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Woodford Reserve Bourbon Academy

Summer school isn’t bad – in fact, it’s pretty great – when classes are held at the Woodford Reserve Bourbon Academy. My pal Stacey Yates from the Louisville Convention & Visitors Bureau and I headed to the beautiful distillery in Versailles,…

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News: It’s official!

For the sixth consecutive year, Kentucky Gov. Steven Beshear and the state legislature have declared that September will be honored as “Bourbon Heritage Month” in the Commonwealth of Kentucky, and above is the proof. If you’ve never visited Kentucky, which produces…

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Bourbon Women invade Governor’s Mansion!

More than 100 Bourbon Women invaded the Governor’s Mansion last Thursday for Mixing at the Mansion, a joint event between the Bourbon Women Association and the Kentucky Distillers’ Association. The women enjoyed cocktails and hors d’oeuvres and samples from all seven…

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Bourbon Women invade Governor’s Mansion!

More than 100 Bourbon Women invaded the Governor’s Mansion last Thursday for Mixing at the Mansion, a joint event between the Bourbon Women Association and the Kentucky Distillers’ Association. The women enjoyed cocktails and hors d’oeuvres and samples from all seven members of the new Kentucky…

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Important date for Bourbon Women

August 15. It’s an important date for Bourbon Women for two reasons: It’s the deadline to enter the Bourbon Women Association’s second annual Not Your Pink Drink Contest. The contest has two categories – professional ($25 entry fee) and amateur ($15…

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Important date for Bourbon Women

August 15. It’s an important date for Bourbon Women for two reasons: It’s the deadline to enter the Bourbon Women Association’s second annual Not Your Pink Drink Contest. The contest has two categories – professional ($25 entry fee) and amateur ($15 fee)….

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Italy: Our reputation precedes us

This summer I took my first trip to Italy. I expected the amazing architecture, the lush landscapes and the epic sweep of history that permeates every city and town. What I didn’t expect was the reaction from Italians when they asked where…

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The Bourbon Lodge at Forecastle

The Bourbon Babe stopped by the Bourbon Lodge at Forecastle this weekend to participate in Sunday evening’s Speakeasy. Festival organizers paired with the Kentucky Distillers’ Association in this, the Lodge’s second year, to increase the number of participating distillers from…

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