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

Good News, Bad News: Distilled Spirits Council Releases 2020 Economic Report

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 Reports Nearly 150,000 Visitors During 2020, Despite Four-Month Shutdown

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

Brown-Forman Partners with Republic National to Donate $100k to Apron, Inc.

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.