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…

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…

Lawrenceburg submitted to be on new HGTV show

Could Lawrenceburg be the focus of an upcoming show on HGTV? It certainly meets the criteria for Home Town Takeover, a new show which will be hosted by Ben and Erin Napier from the hit series Home Town, which also airs on HGTV. Billed as HGTV’s biggest renovation project ever, Home Town Takeover will makeover…

Bourbon Sessions at the Ripy Mansion

Make plans to come to the Ripy Mansion for a tasting and tour with mother-daughter duo Joyce and Autumn Nethery, from Jeptha Creed Distillery, who are creating a legacy for their family and their hometown of Shelbyville, one ground to glass spirit at a time. Co-owner and Marketing Manager Autumn Nethery spent a year studying…

Egg Nog at the Ripy Mansion

Experience the magic of an old-fashioned Christmas at the Ripy Mansion. A Christmas meal including country ham biscuits, Benedictine sandwiches, bacon wrapped asparagus, pasta salads, broccoli salad and a delicious bourbon cheesecake for dessert will be served. You will hear heart-warming Christmas stories of the past as remembered by George Geoghegan, grandson of Mr. T.B.…

Christmas at the Mansion

Santa will make a special visit to the Ripy Mansion in Lawrenceburg, where there will be ornament making, decorating of the Christmas tree, cookies and punch. Admission is $5 per child. Photos with Santa are an additional charge with a portion of the proceeds going toward restoration of the Ripy Mansion.

Bourbon Sessions at the Ripy Mansion

Join the next Bourbon Sessions as they have the privilege of having the legendary Freddie Johnson of Buffalo Trace. Johnson is the third generation of his family to work at Buffalo Trace, where the motto is “Honor Tradition, Embrace Change.” After a long career that had him moving every two to four years, Johnson’s father…

Pickin’ on the Porch at the Ripy House

Lawrenceburg’s Ripy House, the house that bourbon built, has the perfect porch for entertaining, which is why it will host a bluegrass music event featuring Tin Whiskey Sisters, Top Shelf Bluegrass, and other local favorites. There will also be craft vendors, food trucks, craft beer and entertainment for kids. For adults there will be a…

Bourbon Sessions at the Ripy Mansion

Bourbon + Science. Join the next Bourbon Sessions as they explore the bond of bourbon and science. Jerod Smith from Wilderness Trail Distillery will lead a discussion of the scientific approach taken by Wilderness Trail. He will also delve into the history of bourbon in Danville, the connections between Danville and Lawrenceburg bourbon history and…

Best selling author to lead Bourbon Sessions at Ripy House

Bourbon Sessions at the Ripy Mansion welcomes Wall Street Journal best selling author Fred Minnick to Lawrenceburg for a special event on Aug. 15. With appearances on Top Chef and the Amazon Prime host of Bourbon Up, author Fred Minnick loves his American whiskey, rum, and other spirits. He is the editor-in-chief of Bourbon +…