Brown-Forman Executive Decides to Retire

Louisville, KY, April 25, 2006 — Brown-Forman Corporation announced today that J. Andrew Smith, president of Brown-Forman Spirits — Europe, Africa, and Eurasia, has informed the company that he will retire from his position on May 31, 2006.After contributing much to the company’s international growth and success over the last 16 years, Smith has decided […]

April 25th, 2006|Corporate|

The Mint Julep — From Arab Origin to 116,000 Servings at the Kentucky Derby

April 11, 2006, Louisville, KY — Nothing is more refreshing than sipping on a mint julep while watching the Kentucky Derby on the first Saturday in May. Served in an ice-cold sterling silver cup with the aromatic smell of mint and bourbon, the mint julep is the quintessential Southern beverage. “The julep has its […]

April 11th, 2006|Brand|

Woodford Reserve Bourbon to Sponsor Turf Classic on Derby Day

April 10, 2006, Louisville, KY — Woodford Reserve, one of America’s fastest growing bourbon, is proud to return as sponsor of the race immediately preceding the running of the Kentucky Derby. The Woodford Reserve Turf Classic is one of only four Grade I races taking place at Churchill Downs during Derby week and is […]

April 10th, 2006|Brand|

Brown-Forman Spirits Brands Bring Home the Gold at San Francisco World Spirits Competition

April 10, 2006, Louisville, KY — Brown-Forman Corporation struck gold at the recent 2006 San Francisco World Spirits Competition, garnering a total of 11 medals, including four Gold Medals and a prestigious Double Gold medal for Old Forester Birthday Bourbon. This was the second time Old Forester Birthday Bourbon has won a Double Gold […]

April 10th, 2006|Brand|