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Come Find Bourbon; Covington, Frankfort, and Bardstown, launch new tourism collaboration

As a fresh, new answer to the common question of where to stay when exploring Kentucky Bourbon Country, the tourism commissions of Northern Kentucky, Frankfort, and Bardstown today launch a new marketing initiative. Under the banner Come Find Bourbon and the new website www.ComeFindBourbon.com, Covington, Frankfort, and Bardstown invite visitors to spend more time enjoying immersive bourbon experiences...

Ky Distillers’ Association designates Bardstown as “Official Gateway to Kentucky Bourbon Trail Tour”

Known as the Bourbon Capital of the World, Bardstown is the newest Official Gateway sponsor to the world-famous Kentucky Bourbon Trail adventure, the Kentucky Distillers’ Association announced today. With its robust mix of iconic brand destinations and smaller craft distilleries, Bardstown is a bustling hub for thousands of Bourbon visitors looking to sample the Commonwealth’s signature spirit,...

Bardstown whiskey museum to feature ‘Prohibition in Kentucky’ in advance of June 14 grand reopening

The Bourbon Capital of the World is the site of two major events this May and June: The new exhibit, “Prohibition and Kentucky,” gifted to the Oscar Getz Museum of Whiskey History by Louisville’s Frazier History Museum, opens on Saturday, May 19. The Grand Reopening of the Oscar Getz Museum of Whiskey History takes place with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 11 a.m. on Thursday, June...

Celebrate Secretariat, speakeasies and Stephen Foster’s 60th this spring in Bardstown

World-famous horse, Secretariat, vestiges of the Prohibition era and the 60th anniversary of Kentucky’s Official Outdoor Drama are on tap beginning mid-spring in Bardstown, the Bourbon Capital of the World, when the new “The Race Is On!” comes to My Old Kentucky Home, new Prohibition exhibit opens at the Oscar Getz Museum of Whiskey History and “The Stephen Foster Story”...

Kentucky Distillers’ Association announces the opening of new satellite office in Bardstown

The Kentucky Distillers’ Association today announced that it has opened a satellite office in Bardstown as a result of the city’s renewed efforts to strengthen its focus as the “Bourbon Capital of the World.” “Our KDA staff are finding themselves more and more in Bardstown with all the new distilleries and opportunities to showcase the city’s history, culture and booming Bourbon lifestyle,”...