Nashville Whiskey Festival September 11th-14th
  • September 11th

    September 11th Dropdown

    "Iron Cocktail"
    • Rotunda
    • 200 Guests Maximum
    • $65 per Person
    • Dress Casual Attire

    Appetizers TBD
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  • September 12th

    September 12th Dropdown

    "The Antique Collection"
    • Library & Boardroom
    • 40 Guests Maximum
    • $225 per Person
    • Business Casual Attire

    Whiskey staved platters with year-long cured ham by Porter Road Butchers
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  • September 13th

    September 13 Dropdown

    "Women and Whiskey"
    • Conservatory & Courtyard
    • 225 Guests Maximum
    • $75 per Person
    • Boots & Hats Attire

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  • September 14th

    September 14th Dropdown

    "Grand Tasting"
    • Curb Conservatory, Courtyard, and Ford Theatre
    • 1000+ Guests
    • $85 General Admission/ $135 VIP
    • Dress Casual Attire

     
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  • Who Benefits?

    Who Benefits

    The Nashville Clean Water Project

    The largest water cleanup in Nashville history, and getting bigger all the time.

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Tim Laird

Tim Laird is an authority on wines and spirits with more than 20 years experience in the hospitality industry. A connoisseur of fine wines, spirits and champagnes, Tim is also a gourmet chef and a master at entertaining and execution. He makes hundreds of appearances a year on radio and television programs and has appeared on The Today Show, The CBS Early Show, Fox & Friends, The Tonight Show; ABC World News Now and the CNN, FOX News and CNBC networks. Tim also hosts three weekly television shows in his home state of Kentucky - Secrets of Bluegrass Chefs and Secrets of Louisville Chefs Live and Secrets of Resort Chefs.  He is a featured columnist for Louisville’s Food & Dining Magazine and recently authored his first book – That’s Entertaining! with Tim Laird, America’s C.E.O. – Chief Entertaining Officer. 

In his current role as Chief Entertaining Officer of Brown-Forman, a major producer of fine wines and spirits in Louisville, Kentucky, Tim enjoys teaching audiences around the world how to make entertaining fun and easy, and how to make delicious cocktails. In the past, he also worked for Korbel Champagne, E&J Gallo and Stroh’s Brewery.

Tim is an active volunteer in Louisville serving as Board Member for Winston Industries, an honorary board member for the Brain Injury Alliance of Kentucky and on the Advisory Board for APRON, Inc.

Distillery: 
Chief Entertaining Officer, Brown-Forman Corporation