Bourbon historian Michael Veach hosting March Bourbon Session

Hall of fame bourbon historian Michael Veach will host the March 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…

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…

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.…

Bourbon Passport: Central

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

Esquire.com lists Lawrenceburg among places for a fall visit

Esquire.com put together a list of “8 Under-the-Radar Places to Visit This Fall.” Only one location was in Kentucky and the city they chose was Lawrenceburg. Here is what they had to say – “Lawrenceburg, located 25 miles west of Lexington, is a small historic town with a big bourbon footprint—it’s home to both Four…

Rails to Trails trail to be built in Lawrenceburg/Anderson County

A portion of the railroad line that once connected Lawrenceburg to the Kentucky River and beyond is going to be transformed into something new and exciting for both local residents and visitors coming into the community. Though trains haven’t used the railroad line between the YKK factory and Tyrone Road since the mid-1980s, the path…

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…

Bourbon Sessions at the Ripy House

Wall Street Journal bestselling author Fred Minnick will lead the August Bourbon Sessions at the Ripy House, focusing on the Saffell family of Lawrenceburg and the family patriarch W.B. Saffell, widely considered one of the best distillers in the country during his time. Tickets are $75, which includes the presentation, tasting, tour of the Ripy…

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 +…