That Glass Shortage You’ve Heard About is Real – Just Ask Wyoming Whiskey

That glass shortage you’ve heard about? It’s real. Wyoming Whiskey serves as an example of the challenges for spirits makers. A shipment from their supplier that was scheduled for early June was pushed back to Oct. 11. But the distillery’s COO and co-founder, David DeFazio, … Continue readingThat Glass Shortage You’ve Heard About is Real – Just Ask Wyoming Whiskey

Tattersall Distilling to Open New ‘Destination Distillery’ in Wisconsin

Tattersall Distilling announced today it will open new destination distillery in River Falls, Wisc., on Wednesday, Dec. 1. The 75,000-square-foot facility will have a strong focus on sustainability, house its first-ever restaurant, feature indoor and outdoor event spaces and a large retail market. The River … Continue readingTattersall Distilling to Open New ‘Destination Distillery’ in Wisconsin

Elijah Craig Barrel Proof, Parker’s Heritage 11 Year Wheat Headline Barleycorn Society Fall Awards

The John Barleycorn Society of Spirits Writers & Marketers announced the results for the 2021 John Barleycorn Awards Fall Taste and Marketing + Design competitions. The Fall 2021 competition featured hundreds of spirits from a wide range of distillers located throughout the world. Major category … Continue readingElijah Craig Barrel Proof, Parker’s Heritage 11 Year Wheat Headline Barleycorn Society Fall Awards

Innerstave Names Lee Tatum as Spirits Director

Innerstave, a provider of oak barrel alternatives, announced the appointment of Lee Tatum as Managing Director, Spirits, based in Louisville, KY. In his role, Tatum will manage the introduction of Innerstave’s innovative products and services to the spirits industry to help spirits achieve a range … Continue readingInnerstave Names Lee Tatum as Spirits Director

Kentucky Distillers’ Association Gives Esprit de Corps Award to Longtime Lobbyist

The Kentucky Distillers’ Association announced that Chris Nolan of MML&K Government Solutions is the recipient of this year’s award honoring industry leaders who personify the association’s spirit of camaraderie and integrity.  The esteemed Esprit de Corps Award can be bestowed by the KDA Board Chair … Continue readingKentucky Distillers’ Association Gives Esprit de Corps Award to Longtime Lobbyist

Brad Paisley Starts ‘American Highway’ Whiskey, $100

Global country music superstar Brad Paisley will launch “American Highway” Bourbon this month, a whiskey aged in barrels stored in a 53-foot semi-trailer that followed his 2019 nation-wide tour for 7,314 miles across 25 states, from coast to coast. “Bourbon is like songwriting, it’s a blend of … Continue readingBrad Paisley Starts ‘American Highway’ Whiskey, $100