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Event looks at women's role in bourbon industry

By Sharon Thompson —,Sharon Thompson

The Bourbon Women Association and The Filson Historical Society are hosting an event dedicated to the history of women and Kentucky bourbon at 7 p.m. June 20 in Louisville.

Guest speakers include Fred Minnick, author of Whiskey Women: How Women Distilled, Bootlegged and Marketed Bourbon, Scotch & Irish Whiskey; Mike Veach, author of Kentucky Bourbon Whiskey: An American Heritage; Jimmy Russell, Wild Turkey master distiller; Peggy Noe Stevens, founder, Bourbon Women Association; Susan Reigler, author of Adventures in Dining: Kentucky Bourbon Country; Albert Schmid, author of The Kentucky Bourbon Cookbook; and Joy Perrine, author of The Kentucky Bourbon Cocktail Book.

Cost is $35. Go to The event will be at The Filson Historical Society, 1310 South Third Street, Louisville.

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