Statement by the Kentucky Distillers’ Association on the Trade/Tariff Issue

March5th2018

March 5, 2018     “As we’ve seen this morning, many aspects of the President’s proposed trade policies are not yet known or are still evolving, including whether tariffs would exempt certain trading partners. Therefore, it’s premature to speculate on the specific impact to Kentucky’s signature Bourbon and distilled spirits industry until the facts are clear.   “Bourbon is one of the Commonwealth’s most historic…

Lux Row Distillers Joins Kentucky Distillers’ Association  As Heritage-Level Member

March5th2018

St. Louis Spirits Company sets roots in Kentucky with Bardstown Distillery   For Immediate Release – March 5, 2018   BARDSTOWN, Ky. – The Kentucky Distillers’ Association today announced that Lux Row Distillers has joined its legendary ranks as a “Heritage” member, the highest level in the non-profit trade group that unites and leads the state’s signature Bourbon and distilled spirits industry.   Lux Row,…

 Kentucky Distillers’ Association Selects Intellicheck’s Age ID to Advance Responsible Consumption of Bourbon

February20th2018

Distillers Using State-of-the-Art Technology Solution to Detect Fake IDs     JERICHO, NEW YORK – February 20, 2018 – Intellicheck  (NYSE American: IDN), announced today that the legendary Kentucky Distillers’ Association (KDA) is using Intellicheck’s Age ID™ to build on its significant commitment to the responsible consumption of Bourbon and distilled spirits.   KDA members are utilizing Intellicheck’s cutting-edge technology at multiple distilleries on the…

Lonely Planet Reveals This Year’s Top 10 US Travel Destinations

February9th2018

(FOR RELEASE FEB 6, 2018 / 7AM EST) — Today, travel media authority Lonely Planet reveals the top 10 destinations in the United States this year in Best in the US 2018.   Each year, Lonely Planet asks its community of travel experts – in-house editors, researchers on the road and locals on the ground – to decide on the most compelling destinations to visit…

Coveted Golden Tickets Return

January30th2018

VIP Packages to Elite Bourbon Fantasy Camp on Sale THURSDAY     For Immediate Release – January 31, 2018     LOUISVILLE, Ky. – A limited number of VIP all-access Golden Tickets to the fifth annual Kentucky Bourbon Affair™ will go on sale at noon EST Thursday, Feb. 1.   Referred to as “Bourbon fantasy camp,” the Kentucky Bourbon Affair event includes six days of…

Kentucky Distillers’ Association Announces New Bardstown Office

January29th2018

For Immediate Release – January 29, 2018     BARDSTOWN, Ky. – The Kentucky Distillers’ Association today announced that it has opened a satellite office in Bardstown as a result of the city’s renewed efforts to strengthen its focus as the “Bourbon Capital of the World.”   “Our KDA staff are finding themselves more and more in Bardstown with all the new distilleries and opportunities…

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Kentucky Bourbon Trail® Tours Surpass 1 Million Milestone For Second Straight Year

January25th2018

For Immediate Release – January 25, 2018                                                                 FRANKFORT, Ky. – For the second year in a row, visitors made more than one million stops at Kentucky Bourbon Trail® and Kentucky Bourbon Trail Craft Tour® distilleries as the thriving tourism attraction continues its record growth.   Now at an all-time high of 23 participating distilleries – with more coming this summer – attendance…

Safe Ride KY Coalition Reports Successful Holiday Campaign Targeting Drunk Drivers

January11th2018

For immediate release – January 11, 2018   FRANKFORT, Ky – The new Safe Ride KY coalition took more than 700 potentially impaired drivers off Kentucky roadways during its first holiday campaign, the Kentucky Distillers’ Association reported today.   The program offered $20 discounts on rides through Lyft and CityScoot services between Dec. 15, 2017, and Jan. 1 using the code “SAFERIDEKY17.” All codes were…

Kentucky Distillers’ Association Welcomes Rabbit Hole Distillery as Newest Member

January9th2018

For Immediate Release – January 9, 2018     FRANKFORT, Ky. – The Kentucky Distillers’ Association today announced that Rabbit Hole Distillery in downtown Louisville is the newest and 36th member of the non-profit trade group that unites and leads Kentucky’s signature Bourbon and distilled spirits industry.   Founded in 2014 by CEO Kaveh Zamanian, the innovative Rabbit Hole campus spans an entire block between…

Kentucky Distillers’ Association Announces New Board Officers, Directors

January4th2018

For Immediate Release – January 4, 2018     FRANKFORT, Ky. – The Kentucky Distillers’ Association today announced that Rob Samuels, Chief Operating Officer at Maker’s Mark Distillery, has been named Chairman of the historic group’s Board of Directors for 2018.   Samuels, 43, is the fourth generation of his legendary family to serve as Chairman of the non-profit trade group that unites, promotes, protects…