans sharing…

Whiskey journalist Maggie Kimberl to lead Bourbon Session

Maggie Kimberl, American Whiskey Magazine content editor and Bourbon Women Association President will lead the Saturday, Sept. 11 Bourbon Session at the Ripy House from 4-7 p.m. Maggie is a freelance spirits journalist focusing on whiskey culture in the United States, though she considers herself to be “geographically blessed” to live in the epicenter of…

Memphis master distiller to lead Bourbon Session at Ripy Mansion

Alex Castle, the master distiller and senior vice president at Old Dominick Distillery in Memphis, Tennessee, will be the featured presenter at the Sunday, August 29th Bourbon Session at the Ripy Mansion in Lawrenceburg, Kentucky. Tickets can be purchased at www.tbripyhome.com/events.

Historian Michael Veach leading Bourbon Session at Ripy House

Hall of Fame bourbon historian Michael Veach will travel to Lawrenceburg on Thursday, Aug. 5 to lead a Bourbon Session at the historic T.B. Ripy Mansion, a home built by one of Anderson County’s best know distillers. Veach’s presentation will focus on the history of the famous distilleries located along the Kentucky River. The Session…

Tourism Commission presents Built By Bourbon banners

Anderson County has been home to at least 14 distilleries over the years – dating as far back as 1810 – and several of the bourbon barons who operated them spent some of their profits building fine homes in Lawrenceburg. Visitors and residents often wonder about the history of these houses along South Main Street.…

Sherrie Moore from Uncle Nearest Distillery to head Bourbon Session

Sherrie Moore from the Uncle Nearest Distillery in Shelbyville, Tennessee will lead the July 15 Bourbon Session at the historic Ripy House in Lawrenceburg. Sherrie worked alongside descendants of Nearest Green, the first known African-American distiller for whom the distillery is named. She is also the first woman to oversee operations at a major whiskey…

McBrayer bourbon release at the Ripy House

The Bourbon Sessions at the Ripy Manson in Lawrenceburg return in May – after a 14-month hiatus – featuring the release of a resurrected bourbon that dates back 175 years into Anderson County’s history. During the next installment of Bourbon Sessions at the T.B. Ripy mansion, whiskey fans will uncover the true story behind a…

McBrayer Legacy Spirits releasing resurrected bourbon at the Ripy House

The Bourbon Sessions at the Ripy Manson in Lawrenceburg return in May – after a 14-month hiatus – featuring the release of a resurrected bourbon that dates back 175 years into Anderson County’s history. During the next installment of Bourbon Sessions at the T.B. Ripy mansion, whiskey fans will uncover the true story behind a…