Kentucky Distillers’ Association Launches Annual Membership Drive

October24th2016

For Immediate Release – October 24, 2016   FRANKFORT, Ky. – Already at its highest membership level since the Repeal of Prohibition, the Kentucky Distillers’ Association today launched its third annual recruitment drive to educate and welcome potential members to its hallowed ranks. The KDA announced five new members during September – Bourbon Heritage Month in the Commonwealth – bringing its total to 33 distilling…

Kentucky Distillers’ Association Boosts Responsibility Commitment

October20th2016

   KDA Seeking first-ever Director of Social Responsibility     For Immediate Release – October 20, 2016   FRANKFORT, Ky. – The Kentucky Distillers’ Association today announced that it has created a new director position that will emphasize and enhance the Bourbon industry’s commitment to alcohol responsibility, community engagement and environmental sustainability.   “As our signature industry grows, the association and our members want to…

Kentucky Bourbon Affair™ Announces 2017 Dates, Host City, Director Search

October4th2016

For Immediate Release – October 4, 2016     LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The Kentucky Distillers’ Association today announced a new three-year partnership that will keep the prestigious Kentucky Bourbon Affair fantasy camp in Louisville through 2019, as well as dates for next year’s event and a national search for a KBA Director.   KDA President Eric Gregory also said Whisky Live, an international celebration of…

Wadelyn Ranch Distilling Joins Kentucky Distillers’ Association

September30th2016

For Immediate Release – September 30, 2016     FRANKFORT, Ky. – The Kentucky Distillers’ Association today announced that Wadelyn Ranch Distillery in Lincoln County is the newest and 33rd member of the non-profit trade group that unites and leads Kentucky’s signature Bourbon and distilled spirits industry. “Wadelyn Ranch is a great example of Kentucky’s thriving micro-distillery movement that’s using locally sourced grains and fruits…

Jeptha Creed Distillery Joins Kentucky Distillers’ Association

September28th2016

For Immediate Release – September 28, 2016   FRANKFORT, Ky. – The Kentucky Distillers’ Association today proudly welcomed Jeptha Creed Distillery as its newest and 32nd member of the non-profit trade group that unites and leads the state’s signature Bourbon and distilled spirits industry. The first distillery in Shelby County since Prohibition, Jeptha Creed is slated to open to the public later this year. The…

Bardstown Bourbon Company Joins Kentucky Distillers’ Association

September26th2016

For Immediate Release – September 26, 2016     FRANKFORT, Ky. – The Kentucky Distillers’ Association is honored to announce that the Bardstown Bourbon Company is the newest member of the non-profit trade group that unites and leads the state’s signature Bourbon and distilled spirits industry. “This is an exciting day for the KDA and our friends in Bardstown, the Bourbon Capitol of the World,”…

O.Z. Tyler Distillery Joins Kentucky Distillers’ Association

September22nd2016

For Immediate Release – September 22, 2016   FRANKFORT, Ky. – The Kentucky Distillers’ Association today announced that the O.Z. Tyler Distillery in Owensboro is the newest member of the non-profit trade group that unites and leads the state’s signature Bourbon and distilled spirits industry. “We’re thrilled that Bourbon production has returned to Owensboro, which has a rich and deep history in our legendary industry,”…

Louisville Distilling Company Joins Kentucky Distillers’ Association

September19th2016

For Immediate Release – September 19, 2016     FRANKFORT, Ky. – The Kentucky Distillers’ Association today proudly welcomed the Louisville Distilling Company as its newest and 29th member of the non-profit trade group that unites and leads the state’s signature Bourbon and distilled spirits industry. The company is best known for its flagship Angel’s EnvyTM brand, a Kentucky straight Bourbon whiskey finished in hand-selected…

Kentucky Bourbon Hall of Fame

Kentucky Bourbon Hall of Fame Welcomes Four New Members & Lifetime Achievement Honoree

September14th2016

For Immediate Release – September 14, 2016   BARDSTOWN, Ky. – The prestigious Kentucky Bourbon Hall of Fame today honored five individuals for their service and support of the Commonwealth’s signature industry, including a living Bourbon legend as this year’s recipient of the Parker Beam Lifetime Achievement award. “This year’s distinguished class has a shared theme – they served behind-the-scenes to promote, protect and elevate…

Gov. Bevin Declares September “Bourbon Heritage Month” in Kentucky

September1st2016

For Immediate Release – September 1, 2016   FRANKFORT, Ky. – Gov. Matt Bevin today honored Kentucky’s signature Bourbon industry for its booming economic and tourism impact by declaring September “Bourbon Heritage Month” in the Bluegrass. “Kentucky Bourbon is a thriving, homegrown industry that’s hailed around the world,” said Gov. Bevin. “It’s a privilege to proclaim September “Bourbon Heritage Month” in celebration of this historic…