Franklin County Sheriff Pat Melton, with bottles of recovered Pappy Van Winkle’s Family Reserve 20-year-old bourbon in the background, talked about indictments in a whiskey theft ring during an April 2015 news conference.The theft targeted the Buffalo Trace and Wild Turkey distilleries and included Pappy Van Winkle bourbon.
Franklin County Sheriff Pat Melton, with bottles of recovered Pappy Van Winkle’s Family Reserve 20-year-old bourbon in the background, talked about indictments in a whiskey theft ring during an April 2015 news conference.The theft targeted the Buffalo Trace and Wild Turkey distilleries and included Pappy Van Winkle bourbon. File photo by Charles Bertram Herald-Leader
Franklin County Sheriff Pat Melton, with bottles of recovered Pappy Van Winkle’s Family Reserve 20-year-old bourbon in the background, talked about indictments in a whiskey theft ring during an April 2015 news conference.The theft targeted the Buffalo Trace and Wild Turkey distilleries and included Pappy Van Winkle bourbon. File photo by Charles Bertram Herald-Leader

'Pappygate' nears ending with sentencing of ringleader in Kentucky rare bourbon thefts

June 01, 2018 02:38 PM