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Spend Father's Day with Pappy Van Winkle

Friday, June 14, 2019 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. eastern time

Spend Father's Day with Pappy Van Winkle

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Buffalo Trace Distillery
113 Great Buffalo Trace, Frankfort, KY 40601
Friday, June 14, 2019 from 6:00–9:00 p.m. eastern time


This Father’s Day, make your pappy happy with a one-of-a-kind dinner event at the Buffalo Trace Distillery. Julian and Preston Van Winkle, the father-son duo at the helm of Pappy Van Winkle's Family Reserve, will guide you through a tasting of the various ages of Van Winkle Bourbons. And don’t forget to bring your favorite Van Winkle merchandise to have it signed at the end of the evening.

Surrounded by the Buffalo Trace Distillery’s distinctive architecture and beautiful landscape, this evening event is sure to be a unique and unforgettable experience. If your dad loves bourbon, he’s sure to love this. Bid now.


This experience for four includes:

  • Roundtrip United Economy® airfare for four to to Louisville, Kentucky*
  • Hotel accomodations for four (two rooms) in Louisville, Kentucky 
    • Check in: Thursday, June 13, 2019 
    • Check out: Saturday, June 15, 2019
  • Four tickets to Buffalo Trace’s Father’s Day “Pappy for your Pappy” on June 14, 2019**
  • $200 allowance for ride share 

* Airfare included only for members outside the greater Louisville area.
** All guests must be 21 years or older to attend the experience. 

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  • Due to limited quantities, Van Winkle bourbons will not be available for purchase.
  • All guests must be 21 years or older to attend the experience.
  • Airfare included only for members outside the greater Louisville area.

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