Bourbon Classic Toasts 10th Anniversary in 2023

Returning February 22-25, this event features the best of the best in Bourbon, culinary and cocktails

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (June 24, 2022) – One of Louisville’s winter events, the Bourbon Classic will be back for its tenth anniversary celebration of the best of the best in Bourbon, culinary and cocktails, February 22-25, 2023, in Louisville. Tickets for Friday, February 24, and Saturday, February 25, are on sale now at The 2023 Bourbon Classic weekend events will take place at the Hyatt Regency Louisville, located in the heart of downtown Louisville, easy walking distance to several nearby urban distilleries.

Signature Bourbon Classic events returning for 2023 include the Cocktail and Culinary Challenge showcasing classic and contemporary Bourbon cocktails paired with a chef’s Bourbon-themed culinary complement; Bourbon University features an opportunity to learn from industry experts through lively moderated discussions, demos and tastings; and TASTE, which creates opportunities sample top brands of Bourbon, food pairings from featured restaurants and Bourbon-inspired products.

“We look forward to celebrating the tenth anniversary of Bourbon Classic in 2023. 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 co-founder. “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. 

Looking to enjoy a bourbon-themed weekend in Louisville? Guests can use both Louisville Tourism’s annual Visitor Guide and the Bourbon County Visitor Guide to plan an itinerary around Louisville’s top experiences. Travelers also can get attraction, lodging and dining assistance at

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