National Bourbon Heritage Month

Celebrate Bourbon Heritage in Oldham, Kentucky!

Bourbon Heritage Month in Oldham, Kentucky!

Bourbon & Beyond 3-Day Festival!

Looking for weekend getaways in Kentucky in September, nearby Louisville will be celebrating National Bourbon Heritage Month with Bourbon and Beyond, a three-day festival September 20 – 22 featuring headliners such as Foo Fighters, Robert Plant, Hall and Oates, ZZ Top and Zak Brown Band…and many, many more fabulous acts.


If you are looking for hotels near Louisville KY, Bourbon and Beyond is a popular festival, so you will want to book your hotel, bed and breakfast, or vacation home here in Oldham, Kentucky – located just 20 minutes from downtown Louisville on I-71 and an hour from Cincinnati. Come early and check out our horse farm tours!


National Bourbon Heritage Month was first established in 2007 to celebrate Kentucky as the birthplace of bourbon.   Bourbon was first produced by settlers in early Bourbon County, Kentucky who brought their whiskey distilling knowledge and the practice of aging whiskey and charring the barrels for better flavor from Europe.


Bourbon Master Distiller Jade Peterson with author Mike Veach

Today, more than 95% of all bourbon produced in the United States is produced in Kentucky and you can see where they are made on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail and the Kentucky Bourbon Trail Craft Tour. With more than eight of the most famous distilleries in the world, including our own Kentucky Artisan Distillery the home of Jefferson’s Reserve and Jefferson’s Ocean, the Kentucky Bourbon Trail is a path of heritage and history…not to mention the finest bourbons in the world.


Hang on and head out to Louisville for Bourbon and Beyond. Over 40 bourbon brands, bourbon masters and celebrities from some of the most world-famous distilleries, and three days of workshops, talks and demonstrations makes this an experience you won’t want to miss.


Kentucky Artisan Distillery, the home of Jefferson’s Reserve and Jefferson’s Oceans, is the ONLY distillery on I-71 between Cincinnati and Louisville and is located on I-71 at Exit 14, Crestwood, then follow the signs!