Pappy Van Winkle Bourbon Raffle

It’s your chance to win a rare collection of coveted Pappy Van Winkle Bourbon + support TWO great causes!



One lucky winner will receive a prize package that includes:

  • Five-bottle collection of Pappy Van Winkle Bourbon, valued at $18,250 valued by Justin's House of Bourbon
  • VIP Kentucky Derby Museum experience for winner and up to three guests
  • One-night stay at Hotel Distil for winner

Kentucky Derby Museum is hosting a raffle for a collection of five bottles of limited-edition Pappy Van Winkle bourbon. Raffle proceeds will benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and its mission to find a cure for CF, a genetic disease which causes persistent lung infections, and limits the ability to breathe over time. A small portion of the raffle's proceeds will support the education department at the Kentucky Derby Museum.

The entire collection could be yours by purchasing a $100 raffle ticket. Only 4,000 tickets will be sold and there is no cap on how many tickets may be purchased by an individual.

Help Kentucky Derby Museum make CF stand for CURE FOUND and not Cystic Fibrosis.

The raffle will run from August 13th until September 23, 2021. A winner will be drawn LIVE on September 24 on the Museum's Facebook page.

Due to Kentucky state law, bottles cannot be shipped and must be picked up at Kentucky Derby Museum. 

How did this raffle come to be?

An Indiana father is on a mission to prolong his two-year-old son’s life, with the help of his five-bottle collection of Pappy Van Winkle Bourbon, and the Kentucky Derby Museum. Nathan Perdue is a bourbon collector and connoisseur, who happens to have quite the Pappy Van Winkle lineup in his personal collection. He also happens to be the father of a two-year-old boy, Wyatt Perdue, who is living with cystic fibrosis. Nathan approached the Kentucky Derby Museum with the idea of raffling off his prized Pappy collection, in hopes that teaming up would bring more awareness and funding to beating this devastating disease. The Perdue family’s ultimate hope is that funds raised for the CF foundation will help find a cure for cystic fibrosis in Wyatt’s lifetime so that he and so many others can overcome CF.

What is cystic fibrosis? Cystic fibrosis is a devastating genetic disease that affects the lungs and digestive system. More than ten million Americans are symptomless carriers of the defective CF gene. Sixty years ago, children with CF usually did not live long enough to attend elementary school. Today, because of Foundation-supported research and care, the median survival age of people with CF is about 40. This is remarkable progress, but not good enough.

Wyatt Perdue was 10 days old when his parents Nathan and Anne received the devastating phone call that their brand-new baby boy had cystic fibrosis. Like others living with the disease, Wyatt’s daily routine includes rounds of medication and hours of treatments to help keep his airways clear. Wyatt is an energetic and inquisitive 2-year-old boy who loves playing with his older brother.

The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is a nonprofit, donor-supported organization. It is the world’s leader in the search for a cure for CF. The Foundation funds lifesaving research and works to provide access to quality, specialized care and effective treatments for people with CF. Nearly every CF drug available today was made possible because of Foundation support.

Pappy Van Winkle Bottle Collection for Raffle:

Pappy Van Winkle Collection for Raffle


Tickets are sold out. If you would like to make a donation to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation without purchasing a ticket please do so here:



Each ticket purchased provides one chance to win the entire collection of five Pappy Van Winkle bottles. There is no limit to how many tickets may be purchased by a single individual. Must be 21+ to purchase a ticket and to win the raffle. A total of 4,000 tickets will be sold and a winner will be announced on September 24, 2021.


2015 Pappy Van Winkle Family Reserve 23 year – M Bottling Line, 82nd Day of 2015 at 10:47

2011 Pappy Van Winkle Family Reserve 20 year – M Bottling Line, 278th Day of 2011 at 14:27

2017 Pappy Van Winkle Family Reserve 15 year – Year 2017, 256th day, Plant 01 at 07:46

2011 Van Winkle Special Reserve Lot B 12 year – M Bottling Line, 220th Day of 2011 at 10:31

2020 Old Rip Van Winkle 10 year – D Bottling line, 225th day of 2020, Plant 01 at 20:14

Complete retail value of the collection: $18,250 

The winner of the raffle will also receive a private VIP tour of Churchill Downs courtesy of Kentucky Derby Museum for the winning individual and up to 3 guests. The winner will also receive a complimentary 1-night hotel stay in a suite at Hotel Distil in downtown Louisville, Kentucky.

Due to Kentucky state law, the bottles cannot be shipped and must be picked up at the Kentucky Derby Museum. Purchasing a raffle ticket is a non-tax deductible donation.
Eligibility: Any person 21 years of age or older, residing in the continental United States where the Raffle is not prohibited, may purchase a chance (referred to as “Ticket”) to be entered in the Raffle (such person shall be herein known as the “Ticket Holder”). An affidavit of eligibility may be required from Prize winning Ticket Holder. Employees of the Kentucky Derby Museum and Cystic Fibrosis Foundation are prohibited from purchasing Tickets.