A DECADE OF POLICY ADVANCEMENTS PROPEL BOURBON INDUSTRY’S IMPACT TO LOCAL, STATE AND GLOBAL ECONOMIES

Commonwealth’s Bourbon Economy Thriving In Latest Report The full article can be accessed HERE FRANKFORT, Ky. – Spurred by a decade of legislative changes to Kentucky’s archaic alcohol laws, the Commonwealth’s signature Bourbon industry now provides more jobs, generates more payroll, pays more taxes, attracts more tourists and features more distilleries than ever before, according to the newly published Bourbon Economic Impact Report. The record-breaking statistics were released today by Gov.…

Happy Birthday! Do you know what population of animals all have the same birthday of January 1st?

Thoroughbreds in Woodford County article by Patti Nickell      January 1st may be the birth of a New Year, but it has a special significance in Woodford County.  It marks the birthday of every Thoroughbred horse, and we think that’s something to celebrate.       Woodford County ranks third (just behind Fayette and Bourbon) in its Thoroughbred population.  As of 2017, the county had 689 farms with a total acreage of 112,190 acres. …

Come stay in bourbon paradise.

The Woodford Hotel by Patti Nickell      It’s no secret that Woodford County is a magnet for travelers seeking the best of the Bluegrass.  Every year visitors flock here to see the world’s greatest collection of Thoroughbreds, to sample bourbon at Kentucky’s oldest distillery, and to marvel at its jaw-dropping scenery.       The only thing the county was lacking was an equally charming downtown hotel reflective of its history and…

A WonDERFUL Woodford Christmas 2023

Have a Wonderful Woodford Christmas        There’s a lot to be said for the holiday season in a big city with all its hustle and bustle.  But there’s also a certain magic about Christmas in a small town. Why else would Hallmark make all those movies about it?       Christmas in Woodford County is, indeed, the “most wonderful time of the year,” with an array of Santa sightings, seasonal…