Horse Soldier Bourbon to Build $200 Million Distillery in Kentucky

Horse Soldier Bourbon announced today it plans to build a new $200 million distillery and tourism attraction in Pulaski County, Kentucky. Horse Soldier Farms will be the first distillery experience in southeastern Kentucky and will serve as a gateway from the south to Kentucky’s legendary … Continue readingHorse Soldier Bourbon to Build $200 Million Distillery in Kentucky

Heaven Hill Opens New Bourbon Experience as Part of $125 million Expansion

Heaven Hill Distillery opened its doors to the new Heaven Hill Bourbon Experience, the culmination of a $ expansion and renovation that began in 2018. The visitor center alone got a $19 million upgrade to make it an interactive, educational experience with exhibits that are … Continue readingHeaven Hill Opens New Bourbon Experience as Part of $125 million Expansion

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’