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Tours & Tastings

Experience the truest expression of Woodford Reserve at our historic distillery in Versailles, KY.

Woodford Reserve's Path to Flavor Tour

Join us for a guided walking tour of our Distillery and historic location. Our most popular experience, you’ll explore all five sources of flavor from grain to glass. Finishing with a tasting of our award winning craft bourbons and whiskies you'll truly experience the Woodford Reserve difference.

What to expect:
- 70 minute walking tour and tasting, please dress for the weather
- Guests must be +21 to enter tasting experiences.
- Minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times.
- We do not offer a waitlist or cancellation list

70 Minutes
$32
Book up to 90 days in advance.
By online Reservation only.

Spectacle for the Senses Tasting

Our most interactive tasting! Your experience begins with a walk through history before you enter the Dryer House where you will taste 5 award winning whiskies expertly paired with lite bites. Designed by our Master Distiller it is sure to be a true spectacle for your senses!

What to expect:
- 45 min guided tasting with food pairing
- Experience includes a short walk on a hill
- Must be +21 years of age
- We do not offer a waitlist or cancellation list

45 Minutes
$25 per person
Book up to 90 days in advance.
By online Reservation only.

Indulge the Senses Experience

This winter, join us at Woodford Reserve Distillery to treat yourself to a sensorial flavor experience inspired by the flavors of Double Oaked Bourbon. In partnership with Compartes Chocolates, Master Distiller Elizabeth McCall developed an exclusive limited edition chocolate collection. In this intimate tasting experience, you’ll explore flavor developed through our unique maturation techniques and taste three expertly paired handcrafted chocolates alongside our bourbon. Tasting includes our classic Woodford Reserve Bourbon, Double Oaked and Double Oaked Old Fashioned Cocktail with three gourmet chocolates. Each guest will leave with complimentary chocolate bitters and recipe card to assist with recreating this decadent cocktail at home!

What to expect:
- The tasting takes place in one of our historic buildings in production. Please dress for the weather.
- Must be +21 to enter tasting experiences.
- We do not offer a waitlist or cancellation list.

45 minutes
$40
Online reservation only

The Perfect Pair

Woodford Reserve has partnered with the LA-based chocolatier on a limited edition collection of chocolates inspired by the flavors of Woodford Reserve Double Oaked. Join Master Distiller Elizabeth McCall to double your indulgence this Valentine's season with the perfect pair(ing): Bourbon and Chocolate. Enjoy gourmet chocolates expertly paired with our Double Oaked, Double Double Oaked and craft your very own Double Oaked Old Fashioned cocktail while enjoying your sweet treats! In the spirit of doubling up, this experience not only includes a tasting, but a gift pack of Double Oaked, Double Double Oaked and Compartes to take home with you.
Only 12 tickets per session available.
Limit 2 per person.

1 Hour
250
ONLINE RESERVATION ONLY

VIP Master Distiller Tour Experience

For the ultimate Woodford Reserve fan! Join Master Distiller Emeritus Chris Morris and/or Master Distiller Elizabeth McCall on a two-hour behind-the-scenes tour of the Distillery, Lab, Warehouse, and ending a Family of Brands tasting. Each ticket includes a limited edition bottle. This experience is limited to 8 guests and is only offered as our distiller's schedules permit.

No waitlist option available

2 Hours
$500 per person
Book up to 90 days in advance.
By online Reservation only.

Innovation Inspired Tour and Tasting

Woodford Reserve Distillery is the home of innovation, where we push the creative bounds of our award-winning bourbons and whiskies. This experience includes a full distillery tour highlighting our five sources of flavor and finishes with an elevated tasting of a few of our most highly sought after whiskies. Each guest will receive a souvenir glass and have the opportunity to purchase an allocated whiskey at the conclusion of the experience.

What to Expect:
- 70 minute walking tour and tasting, please dress weather appropriate.
- Must be +21 to enter tasting experiences.
- Minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times.
- We do not offer a waitlist or cancellation list.

80 minutes
$125 per person
Book up to 90 days in advance.
By online Reservation only.

Mixology Experience

Enjoy a journey through the rich history of some of our favorite classic cocktails. Hosted in our Cocktail Lounge, this exclusive, limited experience will allow guests to learn and make various classics like the Old Fashioned with our Woodford Reserve family of whiskies while learning the origins of the cocktails and how it is intrinsically tied to the Woodford Reserve Distillery. Guests will also receive a souvenir rocks glass, recipes for all of our signature Woodford Reserve cocktails and bourbon balls.

What to Expect:
- 45 minute seated experience
- Must be +21 to participate
- We do not offer a waitlist or cancellation list.

Note: This experience takes place in our Cocktail Lounge. Please follow signage onsite when you arrive.

45 minutes
$50 per person
Book up to 90 days in advance.
By online Reservation only.

From the Reserve: A Curated Cocktail Experience

In our most exclusive cocktail experience, you will explore crafting luxury cocktails with rare whiskies from our curated archival collection. A detailed demonstration of our favorite classic cocktails with an innovative twist draws on inspiration from some of Woodford Reserve's most rare whiskies from years past. Guests will also receive a souvenir Double Old Fashioned tumbler.

What to expect:
- 45 minute cocktail demonstration and tasting
- Guests must be 21+ to participate
- We do not offer a waitlist or cancellation list

45 minutes
$150
Online reservation only

* For ticket refunds, we ask for a 24 hour notice before experience start time. For groups of 10 or more we need 14 day notice before experience start time for a refund.

WHERE ARE YOU SHIPPING?

At this time we are only shipping spirits to Kentucky, Nebraska, New Hampshire, North Dakota and Washington D.C.