Interview: Who Was Pappy Van Winkle and Why Is His Photo on a Bourbon Bottle?
Kentucky’s signature spirit is in the midst of an unprecedented popularity surge, and bourbon lovers can’t seem to get enough of one particular brand: Pappy Van Winkle.
It has won international praise, and the theft of more than 200 bottles of Pappy from the Buffalo Trace Distillery in Frankfort last year has drawn worldwide attention. The crime has not been solved.
The craze led Doug Proffitt of WHAS-11 to explore the history of Pappy Van Winkle—the man.
You canread and watch Profitt's report here. He writes:
Listen to the interview below:WFPL's Rick Howlett talks with WHAS-11's Doug Profitt about Pappy Van Winkle