Wilderness Trail Distillery

Wilderness Trail to release rare Bourbon for holidays

November21st2019

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NOVEMBER 20, 2019 DANVILLE, KY — It’s the season of giving and Wilderness Trail Distillery will aid those battling cancer with a holiday release of an extremely rare Bourbon. A lottery will be held for those wishing to purchase the collector box set. The 16-year-old Bourbon will come in a limited edition bottle and commemorative box set. The box set will…

MATTHEW MCCONAUGHEY AND WILD TURKEY® BOURBON TEAM UP WITH OPERATION BBQ RELIEF TO PREPARE MEALS FOR LOS ANGELES FIRST RESPONDERS

November4th2019

McConaughey and Volunteers Kicked Off Nationwide Wild Turkey “With Thanks” Charity Campaign, Encouraging Folks Nationwide to Give Back and Give Thanks Throughout November and December     LOS ANGELES (NOVEMBER 1, 2019) – Matthew McConaughey and Wild Turkey® have teamed up with disaster relief organization Operation BBQ Relief to give thanks to first responders nationwide as part of the Bourbon brand’s “With Thanks” annual charitable giving…

Heaven Hill Brands Closes Black Velvet Acquisition

November4th2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 1, 2019     BARDSTOWN, Ky. – Today, Heaven Hill Brands, the nation’s largest independent, family-owned and operated distilled spirits supplier completed the acquisition of Black Velvet Canadian Whisky, the second-largest selling Canadian whisky in the world, and the historic Black Velvet Distilling facility in Lethbridge, Canada, from Constellation Brands Inc. Black Velvet, named for its velvety smooth taste, fills an…

If you plan to party this Halloween, plan for a designated driver

October30th2019

Office of Highway Safety reminds motorists that “Buzzed Driving Is Drunk Driving”   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   FRANKFORT, Ky. (Oct. 30, 2019) – This Halloween, the Kentucky Office of Highway Safety (KOHS) is partnering with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to remind partiers that “Buzzed Driving Is Drunk Driving”. “This year, Halloween falls on a Thursday, so we’re certain to see extra parties throughout the…

2 Barrels For Every Kentuckian –Distillers Top 9 Million Barrels For First Time in Modern Era

October30th2019

For Immediate Release – October 30, 2019     FRANKFORT, Ky. – Kentucky’s signature Bourbon and distilled spirits industry set two modern era records last year by filling more than 2.1 million barrels of Bourbon and aging 9.1 million total barrels of spirits, the Kentucky Distillers’ Association announced today.    That’s the highest inventory in the 52 years that barrel inventory records have been kept…

Joint Statement by International Beverage Alcohol Associations in Response to U.S. Tariffs Imposed Today on Certain EU Distilled Spirits and Wines: 

October18th2019

NEWS STATEMENT For Immediate Release: Oct. 18, 2019    We are united in our opposition to the imposition of tariffs and clear in our view that there are no winners in a trade war. Our 15 international beverage alcohol associations today sent a letter to the U.S. administration and the EU Commission calling for an immediate end to tariffs on distilled spirits and wines and…

UK partners with Bourbon industry leaders to map white oak genome

October17th2019

October 17, 2019 | By: Aimee Nielson LEXINGTON, Ky. Bourbon isn’t bourbon without the mighty white oak. Distillers have been aging bourbon in oak barrels as far back as the Roman Empire. Oak barrels give bourbon its unique caramel, vanilla, nutty and toasted flavors. Kentucky distillers rely especially on the white oak. But what if disease hits the species? How would industry professionals protect it?…

Elijah Craig Launches Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey in Limited Markets

October17th2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 17, 2019   Elijah Craig Rye is made as a traditional American Straight Rye Whiskey with 51% rye, 35% corn and 14% malted barley. This combination of grains, which relies heavily on corn as the secondary grain rather than a higher percentage of rye, has been the primary Rye mashbill used by Kentucky Bourbon distilleries since taking over virtually all American…

Copper & Kings Distillery

Copper & Kings Hosts Gathering of The World’s Greatest Cocktail & Spirits Writers

October15th2019

Louisville Launches Bookstock Dec. 6 and 7   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                             …

Heaven Hill Distillery Announces Larceny Barrel Proof Series Nationwide

October8th2019

Barrel Proof offering becomes first line extension for Larceny Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 8, 2019     BARDSTOWN, Ky. – Heaven Hill Distillery today announced the first line extension of Larceny Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey, Larceny Barrel Proof. Released on an allocated basis three times per year, the first release of this wheated Bourbon will ship with great consumer anticipation…