BARDSTOWN BOURBON COMPANY HIRES FORMER EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF RESTAURANT OPERATIONS FOR THE INTERNATIONALLY RENOWNED GREENBRIER RESORT

Pedro Gonzalez to Lead the Development and Operations of BBCo’s Food & Beverage Experience   Bardstown, KY (August 2, 2017) – The Bardstown Bourbon Company (BBCo), the largest new bourbon distillery in America, announced today the hiring of Pedro Gonzalez, the former Executive Director of Restaurant Operations for the Greenbrier Resort in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia. Mr. Gonzalez will lead the development and operations of BBCo’s restaurant, whiskey and…

KDA’s New Public Service Announcement Promotes Safe Ride Options

Master Distillers remind Kentucky Bourbon Trail® visitors: “You have too many good safe-ride choices not to make the right one.”     For immediate release – July 24, 2017   FRANKFORT, Ky – The Kentucky Distillers’ Association released a new public service announcement today that reminds guests to plan ahead and use the many safe ride options available when visiting the Kentucky Bourbon Trail® tour.…

Heaven Hill Distillery Announces Release of 2017 Parker’s Heritage Collection Limited Edition Bottling

For Immediate Release     Eleventh Edition of annual ultra-premium release will honor late Heaven Hill Distillery Master Distiller Emeritus Parker Beam and continue support of ALS research and patient care BARDSTOWN, KY— Heaven Hill Distillery announced today the 2017 limited edition release of Parker’s Heritage Collection – an 11-year-old, Single Barrel Bourbon. The eleventh edition will be shipping into select markets across the country…

Silent Brigade Distillery Joins Kentucky Distillers’ Association

For Immediate Release – July 17, 2017     FRANKFORT, Ky. – The Kentucky Distillers’ Association today announced that Silent Brigade Distillery in downtown Paducah is the newest and 34th member of the non-profit trade group that unites and leads Kentucky’s signature Bourbon and distilled spirits industry. Silent Brigade was founded in 2014 by Keith Bundy and John Brown, co-workers and friends for more than…

Distillers, Lyft Looking For Safe Ride Drivers

Public invited to breakfast sessions to learn about opportunities to fight drunk driving and earn money in Kentucky Bourbon Trail® cities   For immediate release – July 10, 2017   FRANKFORT, Ky – The Kentucky Distillers’ Association and Lyft are hosting breakfast sessions in Bardstown and Versailles this month to educate and recruit safe ride drivers in local Kentucky Bourbon Trail® communities.   The effort…

KDA Statement on EU Article

July 7, 2017     “Kentucky Bourbon is a thriving, $8.5 billion homegrown industry that employs nearly 17,500 people and is enjoyed in more than 125 countries. Global markets are increasingly important to our signature industry, and we have worked hard over the past decade to open doors, level the playing field and eliminate discriminatory tariffs and policies that would put Kentucky Bourbon at a…

Four Roses to Host Grand Opening of New Bottling Facility

MEDIA ADVISORY      Four Roses will host the grand opening of its newly-renovated, 60,000-square-foot Bottling Facility in Cox’s Creek, Kentucky on Tuesday, June 27. This grand opening event marks another milestone in Four Roses’ ongoing $54 million expansion project, which began in 2015 and will enable the company to double its production.   The new Bottling Facility houses two bottling lines, bottling support areas…

Kentucky Distillers’ Association Celebrates National Craft Spirits Week

For immediate release – June 22, 2017   FRANKFORT, Ky. – The Kentucky Distillers’ Association is encouraging visitors and consumers to #sipcraft as it celebrates National Craft Spirits Week, June 18-24. “We’re proud of Kentucky’s growing craft distilling industry and ask everyone to raise a glass to these spirited entrepreneurs who make them, mix them and those who enjoy sipping them,” KDA President Eric Gregory…

Henry Clay Center for Statesmanship and Kentucky Distillers’ Association Bring Back Bourbon Barrel of Compromise and Honor Former Senate Majority Leaders Tom Daschle and Trent Lott

 Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to be Special Guest   LEXINGTON, KY June 16, 2017– Continuing a tradition revived in 2015, the Henry Clay Center for Statesmanship (HCCS) in partnership with the Kentucky Distillers’ Association (KDA) will host the second Bourbon Barrel of Compromise on June 21 from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Willard Intercontinental Hotel in Washington, DC.   Senate Majority Leader…

CASEY JONES DISTILLERY’S TOTAL ECLIPSE MOONSHINE

Kentucky Distiller bottles “Official Drink of the 2017 Solar Eclipse” For Immediate Release June 7, 2017, HOPKINSVILLE, KY – Casey Jones Distillery is preparing for the August 21, 2017 Total Solar Eclipse by bottling Casey’s Cut Total Eclipse Moonshine, the “Official Drink of the 2017 Solar Eclipse”.  This 100 proof commemorative spirit is credited with being “the closest you can get to bottling nature’s rare…