baccarat, the icon of exquisite moments of celebration, becomes a proud sponsor of the 145th kentucky derby

Baccarat, the French luxury Maison, symbol of superb craftsmanship and exquisite moments of celebration, has become a sponsor of the 145th Kentucky Derby. Known as “The Greatest Two Minutes in Sports”, the legendary horse race, held annually on the first Saturday in May in Louisville, Kentucky, is watched by millions of people around the world.

Kentucky derby, set of 6 engraved glasses

to celebrate this year’s edition and to offer horse lovers the experience of its glamourous lifestyle, baccarat has created the kentucky derby everyday highball gift set

The iconic Baccarat red box contains 6 glasses, each with a different creative pattern, engraved with the official logo of the Kentucky Derby: the best way to enjoy the traditional mint julep in style. A Woodford Reserve Derby rendering by Louisville artist Keith Anderson and the exclusive recipe for the Woodford Reserve Classic Mint Julep are included in each set.

As a perfect ending to the Derby, Baccarat and Woodford Reserve toasted the winner of the 145th Kentucky Derby in the winner’s circle with the finest bourbon in the world in Baccarat crystal tumblers.

Kentucky derby, set of 6 engraved glasses

The set, in a limited edition of 200, will be sold exclusively in the US.

woodford reserve classic mint julep

2 oz. Woodford Reserve®
1/2 oz. Simple syrup
3 Fresh mint leaves
Crushed ice

Express the essential oils in the mint and rub them inside the glass.
To the same glass, add simple syrup, bourbon and crushed ice.
Stir. garnish with more ice and fresh mint.