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 […]
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 […]
Spokesperson Ann McMichael says last year’s event drew 45,000 people from 43 states and 13 countries.