Bardstown Bourbon Co. Hires Blazek as CCO


February 21, 2024

Scott Blazek Bardstown Bourbon Company

Bardstown Bourbon Co. has hired Scott Blazek as Chief Commercial Officer. In his new role, Scott will lead sales expansion efforts across the U.S. and abroad for the flagship brand, Green River Distilling Co and all affiliated brands.

Blazek has nearly 30 years in beverage alcohol working for premier organizations in Senior Leadership roles including Diageo Spirits U.S., Heineken USA and Breakthru Beverage where he served as Executive Vice President, Nevada, responsible for a $500M + spirits, beer, wine and NA distributor, helping lead more than 550 employees and serving more than 4,500 customers in the state of Nevada. Prior to joining Bardstown Bourbon Co., he helped lead Casa Del Sol Spirits as their Chief Growth Officer.

“I am thrilled to join the team at Bardstown Bourbon,” Blazek said. “I have been watching their success from afar and admired their quality and commitment to innovation, transparency and disruption. The chance to join this company to help them scale these brands is a great opportunity and I am ready to do my part to accelerate their growth.”

About Bardstown Bourbon Company

Bardstown Bourbon Company has become a top 10 distiller in the US. With one of the most modern and technically advanced whiskey distilleries producing more than 50 recipes, the distillery provides technically advanced, custom collaborative distilling for some of the most-awarded whiskey brands in the world. Named Worldwide Spirits Producer of the Year by IWSC (2023), Bardstown Bourbon Co. has created a modern, authentic bourbon attraction that has re-imagined the visitor experience. The company owns and markets Green River Distilling Co., in addition to a portfolio of branded products. For more information visit