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“Secrets of Bluegrass Chefs” TV Taping Dates Set for 2018

Have you ever been to a taping of a cooking show? You can do just that right here in Louisville. Each month, "Secrets of Bluegrass Chefs" records a new episode at Kitchen Studio in Bourbon Barrel Foods.

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What It Means To Be A Certified Bourbon Steward of the Stave & Thief Society

Mint Julep Tours guides are encouraged to become certified bourbon stewards with Stave & Thief Society, an in-depth American whiskey education program.

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Mint Julep Tours Launches New Website

Welcome to the new MintJulepTours.com website! Our team spent the last few months working to build a better user experience for you on our website. Updated Website Features Detailed Information

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Now Booking Derby Week Tours for 2018

Plan ahead to spend Kentucky Derby Week in Louisville in 2018! Mint Julep Tours is now booking full-day tours to horse farms and bourbon distilleries.

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Louisville Craft Beer Week Tours Available Oct. 19 and 29

Celebrate Louisville Craft Beer Week (Oct. 19 to 29, 2017) with two great bus tours visiting six unique local breweries including beer tasting flights.

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Honoring Parker Beam with Heaven Hill, Bourbon Crusaders

The life and legacy of sixth-generation distiller Parker Beam will be honored Saturday, Nov. 4. “Parker’s Legacy of Hope” will take place from 6 to 10 p.m. at Mint Julep

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Dig into O.F.C. Distillery at Bourbon Rocks & Ruins

Special tour digs into the excavated ruins of Col. E.H. Taylor’s late 1800s O.F.C. Distillery, nicknamed Bourbon Pompeii, on the grounds of Buffalo Trace.

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Celebrate Bourbon Month with Mint Julep Tours

Thinking about heading to Kentucky for Bourbon Month? We celebrate every September with bourbon-related events and festivals. Here are a few options to enjoy National Bourbon Heritage Month with us.

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Additional Dates for “Brew in the Lou” Louisville Beer Tour Now Open

After a popular first outing last month, Mint Julep Tour has added dates for the “Brew in the Lou” Louisville beer tour. Half-day brewery tour and tasting experiences are planned

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What Is A Mint Julep? Learn About The Kentucky Derby Drink

Many people ask us what is in a mint julep, the history of the cocktial and why people drink mint juleps at the Kentucky Derby horse race each year.

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Welcoming Louisville’s Angel’s Envy Distillery to The Kentucky Bourbon Trail®

The excitement for a permanent home for Angel’s Envy has been building for years. The massive facility underwent a transformation before opening Feb. 2017.

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Ten Gifts For The Bourbon Enthusiast On Your Holiday Shopping List

We’ve compiled a list of ten great options for bourbon enthusiasts that are guaranteed to please even the hardest to shop for.

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Maker’s Mark Unveils Stunning Installations by Artist Dale Chihuly

One of Kentucky's most iconic distilleries, Maker's Mark, features stunning sculptures from renown artist Dale Chihuly through December 2017.

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Buffalo Trace Distillery Uncovers “Bourbon Pompeii”

During some recent renovation at the Buffalo Trace Distillery in Frankfort, KY a discovery of an old bourbon distillery dating back to the 1800s.

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Bourbon’s Best Ambassador – Wild Turkey’s Jimmy Russell

Mint Julep Tours catches up with master distiller and Hall of Fame inductee Jimmy Russell of Wild Turkey, bourbon's best ambassador.

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Bourbon 101: Your Intro to Kentucky’s Native Spirit

Over the past 10 year of bourbon tours, we’ve gotten just about every question about bourbon. Here are some of the most common bits of Bourbon 101 knowledge we’re sharing

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Kentucky’s Exploding Culinary Scene

Today, new highly touted dining spots are drawing crowds to Louisville, Midway, Lexington and beyond including restaurants from Ouita Michel and Edward Lee.

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Where Can I Buy a Barrel of Bourbon?

Mint Julep Tours has the inside scoop and can can do all the planning for your private barrel selection at a handful of Kentucky bourbon distilleries.

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The Unsung Hero of Bourbon – The Barrel

Master distillers argue that the barrel has the biggest impact on bourbon’s signature flavor. Tours of cooperages, where barrels are made, are available.

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