Evan Williams Bourbon Announces 2021 American-Made Heroes

American-Made Hero Foundation Fund 2021 grant applications now open FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 19, 2021 BARDSTOWN, Ky. – Evan Williams Bourbon today announced the 2021 class of veterans selected as American-Made Heroes. Each veteran’s picture and story of service in their active duty and civilian life will be featured on the side of the special-edition Evan Williams Black Bourbon label. The American-Made Heroes Foundation Fund,…

KENTUCKY DISTILLERS WELCOME DELAY ON DOUBLING OF E.U. WHISKEY TARIFFS

For Immediate Release – May 17, 2021 FRANKFORT, Ky. – The historic Kentucky Distillers’ Association today applauded the joint U.S. and E.U. decision to delay the doubling of tariffs on Bourbon and American whiskey that were set to automatically increase June 1. “This is welcome news as distillers in Kentucky and across America were perilously close to a crippling blow on European exports,” KDA President…

Angel’s Envy® to Release Limited-Edition Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey Finished in Madeira Casks Ahead of Father’s Day

This limited run of just 3,360 bottles is part of ANGEL’S ENVY’s Cellar Collection and is being released in celebration of Father’s Day; it will be available for public sale starting June 6 at ANGEL’S ENVY’s distillery and select retailers in KY, NY, CA, FL, TN, IL and TX Beginning on May 21, ANGEL’S ENVY 500 Main Members can enter to win the chance to purchase the release…

Heaven Hill Distillery Unveils First Bottled Bourbon from Artisanal Distillery at Evan Williams Bourbon Experience

Square 6 pays homage to the plot of land that housed Kentucky’s first commercial distillery For Immediate Release: May 5, 2021 LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Heaven Hill Distillery today announced the launch of Square 6 Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey, the first bottled Bourbon produced at its artisanal distillery located in the Evan Williams Bourbon Experience at 528 W. Main Street in Louisville, Ky. Square 6 designates…

Kentucky Distillers’ Association Cancels Kentucky Bourbon Hall of Fame® Ceremony

For Immediate Release – April 29, 2021 FRANKFORT, Ky. – The Kentucky Distillers’ Association today announced that this year’s Kentucky Bourbon Hall of Fame® induction and ceremony has been canceled.   Created by the KDA in 2001, the Kentucky Bourbon Hall of Fame® recognizes individuals and organizations that have made a significant and transformational impact on Bourbon’s stature, growth and awareness.   It is the…

Earth Day Champions: UK Introduces World’s Largest American White Oak Repository and Genome Mapping Study With Maker’s Mark

LORETTO, Ky. (April 22, 2021) — This Earth Day 2021, the University of Kentucky is proud to announce the establishment of the world’s largest repository of American white oak as part of their groundbreaking effort with Maker’s Mark® to conserve, explore and secure the future of American white oak. The massive effort at Star Hill Farm, home to the iconic Maker’s Mark Distillery, represents the most comprehensive natural range of white oak to date anywhere in the world. The American white oak repository is part of a larger mission to transform…

Rabbit Hole to Premiere Mizunara Founder’s Collection 15-Year-Old Cask Strength Kentucky Straight Bourbon Finished in Japanese Oak

Second Founder’s Collection Expression Explores the Marriage of Terroir and Innovation Louisville, KY– Kaveh Zamanian, founder and whiskey maker of Rabbit Hole proudly presents Mizunara Founder’s Collection 15- Year-Old Cask Strength Kentucky Straight Bourbon Finished in Japanese Oak, the second expression of Rabbit Hole Founder’s Collection and the brand’s oldest and most exquisite offering to date. Representing an uncompromising commitment to innovation and elevating the…

Four Roses Commemorates Kentucky Derby Festival Great Steamboat Race with Limited-release Single Barrel Bourbon Bottling

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE LOUISVILLE, Ky. (April 20, 2021) – While the Kentucky Derby Festival’s Great Steamboat Race is best enjoyed from the decks of the historic paddlewheelers, those on land can toast with the same limited-release Bourbon served on board the vessels during the April 28 race. Four Roses is recognizing the Festival’s time-honored tradition with a commemorative Single Barrel Bourbon. Four Roses Master Distiller…

Wilderness Trail Distillery Welcomes Vice President of Operations and Engineering

For Immediate Release Danville, KY, April 15, 2021 – Wilderness Trail Distillery welcomes Len Landry as vice president of operations and engineering. Landry will have oversight and support of the daily operations of the Danville distillery, which includes all construction planning, new technology, special projects, and overall management of systems for growth. Landry also will be responsible for supporting operations and engineering projects at Ferm Solutions.…

Mint Julep Experiences Wins Prestigious “Best Authentic Heritage Tour Provider – Southern USA”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE LUXlife Magazine, United Kingdom, announces the winners of the 2021 Travel & Tourism Awards LOUISVILLE, Ky. (April 9, 2021) — LUXlife Magazine, United Kingdom, named Mint Julep Experiences their 2021 Travel & Tourism winner for the “Best Authentic Heritage Tour Provider” for the Southern USA region. Ultimately, LUXlife launched the Travel & Tourism Awards to recognize those who have dedicated themselves to…