Derby Drinks! Mixology for the Kentucky Derby



Start with the classic Mint Julep, add some fresh fruit for your own twist, and then try out a booze-forward "Preakness," a spin on a classic Manhattan.


Sara Lehman

Sommelier & Owner

Sara is a Sommelier and Sherry Specialist living in Nashville, TN! Formerly in NYC, Sara spends her time hosting events in New York, Nashville, and also offers Sommelier concierge services to luxury residential buildings. When she is not traveling to new wine regions to write about on her blog, Somm In The City, she's the Guest Sommelier at a top destination spa, The Lodge at Woodloch.

Nicolas Capron-Manieux

Sommelier, Writer

Born and raised in New York City, Nicolas began his journey at the International Culinary Center in Manhattan, where he worked and studied under Master Sommeliers. He applied his knowledge as he learned his trade in many of the city' most celebrated dining rooms, including Pasquale Jones, Upland, and COTE Korean Steakhouse. Today he runs his own consulting and events company, NCM Sommelier Services, writes a Substack, Word to the Wine, and brings his expertise to Night Inn!

Kyle Kaufman

General Manager, Bartender, Social Media Content Creator, Event Planner

I am a Craft Beer, Wine & Whiskey professional (and enthusiast!) with 17 years experience curating, educating and tasting. Craft beer is my wheelhouse, but I'm ready and able to dive into the worlds of wine, spirits and cocktails.

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What’s included

  • All Alcohol and Shipping
  • Disposable Cocktail Tumblers
  • Cocktail Shaker and Juicer Set
  • Cocktail Ice Bucket Set (4)
  • Plastic Cutting Board Set
  • Paring Knife Set (4)
  • Fruit Peeler Set (3)
  • Cocktail Ice
  • Simple Syrup
  • Fresh Lemon
  • Blackberry
  • Mint

What’s required from you

  • Clean and ample space to host experience
  • Time to receive materials via delivery and set aside where Experience will take place


Meletti, Amaro

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Fort Hamilton, 2 Years Old Double Barrel A Blend Of Straight Bourbon Whiskeys, NV

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Great Jones Distillery, New York Straight Bourbon

Serves 8 people per item

Valdespino, Vermouth Jerez de la Frontera, NV

Serves 8 people per item

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