Triple Crown hopeful I’ll Have Another’s chances were almost ruined today as the horse was in potential jeopardy. Before his morning gallop in preparation for the June 9 race, I’ll Have Another and stable pony Lava Man were walking along the clubhouse turn of the main track soon after the 8:45 am EST track renovation… Read more »

Evan Williams Bourbon Experience in Louisville

Heaven Hill Distilleries, Inc. tells that September 2013 opening of The Evan Williams Bourbon Experience. The Evan Williams Bourbon Experience™ will be a multi-million dollar artisanal distillery, immersive tourism experience and retail location which will celebrate the legacy of Evan Williams, Kentucky’s first distiller and namesake of Heaven Hill’s flagship Bourbon brand. Heaven Hill… Read more »

Anthony Bourdain on CNN new show

World-renowned chef, bestselling author and Emmy winning television host Anthony Bourdain will host a new show next year on CNN. Launching in early 2013, the show will be shot on location and examine cultures from around the world through their food and dining and travel rituals. Slated to air domestically on Sundays in prime time… Read more »

Paul Shaffer and wife Cathy Vasapoli at Barnstable Brown 2012

×‘s Tom Fischer speaks with Paul Shaffer (from “The Late Show with David Letterman”) and his wife  Cathy Vasapoli at Kentucky Derby 138 Barnstable Brown Derby Eve Gala. Paul enjoys the Southern hospitality, his wife is from Virginia. Paul asks Tom for a blessing to become a Kentucky Colonel. Paul admits he is a bourbon fan!… Read more »

Memorial Day Drinks with Bourbon and whiskeys

While Derby is over, we  continue to enjoy juleps at and recommend  these new twists with Bulleit including a Ginger Julep and  Rye Mint Julep perfect for a Memorial Day picnic. What can say refreshment  in the sun like these two? Pair them with a Bulleit Bourbon Burger. The Ginger Julep ’68 Fastback Ingredients: 1 ½… Read more »

Memorial Day Cocktails: Drinking Your Fruits and Vegetables

At, we enjoy themed cocktails for holidays and the creations below might be more refreshing to drink than to eat for Memorial Day. If you want some bourbon and whiskey inspired recipes to grill out and cook with, check out our food recipe section here. As always, have a safe and fun Memorial Day… Read more »

Guy Fieri Drives Indy 500 Pace Car

Guy Fieri is one of of favorite chefs and bourbon lovers on We’re happy to see will drive the Indy 500 Pace Car the 96th Indianapolis 500 on May 27 ! Fieri will lead the field in a 2013 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. This ZR1 is fastest production car ever… Read more »

Jim Beam 1795

Beam Inc. tells, in collaboration with Maxxium Travel Retail, is to launch the ultra-premium Jim Beam 1795 at Frankfurt Airport in June. The product will initially be available exclusively at the Heinemann Duty Free store in Frankfurt’s T1B Schengen lounge. Jim Beam 1795 celebrates the origins of the Jim Beam distillery, linking it with… Read more »

James Bond will Drink a Heineken vs. Martini in “Skyfall,” what do YOU think?

At, we want to know what YOU think of James Bond reportedly forgoing his vodka martini for Heineken beer in the new film “Skyfall?” Tell us by responding here ! Should it be a Heineken or would you have picked another beer for Bond? We wamt to know. According to TMZ, Daniel Craig appearing as… Read more »

Hendrick’s Gin visits Kentucky

× Hendrick’s Gin pays Kentucky and a visit during Kentucky Derby 138 at the Taste of Derby event. Tom Fischer speaks with Mr. Dave Welty, Commander of Special Operation for Hendrick’s Gin, as as the Hendrick’s Gin team lands at Louisville Executive Aviation from Scotland in their hot air balloon… Or so it “curiously seems” with the favorite “Gin… Read more »