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Behind the Barrel 2024 Participants

Michelle Turner
Michelle Turner
April 8, 2024

Announcing the Participants for Behind the Barrel 2024

We're thrilled to unveil the selected participants for the much-anticipated 2024 Behind the Barrel Program! After receiving an overwhelming response from bartenders nationwide, this group of passionate individuals have been selected as the top scoring participants and are ready to embark on an unforgettable journey into the heart of bourbon country.

Without further ado, let's meet our participants who will be headed to Kentucky this spring and fall!


Session One April 24 - 27

Carlos Andres Alvarez

SiSi Bright

James Byers

Ryan Cardwell

Halie Cintron

Joseph Chapman

Erin Dassler

Melanie Evans

Kelley Fitzsimonds

Courtney Fletcher

Bianca Gregoire

Roger Kongkham

Jeremy Lepine

Eric Medina

Michael Montez

Alexie Myles

Michael Ng

Nicholas O’Brien

Elliott Reibert

Daniel Enrique Rodríguez

Marshall Smit

Joseph Soto

Enmanuel Garcia Sobalvarro

Caleb Schreurs

Jennifer Tague

Corey Thomas

Danameche Terron

Desiree Treharne

Nicole White

Lenora Weimorts


Session Two April 28 - May 1

AJ Ayala

Adam Barnett

James Berry

Christopher Benoit

Donavin Blaine

Madison Braden

Jason Briseno

Joey Chu

Kristen Flanigan

Armando Garza

Summer Goff

Rose Gonzalez

Rob Hall

Stephanie Heggood

Joey Joyce

Justin Levaughn

Sebastian Martinez

Apollonia Mcfadden

Alberto Miranda

Julio Morales

Ewan Nicholson

Andrew Pajeda

Christian Paolini

Lauren Pellecchia

Joan Percival

Lynette Perez

Tobias Steeves

Allassandra Ventola

Daniel Villa

William Weston Jr


Session Three September 18 - 21

Jordan Bearss

Kelly Casey-White

Jesse Collins

Valeria Cruz

Dimitri Curtis

Linda Douglas

Cody Dunavan

Erika Flowers

Nicholas Fortino

Cy Gabourie

Zeke Gustafson

Nobian Henan

Michael Holt

Jess Householder

Rory Kerwin

Em Lewis

Kortnee Leigh

Christopher Meiman

Erick Cruz Mora

Diana Pittet

Adrian Quiroz

Felupe Revy

Jaryn Reynolds

Diego Rodriguez

Said Sanchez

William Santiago

Luke Tabet

Amanda Troutman

Jorge Vallejo

Brendan Woodard


These lucky individuals will come together for a one-of-a-kind 4-day, 3-night trip, where they'll have the opportunity to learn from the teams behind Wild Turkey and Wilderness Trail distilleries. From behind-the-scenes tours to exclusive tastings and educational workshops, this promises to be an epic, fun-filled adventure unlike any other.

Stay tuned as we follow along with our participants on their bourbon-filled journey! Be sure to follow us on social media for updates and behind-the-scenes insights.

Cheers to the ultimate bourbon adventure!

@usbg @wildturkey @camparicommunity @TheUSBG
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