End Summer With a Bang! Not a DUI

Safe Ride KY Offers Free Lyft Rides To Prevent Impaired Driving During Labor Day Weekend   LOUISVILLE, KY – Today the Safe Ride KY coalition announced that it is offering Kentuckians $10,000 worth of free rides to complement DUI enforcement efforts and prevent impaired driving over Labor Day weekend. Individuals can claim $10 in ride credits by downloading the Lyft app on their phones, entering…

ANGEL’S ENVY® CALLS ON FANS TO HELP MEET INCREASED GOAL OF PLANTING 30,000 WHITE OAK TREES THROUGH 6TH ANNUAL “TOAST THE TREES” INITIATIVE 

In celebration of National Bourbon Heritage Month, ANGEL’S ENVY will plant one white oak tree for each photo of an ANGEL’S ENVY drink or bottle posted on Instagram, Facebook or Twitter that is accompanied by the hashtag #ToastTheTrees ANGEL’S ENVY is increasing its goal to 30,000 hashtags for a total of 30,000 new white oak trees planted     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 28, 2019 …

Limestone Branch Distillery Nominated for “Best Craft Distillery”  in USA Today’s 10 Best Readers’ Choice Awards

Lebanon-based distillery is only Kentucky distillery nominated     (Lebanon, Ky.) August 27, 2019 – Vote for Limestone Branch Distillery! The Lebanon, Kentucky, craft distillery is nominated for Best Craft Whiskey Distillery by USA Today’s 2019 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards. Of the 20 nominees chosen by the publication’s American spirits expert panel, Limestone Branch is the only craft distillery in Kentucky included. “We are thrilled to be nominated…

Maker’s Mark Distillery Receives Governor’s Safety and Health Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FRANKFORT, Ky. (August 22, 2019) – Today, Labor Cabinet Secretary David A. Dickerson announced Maker’s Mark Distillery in Loretto earned the Governor’s Safety and Health Award. “Creating safe and healthy work environments is crucial to the success of our employees and companies,” Dickerson said. “I want to commend Maker’s Mark Distillery on this incredible achievement.” The award recognizes companies that are free of…

Bone up on Bourbon in seminars at Wilderness Trail Bourbon lounge during BBQ festival

For Immediate Release – August 17, 2019 DANVILLE, KY —Bourbon+ magazine’s contributors along with Wilderness Trail’s co-owners are holding court in a Bourbon lounge on the front lawn of Wilderness Trail Distillery during Kentucky State BBQ Festival. Many of the seminars are free, but there is a fee for a couple of them such as a pairing of Bourbon and BBQ. Tickets are available at…

Small Town Takes Home U.S. Travel Destiny Award

National Award recognizes Bardstown, Ky., for its local and regional marketing efforts LOUSVILLE, Ky. (August 21, 2019­) — Last night, Bardstown/Nelson County Tourist & Convention Commission took home a national Destiny Award from the U.S. Travel Association at its annualESTO conference, winning the award for its new “Bourbon comes from Bardstown” campaign. The Destiny Award celebrates this year’s best creative work for destination marketing and promotion. To become a finalist for the award,…

Copper & Kings Distillery

McGarity @ ALEX&NDER. Copper & Kings Announces Food Service in Rooftop Bar

Curated Fine Dining to Complement Cocktails and View of Downtown Louisville     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Aug. 15, 2019) – – – Louisville-based Copper & Kings American Brandy Co. announces a partnership with Chef Dallas McGarity, owner of The Fat Lamb in Louisville and Portage House in Jeffersonville, Indiana, as chef-in-residence on the distillery premises. “The number one request that we get…

Heaven Hill Brands Signs Agreement to Acquire Black Velvet Canadian Whisky

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 12, 2019     BARDSTOWN, Ky. – Heaven Hill Brands, the largest independent, family-owned and operated distilled spirits supplier based in the U.S., has signed an agreement to acquire Black Velvet Canadian Whisky, the second-largest selling Canadian whisky in the world, from Constellation Brands Inc. The purchase will be made through a subsidiary of Constellation, The Black Velvet Distilling Company located…

Copper & Kings Distillery

Copper & Kings Launches Riding With The King Limited Release American Brandy Aged in King Estate Red Wine Barrels 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Aug. 8, 2019) – – – Louisville-based Copper & Kings American Brandy Co. announces its latest novel barrel-finished, pure copper pot-distilled American Brandy limited release, Riding With The King. The launch is timed to coincide with Elvis Week, Aug. 9-17. The brandy is just over five years old, with 29 months of maturation in juicy King Estate Grenache,…

Maker's Mark Distillery

Raising Our Glass to Stephen Rolfe Powell

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   LORETTO, KY – (July 31, 2019) – An exhibition of some 43 stunning pieces created by internationally renowned glass artist Stephen Rolfe Powell – some never before displayed publicly – will greet visitors throughout the Maker’s Mark Distillery campus in 2019. This special exhibition acts as a celebration of the life and career of one of the genre’s most acclaimed, visionary…