Old Forester Bourbon Whiskey’s Kentucky Turtle Derby will be a race among 8 turtles for the “Slowest Eight Minutes in Sports” planned for Saturday, May 2 to celebrate postponed Kentucky Derby in Louisville Kentucky. Seattle Slow and the other turtles will race ith Triple Crown horse racing announcer Larry Collmus calling and bugler Steve Buttleman serenading viewers prior to the turtles taking off

 
Triple Crown Winners to Race in Virtual Kentucky Derby Race on NBC

Churchill Downs will host a virtual race to celebrate the Kentucky Derby, by hosting a day-long at-home Kentucky Derby party to raise $2 million for COVID-19 emergency relief efforts. The 146th Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve will be postponed until Sept. 5 this year due to concerns of COVID-19.

 
MMA Icon Josh Barnett and Sespe Creek Distillery Launch Warmaster Bourbon

Our video interview and with former UFC heavyweight champion  Josh “Warmaster” Barnett and Sespe Creek Distillery’s David Brandt bout their exclusive single barrel Warmaster Bourbon, the cask strength version of Warbringer Mesquite Smoked Bourbon Whiskey.

 
Buffalo Trace Experimental Collection 12 Year Old Wheated Bourbon

Buffalo Trace Distillery in Frankfort, Kentucky first experimental whiskey for 2020, a 12 Yeard Old Wheated Bourbon Whiskey. This wheat recipe bourbon aged for four years, cut with water, then re-barreled and left to age for another eight years.

 
Kentucky Derby at Home: A Virtual Celebration on Saturday, May 2, 2020

Churchill Downs of Louisville, Kentucky, and Woodford Reserve are helping Kentucky Derby fans celebrate Derby at home on May 2, 2020, with a virtual horse race, Bourbon whiskey presentations, and NBC is re-airing past Kentucky Derby race runs. While the rescheduling of Kentucky Derby 146 will still be in September, this will be a fun way to start the celebration!

 
Dave Phinney’s Savage & Cooke Distillery Helping During COVID-19

Famed winemaker Dave Phinney’s Savage and Cooke distillery on Mare Island, California they are completely shutting down whiskey production in this time of need to focus fully on the production of hand sanitizer. Just outside of Napa Valley and not far from San Fransisco, we recently visited the distillery in early 2020 before the COVID-19 crisis.

 
Vintage 2018 Russian River Valley Pinot Noir with Woodford Reserve Bourbon Barrel Finish

Sonoma-Cutrer introduces the Vintage 2018 Russian River Valley Pinot Noir with Woodford Reserve®Barrel Finish as part of its acclaimed Winemaker’s Release series.

 
Quarantine Drinking Team Live Every Day

To keep sharing the stories of Bourbon and all things spirited during COVID-19, we are bringing friends together in our new series called “Quarantine Drinking Team” on our BourbonBlog Instagram channel.