The Sazerac House in New Orleans is A Must-See Whiskey History Destination

Bourbon Street has certainly established its place as the party epicenter of any trip to the Big Easy, but whiskey lovers know that there's a better story than the Hurricane behind cocktails in New...

BREAKING: Kentucky’s House Bill 415 Has Passed, Allowing Distilleries to Ship Bourbon to Your...

UPDATE 3/26: HOORAY! A version of House Bill 415 has passed, allowing distilleries to ship bourbon directly to consumers. Kentucky Distilleries (and breweries/wineries) will be allowed to ship to reciprocal states through...
The Norman Hotel Bar.

How to Drink in Tel Aviv: An Expert Guide

Tel Aviv is a dazzling jewel in the Mediterranean, and one that’s easy to fall in love with in your first hours of visiting the seaside oasis. It’s a party city, but...
Sugar Maple surveys her kingdom at Nelson's Greenbriar Distillery, where she's affectionately known as "The Queen." Credit @ngbdistillery on Instagram.

Distillery Cats: Five Dutiful Whiskey Felines You Should Know

The whiskey world is always quick to recognize the contributions of its master distillers, but today we're recognizing an equally loyal, omnipresent force in whiskey making: the distillery cat. Though you may have only recently...

Bullitt County’s Wine & Whiskey Trail Offers the Best of Both Worlds

Story by Sara Havens With four wineries and two distilleries, the Bullitt County itinerary is easy, fun and informative. With more than 1 million tourists flocking to Kentucky for the ultimate bourbon experience each year, the...
The Patio at Hotel Covington. Courtesy meetNKY.

Why Northern Kentucky is the Best Bourbon Weekend Trip in 2019

When we talk about bourbon culture in 2019, the conversation is often about rebuilding. From the revitalization of an industry brought to the brink of extinction two decades ago, to the unstoppable momentum of...
The shelves at Big Star in Chicago. Courtesy Big Star.

Where to Drink: Big Star, Chicago’s Taco-Slinging Honky Tonk

Think of a spirit that you’re most likely to drink with tacos; it’s unlikely that “whiskey” is the first thing that comes to mind. But Big Star, with two locations in the Chicago neighborhoods of Wicker...
National Bourbon Day Celebrations in Bardstown Kick off June 14th, 2019.

The Bourbon Capital of the World Plans Big Weekend for National Bourbon Day

Bardstown, Kentucky, the Bourbon Capital of the World, is planning a huge weekend of celebration for National Bourbon Day from June 14 - 16th. National Bourbon Day falls every year on June 14th, but Bardstown...