7th Annual Bourbon Tour
October 7-8, 2017
The Wright State Alumni Association invites all alumni, family, and friends to join us on one of our most highly anticipated events- Bourbon Tour. This tour has sold out for the past several years, so don't wait to register!
This trip provides attendees with the opportunity to network with fellow alumni and friends while enjoying some of Kentucky's most famous distilleries along with some that are newer to the scene. The Alumni Association strives to make sure each Bourbon Tour is unique and provides an experience that has past attendees coming back year after year.
This year's Bourbon Tour will include stops at the following distilleries:
Special Chihuly at Maker's Mark Glass Exhibit
Our visit to Maker's Mark Distillery this year will mean more than a fun, informative and up-close look into the world of their famous bourbon. This year, we will also enjoy the amazing art of world-renowned artist, Dale Chihuly with a limited-run special exhibition throughout the distillery grounds. This exhibition showcases seven dramatic installations complementing the distillery's landscape and architecture.
The cost for the Bourbon Tour is dependent upon the number of individuals in each hotel room.
Single Room (1 king bed or two doubles): $245.00/person
Double Room (1 king bed or two doubles): $175.00/person
Triple Room (2 double beds): $165.00/person
Quad Room (2 double beds): $150.00/person
The Price reflected above includes:
- Round trip transportation via Croswell VIP Motor Coach
- 1 night stay at the Fairfield Inn & Suites (Downtown)
- All tours and tastings at each distillery (3 distilleries)
- Lunch on Saturday
- Snacks and drinks on the bus throughout the trip
- Breakfast on Sunday
NOTE: We will NOT be providing transportation to the Horseshoe Casino-Southern Indiana this year. Uber (taxi service) is available for approximately $20 (up to 4 people/car) one way. If you have never used Uber you can get your first ride for free. The WSU staff person will help coordinate with those interested in going to the casino to carpool if needed.
Itinerary is subject to change due to traffic and unforeseen circumstances.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 7
6:50 AM: Depart WSU
7:40 AM: Pick-up in Cincinnati (Northrup-Grumman)
10:00 AM: Bluegrass Distillers Tour & Tasting
11:20 AM: Town Branch Distillery Tour & Tasting
12:45 PM: Box Lunch (on bus while traveling to Maker's Mark)
2:10 PM: Maker's Mark Tour & Tasting (Chihuly Glass display)
5:15 PM: Arrive at Fairfield Inn & Suites (Downtown Louisville)
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 8
10:00 AM: Depart Hotel (breakfast available at hotel prior to departure)
12:30 PM: Drop off in Cincinnati (Northrup-Grumman)
1:15 PM: Arrive at WSU