Bourbon Classic brings together the best of the Bourbon and culinary worlds through a collection of rare, interactive events. Infused with exceptional tastings, workshops and unrivaled sips, these events are sure to thrill any Bourbon connoisseur and enthusiast. Gather in Louisville, the gateway to all the heritage and innovation of Kentucky’s Bourbon Country, to explore the “best of the best” in the world of Bourbon. 

Highlights of the week include:
  • Bourbon Classic TOP SHELF
  • Bourbon Classic SAVOR
  • Bourbon Classic Cocktail & Culinary Challenge featuring chefs and bartenders
  • Bourbon Classic University educational sessions
  • Bourbon Classic TASTE featuring Bourbon related products and tastings from distillers, chefs, and key vendors

The attire for Bourbon Classic Friday and Saturday events is Smart Casual - neat yet casual attire. Nice jeans, slacks or dresses are appropriate.

Must be 21 or older to attend

Bourbon Classic is co-produced by FSA Management Group and The Bourbon Review.


For more than four decades, FSA has provided a broad range of services to associations, primarily in the culinary and foodservice industries. Headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, since 1979, our mission is to offer creative management solutions to organizations seeking to grow, diversify and thrive in an ever-changing global society.

We strive to deliver unmatched personal service and deep resources to help our clients and events grow—the foundation of our tagline, “your success with our support.”

Event production has been a core competency at FSA since our inception. We see the “big picture” of the overall event process and what it takes to produce high-quality, successful events. FSA offers unparalleled event direction rooted in the culinary history and diversity of our work with an array of culinary and foodservice clients.


The Bourbon Review was the world’s first magazine dedicated to Bourbon and the lifestyle that surrounds its patrons. Launched in the summer of 2008 by four fraternity brothers from Kentucky, The Bourbon Review focuses on the people, science and art of the Bourbon lifestyle, which is associated with those who like to entertain, cook and celebrate special moments with America’s only native spirit, Bourbon. Over 60,000 people from every state in the nation and over 20 foreign countries enjoy reading each issue of the quarterly produced magazine.