Wellington’s Bacon and Bourbon Fest is back and Features the American Distiller of the Year

The Wellington Bacon and Bourbon Fest is an annual event that celebrates two of the finer things in life: Bacon and Bourbon. Wellington’s Bacon and Bourbon festival returns on March 21st and 22nd with more bacon, new restaurant partners, an expanded bourbon flight bar, and an award-winning title sponsor.

“Featuring the Whiskey Magazine’s Distiller of the Year, Buffalo Trace is featured as our Title Sponsor”, says Lindi DiMaio, Bacon and Bourbon Fest’s Marketing Director. Buffalo Trace Distillery focuses tirelessly on producing great whiskies, all of which are the focal point of this festival.

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The Village Council of Wellington and Buffalo Trace welcome you back for the 6th annual Wellington Bacon & Bourbon Fest. Held on the grounds surrounding the Village of Wellington Community Center and offers you the opportunity to taste from a selection of more than 60+ bourbons and celebrates the most loved food in the universe – BACON!

The two-day event features artist & crafters, an eclectic menu of bacon infused culinary delights and a collection of over 60 bourbons and whiskeys. New this year, attendees can try a flight of Bourbon for under $20 or elevate their palate to the “Bourbon of the year” flight featuring 1792, a top-shelf bourbon for $25. Kids of all ages can also compete in a full-size Human Foosball game or compete in a game of giant Jenga or corn hole.

Ticketed food and bourbon pairing seminars are also available. Seminars offer participants unique bacon and bourbon experiences including exclusive Pappy Van Winkle tastings. South Florida’s foremost Bourbon experts share the distiller’s art and patent techniques intended to enhance your knowledge and pleasure of American made Bourbon and whiskey.

Our menu of bacon and pork related dishes will include the sublime Forever Roasted Bourbon BBQ Pork & Bacon Sandwich to the insane Bacon Bar featuring chocolate covered and caramel nut dipped bacon and bacon desserts. Menu items developed by local chefs explore the boundaries of New American Cuisine and the Farm to Table movement to good old-fashioned comfort foods, just like Mom used to make!

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At the heart of Bacon and Bourbon Fest is our commitment to create fun-filled food lover community events featuring unique food and beverages. We strive to ensure that our sponsors are richly rewarded for their investment in our events and our community. The event’s strong commitment to the community is that they are designed as a fund-raising opportunity for non-profit organizations that staff the event.

Indulge in the sweet smell of bacon & guzzle down the smooth taste of bourbon at the Wellington Bacon & Bourbon Festival.