KDA Bourbon Economic Impact Study Shows There’s Plenty of Good Whiskey to Look Forward To

The key complaint right among many bourbon and whiskey enthusiasts is how to get those elusive bottles that no longer can be regularly found on liquor store shelves. Where’s the Blanton’s? The Weller 12-Year? Where’s my Henry McKenna 10-Year? The new study, titled “The Economic … Continue readingKDA Bourbon Economic Impact Study Shows There’s Plenty of Good Whiskey to Look Forward To

New KDA Study: Bourbon is Still Booming, Bringing $9 Billion to Kentucky Economy Annually

Even a pandemic can’t stop bourbon’s economic impact on Kentucky. A new study shows that Bourbon now injects about $9 billion into the economy annually, generating more than 22,000 jobs that account for $1.23 billion in payroll. The study, commissioned by the Kentucky Distillers’ Association, … Continue readingNew KDA Study: Bourbon is Still Booming, Bringing $9 Billion to Kentucky Economy Annually

KDA, Bourbon Crusaders, Fred Minnick Team Up to Raise Funds for Tornado Victims

The Kentucky Distillers’ Association, the Bourbon Crusaders charitable organization and Bourbon curator Fred Minnick have crafted a fundraising event to support recovery and rebuilding efforts from the tornados that ravaged Western Kentucky. The Kentucky Bourbon Benefit will feature an online and live auction of exclusive … Continue readingKDA, Bourbon Crusaders, Fred Minnick Team Up to Raise Funds for Tornado Victims

Kentucky Distillers’ Association Announces New Board Members for 2022

The Kentucky Distillers’ Association today announced that Kevin Smith of Beam Suntory has been elected Chairman of the 141-year-old non-profit trade group that serves the state’s signature Bourbon and distilled spirits industry.  Smith, who is Vice President of Kentucky Bourbon Affairs, will begin his term … Continue readingKentucky Distillers’ Association Announces New Board Members for 2022

Kentucky Distillers’ Association Gives Esprit de Corps Award to Longtime Lobbyist

The Kentucky Distillers’ Association announced that Chris Nolan of MML&K Government Solutions is the recipient of this year’s award honoring industry leaders who personify the association’s spirit of camaraderie and integrity.  The esteemed Esprit de Corps Award can be bestowed by the KDA Board Chair … Continue readingKentucky Distillers’ Association Gives Esprit de Corps Award to Longtime Lobbyist