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It’s always exciting to see your name in print! Over the past 10 years, Mint Julep Tours has been featured in publications big and small around the world.

Our proudest lauds including being among the “Best Guided Drinking Tours in America” by Conde Nast Traveler and a finalist for “Business of the Year” from Business First of Louisville.

See what food, drinks, travel and business writers are saying about us in the articles below.

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CNBC: Give Someone a Gift They Won’t Forget This Year – An Experience

Writer Angelica LaVito of CNBC says, “Alcohol tourism is booming. Whether it’s wine, beer or spirits, chances are there’s some sort of tasting experience somewhere nearby. Look for tours that

Conde Nast Traveler: Best Guided Drinking Tours in America

Writer Brad Japhe says, “The grandaddy of the all-American drinking journey is undoubtedly Kentucky’s legendary Bourbon Trail, with more than a dozen distilleries scattered about an expansive swath of Bluegrass

CNN Travel: 15 Charming Cities in the American South You May Have Overlooked

Writer Perri Ormont Blumberg says, “To try more things, frolick around town with food-centric Mint Julep Tours where the Chicken Fried, Gettin’ Pickled and Butter My Biscuit tours will all ensure you’re

Lexington Herald-Leader: It’s a Good Time To Find Out What’s New (and Old) in Louisville

Writer Patti Nickell says, “If you want to pair your libations with something other than chocolates, I suggest one of the curated Mint Julep Tours. Our group hopped aboard a small

Thrillist: Six Distilleries in Three Days. Can You Handle It?

Writer Adam Robb says, “You now have a choice. Head straight to your lodgings in the Pip Mobile, 21c Museum Hotel’s rhinestone-caulked limousine, designed to resemble the interior of a pomegranate,

USA Today: Tours of the Kentucky Bourbon Trail

Writer Edwin Thomas says, “An alternative to the regular guided tour format is to book a customized tour, such as those offered by Mint Julep Tours. This option is more

CNBC: A Bourbon Lover’s Holy Grail – The Bourbon Trail

Writer Cindy Perman says, “You can make your own reservations and drive there yourself or sign up for a tour through companies like Mint Julep Tours, where you’re provided with

The Whiskey Wash: On the Bourbon Trail with Mint Julep Tours

Writer Maggie Kimberl says, “When you think of bourbon tourism, you likely think of distilleries and bourbon bars. While there are plenty of people who just breeze through Kentucky, making

Bourbon and Banter: Get to Know Mint Julep Tours

Writer Brent Joseph says, “As a frequent and enthusiastic visitor to the famed Bourbon Trail, I have had the opportunity to work with Mint Julep Tours, a tour company based in

Mic: Your Guide to Drinking, Eating and Exploring Kentucky’s Bourbon Trail

Writer Meredith Heil says, “Since so many visitors come to town with whiskey on their minds, the area offers a ton of themed bus trips to get you from distillery

The Manual: If You Haven’t Visited the Kentucky Bourbon Trail, What Are You Waiting For?

Writer Sam Slaughter says, “The KBT suggests taking around three days to visit all 10 distilleries. This amount of time allows you time to fully enjoy each (and do so