Journey To Bourbon Country
Tour, Taste & Repeat

Louisville, Frankfort, Bardstow
May 20 - 24, 2024
4 Nights
Starting at $4,972 /person

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1 Home base
3 Destinations
Light
Activity level
Premium
Service level
Group size : 10
1 Home base
3 Destinations
Group size : 10

Embark on a Kentucky adventure with Katie, aka "The Wine Fairy," as she guides you through the iconic bourbon and culinary scene. Explore historic distilleries, savoring the distinct flavors of Kentucky bourbon. This journey promises a harmonious blend of spirits, flavors, and the warmth of southern hospitality, making it an unforgettable exploration of Kentucky's vibrant culinary and distilling traditions. Cheers to a short, sweet, and spirited experience!

What is Included

Nights
4 Nights in Louisville at one of our 4 star luxury properties

Meals
4 Breakfasts

2 Lunches with bourbon pairings

2 Dinners with wine (or Bourbon) pairings

Activities
All private Bourbon tours and tastings (5) as per itinerary

And More
Services of our Wine & Spirit Specialist throughout

Services of a local Bourbon specialist throughout

Transportation in luxury air-conditioned vehicles

Private airport transfers (round trip)

All taxes

Highlights

Tour, Taste & Repeat

Tour the distilleries plotted along the Kentucky Bourbon Trail, including the likes of Maker's Mark, Woodford, Whiskey Thief. One-On-One experiences and tastings await with not one, but two Wine & Spirit specialists by your side.

Bottling Your Own

Bourbon lovers will not only get the opportunity to sample some of the finest bourbons, but they will also get the opportunity to fill, cork, and label their very own bottles of the great nectar.

Itinerary

B = Breakfast
L = Lunch
D = Dinner
|The itinerary as presented may need to be modified from time to time to address possible logistical and weather challenges.
The itinerary as presented may need to be modified from time to time to address possible logistical and weather challenges.
Welcome to Kentucky

Day 1- Welcome to Kentucky

Day 1 : Welcome to Kentucky

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Welcome to Kentucky, home of Bourbon. After landing, you are met by our private driver and whisked away to your home for the next four nights. Select from one of our 2 favorite host hotels in the heart of Louisville and enjoy an afternoon at leisure. Tonight, we regroup for cocktails and enjoy a welcome dinner with traditional local cuisine and perfectly paired bourbons.

Southeast Trails

Day 2- Southeast Trails

Day 2 : Southeast Trails

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Explore the Frankfort/Versailles region with a morning at Woodford Reserve, surrounded by thoroughbred farms. Enjoy lunch at The Stave, a cozy spot with a superb bourbon selection and southern cooking. In the afternoon, indulge in a private tour at Whiskey Thief distillery, set on a 127-acre farm. Discover bourbon-making, "thieve" from the barrel, and savor an intimate atmosphere reminiscent of a friendly bar. Dinner at leisure.

Southwest Trails

Day 3- Southwest Trails

Day 3 : Southwest Trails

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Embark on a bourbon-filled day starting at Maker's Mark's scenic countryside property for a private experience. Move on to Willett Distillery for a fantastic lunch at their renowned restaurant. Conclude the journey with a visit to Bardstown Bourbon Company, offering a "new-school" distilling approach, rounding out your day with modern bourbon exploration. Dinner at leisure.

More tasting please!

Day 4- More tasting please!

Day 4 : More tasting please!

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Enjoy a leisurely morning (our travel concierge is available to arrange any extra distilleries/experiences you might fancy) before diving into the vibrant city of Louisville. After lunch at leisure, our last private experience awaits at Pursuit Distilling Company, a newer establishment where you can craft your own bourbon blend and bottle it for a personalized touch. Immerse yourselves in the art of distillation in the heart of Louisville's bourbon scene. We later enjoy our farewell dinner, paired with some of Katie's favorite wines.

Day 5- "Till Next Time"

Day 5 : "Till Next Time"

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When ready, you are privately transferred to the airport for your flight home. Or, extend your stay in the region by having our team of travel experts organize a tour beyond Louisville. Why not explore Frankfort or Elizabethtown?

Accommodations

The Grady Hotel

Kentucky

Rooted in tradition, The Grady Hotel is a historic gem of warm hospitality on the Bourbon Trail, mixing modern and vintage in a flawless fashion. From our Downtown Louisville KY hotel’s amenities to our on-site restaurant and lounge, experience a stay that warms like a whiskey neat.

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Rooted in tradition, The Grady Hotel is a historic gem of warm hospitality on the Bourbon Trail, mixing modern and vintage in a flawless fashion. From our Downtown Louisville KY hotel’s amenities to our on-site restaurant and lounge, experience a stay that warms like a whiskey neat.

21C Museum Hotel

Louisville, Kentucky

Situated on West Main street, in Louisville, Kentucky, the 21c Museum hotel is the first of its kind, combining contemporary art with luxury accommodation. Many visitors are drawn to the collection of 19th-century art, as the exhibitions take up 9,000 sq ft. featuring striking artwork across multiple galleries.

Each piece of art in the 21c Museum complements the modern aesthetics of the property's 91 rooms, providing guests with 10 different...

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Situated on West Main street, in Louisville, Kentucky, the 21c Museum hotel is the first of its kind, combining contemporary art with luxury accommodation. Many visitors are drawn to the collection of 19th-century art, as the exhibitions take up 9,000 sq ft. featuring striking artwork across multiple galleries.

Each piece of art in the 21c Museum complements the modern aesthetics of the property's 91 rooms, providing guests with 10 different types of lodging experiences. Whether you're looking for something spacious and cozy for the family, or something for just you and your significant other, the hotel has many options to choose from!

Your Host

Katie Barratt
Katie Barratt
Wine Educator & Journey Director

On Offer

Deluxe @ The Grady (river View)

$4,972 /person
Based on double occupancy
Deposit: $1,000/person due at time of booking
Final balance due: 90 days before departure

Indulge @ 21c (suite)

$5,632 /person
Based on double occupancy
Deposit: $1,000/person due at time of booking
Final balance due: 90 days before departure

What is Included

Nights
4 Nights in Louisville at one of our 4 star luxury properties

Meals
4 Breakfasts

2 Lunches with bourbon pairings

2 Dinners with wine (or Bourbon) pairings

Activities
All private Bourbon tours and tastings (5) as per itinerary

And More
Services of our Wine & Spirit Specialist throughout

Services of a local Bourbon specialist throughout

Transportation in luxury air-conditioned vehicles

Private airport transfers (round trip)

All taxes

Important Information

Good to know
All listed activities are optional in attendance

Listed distileries, while confirmed, could be modified at the last minute should it be warranted to maintain the quality and spirit of the journey.

Our property selection is always subject to change as these are privately owned. In such rare instances, it will be substituted for one of equal or great value offering similar features and amenities.

Additional daily trips and excursions may be arranged

Travel insurance is recommended (Art In Voyage partners with Seven Corners)
Smallprint

Our day-to-day itinerary may, from time to time and prior to departure, need to be altered or slightly modified to address possible unforeseen logistical and weather challenges. In such rare instances, Art In Voyage guarantees delivery of the content of the itinerary yet, in a different order.

All listed retreats (hotels, villas, and barges) are, at times, subject to changes. In such rare instances, similar or higher standards will be upheld.

Travel insurance, once purchased, goes into effect upon payment of the premium. You have 15 days from that date to cancel it. Beyond 15 days, it becomes non-refundable/non-cheangeable/non-transferrable.

In case of a cancelation at more than 60 days prior to departure, your deposit will be returned minus a $500 per person administrative fee.

In case of a cancelation within the penalty period: Find a replacement at least 30 days prior to departure and your journey will be fully refunded, minus a $500 per person administrative fee.

How about extending?
Come early, or leave late. Allow our consultants to customize a pre- or post- extension to your journey.
Why travel with us?
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