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Thursday Night Shopping Night
Thursday, May 21, 2015, 5 - 8 PM
Unleash your inner fashionista on Thursday, April 16th from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm for Westport Village’s 3rd Thursday Shopping Night!   Enjoy the following deals from your favorite Westport Village stores:

Anabel’s Oriental Rugs:  Enjoy 15% off all inventory, and 20% off your next rug cleaning!

Apricot Lane:  The entire store is 20% off during the 3rd Thursday Shopping Event. Also enjoy a complimentary refreshment or glass of wine while you shop!

The Comfy Cow:  Bring in this flyer and receive 15% off your purchase. Proceeds will go to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society – KY Chapter.

Westport Whiskey & Wine:  Third Thursday in Westport Village and Whiskey & Wine Night to support the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Kentuckiana.  As it is the Third Thursday, shops across the Village will be open later for your shopping pleasure.  We will be hosting a tasting to benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.  New Zealand’s Oyster Bay Winery will be a sponsor, offering their wines for special prices with a portion of the sales donated to a worthy cause.  We will have a selection of whiskies, too.  Tastings of Wise Guyz Foodz, Kentucky Proud products.

Money raised from MWOY will benefit LLS’s mission to cure blood cancers and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. This year’s fundraising is in honor of two patient heroes, the 2015 Boy & Girl of the Year, Matthew Marshall of Louisville, KY and Addie Roberts of Hodgenville, KY.

 Winners will be announced at the Grand Finale at KY Center for African-American Heritage on May 30th, 2015. The night will be a celebration of all the candidates’ collective efforts as guests enjoy cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, live and silent auctions, and dinner and dancing. Tickets can be purchased online at http://www.mwoy.org//pages/ky/ky15/jesham.


Westport Whiskey & Wine:

Tuesday, May 12, 7 PM.  Glenmorangie Master Brand Ambassador, David Blackmore is responsible for Glenmorangie’s ongoing brand education and communication initiatives across the USA. Before moving to the USA, David spent time working alongside the famous Sixteen Men of Tain at the Glenmorangie distillery, and with the whisky creators at their sister distillery, Ardbeg.  Come experience the taste of  both distilleries from one the best representatives in the industry.  Reservations are required.  $20 per person of $15 for Tasting Club Members.

Tuesday, May 12, 6:30 PM.  Martinelli Wine Dinner at Brasserie Provence.  $65 per person (plus tax & gratuity).  For reservations or more information call 502-883-3153.

Wednesday, May 13, 6 PM.  Whisky Chicks Tasting Series Part Three:  North American Whiskey.  We will be tasting whiskey from across the United States and Canada.  There will be some surprising tastes that will be sure to delight your palate.  For reservations and tickets go to http://www.kywhiskychicks.com/.

Thursday, May 14, 7 PM.   Meet the Winemaker, Jot Camps, from Spain’s Raventos i Blanc  Winery.  Noted for their estate produced Cava (Spanish bubbles), we will be tasting a selection that ranges from crisp & bright to rich & lush.  And we will have the winemaker here to help us better understand how they coax the grapes to produce such wonderful bubbles.  Reservations please.  $15 per person or $10 for Tasting Club Members.

Tuesday, May 19, 7 PM.  The Creation of Makers 46, with Bill Samuels and Brad Boswell of Independent Stave.  The gentlemen responsible for the first line extension from Makers Mark Distillery will be here to not only tell the story but to taste us through the process.  And we will be tasting the new Makers Mark Cask Strength, too.  Reservations will be limited, so please call soon.  $15 per person or $10 for Tasting Club Members.

Tuesday, May 19, 6:30 PM.  Brasserie Provence Italian Wine Dinner with Rodrigo Redmont, President/CEO of Azienda Vinicola Talomonti.  Another evening of great food paired with wonderful wines.  For reservations or more information call 502-883-3153.

Wednesday, May 20, 7PM.  Bernie Lubbers, Brand Ambassador for Heaven Hill Distilleries and note Whiskey Professor, will conduct a blind tasting of the whiskey portfolio from Heaven Hill.  Think you can pick out the traditional mash bill from the wheated one?  Identify the rye from the wheat?  This will be a great opportunity to learn how to do so.  Reservations limited to 24, so, book your seat soon.  $15 per person or $10 for Tasting Club Members.

Monday, Memorial Day, Holiday Hours 10 to 6 PM.

Wednesday, May 27, 7 PM.  Master Distiller Class.  Brown-Forman’s Master Distiller Chris Morris and Master Taster Elizabeth O’Neill will be here to conduct a tasting of the whiskies within their portfolio.  We will ask them to taste our single barrel selections along with theirs and help us understand how each represent the brands.  Reservations, please.  $15 per person or $10 for Tasting Club Members.