records a historic presentation by Bill Samuels, Jr. at a special dinner at Maker’s Mark Bourbon House & Lounge in Louisville and we’re sharing it with you in this unforgettable podcast.. CLICK BELOW TO PLAY IT From Bill’s telling of the humorous story of  his first drink of Bourbon at age 11 given to… Read more »

WhistlePig Straight Rye Whiskey Review

Where spice, sweet and rye meet, a there’s a pig making the grand introductions. It doesn’t have to toot it’s own horn or oink it’s own…well, think you’re get the idea. WhistlePig Straight Rye Whiskey is 100 % rye, 10-year old and 100 proof…are you seeing a theme here? This is the first single estate… Read more »

Russell’s Reserve Helps Military Families with Operation Once In a Lifetime

In honor of Father’s Day, Russell’s Reserve, the 10-year-old small batch bourbon created by father-son duo Jimmy and Eddie Russell of Wild Turkey, will partner with Operation Once in a Lifetime (OOIAL), a nonprofit that makes the dreams of military service members come true and helps to raise money to provide free flights home to… Read more »

Urban Bourbon Trail Cocktail Contest at Maker’s Mark Bourbon House & Lounge

× at Maker’s Mark Bourbon House and Lounge for the Urban Bourbon Trail Cocktail Contest in Louisville Kentucky featuring mixologists/bartenders from all the Urban Bourbon Trail destinations who are competing to win. As Maker’s Mark Lounge hosts this inaugural contest, they invite‘s Tom Fischer to be a judge. After tasting around 10 brilliant… Read more »

Prohibition in Atlanta, Georgia

Don’t worry, you haven’t missed any big news lately, that nasty period in American history has NOT returned to the present. However, the elegance, charm and mystery of the era of Prohibition is alive an well in Atlanta, Georgia in a true speakeasy called “Prohibition.” Unless you have a code, you may have difficulty getting… Read more »

Trifecta of Kentucky Flavors with Four Roses Bourbon

As we report from the inaugural Atlanta Food & Wine Festival, we will will be joining Four Roses Bourbon this week as they represent a trifecta of Kentucky’s finest flavors to foodies from around the South at “Bluegrass, Bourbon and BBQ.” This lunch event brings together Four Roses Bourbon and some of the country’s premiere… Read more »

Four Roses “Social at the Silks”

× joins Four Roses Bourbon and Master Distiller Jim Rutledge at Jockey Silks Bourbon Bar & Lounge, Galt House in Louisville for “Social at the Silks.” Jim tells us that due to the rain and serious high water, the annual Great Steamboat Race has been rescheduled for June 29, 2011. Thus, for this night,… Read more »

The Atlanta Food & Wine Festival this week!

Drink in all the South has to offer this week and join at The Atlanta Food & Wine Festival! Mint Juleps, Old Fashioneds, Sazeracs & Pappy Van Winkle Bourbon – the Southern cocktail culture is thriving as you know. From May 19-22, Festival guests will enjoy Southern cocktails and spirits from such beverage innovators… Read more »

Taste of Derby

× at Taste of Derby, on the eve of the Kentucky Oaks 137. The evening celebrates and showcases cuisine of popular horse racing destinations across the country, where masterful chefs from these cities serve samples of their signature dishes, while guests also enjoy unique wines paired with the chefs’ regional offerings, and mix and… Read more »

Bobby Flay brings expertise of Bobby’s Burger Palace to Taste of Derby

× Chef Bobby Flay knows how to make a tasty “Bobby Flay Burger.” Bobby’s Burger Palace is proof of this, so he’s joining us at the Taste of Derby 2011 to judge competing restaurants and their burger recipes this Derby event in Louisville, Kentucky.