California Legislature Votes to Make Cocktails To Go Permanent Through 2026

The California Legislature passed SB 389, a bill to extend cocktails to-go until December 31, 2026, which would increase consumer convenience and support hospitality businesses devastated by COVID-19. The bill now heads Governor Gavin Newsom for signature. “The COVID-19 pandemic continues to devastate California’s hospitality … Continue readingCalifornia Legislature Votes to Make Cocktails To Go Permanent Through 2026

2021 Kentucky Bourbon Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Canceled

The Kentucky Distillers’ Association today announced that the 2021 Kentucky Bourbon Hall of Fame induction and ceremony has been canceled due to lingering concerns regarding covid-19. “While we are encouraged with vaccination rates and declining cases in Kentucky, the KDA  Board of Directors does not … Continue reading2021 Kentucky Bourbon Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Canceled

Highland Park Announces 50-Year Whiskey Release, Special Single Cask Offering

Highland Park announced a pair of new releases, one a 50-year single malt Scotch whiskey, and the other a single cask release with proceeds to be donated to a COVID emergency response which aids children of first responders. The new Highland Park 50 Year Old edition … Continue readingHighland Park Announces 50-Year Whiskey Release, Special Single Cask Offering

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