Fetching a price of $15,000, a rare, numbered bottle of Van Winkle Family Reserve 15-year from the 1990s – with its distinctive dripping red wax – broke a record for that particular bottle at the Sept. 23 Art of Bourbon auction. “The red wax collection … Continue readingVan Winkle 15-year Sells For $15,000
The Speed Art Museum’s annual bourbon auction will auction off some of the world’s most hard-to-find whiskeys, among them a rare, numbered, $12,500 Van Winkle Family Reserve 15-year from the 1990s. The online auction takes place 7pm-8:45pm EST, Sept 23. This year’s “Art of Bourbon” … Continue readingSpeed Art Museum’s Annual Bourbon Auction, Sept. 23, Features Vintage Pappy, Birthday Bourbon, More
On this episode of The Fred Minnick Show, Paul Charchian joins Fred for whiskey sipping and spirited conversation. Charchian is an fantasy sports pioneer who launched Fanball.com in 1993, currently serves as the Chairman of the Fantasy Sports Trade Association and makes regular appearances on … Continue readingPaul Charchian Talks Athletes and Drinking Over Pappy Van Winkle
Spend a few minutes with Fred as he looks back on his experience covering the Pappy Van Winkle Heist from 2013-2016, or as it was known at the time, “PappyGate.” Fred explains that it was the first time he had any doubts about the honesty … Continue readingWhat Really Happened With the Pappy Van Winkle Heist of 2013?
American whiskey drinkers can easily locate the proof of their favorite whiskey on the bottle label, but more elusive is its barrel entry proof, the alcohol strength at which it enters the wood barrel. You see, before they dump it into barrels, distillers are legally required to reduce … Continue readingThe Story of Barrel-Entry Proofs
On this episode of The Fred Minnick Show, sports talk radio personality Steve Czaban joins Fred for some lively talk and tasty whiskey. Czaban is a veteran of Fox Sports Radio, Yahoo Sports Radio and others, and his Steve Czaban Show currently airs on 97.3 … Continue readingSports Talk Personality Steve Czaban Scalds ESPN, Digs Belfour Straight Rye