Perfect for a date night, guys’ night or girls’ night, these activities at Westport Whiskey & Wine take place in their beautiful events room at the back of their store in Westport Village at 1115 Herr Ln # 140. Call (502) 708-1313 for reservations.
Tuesday, June 4, 7 PM. Brown-Forman 100 Proof Class with Sara Reed, Bourbon Event Coordinator – Kentucky. Sample through some of the 100 proof products in the Brown-Forman portfolio and discuss the differences that grain recipe and maturation play in flavor development. We will discuss the difference in Bottled in Bond versus 100 Proof and sample Old Forester 100 Proof, Old Forester 1897, Old Forester Rye, Cooper’s Craft Barrel Reserve and Early Times Bottled in Bond. Reservations. $10
Wednesday, June 5, 7 PM. Seth’s Run for the Roses. Join Seth Williams of Tramonte & Sons who will leading a tasting of Rose wines from around the world. There will be seven wines offered from Provence and Loire Valley in France, Spain, Columbia Valley in Washington and Mendocino County, California. A fun evening of great tastes. Reservations. $10.
Thursday, June 6, 6:30 to 9 PM. Open Bar Night. Win Place or Show. As we prepare for the final leg of the Triple Crown, we will be tasting our way through some world class whiskeys as we profile items that have made Whiskey Advocate’s Top 20 over the last few years. There will be special pricing on bourbon flights and up to 20% of select whiskey, too. $5 Conundrum wines by the glass. No reservations necessary.
Tuesday, June 11, 7 PM. Father’s Day Scotch Whiskey Tasting. Join Gaelyn Park, Portfolio Specialist for Moet Hennessy who will present a selection of Single Malt Scotch Whisky from two of Scotland’s most regarded distilleries, Ardbeg on the island of Islay and the Highlands classic, Glenmorangie. From barrel finished to spicy peated whisky this will be a treat to share with any whisky loving father. Reservations. $15
Wednesday, June 12, 7 PM. JFW Atlas Portfolio Wine Tasting with Trad Ireland. Trad will be presenting wines from four estates recently acquired by the Jackson Family: Siduri, Copain, Brewer-Clifton and Diatom. We will taste one Rose, a Chardonnay and four Pinot Noirs. Bold, Rich, Elegant, Flavorful & Fun. Reservations. $15
Thursday, June 13, 6:30 to 9 PM. Open Bar Night Father’s Day with Father & Son Wild Turkey Master Distillers, Jimmy & Eddie Russell. This will be an opportunity to mix and mingle with both, have them sign bottles, go through a small tasting. There will be two Wild Turkey golf bags offered as door prizes. There will be special pricing on flights of Wild Turkey and up to 20% of select whiskey, too. Of course, Conundrum, our house wines, will be available for $5 per glass along with a select beer special. No Reservations necessary.
Tuesday, June 18, 7 PM. Robert Mondavi Birthday Tasting. Robert Mondavi was a pioneer and innovator in California’s Napa Valley. His influence on not only Napa but on all of California. This tasting will explore his influence from every day to elegant wines. Reservations. $15
Thursday, June 20, 6:30 to 9 PM. Open Bottle Night. Summer Whites- whether sitting around the pool or picnicking in the park, we have the ideal whites for your summertime needs. We will have flights ranging from light and fruity to tart and dry, come find your perfect accompaniment! There will be special pricing on bourbon flights and up to 20% of select whiskey, too. Of course, there will also be a select beer special.
Saturday, June 22, 9 AM to Noon. Certified Bourbon Steward Training through the Stave & Thief Society. This in-depth program is designed so that once you’re a Bourbon Steward, you’ll be able to discuss America’s native spirit both confidently and accurately, as well as be able to make recommendations to friends, family, and others based on their individual taste and preferences. Join Executive Bourbon Steward, Chris Zaborowski in this hands-on 3-hour training that includes the basics of bourbon, including a bit of history, how and where bourbon is made, what makes bourbon unique from other whiskies. Each participant will receive a copy of the Certified Bourbon Steward Handbook that includes an online access code for your final exam. Upon completion you will receive a Stave & Thief Certified Bourbon Steward lapel pin. In addition, all participants will receive 10% off all courses at Moonshine University including the full day Executive Bourbon Steward training program. As a certified bourbon steward, you also receive periodic invites and special offers for bourbon related events. Limited to 24 people. No Discounts apply to this class. $65.
Tuesday, June 25, 7 PM. Force Majeure Wine Tasting with Carrie Alexander, Sales & Marketing Director. Force Majeure is an ultra-premium winery located in the Red Mountain AVA in Washington State, specializing in estate-grown, single-vineyard Bordeaux and Rhône-inspired wines. From its inception, Force Majeure has been defined by unwavering commitment to outstanding viticulture and exemplary winemaking. “Force Majeure” describes the relentless, powerful elements of Nature that form the terroir of their vineyard. It also identifies the “unstoppable force” initiated when the highest level of viticulture is combined with the highest level of winemaking talent. Reservations. $25.
Wednesday, June 26, 6:30 PM. Uncle Nearest 1820 Single Barrel Release. Please join us for the release of the first ever UNCLE NEAREST 1820 SINGLE BARREL in Kentucky. We will be serving an Uncle Nearest 1856 cocktail on arrival, followed by a hosted tasting of Westport Whiskey & Wine’s single barrel selection alongside Uncle Nearest 1856 by Richie Michaels, Uncle Nearest National Brand Ambassador. We strongly recommend attendance to secure one of the 66 bottles this 11 year old barrel yielded. Reservations. $10.
Thursday, June 27, 6:30 to 9 PM. Open Bar Night. Variations on a Theme. The Manhattan is a staple in the world of whiskey cocktails and it seems like everyone has their own take. Does it really matter if you use bourbon or rye? What about a richly smoked Scotch? How about swapping vermouth for another digestif? Come find your signature take on the classic! There will be special pricing on bourbon flights and up to 20% of select whiskey, too. Of course, Conundrum, our house wines, will be available for $5 per glass along with a select beer special.