× BourbonBlog.com‘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 »

Hendrick’s Gin visits Kentucky

× Hendrick’s Gin pays Kentucky and BourbonBlog.com 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 »

Cyndi Lauper interview at Barnstable Brown Gala, Pegasus Parade and Kentucky Derby 139

× BourbonBlog.com‘s Tom Fischer interviews Pegasus Parade Grand Marshal Cyndi Lauper and her son Declyn at Barnstable Brown Derby Gala during Kentucky Derby 138. Cyndi  talks about the parade, Derby, and her first appearance at Kentucky Derby. She also talks about a contestant on “The Celebrity Apprentice” and waves to her adoring fans lined up… Read more »

Tasting the Woodford Reserve $1,000 Mint Julep

× BourbonBlog.com‘s Tom Fischer tastes his first Woodford Reserve $1,000 Mint Julep with Master Distiller Chris Morris at Kentucky Derby 138. Over the last 7 years, Woodford Reserve has raised more than $400,000 for equine-based charity. “The taste is priceless,” says Tom after taking his first sip. “And so is the experience along with the knowledge… Read more »

Backside Churchill Downs with Chris Morris and Woodford Reserve Double Oaked

× BourbonBlog.com‘s Tom Fischer joins Woodford Reserve Master Distiller Chris Morris for some Woodford Reserve Double Oaked Bourbon at the Backside of Churchill Downs during the early morning hours before Kentucky Derby 138 in the video above. With the horses on the track as the sun rises, the atmosphere is at Churchill is perfect for… Read more »

Derby Soirée at Majid’s, St. Matthew’s benefiting Rose Collar Foundation

× BourbonBlog.com attends the 2nd annual Derby Soirée at Majid’s St. Matthews, Louisville for an exquisite five-course dinner prepared by Majid’s. All money raised was donated to Rose Collar Foundation; benefitting its mission to combat sex trafficking globally enabling families to achieve economic security through investing resources, sharing skills and facilitating education. We speak with Majid… Read more »

I’ll Have Another Wins Preakness Stakes

I’ll Have Another again wins Preakness Stakes! This is the first horse since 2008 to win the first two legs of the Triple Crown. It was déjà vu with a comeback towards the end again putting Bodemeister in second with an exciting finish to the 137th running of the Preakness Stakes today Pimlico Race Course… Read more »

Protected: John Calipari, Doron Lamb and Patrick Patterson at Barnstable Brown Gala 2012

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Ashton Kutcher, Guy Fieri and Paul Shaffer dine at Lynn’s Paradise Cafe Louisville

BourbonBlog.com had quite a treat when Ashton Kutcher, Guy Fieri and Paul Shaffer all dined at Lynn’s Paradise Cafe the day after Kentucky Derby 138 ( Sunday, May 6, 2012). It is one of our favorite stops in Louisville, we were glad to see them all making it one of their favorite new stops as well during… Read more »

Kentucky Derby 138

× In the video above, BourbonBlog.com‘s Tom Fischer reports from Churchill Downs bringing you interviews with Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear , First Lady Jane Beshear, and a host of other characters at attending Kentucky Derby 138. Long shots aren’t unheard of at Kentucky Derby. When I’ll Have Another came from behind to win Derby, we thought this 15-1 long… Read more »