Black Velvet Whisky Introduces Black Velvet Apple

FOR IMMEDIATE RELASE: February 2, 2021 BARDSTOWN, Ky. – Black Velvet Whisky, the second-largest selling Canadian whisky in the world, today launched Black Velvet Apple. With its perfect blend of original Black Velvet Canadian Whisky and natural apple flavors, the new flavor is ripe for success amongst a growing category. A natural fit for the Black Velvet flavors lineup, apple continues to see heightened success across…

Kentucky Distillers’ Association Welcomes Marielle McElmurray as Special Projects Manager

For Immediate Release – Feb. 1, 2021 FRANKFORT, Ky. – The Kentucky Distillers’ Association today announced that Marielle McElmurray is the new Special Projects Manager for the non-profit trade group that promotes, protects and elevates Kentucky’s signature Bourbon and distilled spirits industry.   McElmurray comes to the KDA from the Governor’s Office of Agricultural Policy where she spent three years as Director of Public Affairs.…

Yarmuth, Barr Renew Congressional Bourbon Caucus for 117th Congress

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 27, 2021 (WASHINGTON) – Today, U.S. Reps. John Yarmuth (D-KY) and Andy Barr (R-KY) renewed the Congressional Bourbon Caucus as an official Congressional Member Organization for the 117th Congress. The caucus, founded by Yarmuth in 2009, is made up of a bipartisan group of members dedicated to strengthening the bourbon industry in the United States and educating other members on legislative and regulatory issues…

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Brown-Forman Announces Change in Board of Directors Chair

Succession Reinforces Long-term Focus of the 150-year-old Company January 27, 2021, LOUISVILLE, KY – Brown-Forman Corporation announces today that after 14 years of distinguished service as Board Chair, G. Garvin  Brown IV will retire from the Board of Directors in July. He will be succeeded by  Campbell P. Brown, who will assume the Chair role at the company’s Annual  Meeting of Stockholders.  “Brown-Forman has endured…

Four Roses and Nanz & Kraft Florists Pair Rare Roses with Bourbon for Valentine’s Day

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Lauren Burdette (502) 435-6684 lburdette@bch.com Lauren Marcum (859) 619-3793 lmarcum@fourrosesbourbon.com LOUISVILLE, Ky. (January 26, 2021) – Four Roses and Nanz & Kraft Florists are raising a glass to healthier, happier hearts this Valentine’s Day by offering a one-of-a-kind pairing of roses and Bourbon. The exclusive package will include one dozen Heart Roses, a special rose variety known for a large petal count that creates the…

Heaven Hill Brands Introduces Environmental Sustainability Strategy for Next Decade

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 20, 2021 Largest Independent, Family-Owned and Operated Distilled Spirits Supplier Identifies Four Key Areas to Cultivate Sustainable, Thriving Communities BARDSTOWN, Ky. – Heaven Hill Brands announced today the company’s first official environmental sustainability strategy that addresses pressing environmental challenges within the industry and local communities in four key areas: water, emissions, waste, and conservation. As a leader in the industry since 1935,…

Kentucky Distillers’ Association Announces New Board Officers, Directors

For Immediate Release – January 19, 2020     FRANKFORT, Ky. – The Kentucky Distillers’ Association today announced that Pauline Rooney of Diageo North America has been named Chairwoman of the 141-year-old non-profit trade group that unites, promotes and protects the state’s signature Bourbon and distilled spirits industry.    Rooney, who is Vice President of Distillation and Maturation for Diageo North America, will serve through…

Woodford County Tourism Announces 2021: The Year of Fantastic Fare!

We’ve saved you a seat, come on over!     Woodford County, KY — Today the Woodford County Tourist Commission, Reserve Woodford, deemed 2021 the year of Fantastic Fare. This is an intentional focus on driving traffic, awareness and promotion of our wide range of top, award winning chefs, master distillers, master brewers, master wine makers and other hospitality experts to provide each person who comes to…

Bourbon Women Association Celebrates 10th Anniversary, Welcomes New President Maggie Kimberl

Renowned spirits expert will lead growing organization  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Jan. 12, 2021) – – – The Bourbon Women Association is ushering in its second decade with the announcement of new leadership — spirits expert, speaker and journalist Maggie Kimberl is the organization’s new president. For more information, visit www.bourbonwomen.org. “Bourbon Women continues to grow, adding more members and branches across the United States,”…

Kentucky Distillers’ Association Welcomes Sara Barnes as Director of Industry Responsibility & Sustainability

For Immediate Release – January 12, 2021       FRANKFORT, Ky. – The Kentucky Distillers’ Association today announced that industry veteran Sara Barnes has joined the non-profit trade group as Director of Industry Responsibility and Sustainability.   Barnes comes to the KDA from the Bourbon Women Association where she spent two years as Managing Director. She previously served for over two years at Boone…