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
Natalie Guo knew the coronavirus pandemic cost people jobs as well as health. She decided to help feed as many people as she could, leading her to found Off Their Plate. For her compassionate acts, Buffalo Trace Distillery awarded her the 2021 Eagle Rare Life … Continue readingBuffalo Trace Presents Boston Woman with 2021 Eagle Rare Life Award
While the coronavirus pandemic that took over the world in early 2020 brought with it human suffering and death, it also brought plenty of economic suffering, and the hospitality industry was one that was hit hard. Combined with international trade tariffs that offered a completely … Continue readingGood News, Bad News: Distilled Spirits Council Releases 2020 Economic Report
Buffalo Trace Distillery reports that, in spite of the challenges of 2020 and the coronavirus pandemic, visitation numbers were still high. After just under 300,000 visited the distillery in 2019, 145,365 ventured to Buffalo Trace last year, in spite of a four-month closure and limited … Continue readingBuffalo Trace Reports Nearly 150,000 Visitors During 2020, Despite Four-Month Shutdown
Service industry workers across the country have faced lost wages and health risks throughout the Coronavirus pandemic. Brown-Forman Corporation and Republic National Distributing Company is partnering up to help those workers in Kentucky. The two Kentucky-based companies announced a plan to partner with APRON, Inc., … Continue readingBrown-Forman Partners with Republic National to Donate $100k to Apron, Inc.
The Sazerac Company announced it’s donating 14,800 N95 respirator masks to the healthcare industry in various markets across the country. In addition to the donation of N95 masks, the company said, Sazerac is supplying all of its team members with cloth face covers for … Continue readingSazerac Donates Masks To Healthcare Workers