Julian's Vanhattan: A Twist on the Traditional Manhattan

Julian's Vanhattan: A Twist on the Traditional Manhattan
OUR FAMILY'S GO-TO COCKTAIL Our dad, Julian Van Winkle, is often asked about the rules of enjoying bourbon, and at the top of his list is this: You will ruin good bourbon by mixing it with ginger ale or cola. He also is often asked for drink recipes, especially for...

Coveted & Collected: The Southern Traditions Of the Julep Cup

Coveted & Collected: The Southern Traditions Of the Julep Cup
KENTUCKY MINT JULEPS & SO MUCH MORE A signature drink surely deserves a signature glass. The mint julep is synonymous with the Derby, just as the julep cup itself is representative of southern tradition. Sadly, a southern tradition that, like a forgotten old porch swing, finds itself becoming rusty. For...

A Sweet Van Winkle Tradition: The Chocolate Bourbon Pecan Pie

A Sweet Van Winkle Tradition: The Chocolate Bourbon Pecan Pie
A LITTLE SLICE OF HEAVEN The holiday season is upon us! At Pappy & Company, we’re looking forward to celebrating with our friends and family, especially around the dinner table.Would it be any surprise that our favorite Van Winkle holiday tradition includes bourbon? Although, not in the way you might...

Sip Back & Enjoy: What Is the Bourbon Lifestyle?

Sip Back & Enjoy: What Is the Bourbon Lifestyle?
OUR OWN LITTLE BOURBON BLOG Fine bourbon has always been a proud tradition for our family. We don't just make it, we live it. It's about surrounding yourself with family and friends. It's about sharing a conversation, showing your hospitality, celebrating the small things and doing it all with style....