Bill Samuels Jr.

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Happy Hour Live with the Bourbon Women: Peggy Noe Stevens, Heather Wibbels, and Maggie Kimberl (Episode 892: August 25, 2021)

Bourbon Women is one of the largest groups around for women who love whiskey, and is celebrating its 10th anniversary...

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An Anniversary Celebration…One Year Late (Episode 866: April 12, 2021)

Bourbons Bistro had everything ready to go for its 15th anniversary dinner in April…of 2020. Of course, the Covid-19 pandemic...

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Finding a Home in the World of Whisky (Episode 798: December 22, 2019)

Dhavall Gandhi could have been a highly sought after mergers and acquisitions expert, but he set that potentially lucrative career...

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Maker’s Mark: Bucking Trends for 60 Years (Episode 776: July 14, 2019)

60 years ago, Bill and Marge Samuels dipped the first bottles of Maker’s Mark Bourbon in Loretto, Kentucky. They left...

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Bourbon’s Economic Impact Booms in Kentucky

February 6, 2019 – Ten years ago, leaders of Kentucky’s Bourbon industry staged a protest at the Capitol in Frankfort...

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Farewell To a Whisky Maker (Episode 738: November 4, 2018)

This time around, we’re on the road in Kilkenny, Ireland, but with heavy hearts. The whisky world lost one of...

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The Speed Art Museum’s “Art of Bourbon” Auction (Episode 725: September 16, 2018)

Bourbon & Beyond gets underway this Friday night in Louisville with a charity Bourbon auction to benefit the Speed Art...

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Kentucky Bourbon Hall of Fame Announces Class of 2018

September 11, 2018 – Three new members have been named to the Kentucky Bourbon Hall of Fame, while an industry...

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Nearest Green’s Legacy Gets a New Home (Episode 675: January 7, 2018)

Last November, Fawn Weaver told us about her mission to spread the story of Nathan “Nearest” Green, the former slave...

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On the Road in Bourbon Country (Episode 659: September 17, 2017)

This week, we’re on the road at the annual Kentucky Bourbon Festival in Bardstown, Kentucky! We’ll have highlights from the...

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