MATTHEW MCCONAUGHEY TEAMS WITH BOURBON HALL OF FAMER TO LAUNCH NEW WILD TURKEY® LONGBRANCH™

Wild Turkey Creative Director McConaughey and Master Distiller Eddie Russell Unveil Small-Batch Kentucky Straight Bourbon Refined with Texas Mesquite   LAWRENCEBURG, KY (APRIL 10, 2018) –Today, Matthew McConaughey and the legendary Wild Turkey® Distillery are proud to announce the introduction of Wild Turkey Longbranch™, a collaboration between the iconic whiskey brand’s creative director and Master Distiller Eddie Russell. Inspired by McConaughey’s Kentucky and Texas roots,…

Tickets To Kentucky Bourbon Affair’s Higher Proof Expo On Sale Now

For immediate release – April 12, 2018     LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Tickets for this year’s Higher Proof Expo – a daylong, hands-on workshop packed with unique educational, culinary and tastings sessions – are now on sale, the Kentucky Distillers’ Association announced today.   This year’s innovative HPEX will be held Saturday, June 9, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the new Omni Hotel…

Lux Row Distillers Holds Grand Opening Celebration

BARDSTOWN, KY (April 11, 2018) – Nearly two years after breaking ground, today Lux Row Distillers marked its grand opening with a special ribbon-cutting ceremony on its 90-acre property in the heart of Bardstown, Kentucky. Joined by Dick Heaton, the mayor of Bardstown, and a crowd of community supporters, the Lux family commemorated this momentous occasion by cutting the ribbon on the 18,000-square-foot state-of-the-art distillery. The…

Wilderness Trail Distillery

Wilderness Trail Distillery plans first Bourbon release

For Immediate Release – April 9, 2018   DANVILLE, KY — Wilderness Trail Distillery’s first Bourbon release set for April 28th at the 2nd annual Taste of Danville will be a day of celebrating with food, music and tastes of its Bottled in Bond, Single Barrel Kentucky Straight wheated Bourbon. The spring release is the first of three limited releases this year, as the majority…

ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference welcomes local brew makers and spirit shakers of the craft beverage industry

Tap a complete beverage experience by attending the Alltech Craft Brews and Food Fest and receive $40 off conference registration       Media Release: April 4, 2018       [LEXINGTON, Ky.] – ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference (ONE18), held May 20–22 in Lexington, Kentucky, will provide anyone interested in the burgeoning business of brewing and distilling with a unique opportunity to participate in a…

ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference will explore transformative ideas in brewing and distilling

Plan to arrive early for the Alltech Craft Brews & Food Fest   Media Release:  April 3, 2018     [LEXINGTON, Ky.] – ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference (ONE18), held May 20–22 in Lexington, Kentucky, will provide anyone interested in the burgeoning business of brewing and distilling, including consumers, with a unique opportunity to participate in a global conversation about industry innovations, challenges and trends. A…

KDA Statement on Passage of House Bill 400

April 2, 2018     “House Bill 400 is a bold, historic step in modernizing our signature Bourbon and distilled spirits industry. The number one question from Bourbon tourists is, “Why can’t I ship my bottles home?” Now, with the passage of HB 400, they can very soon.   “More than 1.2 million stops were made at Kentucky Bourbon Trail® and Kentucky Bourbon Trail Craft…

Kentucky Bourbon Affair™ Adds Live Concerts to All-Star Lineup

KBA Teams with Bourbon & Beyond to Bring Indie Rock Bands to Louisville     For Immediate Release – March 30, 2018   LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The Kentucky Distillers’ Association today announced that it is partnering with the Bourbon & Beyond festival to bring two live concerts to the KDA’s Kentucky Bourbon Affair™ fantasy camp in June.   Real Estate, an indie rock band out…

Kentucky Distillers’ Association Honors U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell With “100 Proof” Award

For Immediate Release – March 28, 2018     VERSAILLES, Ky. – The Kentucky Distillers’ Association this week honored U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell with its prestigious “100 Proof Award” for his leadership in championing the state’s signature Bourbon and distilled spirits industry. Sen. McConnell (R-Ky.) is the first federal official to ever receive the award, which is the highest honor that the KDA…

Copper & Kings Distillery

Copper & Kings American Brandy Co. Promotes Brandon O’Daniel To Master Distiller    

American Brandy Distiller Masters The Craft FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                                 …