Distilled Spirits Council Accepted to EPA ENERGY STAR Program

The Distilled Spirits Council of the United States announced it has been accepted by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as a partner of its ENERGY STAR program. As part of this partnership, the Spirits Council will promote tools and insights provided by the program to … Continue readingDistilled Spirits Council Accepted to EPA ENERGY STAR Program

Here’s How You Can Grab a Chance to Win Some Pappy Van Winkle Bourbon – For a Good Cause

Pappy is here, and you’ve got a chance to grab some, thanks to Ronald McDonald House Charities of Kentuckiana. The charity will raffle five bottles of Pappy Van Winkle bourbon packaged as a “flight,” with 1,750 tickets to be available at $100 apiece. Tickets can … Continue readingHere’s How You Can Grab a Chance to Win Some Pappy Van Winkle Bourbon – For a Good Cause

Global Tariffs Slash Kentucky Bourbon Exports by 35% in 2020, Per KDA

Tariffs imposed on U.S. spirits due to international trade disputes slashed the exports of Kentucky Bourbon by 35% overall in 2020, the Kentucky Distillers’ Association announced. Shipments to the European Union fell by nearly 50%. The EU is expected to double the tariffs imposed on American whiskey, which would … Continue readingGlobal Tariffs Slash Kentucky Bourbon Exports by 35% in 2020, Per KDA

Distillery 291, Pennington Distilling Announce New Hires

Distillery 291 announced the hiring of a new vice president of wholesale sales and marketing; meanwhile, Pennington Distilling Company also announced three new hires. Hannah Thomas joins the Colorado Springs-based 291 bringing industry experience with Breakthru Beverage, where she represented the Diageo and Moet Hennessy … Continue readingDistillery 291, Pennington Distilling Announce New Hires

The Bad News: Covid Pandemic Devastates 2020 Bourbon Trail Tourism

To no one’s surprise, the coronavirus pandemic struck a blow to the Kentucky Bourbon Trail. The Kentucky Distillers’ Association announced that for the first time in its 21 years, total attendance on the Trail fell – sharply – in 2020. Visitors last year to member … Continue readingThe Bad News: Covid Pandemic Devastates 2020 Bourbon Trail Tourism