Four Roses’ Brent Elliott Named Master Distiller of the Year

International media outlet Whisky Magazine presented honor at Icons of Whisky America   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE LAWRENCEBURG, Ky. (February 14, 2020) – Four Roses Master Distiller Brent Elliott was named Master Distiller/Blender of the Year at Whisky Magazine’s Icons of Whisky America awards ceremony earlier this week in New York City. A native of Owensboro, Kentucky, Elliott began his career with Four Roses Distillery in…

Four Roses Flower Hour Raises Nearly $6,500 to Benefit Heart Health

Funds raised in less than three hours at 13th annual event     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE LOUISVILLE, Ky. (February 13, 2020) – Four Roses and Nanz & Kraft Florists hosted the 13th annual Four Roses Flower Hour event on Friday, February 7, raising nearly $6,500 to benefit the American Heart Association. Flower Hour provided an opportunity to take care of Valentine’s Day shopping while sipping…

THE KENTUCKY BOURBON TRAIL® ADVENTURE CELEBRATES ANOTHER YEAR OF RECORD-BREAKING VISITS, ANNOUNCES 21ST BIRTHDAY 

The nation’s iconic tourism experience boasts nearly 2 million visits in 2019     For Immediate Release – February 13, 2020   FRANKFORT, Ky. –  The Kentucky Distillers’ Association today announced that the famed Kentucky Bourbon Trail® and Kentucky Bourbon Trail Craft Tour® destinations welcomed nearly two million visits in 2019.   What started as a handful of distillery stops and a few hundred visitors two…

Spirits United Continues to Gain Momentum

17,000 advocates and multiple partner organizations join spirits industry’s grassroots platform   NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release:                                                                          Feb. 4, 2020     WASHINGTON –  More than 17,000 supporters and 10…

KSP Increases Traffic Enforcement on Super Bowl Sunday

National Crash Awareness and Reduction Effort by State Police Agencies NEWS RELEASE Madisonville, Ky. (January 30, 2020) – Kentucky State Police is participating in Operation C.A.R.E (Crash Awareness Reduction Effort) on Super Bowl Sunday.  On February 2, 2020 KSP Post 2 Troopers will be taking part in a national effort to increase officer presence on Interstate and U.S Highways. KSP Troopers and Officers will put a…

Wilderness Trail Distillery Barrels Up to the  Kentucky Bourbon Trail® Tour

Danville Distillery Becomes 18th Stop On Historic Journey     DANVILLE, Ky. – Wilderness Trail, one of the founding distillery destinations on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail Craft TourⓇ, has advanced to join the Kentucky Bourbon Trail® adventure, becoming the 18th stop on the world-famous journey that showcases America’s only native spirit.   Launched in 2012 as a premium craft distillery in Danville, Ky., Wilderness Trail…

Four Roses Flower Hour to Benefit American Heart Association

13th annual Valentine’s Day shopping and Bourbon tasting event held Feb. 7 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE LOUISVILLE, Ky. (January 20, 2020) – Four Roses will host its 13th annual Flower Hour event on Friday, February 7 from 5:30 – 8 p.m. at Nanz & Kraft Florists, located in St. Matthews at 141 Breckenridge Lane. The special Valentine’s Day shopping and Bourbon tasting event benefits the American…

Kentucky Distillers’ Association & Distilled Spirits Council Partner on “Spirits United” Grassroots Platform

For Immediate Release – January 17, 2020                             FRANKFORT, Ky. – The historic Kentucky Distillers’ Association today announced that it is partnering with the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States (DISCUS) in joining Spirits United as a partner to expand the grassroots network throughout the birthplace of Bourbon.    Spirits United features important information on key…

Kentucky Distillers’ Association Announces New Board Officers, Directors

For Immediate Release – January 15, 2020       FRANKFORT, Ky. – The Kentucky Distillers’ Association today announced that Jessica Pendergrass, General Counsel for Heaven Hill Brands, has been named Chairwoman of the historic group’s Board of Directors for 2020.   With more than 12 years of corporate attorney and commercial negotiation experience, Pendergrass joined Heaven Hill as the company’s first in-house Corporate Counsel…

Kentucky Distillers Mourn The Passing of Al Young

For Immediate Releasee – December 26, 2019       FRANKFORT, Ky. – The Kentucky Distillers’ Association today expressed deep sadness on the sudden passing of Al Young of Four Roses, one of the industry’s most endearing ambassadors and leading historians with a wealth of industry knowledge and experience that spanned over half a century.    KDA President Eric Gregory said Young’s infectious charisma, trademark…