Tag: Bourbon Women Association

What Women Want… in Whiskey

Hello and welcome to International Women’s Day. Isn’t that great? We actually get a whole day dedicated to us! OK, I’m being petty. Women’s Day falls within Women’s History Month, and that’s 31 days. To celebrate, Diageo, the international spirits…

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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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Women, whiskey and wit

That’s bourbon royalty you’re looking at there, y’all. You might recognize Jimmy Russell, longtime master distiller at Wild Turkey. You might not know his wife, Joretta. She tends to stay in the background when he is holding forth at a…

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Tuesday’s Shot of Bourbon Trivia

It’s fairly well known that Marge Samuels, wife of Bill Samuels Sr., came up with the name, the label and the now-iconic red-wax seal for the Maker’s Mark brand. But did you know she had to fight to keep the shape of the…

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Four Roses Commonwealth Punch

For a potluck yesterday, I decided to make the wonderful punch that was served at the Bourbon Women Association’s recent shopping event at the Liquor Barn at Springhurst. It involves a little advance preparation – you have to allow an…

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Deck the halls with lots of bourbon

Tis the season to be merry – and to shop for the bourbon fans on your list. If you’re still looking for the perfect gift, here are a few suggestions. Personalized Glencairn whisky glasses: Glencairn crystal glasses are considered the essential…

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Bourbon Women shopping event

Four Roses Master Distiller Jim Rutledge has some of the best penmanship in the bourbon business. I drew this conclusion after watching him sign bottle after bottle at the Bourbon Women Association’s holiday shopping event at the Springhurst Liquor Barn…

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Thursday Bourbon Buzz

Folks here in Louisville, Ky., are still buzzing about Lonely Planet’s designation of our fair city as the top U.S. travel destination for 2013. Or maybe we all just had too much bourbon celebrating Repeal Day yesterday. Either way, it’s all…

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