035 – Seth Thompson, The Bourbon Classic

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Seth Thompson, of The Bourbon Classic, chats about all the awesome events being held from Feb 23-27th, 2016 and how you can get last second tickets.

  1. Tell us your story of how you got into bourbon?
  2. If your house is on fire, what’s the one bottle you grab?
  3. Give the high level pitch of The Bourbon Classic
  4. How has the event grown over the years?
  5. Let’s dive into the events. Talk about the key events on Friday and Saturday
  6. It’s awesome because consumers can take away knowledge about food pairings
  7. It looks like Saturday is the big day. Friday is the pre-game. Talk Saturday’s all day extravaganza
  8. Bourbon and ham pairings sound very intriguing
  9. If you’re coming from out of town, you can learn about Louisville’s Whiskey Row in a session with Mike Veach. Talk about that.
  10. Talk about The Classic Taste
  11. How much are tickets and how many are left?
  12. Talk about all the events leading up to the main events on Friday and Saturday
  13. Talk about the Van Winkle event that is sold out
  14. What are the added benefits of VIP tickets?
  15. Talk about the brands and distilleries that are going to be a part of the event.
  16. Any ideas for the 2017 event?

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