Wilderness Trail Distillery to Add Capacity, 10 New Jobs in Danville

Kentucky Bourbon Craft Trail member investing nearly $10 million in expansion project FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FRANKFORT, Ky. (June 6, 2017) – Wilderness Trail Distillery, a producer of bourbon, rye whiskey, vodka and rum, will increase capacity at its Boyle County facility by six fold with a $9.91 million investment and 10 new jobs, Gov. Matt Bevin announced today. “Wilderness Trail’s expansion will create exciting opportunities for…

Kentucky Distillers’ Association Welcomes First-Ever Director of Kentucky Bourbon Affair™

For Immediate Release – Tuesday, June 6, 2017     FRANKFORT, Ky. – The Kentucky Distillers’ Association today named Mary Gratzer, a veteran leader of Louisville’s marketing and association management scene, as its first-ever Director of the Kentucky Bourbon Affair showcase happening this week.   A Louisville native and graduate of Murray State University, Gratzer comes to KDA from the American Advertising Federation- Louisville, where…

Kentucky Bourbon Affair –

2017 Bourbon Fantasy Camp Almost Sold Out   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE; JUNE 2, 2017 Louisville, Kentucky – There are big things coming to Louisville starting Tuesday, June 6th …big BOURBON things to be exact. The Kentucky Bourbon Affair is a world-class event that features daily behind-the-scenes access to the nation’s most iconic distilleries, with elite dinners and events starring Louisville’s historic Bourbon culture and top-shelf…

WHISKY LIVE RETURNS TO LOUISVILLE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:                    May 31, 2017 Sample the Finest Scotches, Bourbons & Whiskies from around the world, all under one roof at Marriott East Louisville. WHISKY LIVE is back for the second year in Louisville, and will again be the closing event for Kentucky Bourbon Affair on Saturday, June 10, 2017. This premier tasting event will allow guests to sample world-class Scotches, Bourbons…

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Wilderness Trail Distillery Announces Plans for Kentucky Birthday Bourbon

For Immediate Release – June 1, 2017 DANVILLE, KY — Wilderness Trail Distillery has teamed up with Caverndale Farms to commemorate the 225th anniversary of Kentucky’s statehood with a special production of America’s Native Spirit, Kentucky Bourbon. Caverndale Farms, the Danville farm supplying the corn, wheat and rye for Wilderness Trail Distillery, has sourced an original corn strain similar to what would have been planted…

Negroni Week – Kentucky Style

June 5-11, 2017 is Negroni Week as hosted by Imbibe Magazine and Campari. 6,000 bars around the world participate to raise nearly $1 million for charitable causes. A classic Negroni is a gin based drink, but us Kentuckians like to bring it on home. Try this delicious variation and thank us later. Kentucky Negroni 1 part Campari 1.5 parts Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey 1 part…

Mint Julep Tours offers Solar Eclipse & Bourbon Sips experience Aug. 21

View rare total solar eclipse and enjoy distillery tour and tasting at MB Roland Distillery   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE LOUISVILLE, Ky. (May 30, 2017) – Mint Julep Tours will offer a one-of-a-kind experience to see the 2017 total solar eclipse Aug. 21. Solar Eclipse & Bourbon Sips ventures to Hopkinsville, Kentucky for an unmatched viewing opportunity for the first total solar eclipse in nearly four…

Forecastle to Showcase Scarce Bourbon Expressions at Bourbon Lodge Rarities Bar

Kentucky Conservation Projects to Benefit from 2017 Bourbon Cares Program   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 23, 2017     LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The Forecastle Bourbon Lodge®, Forecastle Festival’s acclaimed Kentucky Bourbon Trail® outpost, will give Bourbon fans exclusive access to some rare sips this year. The new Rarities Bar, presented by Liquor Barn and curated by category director Brad Williams, will feature some of the…

Four Roses Bourbon Employees Volunteered to Clean Up Riverbank Today

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Lawrenceburg, Ky. (May 19, 2017) – This afternoon, Master Distiller Brent Elliott and employees from Four Roses Bourbon hosted a Salt River Clean Up Day. The group of volunteers spent the day maintaining the pristine riverbank along the Distillery grounds by removing debris. The event kicked off with a group lunch in the Distillery gazebo. Directly after lunch, the volunteers moved across…

Day Camp for Bourbon Lovers

    New Higher Proof Expo Offers Hands-On Learning at Kentucky Bourbon Affair™   For immediate release – May 17, 2017 LOUISVILLE , Ky. – The Kentucky Bourbon Affair fantasy camp today unveiled a new day-long workshop packed with unique educational and tasting sessions led by top industry professionals, capped with a vintage spirits appraisal from one of the country’s top collectors.   The Higher…