Two Whiskeys Join Woodford Reserve’s 2018 Master’s Collection

Woodford Reserve today announced the release of two different expressions this fall for its Master’s Collection: Woodford Reserve American Select Oak and Woodford Reserve Oat Grain Kentucky Bourbon. Woodford Reserve’s Select American Oak Bourbon was matured in Ozark oak. This batching has a nutty and sweet aromatic character of warm baked goods, the company reports. American Select Oak will be available nationally with a suggested retail price of $129.99 per 750-ml. bottle. Woodford Reserve’s Oat…

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Morton’s and The Mondavi Family Celebrate Big Anniversaries Together

Both Morton’s The Steakhouse and the Napa Valley winemaking family Mondavi are celebrating significant milestones. Morton’s turns 40 this year; its first location opened in Chicago in 1978. The chain, owned by Landry’s, now boasts 80 locations worldwide. 2018 also marks 75 years since Italian immigrants Cesare and Rosa Mondavi purchased the historic Charles Krug property. Charles Krug is the oldest winery in the Napa Valley and the longest-running tasting room in California. The Mondavi…

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Copper & Kings Via Chicago American Brandy

Louisville-based Copper & Kings American Brandy Co. has collaborated with Chicago’s Few Spirits on a copper pot-distilled American Brandy matured in Few Rye Whiskey barrels. “This was great brandy to start – a really lovely blend. The youngest spirit is over five years with most of it being a lot older – probably an average of eight years to be fair,” says Copper & Kings Master Distiller Brandon O’Daniel. “Rye’s quite a fruity, herbaceous, peppery whiskey,…

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