Forest Edge Winery is just a ten minute drive from our hotel in Shepherdsville. Try six wines for five dollars and explore Kentucky’s sophisticated side. Explore a mix of sweet and dry wines, from the different varieties of grapes outside. For something more playful, try their Summer Daze wines and wine slushies on a hot day in the South. Bring a group for a special event to the barrel room or have a drink with the owner. It’s the perfect opportunity to have some tasting glasses before deciding to bring a couple bottles home for later! Forest Edge Winery is a great place to stop on your way to the Jim Beam Distillery.
Looking for accommodations near the Bourbon Trail in Kentucky? The trail showcases the rich history of Kentucky’s signature spirit. Whiskey stamped with the Bourbon County logo was historically shipped down the Ohio and Mississippi River, aging the whiskey with a mellow oak wood flavor and amber color. Bourbon tourism only grows in popularity each year, solidifying Kentucky’s position as a bourbon supplier steeped in tradition. The Jim Beam Distillery lets you see the bourbon-making process firsthand as well as exclusive tastes of small batches made at the distillery. You’ll be amazed by the maze of pipes in the distillation room and you may even choose to bottle your own personal bottle of bourbon with your fingerprint in the wax seal. Come savor the taste of Kentucky!
Looking to learn more about the basics of bourbon or tasting good whiskey? Take a look at these two articles if you're new to the Bourbon Trail or looking to learn more about these downhome spirits!