LOUISVILLE, Ky. (April 8, 2019) – After a successful 2019 event, Bourbon Classic is back for its eighth annual celebration of the best of the best in Bourbon, culinary and cocktails, February 26 – 29, 2020, in Louisville, Kentucky. Tickets for Friday, February 28th, and Saturday, February 29th, taking place at the iconic Henry Clay building, are on sale now at BourbonClassic.com.
Signature Bourbon Classic events returning for 2020 include the Cocktail and Culinary Challenge (Friday, February 28), showcasing classic and contemporary Bourbon cocktails paired with a chef’s Bourbon-themed culinary complement; Bourbon University (Saturday, February 29), an opportunity to learn from industry experts through lively moderated discussions, demos and tastings; and TASTE, (Saturday, February 29) which will provide ample opportunities for the public to sample top brands of Bourbon, food pairings from featured restaurants and Bourbon-inspired products.
Highlights of the 2019 Bourbon Classic included tastings of over 80 Bourbons, 20+ unique Bourbon cocktails and perfectly paired small plates, and dishes prepared by “Top Chef” Season 16 winner Kelsey Barnard Clark, “Top Chef” runner up Sara Bradley, “Top Chef” contestant Nini Nguyen.
“We look forward to celebrating our eight years of Bourbon Classic in 2020. Each year the event continues to grow, reaching more and more Bourbon enthusiasts. We could not be more grateful for the tremendous support we have received,” says Tony Butler, Bourbon Classic cofounder. “The Bourbon lifestyle has become a phenomenon across the country and we are lucky enough to reside in the center of the Bourbon world where we can share the cocktails and culinary masterpieces, Bourbon tastings and educational sessions that can only happen here in Kentucky.”
The Bourbon Classic was co-founded by Tony Butler of FSA Management Group, an event planning company based in Louisville, and Justin Thompson and Seth Thompson, of The Bourbon Review.
February 28 and 29 Bourbon Classic tickets are on sale now and are available to purchase at https://www.bourbonclassic.com/attend. Ticket information about the February 26 – 27 events is to be announced.