Bourbon and Wine Tasting

September 8, 2017 6:30-10 pm

Yew Dell Gardens

6220 Old LaGrange Rd, Crestwood, KY  40014

The South Oldham Rotary Club is hosting their Fifth Annual South Oldham Rotary Bourbon & Wine Tasting at Yew Dell Gardens.  What better way to spend the evening than strolling thru beautiful Yew Dell Gardens viewing the grounds and plantings, while having the opportunity to taste over 80 bourbons and wines and partake in catered hors d’oeuvres by Ladyfingers Catering?.  An auction (donations welcome), as well as live music by the Misty Mountain String Band add to the entertainment. Proceeds will benefit local and international projects.  Tickets are $75. Tickets can be purchased from any South Oldham Rotarian or online on this site.  Keep updated by joining our facebook event page or for more info call Ryan 502-640-9078 or Ron 502-387-8194.

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Here’s a list of the items we sampled in 2016.

  • Angel’s Envy-Angel’s Envy Bourbon, Angel’s Envy Rye
  • Ballotin Whiskey-Ballotin Bourbon Ball Whiskey, Ballotin Carmel Turtle Whiskey, Ballotin Original Chocolate Whiskey
  • Barton 1792-Barton 1792 Bourbon
  • Buffalo Trace-Buffalo Trace Bourbon, Eagle Rare Bourbon, Fireball Whiskey, Buffalo Trace Bourbon Cream, Wheatley Vodka
  • Forrest Edge Winery-Chardonnay, Caberneet Sauvignon, Black Cherry Pomegranate, Zoey Rose, Bluegrass Blend
  • Heaven Hill-Elijah Craig, Larceny, Domaine de Canton
  • Heritage Wine & Spirits-Ransom Old Tom Gin, JR Ewing Bourbon, Wildcatter Bourbon, Jigsaw Pinot Noir
  • Jefferson’s-Jefferson’s Bourbon, Jefferson’s Ocean #8 Bourbon, Jefferson’s Esquire Manhattan
  • Kentucky Artisan Distillery-Whiskey Row Whiskey Bourbon
  • Kentucky Peerless Distilling Co.-Lucky Moonshine (Green Apple Pie, Lemon Drop, Peach, Cinnamon Fire, Chocolate Pie, Coconut Cream & Pineapple)
  • Limestone Branch-Sugar Shine Appalachian Shines, MoonPie MoonShines (Chocolate, Vanilla and Banana)
  • Makers Mark-Makers Mark, Makers 46, Makers Mark Cask Strenth
  • Mercer Wine Estates-Mercer Estate Rose, Mercer Estate Pinot Gris, Mercer Estatee Sharp Sister Red
  • Michter’s Distillery-Michter’s Small Batch Bourbon, Michter’s Single Barrel Rye, Michter’s Small Batch Sour Mash, Michter’s American Whiskey
  • Old 502 Winery-more info to follow
  • Piedmont Distilling-Midnight Moon Moonshines (Apple Pie, Midnight Moon Blueberry)
  • Rivulet-Rivulet Pecan Liqueur
  • Smith-Berry Winery-more info to follow
  • The Little Kentucky River Winery– Kentucky Rain, Hunter’s Bottom, Dance in the Rain, 1812, Smokehouse Red, Country Road, Plum Sinful, Miss Bessie’s Pick?
  • The Wine Group-Concannon-Cabernet, Chardonay & Petite Sirah, Trapiche-Broquel Malbec, Oak Cask Cabernet, Chloe-Red Blend, Pino Grigio, Prosecco, Cupcake Moscato D’Asti
  • Tito’s Hand Made Vodka-more info to follow
  • Wadelyn Ranch-Wadelyn Ranch Family Tradition Bourbon, The Stallion Cocktail

Live Auction items for 2016

  • Lake Barkley Cabin-Want some quality family time?  Experience Lake Barkley for a 2 night stay in a three bedroom, 2 bath, LAKE FRONT home with dock (sleeps 6-8).  Worried about getting too far off the grid?—no worries, this one has free wifi, cable/satellite tv  Photos, availability and more info:  Visit October 1, 2016-March 31, 2017 expires April 1, 2017 Courtesy of Kurt & Judy Vezner
  • UPS Flight Simulator– One hour in a flight simulator for up to four people.  So realistic you won’t believe you’re still on the ground.  Fly/land and explore while enjoying the under 10 million dollar jet flying experience.  Courtesy of UPS
  • Open Cockpit Bi-Plan Ride-Take a ride you won’t soon forget in a 1000 cubic inch 500 horsepower World War II Bi-Plane.  Your choice of a scenic ride around Madison & Ohio River Valley, Hands on Flying (you get stick time, no experience needed), or looping, rolling acrobatic session. Expires December 2, 2016 Courtesy of Cliff Robinson Aerobatics
  • 15 Gallon Hydrangea “Limelight” Tree  Form-Courtesy of Abrams Nursery
  • Gas Grill-Need description Courtesy of Crestwood Walmart
  • Bluegrass Country Estate Bed & Breakfast-Enjoy a one night stay at this perfect getaway where you can lay back and enjoy all the amenities they have to offer.  Voted #1 B&B in Kentucky for amenities, they are now being referred to as a mini resort! Courtesy of Cheryl Sabin

Silent Auction Items

  • Smokers Gift BasketCourtesy of Cox’s Smoker Outlet
  • Tailgate PackageCourtesy of Anderson’s Lawn & Garden
  • Poker KitCourtesy of Jim & Joe’s Ice
  • Weber GrillCourtesy of Jim & Joe’s Ice
  • Galloway Golf BagCourtesy of Jim & Joe’s Ice
  • Metal CoolerCourtesy of Jim & Joe’s Ice
  • Seven T-shirts, 2 hats & football helmet dip holder Courtesy of Jim & Joe’s Ice
  • Commemorative Knife Plaque-Frederick Remington Collector’s Knife with Display Board by The Franklin Mint.  This beautiful collector’s knife from the Franklin Mint honors artist Frederick Remington, an American painter, illustrator, sculptor & writer, who specialized in depictions of the Old American West.  The handle of the knife bears a likeness of Remington’s famous sculpture, The Bronco Buster, created in 1909.  The blade features the facsimile signature of Frederick Remington surrounded by fancy scrollwork.  The display board is lined in red felt with brass mounting pins.  Courtesy of Chief Griffin
  • Maker’s Mark Distillery-The Ambassador of Bourbon (book), 750ml Maker’s Mark & water bottle Courtesy of Maker’s Mark
  • Foursome at Oldham County Country Club (Weekdays)-Voted the best golf course in Oldham County in 2014 & 2015. Grab three of your favorite friends and enjoy this semi-private 18 hole golf course that rewards good play with low scores. Expires July 14, 2017 Courtesy of Oldham County Country Club
  • Growler & Shirt-Courtesy of 3rd Turn Brewing
  • Artisans Distillery-More info to follow
  • More to come….

If you’d like to donate an auction item for this year, please contact Gary Hardy or Ralph Pratt at 502-225-6746

For photos from the previous Bourbon and Wine Tasting, click here.

For directions to the Bourbon and Wine Tasting, click here.

To purchase tickets to our Bourbon and Wine Tasting, click here.