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“Bourbon District” Will Guide Walkers on Downtown Bourbon Tour

And for Louisville’s next attempt at capitalizing on bourbon tourism, Metro Government brings you a bourbon walk. At a press conference this week, the city announced plans for its Bourbon District, a four-phase plan to introduce “historic site signs, destination signs, banners and a pop-up event

Shake it up at new ​Jeptha Creed cocktail class

Like cocktails? (check) Like distillery tours? (check) Be smart and do both together at Jeptha Creed Distillery in Shelbyville. Last week, the state’s only grain to glass distillery launched a new cocktail making seminar and tour, dubbed Creed’s Class. Held on the third Thursday of

Das Meal Brings German Feast to Shelbyville

Chef Ellen Gill McCarty says her customers come to Shelbyville’s Science Hill Inn for fried chicken, shrimp and grits or a hot brown. But once a year she likes to get out of the comfort food zone and put on a German feast, complete with goetta

Old is New Again at Sparking Bardstown Bourbon Co. Distillery

Go on a few bourbon distillery tours around Kentucky and you’ll hear stories about the pioneers whose names adorn the bourbons bottled today. Most of those tours take you through rather un-glamorous paths around industrial equipment that’s been in place and making liquor for decades. When

No Louisville food and drink fest until at least 2017

Louisville’s dreams for a food and drink festival aren’t any nearer to reality than they were two-and-a-half years ago when a committee was convened to make it happen. Seems a lot of problems abound, not the least of which is too many voices in the room, no single visionary