Brown-Forman Completes Sale of Closed Jekel Facilities

Greenfield, CA, January 31, 2006 — Brown-Forman has completed the sale of the former Jekel Winery to S.A.M. Properties, based in Salinas. The purchase price was not disclosed, but includes the winery, equipment and vineyards surrounding the facility. S.A.M. Properties was represented by Manuel Amaral in the transaction.The winery was closed in 2004 and […]

January 31st, 2006|Corporate|

Brown-Forman Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend (January 2006)

Louisville, KY, January 26, 2006 — A regular quarterly cash dividend of 28.00 cents per share on Class A and Class B Common Stock was voted by the Board of Directors of Brown-Forman Corporation.Stockholders of record on March 8, 2006 will receive the cash dividend on April 1, 2006.Brown-Forman has paid regular quarterly cash […]

January 26th, 2006|Earnings|

Team Early Times Hooks a Winner with Elite Angler

January 25, 2006, Louisville, KY — Early Times Kentucky Whisky in conjunction with JDC Marketing announced today their sponsorship of professional angler Kevin Wirth. The former Kentucky Derby jockey has signed on to fish the 2006 CITGO Bassmaster Elite Series, an 11-event premier tournament circuit offering more than $7 million prizes to anglers.Wirth has […]

January 25th, 2006|Brand|

Why do You Hate Valentine's Day?

January 17, 2006, Louisville, KY — Why is it that Valentine’s Day can be a big drag, putting pressure on people to buy flowers and candies as an expression of love while leaving the single set at home drowning their sorrows in a gallon of ice cream? For most people, the holiday turns into […]

January 17th, 2006|Brand|

Bonterra Vineyards Signs on to StopGlobalWarming.org

Hopland, CA, Jan. 16 -/E-Wire/Business Wire/ — Bonterra Vineyards is now a featured partner on the advocacy website StopGlobalWarming.org where visitors concerned about climate change can enroll as “virtual marchers” and join a march on Washington that culminates on Earth Day, 2006 (April 22).Founded by Senator John McCain, Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. and Laurie […]

January 16th, 2006|Corporate Responsibility|