ShelbyKY is Your Bourbon Destination

Nestled between Kentucky’s two largest cities, ShelbyKY — Shelbyville, Simpsonville, and Shelby County, Kentucky — is the American Saddlebred Capital of the World and Your Bourbon Destination. With 90+ horse farms, two distilleries, two wineries, dozens of unique lodging options, and plenty of outdoor adventure, ShelbyKY is authentically Kentucky.

ShelbyKY is home to two world-class distilleries of its own: Jeptha Creed Distillery and Bulleit Distillery, and is within a short drive of nearly every other distillery in Kentucky.

Jeptha Creed Distillery

  • 500 Gordon Lane
  • 15024875007

Jeptha Creed Distillery — the first distillery in Shelby County since prohibition ended — is run by a dynamic mother-daughter duo, Joyce and Autumn Nethery and family. The Jeptha Creed family farm grows and processes the bloody butcher corn...

Bulleit Distilling Co.

  • 3464 Benson Pike
  • 15026475799

The newest of Shelby County’s two distilleries, Bulleit Distillery, is committed to sustainability and recently planted more than 1 million trees to offset the wood used in their barrels. Bulleit Distillery embraces the frontier spirit with...

Kentucky's favorite distilleries

In addition to the fantastic places to stay near Kentucky's distilleries and two world-class distilleries of its own, part of what makes ShelbyKY Your Bourbon Destination is its proximity to other distilleries throughout Kentucky. While planning your visit to any of the distilleries listed below, choose from the many places to stay in ShelbyKY and enjoy a healthy pour of our authentic southern hospitality.

Wineries & Taproom

Talon Winery

  Experience more of the Talon wine you love at Talon’s picturesque Shelbyville location...

Smith-Berry Winery

  Smith-Berry Vineyard and Winery, a true farm winery, is located in North Central Kentucky, on...

Barrel Room

A space for beer, bourbon, and wine. This is the first expansion of the Old Louisville Brewery....