Bardstown Bourbon Company taps Scott Blazek as Chief Commercial Officer

February 19, 2024

Blazek will lead the national sales team in the expansion of Bardstown Bourbon Co and Green River brands

Bardstown, Ky., (February 19, 2024) Bardstown Bourbon Co. has hired Scott Blazek as Chief Commercial Officer. In his new role, Scott will lead sales expansion efforts across the U.S. and abroad for Bardstown Bourbon Co., Green River Distilling Co and all affiliated brands.

Blazek has nearly 30 years in beverage alcohol working for premier organizations in Senior Leadership roles including Diageo Spirits U.S., Heineken USA and Breakthru Beverage where he served as Executive Vice President, Nevada, responsible for a $500M + spirits, beer, wine and NA distributor, helping lead more than 550 employees and serving more than 4,500 customers in the state of Nevada. Prior to joining Bardstown Bourbon Co., he helped lead Casa Del Sol Spirits as their Chief Growth Officer.

“I am thrilled to join the team at Bardstown Bourbon.  I have been watching their success from afar and admired their quality and commitment to innovation, transparency and disruption,” said Blazek. “The chance to join this company to help them scale these brands is a great opportunity and I am ready to do my part to accelerate their growth.”

About Bardstown Bourbon Company

Bardstown Bourbon Company is pushing the boundaries of the category while honoring the traditional art of whiskey making. With an approach that’s innovative, transparent and collaborative, BBCo has disrupted the industry to become a top 10 distiller in the US. With one of the most modern and technically advanced whiskey distilleries producing more than 50 recipes, Bardstown Bourbon Co provides technically advanced, custom collaborative distilling for some of the most-awarded whiskey brands in the world. Named Worldwide Spirits Producer of the Year by IWSC (2023), Bardstown Bourbon Co. has created a modern, authentic bourbon experience that has re-imagined the visitor experience. Bardstown Bourbon Co. owns and markets Green River Distilling Co., in addition to a portfolio of branded products. For more information visit



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