The Nashville Whiskey Festival is back for its seventh year in Music City. The Festival, produced by Midtown Corkdorks, culminates in a grand tasting on Saturday, October 6. A number of events during the week lead up to the Saturday finale including Women In Whiskey. Straight Up 615‘s very own, yours truly, Cary Ann Fuller will again moderate a panel of women in the whiskey world. Read More
Now a staple on the bourbon enthusiast’s calendar, Bourbon Classic returns for its sixth year of uniting the bourbon and culinary worlds in Louisville, Kentucky. The 2018 events will take place Feburary 28 – March 3, 2018. This is an event that transcends your run-of-the-mill whiskey tasting and, whether it’s your first or fifth time, the team behind the Classic keeps this event fresh and current.
Will you have a chance to meet master distillers? Yes. Will you get to taste fantastic bourbons? Absolutely. Will you eat like a king? Definitely. Read More
Officially, Media Camp for Bourbon Classic doesn’t begin until tomorrow evening. And when it does, it begins with a BANG!
Chef Ed Lee and Julian Van Winkle will participate in this progressive tasting experience hosted at Copper & Kings American Brandy. Kentucky Proud-inspired food, Buffalo Trace Bourbon, Four Roses Bourbon, Copper & Kings Brandy, Copper & Kings Absinthe, Van Winkle Special Reserve (12 year), Van Winkle Family Reserve (15 year), Van Winkle Family Reserve (20 year), and 1,000 Stories Barrel Finished Wine will be available.
Bourbon historian Michael Veach to lead discussion on craft distilling and bourbon tourism at the next Bourbon Salon!
Looking forward to FIVE DAYS of the Bourbon Classic next week. Look for some heavy duty bourbon blogging!