Bartender of the Year Los Angeles Finalist Draws Flavor Inspiration from Life Milestone

January17th2019

Heaven Hill Brands, Liquor.com announce first finalist for 2019 “Bartender of the Year”     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 17, 2019 BARDSTOWN, KY – Vay Su, bartender at Republique in Los Angeles, announced as the Heaven Hill Brands and Liquor.com Los Angeles finalist for the 2019 Bartender of the Year Competition. Su won first place, $1,000 and a trip to the finals at Half Mile…

Get In The Holiday Spirit – Responsibly

December21st2018

SAFE RIDE KY COALITION OFFERS $20 LYFT DISCOUNTS TO PREVENT IMPAIRED DRIVING     For Immediate Release – December 21, 2018    FRANKFORT, Ky – This holiday season, Kentuckians can claim $20 in safe ride discounts thanks to Safe Ride KY, a state-wide coalition led by the Kentucky Distillers’ Association.   Users can enter promo code SLEIGHRIDEKY into the Lyft mobile application between December 21, 2018…

Kentucky Distillers’ Association Welcomes Two Kentucky Distillers to Heritage Level Membership

December18th2018

For Immediate Release – December 18, 2018       FRANKFORT, Ky. – The Kentucky Distillers’ Association today announced that Bardstown Bourbon Company and Louisville Distilling Company have advanced to the rank of “Heritage” members, the highest level in the non-profit group that unites and leads the state’s signature Bourbon and distilled spirits industry. To qualify as a Heritage member, distilleries must have at least…

Regional Semifinalists Chosen for Heaven Hill Brands, Liquor.com 2019 “Bartender of the Year”

December13th2018

FOR RELEASE: For Immediate Release   BARDSTOWN, KY – Heaven Hill Brands and Liquor.com announced today the 48 regional semifinalists competing in the 2019 Bartender of the Year competition. Semifinalists will compete in San Francisco, Denver, Chicago, Nashville, Los Angeles, Austin, New York City, and Miami from January 2019 through April 2019. More than 1,100 original cocktail recipes were entered using Domaine de Canton French Ginger…

Diageo Announces Intention to Build Additional Distillery in Kentucky

December13th2018

LEBANON, Ky., December 13, 2018 – Diageo today announced its intention to build a new distilled spirits manufacturing facility in Kentucky, to support its growth ambition in the bourbon and American whiskey categories. This project will represent a further investment in Kentucky’s spirits industry of $130 million over three years. The proposed facility will consist of a distillery, dry house, and warehousing in Marion County’s…

Kentucky Distillers’ Association Honors Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer With “100 Proof” Award

December6th2018

For Immediate Release – December 6, 2018     LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The Kentucky Distillers’ Association this week honored Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer with its prestigious “100 Proof Award” for his leadership in championing the state’s signature Bourbon and distilled spirits industry. Mayor Fischer is the first local official to ever receive the award, which is the highest honor that the KDA bestows to elected…

James E. Pepper Distillery marks one year of distilling in historic location

December5th2018

For Immediate Release       Lexington, KY—December 21 marks one year of distillation at the historic James E. Pepper distillery in Lexington, KY. After a decade-long labor of love the distillery began to once again make whiskey after sitting dormant for nearly sixty years.   “This is a really exciting milestone,” said Amir Peay, owner and proprietor of the distillery. “To finally have all…

GATHER RESPONSIBLY THIS THANKSGIVING

November20th2018

SAFE RIDE KY COALITION OFFERS $20 LYFT DISCOUNTS TO PREVENT IMPAIRED DRIVING THIS WEEK   For Immediate Release – November 20, 2018   FRANKFORT, Ky – Starting Wednesday, the Safe Ride KY coalition will be offering $20,000 of safe rides over the Thanksgiving holiday to prevent impaired driving, the Kentucky Distillers’ Association announced today. By entering the code SAFERIDETURKEY in the Lyft mobile application, users…

Heaven Hill Distillery Announces Multi-Million-Dollar Investment in Expansion of Bardstown Visitor Center, Production Facilities

November16th2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 16, 2018     With an investment of $17.5 million and an enlarged footprint, the new visitor center in Bardstown will focus on the story of Heaven Hill Distillery since its inception in 1935, the Shapira Family, and iconic brands within the portfolio. Visitors will experience a multi-sensory showcase of the stories behind the evolution of Kentucky Bourbon, rooted in key…

Blood Oath Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey Trilogy Available This Fall

November12th2018

Pact No. 1, 2 and 3 exclusively packed together for the holidays   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   (St. Louis) November 12, 2018 – Just in time for the holidays, the Blood Oath limited release series trilogy pack – including Pact No. 1, 2 and 3 – is available in ultra-limited quantities. Only 900 packs of this rare trilogy have been released nationwide. Twenty five of…