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Heaven Hill to break ground, announce name of $135 million Bardstown distillery

June 3, 2022

BARDSTOWN, Kentucky (June 3, 2022) – The bourbon industry will mark a special homecoming Monday as Heaven Hill is slated to break ground on its new $135 million distillery in Bardstown.

Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear will join Heaven Hill President Max Shapira and Master Distiller Conor O’Driscoll to commemorate the start of construction and reveal the new distillery’s name.

The new, state-of-the-art distillery is being built in the heart of the Bourbon Capital of the world at 1015 Old Bloomfield Pike, off KY 245, and the distillery is expected to be operational by the end of 2024. The new distillery adds 38 jobs to the company’s 381 people already working in Bardstown at Heaven Hill’s Loretto Road bottling, aging and tourism facility.

WHAT: Heaven Hill distillery groundbreaking and name announcement

WHEN: Monday, June 6

11:00 a.m. ET

WHERE: Site of new Heaven Hill distillery

1015 Old Bloomfield Pike

Bardstown, KY 40004

Parking will be on site. All guests and media will be directed to enter the site through KY 245. Guests will be assisted by parking attendants at the KY 245 entrance. Map attached.


  • Interviews with:
    • Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear
    • Heaven Hill President Max Shapira
    • Heaven Hill Master Distiller Conor O’Driscoll
  • B-roll/photos of announcement, presentation, property, crowds

Primary contact on site: Lauren Newcomb, 502.727.4298

Secondary contact on site: Matt Kamer, 502.727.0441



Lauren Newcomb

Heaven Hill Brands

O: (502) 413-0217 

C: (502) 727-4298

[email protected]

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