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Magazine Archives: Oct. 31, 2014

Destination: Bourbon

Jack Bettridge
Issue: October 31, 2014


Twenty years ago, Bourbon wasn't the hot ticket it is today, and experiencing a great Kentucky distillery tour required a bit of luck. No website led to your favorite maker; you had to find it on your own. Once there, you hoped that someone knowledgeable might give you a tour instead of just pointing to the gift shop. And sampling, legally, was out of the question. Nevertheless, Wine Spectator's Jack Bettridge's first Bourbon pilgrimage delivered a thrill few true believers could have hoped for: audience with an idol.


For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands September 30, 2014.

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