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Breeders’ Cup Week Tours Now Available for 2018

Traveling to Kentucky for Breeders' Cup 2018? Find an all-inclusive experience to horse farms or bourbon distilleries during your trip with Mint Julep Tours.

New Best of Kentucky Experiences Visit Horse Farm and Bourbon Distillery

This full-day public tour brings the best of both worlds with visits to a picturesque horse farm and historic bourbon distillery.

Sunday Spirits Tour Planned for President’s Day Weekend

Mint Julep Tours has partnered with Jeptha Creed, Town Branch and Buffalo Trace for a special public tour Sunday, February 18. The experience includes tours and tastings at all three distilleries along with lunch and a Bloody Mar bar.

Three New Kentucky Bourbon Distilleries To Visit In 2018

Three new distilleries making Kentucky bourbon and opening for tours to take in 2018 include Castle and Key, Lux Row in Bardstown and James E Pepper in Lexington.

Best Valentine’s Day Gifts for Whiskey Lovers

Experiences make great gifts! This Valentine's Day, find ideas for gifts for the historian, foodie, adventurer and whiskey lovers in your life from Mint Julep Tours.

Sunday Funday Beer Tours Available To Three Louisville Craft Breweries

Brew in the Lou from Mint Julep Tours visits craft breweries around Louisville for behind-the-scenes access and tasting flights of Kentucky's best beers.

Man o’ War: The Greatest Horse That Never Ran the Kentucky Derby

There are few Kentucky horses more honored or with more records then Man o' War despite never running in America's most famous race, The Kentucky Derby.

New Bourbon Rocks & Ruins Experiences Added in 2018

Bourbon lovers and history buffs will love new elevated experience Bourbon Rocks & Ruins. With behind-the-scenes access, an in-depth history tour and premium bourbon tastings, it's a memorable outing not to be missed.

Perfect Holiday Gifts For The Bourbon Lover In Your Life

Seven unique and fun holiday gift ideas for the bourbon lover in your life including exclusive experiences, books and more from Mint Julep Tours.

TSA Rules for Traveling With Alcohol in Carry-Ons and Checked Baggage

We are often asked how our guests can bring their favorite Kentucky bourbons back home after their visit. Here are the current guidelines and regulations with the TSA for taking alcohol on planes.

Ultimate Bourbon Experience Heaven & Evan Is Back In 2018

For the bourbon lover looking for the ultimate distillery experience, Heaven & Evan goes behind the scenes at Kentucky's best distilleries.

Five New Foodie Adventures Now Available from Mint Julep Tours

Explore Louisville’s rich culinary scene with Mint Julep Tours on foodie adventures to eclectic neighborhoods and top chef’s kitchens from around the city.

“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.

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.

Mint Julep Tours Launches New Website

Welcome to the new 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

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.

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.

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

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.

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.