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Van Winkle Lottery

November 29, 2018

News Release Contact:

Taylor Thornberg - (804) 213-4723
Email: taylor.thornberg@abc.virginia.gov

Van Winkle Products to be Offered through Virginia ABC’s Online Lottery

Beginning Wednesday, Dec. 5, the Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority (ABC) will distribute several bourbons from the highly popular Van Winkle series through online lotteries.

Virginia ABC customers will have the opportunity to enter to win the chance to purchase a four-bottle Van Winkle Collection package, including the Pappy Van Winkle Family Reserve 23 Year, Pappy Van Winkle Family Reserve 15 Year, Van Winkle Special Reserve 12 Year and Van Winkle Special Reserve 10 Year bourbons. In addition, there will be separate lotteries for each individual product.

“Our online lottery system provides the equal opportunity for any Virginian of legal age to purchase a bottle from this highly sought after collection,” said Travis Hill, Virginia ABC Chief Executive Officer. “We are excited to be able to offer Van Winkle series products by lottery again this year.”

Each lottery entry form will be available for five days. Winners will be selected at random in a drawing from all valid entries received during the lottery entry period. All entries received during each five-day entry period will have an equal opportunity to win. The lottery is open to Virginia residents only, and winners must present a valid Virginia photo ID at the time of purchase.

The specific dates for each lottery and the product prices are as follows:

  • Dec. 5-9 — Van Winkle Collection package; $999.99
  • Dec. 12-16—Pappy Van Winkle Family Reserve 23 Year Bourbon; $269.99
  • Dec. 19-23—Pappy Van Winkle Family Reserve 15 Year Bourbon; $99.99
  • Jan. 2-6—Van Winkle Special Reserve 12 Year Bourbon; $69.99
  • Jan. 9-13—Old Rip Van Winkle 10 Year Bourbon; $59.99
All lottery entries must include the store number and address where the bottle should be delivered for customer purchase and pick up. Lottery entrants are encouraged to determine this location before submitting their entry. The lottery forms and the full terms and conditions will be available at www.abc.virginia.gov/products/limited-availability.


The Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority (ABC) is a major source of revenue for the commonwealth, contributing more than $2.1 billion to the general fund in the last five years. The agency currently operates 374 state stores. Its Bureau of Law Enforcement oversees more than 18,000 ABC licensed establishments. The agency also provides alcohol education and prevention programs for people of all ages. Now marking its 84th year, ABC remains committed to progress and innovation in carrying out its vision of bringing good spirits and excellent service to Virginia.
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