In celebration of having this remarkable property back in the family’s hands, a member of the Samuels family will be available for a meet and greet session at the house during your visit. Included in the rental for the first 20 confirmed reservations. A rare chance for a one-on-one conversation with Rob or Bill Samuels, Jr. about the history of true bourbon royalty in Kentucky!

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Kentucky Bourbon Trail Package Experiences

Reserve The Samuels House vacation rental and add any of these exciting Bourbon Trail experiences to your stay when booking online or call (502) 999-0203 for more information.

Bill Samuels Jr.

"Sipping & Storytelling" is an exclusive, intimate opportunity to share whisky and wisdom with the legendary Bill Samuels, Jr.

Bill Samuels, Jr., Chairman Emeritus of Maker's Mark, has been called many things in his long, illustrious career. Visionary, trend-setter, marketing genius, larger than life, industry champion, civic leader, and yes - even outrageous,...

Whisky & Food Experience

"Distilled, Crafted, Aged" - A Maker's Mark Whisky & Food Experience is an innovative pairing of America's finest handcrafted bites and spirits. Through this interactive experience, author and pairings expert Steve Coomes demonstrates how foods and whiskeys--when commingled on the palate--create exciting and new flavors of their own. In curating these special...

Maker's Mark Distillery

For our VIP Daytime Experience, the journey begins at Star Hill Farm - home of Maker's Mark Distillery.

Your distillery tour will start by exploring the Innovation Garden with coffee and light brunch bites, and a garden-fresh mocktail overlooking the Distillery grounds. From there, you'll head off on foot to explore the wonder of nature with one of our dedicated...

VIP night

Join us for an intimate VIP Nighttime Experience at Star Hill Farm - home of Maker's Mark Distillery. To begin, you'll enjoy a garden-fresh mocktail and a light bite in our Innovation Garden pergola overlooking the Distillery. Then a bourbon specialist will take you on an inside look at how we craft our bourbon on an exclusive VIP tour and tasting around our...

Chef Newman

Enjoy an exclusive in-house, chef-prepared dinner for up to 8 people. Classically-trained and world-traveled Chef Newman Miller is excited to offer a 3-course meal with welcome bites and 3 paired bourbon cocktails/pours starting at $150/person plus tax and a 20% service fee.

Chef Newman, a resident of Bardstown KY, has cooked professionally for over 20 years and has resettled in...