Showcase Your Brand at an Event Like No Other

The Bourbon Classic is a unique week-long event that will focus on educating and entertaining the Bourbon connoisseur, along with the media who covet the attention of this sophisticated group. Situated in Louisville, Kentucky, the gateway to Bourbon Country, this event explores the “best of the best” in the authentic world of Bourbon, from the craftsmanship put into distilling to the pure enjoyment of the spirit.

This event presents a rare opportunity to position your company among connoisseurs, industry experts, national media and the finest products in Bourbon Country. The Classic is designed to appeal to the Bourbon enthusiast by providing a myriad of opportunities to enjoy and learn about Bourbon. Our program allows your company to have the highest presence and exposure to an audience which is keenly interested in all things Bourbon.

The 2018 Sponsorship program will be released soon! For more information on 2018 sponsorships please contact Seth Thompson at 

Thank You to Our 2017 Sponsors

Culinary Sponsor
Kentucky Proud

Offical Wine of Bourbon Classic
1000 Stories

Hospitality Sponsor
Kentucky Department of Tourism

Diamond Barrel Sponsors
Buffalo Trace Distillery
Maker's Mark 
Michter's Distillery, LLC

Platinum Barrel Sponsors
Barton 1792 Distillery
Old Forester

Gold Barrel Sponsors
Blanton's Bourbon
Bourbon and Biscuits
Four Roses Distillery
Heaven Hill Distillery
Louisville Magazine
Woodford Reserve

Silver Barrel Sponsors
Blade and Bow / I. W. Harper
Bulleit Frontier Whiskey
Calumet Bourbon
Coopers' Craft
Glencairn Crystal
Jim Beam
Louisville Ice Sculptures
Rabbit Hole Distilling


Artisan Barrel Sponsors
Copper & King's
Limestone Branch Distillery

Wilderness Trail Distillery

Media Sponsors
The Bourbon Review
Edible Louisville Magazine
Outfront Media
The Voice-Tribune 


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