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

’18 Kentucky Bourbon Hall of Fame Class Includes a ‘Beloved Tour Guide’

This year’s Kentucky Bourbon Hall of Fame includes a “beloved tour guide,” according to a joint press release from The Kentucky Distillers’ Association and the Kentucky Bourbon Festival. The organizations did not release the names of this year’s inductees. The release hinted one is a … Continue reading’18 Kentucky Bourbon Hall of Fame Class Includes a ‘Beloved Tour Guide’

Tennessee Senator: Bourbon ‘Sucks’

Kentucky Bourbon history “sucks,” according to one Tennessee state senator. Speaking at the Tennessee Whiskey Trail launch party, Sen. Bill Ketron declared Tennessee whiskey history is “deeper” than Kentucky bourbon, whose history, Ketron said, is “barrels on a wagon and the whiskey changing color.” That’s … Continue readingTennessee Senator: Bourbon ‘Sucks’