The Kentucky Distillers’ Association is trying to better handle the growing number of visitors to the six distilleries on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail and has hired its first-ever trail manager. “I think where I can step in is to suggest, hey if you’ve done this one here’s how you can check out some of these… Continue reading Kentucky Bourbon Trail Hires New Manager
Kentucky’s signature distilled spirit is being celebrated this weekend in Bardstown. The 20th annual Kentucky Bourbon Festival began Tuesday and concludes Sunday with numerous activities,including tastings, a black-tie gala, and a bourbon barrel relay. Participants include all of Kentucky’s major bourbon makers, such as Wild Turkey master distiller Jimmy Russell (pictured). Organizers estimate the festival will attract 55,000… Continue reading Bardstown Celebrates Bourbon With 20th Annual Festival
Spokesperson Ann McMichael says last year’s event drew 45,000 people from 43 states and 13 countries.