BOURBON AUTHORS FEATURED AT KENTUCKY BOURBON AFFAIR™ FANTASY CAMP

May21st2015

For Immediate Release – May 21, 2015 LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Eight of the country’s most prestigious Bourbon authors will be featured at “Bourbon Under the Rocks,” the opening ceremony for this year’s Kentucky Bourbon Affair, where they will talk about their books, sign autographs and discuss America’s only native spirit. “Bourbon isn’t just a drink anymore: it’s also a cookbook, travel guide, entertainment manual, history…

KENTUCKY BOURBON AFFAIR™ TO BENEFIT EQUINE, FORESTRY AND ‘LIFTING SPIRITS’ CAUSES

May14th2015

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The Kentucky Distillers’ Association announced today that its upcoming Kentucky Bourbon Affair™ showcase will benefit three groups involving retired racehorses, forestry research and a support fund for employees of a recent distillery accident. “Our legendary distilleries have a long history and strong track record of giving back to their communities,” KDA President Eric Gregory said. “We’re proud to help these worthwhile causes…

Statement From the Family of Kyle Rogers On His Passing

May12th2015

For Immediate Release – May 12, 2015 “We are deeply saddened to report that our son, Kyle, passed away last evening. And yet, we take solace in the fact that he is in God’s comforting hands and is being greeted by cherished loved ones. We know Kyle is at peace and free of the pain from the last two weeks. We cannot begin to express…

KENTUCKY BOURBON PROUD

April28th2015

KENTUCKY BOURBON AFFAIR™TO FEATURE LOCAL FOOD, CHEFS For Immediate Release – April 28, 2015 FRANKFORT, Ky. – Kentucky Proud, which markets farm fresh food and ingredients across the Commonwealth, is partnering with the Kentucky Bourbon Affair™ fantasy camp to showcase the state’s top agricultural offerings and talented local chefs. From savory culinary pairings with Bourbon to fresh cocktail ingredients and even an on-site farmer’s market, Kentucky Proud products…

Support Fund Created For Injured Distillery Workers

April27th2015

For Immediate Release – April 27, 2015     FRANKFORT, Ky. – The Kentucky Distillers’ Association announced today that a support fund has been created to assist two distillery workers injured in a Friday explosion and fire in Western Kentucky.   Jay Rogers, Second Distiller at Silver Trail Distillery, and his assistant and cousin, Kyle Rogers, remain in critical but stable condition at the Vanderbilt…

Frazier History Museum Expansion Plans Grow to Include Extended Bourbon History Exhibit

April23rd2015

Joint Effort with Kentucky Distillers’ Association will Develop Concept Designed to include History of Bourbon and Interactive Visitor Experience   (Louisville, KY, April 23, 2015) — As the Frazier History Museum moves forward with its Future Fund Phase II renovation project, Interim Director Paula Hale has announced the museum’s plans to develop an expanded Bourbon history exhibit and experience at its location on West Main…

Wild Turkey Distillery

WILD TURKEY® HITS THE ROAD WITH #NEVERTAMED BOURBON TOUR

April3rd2015

“Distillery on Wheels” to Travel the Country Giving Bourbon Fans a Taste of Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey; Special Appearances by Legendary Father and Son Distilling Team Jimmy and Eddie Russell LAWRENCEBURG, KY (April 2, 2015) – From the Gold Coast of California to the bustling streets of the Big Easy, Wild Turkey® today announces the #Nevertamed Bourbon Tour – a 360-degree “distillery on wheels” that…

Evan Williams Peach Launches in Select Markets this May

April2nd2015

New Flavor Poised to Capitalize on Spirit Market Trends FOR RELEASE: For Immediate Release BARDSTOWN, KY—Heaven Hill Brands, the country’s largest independent, family-owned and operated spirits producer, is adding to its portfolio of Evan Williams Flavors with the release of Evan Williams Peach this spring. True to its tagline, “No Fuzz. All Flavor.” Evan Williams Peach combines the smoothness of Evan Williams Bourbon with a…

Admiral Nelson’s Rum Turns A Blind Eye to the Ordinary With Black Patch

March30th2015

BARDSTOWN, Ky. – Introducing the darker side of Admiral Nelson’s Rum. Coming this June, Admiral Nelson’s Black Patch Premium Black Spiced Rum will build on the successful Admiral Nelson’s Rum franchise as a Black Spiced Rum that is carefully filtered through Bourbon Barrel Charred Oak. Admiral Nelson’s Black Patch Premium Black Spiced Rum uses a unique filtering process which enriches the flavor by filtering it…

KDA Statement on Interlocks

March25th2015

“Tonight, the Kentucky General Assembly saved lives. The KDA and its 27 members applaud lawmakers on the passage of Senate Bill 133, a tough new tool in the fight against drunken driving. Evidence shows that interlocks are highly successful in preventing alcohol-impaired driving, and their effectiveness is maximized when tied to education and treatment. We are proud to have been a strong and vocal supporter…