Kentucky Bourbon Trail
Suggested Retail Value: Up to $3,380
This Experience Includes:
Maker's Mark Distillery Tour and Tasting for 2, Jim Beam Distillery Tour and Tasting for 2, Stitzel-Weller Distillery Private Tour and Tasting of Bulleit Bourbon for 2, Lunch for 2, 8-hour chauffeured Escalade private service for 2, 3-night stay in a standard guest room at the Hyatt Regency Louisville, and Winspire booking & concierge service.
Kentucky Bourbon Trail Experience
During your 8-hour excursion you will enjoy a sampling of iconic distillery tours and tastings on what's known as the "South Route" of the Kentucky Bourbon Trail. Your personal driver will share interesting history as you sit back and enjoy the ride?soaking in the beautiful scenery along the way.
Maker's Mark Tour & Tasting - Your tour starts when your private driver arrives at the hotel with an Escalade to take your party of two in style to your first stop. Maker's Mark has arguably the most beautiful distillery grounds in Kentucky, nestled along Whisky Creek. The tour explores the distillery and warehouses and ends in a well-appointed tasting room. Sample Maker's Mark, Maker's Mark 46 (a Super-Premium Bourbon), and a sample of the new-make white whiskey before it enters the barrel. Each of you will receive a bottle of Maker's Mark to hand-dip in their iconic red wax.
Jim Beam Tour & Tasting - Jim Beam is one of the largest distilleries in the world and the #1 bourbon in the world. They claim if they stopped production today they have enough bourbon aging in their warehouses to meet demand for the next twenty years. Brands include Jim Beam Straight Bourbon, Booker's, Baker's, Basil Hayden, Knob Creek, Devil's Cut, Old Tub, Red Stag, Jim Beam Honey and Knob Creek Smoked Maple. Enjoy a tour of the distillery, warehouse, bottling line, and a small museum of commemorative decanters. The tasting room is the envy of other distilleries and features pneumatic tasting machines with over 18 products to choose from.
Stitzel-Weller Private Tour & Tasting - Originally opened on Derby Day in 1935, Stitzel-Weller's fame comes from being the birthplace of Pappy Van Winkle, the most sought after bourbon in the world. The Stitzel-Weller Distillery is now home to Bulleit Bourbon, A Diageo brand of KY Straight Bourbon Whiskey that is characterized by its high rye content and aged for at least six years.
Lunch - Enjoy lunch at one of the following restaurants: Talbott Tavern, Toll Gate Café at Maker's Mark Distillery, Harrison Smith House, Kurtz Restaurant, Chapeze House, or Fred's Smokehouse at Jim Beam Distillery.
Should you prefer to customize your day's itinerary, the driver and vehicle are at your disposal for eight consecutive hours. Driver's gratuity included. You must be 21 to participate in the tastings but guests of all ages are welcome on the tours.
2015 Blackouts: Derby Week (April 27 - May 3) and Bourbon Festival (Sept. 15-20)
Hyatt Regency Louisville
Enjoy a 3-night stay in a standard guest room and the hotel's complimentary 24-hour gym, indoor pool, hydro-spa and outdoor tennis court on the fourth floor.
Winspire Booking & Concierge Service
Winspire provides a team of seasoned travel professionals who will help you redeem your experience. All travel related details and reservations are handled for every part of your Winspire experience.
Must be booked a minimum of 60 days in advance. Reservations are subject to availability. Certificates cannot be replaced if lost, stolen or destroyed. All purchases are non-refundable. Packages cannot be resold. Suggested retail value is calculated using rack room rates. Ground transportation is not included unless where specified.
Kentucky Bourbon Trail