VIP Packages On Sale Now For New, Virtual Kentucky Bourbon Festival®

September15th2020

The twenty-ninth annual celebration of Bourbon kicks off October 15 and is presented by Koetter Construction     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE            BARDSTOWN, KY (September 15, 2020) – Bourbon enthusiasts from around the world now have access to the most exclusive Bourbon experiences – right at their fingertips. The 29th Kentucky Bourbon Festival® presented by Koetter Construction offers the finest in Bourbon education, legendary…

Green River Distilling Co. is Revived at Original Home in Owensboro, Kentucky

September15th2020

Celebrated historic whiskey distillery from 1885 begins its next chapter OWENSBORO, KENTUCKY (September 15, 2020) – Today marks the official revival of the Green River Distilling Co. at its original home in Owensboro, Kentucky. Founded by John W. McCulloch in 1885, DSP-KY-10 received national and international acclaim for its whiskey. The distillery endured fire, Prohibition, multiple owners, and a period of decline to reemerge today.  …

Rabbit Hole to Premiere Founder’s Collection with Cask Strength Boxergrail Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey

September11th2020

Limited Edition Release Expresses Whiskey Maker’s Creativity and Commitment to Innovation    Louisville, KY (September 10, 2020) – Kaveh Zamanian, founder and whiskey maker of Rabbit Hole is proud to announce the premiere of Rabbit Hole Founder’s Collection, a new platform under which he will develop special bottlings that showcase his creativity and commitment to the artistry of whiskey making. For his first Founder’s Collection…

Heaven Hill Distillery Announces Release of 2020 Parker’s Heritage Collection Limited Edition Bottling

September9th2020

14th edition of the annual ultra-premium release is a 10 Year Old Heavy Char Bourbon, continues the distillery’s commitment to support ALS research and patient care     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 9, 2020   BARDSTOWN, KY – Heaven Hill Distillery announced today the 2020 limited edition release of Parker’s Heritage Collection 10 Year Old Heavy Char Bourbon. The 14th edition will ship nationally beginning in September at…

Elijah Craig Bourbon Launches Old Fashioned Week in Partnership with PUNCH

September3rd2020

Inaugural celebration pledges up to $100,000 to Restaurant Workers’ Community Foundation     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 3, 2020   In 1789, Rev. Elijah Craig did not set out to become the Father of Bourbon when he first charred oak barrels, but his ingenuity proved a pivotal moment for Bourbon. Less than twenty years later, a spark ignited with what was first known as ‘the…

Kentucky Distillers’ Association establishes scholars fund with UK’s distillation, wine and brewing studies program

September2nd2020

September 2, 2020 | By: Aimee Nielson LEXINGTON, Ky. — The Kentucky Distillers’ Association is establishing a scholars program to fund scholarships aimed at increasing diversity in the distilled spirits industry. The KDA UK Scholars Program Fund will annually support full tuition for up to four students in the University of Kentucky’s distillation, wine and brewing studies program. “As there are too few diverse voices in…

Heaven Hill Distillery Announces Fall 2020 Edition of the Old Fitzgerald Bottled-in-Bond Series

September2nd2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: SEPTEMBER 2, 2020     BARDSTOWN, Ky. – Heaven Hill Distillery announced today the release of the fall 2020 edition of Old Fitzgerald Bottled-in-Bond Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey at 14 years old. Comprised of barrels produced in fall of 2005, and bottled in fall of 2020, the sixth national release ushers in the latest hallmark series to the bottled-in-bond legacy. Bottled in…

Danny Wimmer Presents Introduces A New Digital Series: Behind the Barrel with DWP Launching Thursday, September 3 

September1st2020

Date: September 1, 2020    Danny Wimmer Presents, one of the largest independent promoters in the United States, is excited to announce a new online content series, Behind the Barrel with DWP. The series will take fans Behind the Barrel and feature exclusive interviews with master distillers, distillery tours, virtual tastings, cocktail recipes, pairings and more!  DWP has partnered with the Kentucky Distillers’ Association, Louisville…

EY Announces Shane Baker and Patrick Heist of Wilderness Trail Distillery as an Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2020 East Central Award Finalist 

August27th2020

Celebrating the unstoppable entrepreneurs whose ambitions transform our world     For Immediate Release   Danville, KY, August 27, 2020 – Ernst & Young LLP (EY US) today announced that co-owners Shane Baker and Patrick Heist of Wilderness Trail Distillery, LLC were named Entrepreneurs Of The Year® 2020 East Central Award finalist. Now in its 34th year, the Entrepreneur Of The Year program honors entrepreneurial…

Four Roses’ 2020 Limited Edition Small Batch launches in September 

August25th2020

Latest release in distillery’s limited edition series features barrels hand-selected  by 2020 Master Distiller of the Year, Brent Elliott FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  LAWRENCEBURG, Ky. (August 25, 2020) – Four Roses Distillery will issue the newest release in its series of limited-quantity special bottlings this September – the 2020 Limited Edition Small Batch. This limited bottling is the latest release following the distillery’s own Brent Elliott being…