$1,000 Mint Julep Cup Auction for Charity Heats Up

Louisville, KY, April 26, 2007 – With six days left to bid, the race is on for the most expensive mint julep cup ever to be sold at Churchill Downs® on Kentucky Derby® Day.  Hundreds of people have already logged on to www.woodfordreservemintjulep.com to purchase, bid or simply observe the Woodford Reserve $1,000 Mint Julep […]

April 26th, 2007|Brand|

Brown-Forman and Clarion Capital Partners Announce an Agreement on the Sale of Hartmann, Inc.

Louisville, KY, April 23, 2007 – Brown-Forman Corporation (NYSE: BFA, BFB) announced today that the company has agreed to sell substantially all of the assets of its Hartmann luggage and leather goods business to Clarion Capital Partners, LLC, a private equity firm which invests capital in middle-market, growth-oriented companies.  Terms were not disclosed.Founded in […]

April 23rd, 2007|Corporate|

Woodford Reserve Enhances $1,000 Mint Julep Cup

Louisville, Ky, April 16, 2007 – The stakes are even higher at the 2007 Kentucky Derby® – not on the track but rather at the bar. Churchill Downs®, and Woodford Reserve bourbon will once again sell the world’s most expensive mint julep cup, available only on May 5, Kentucky Derby Day. This year, Christie’s, […]

April 16th, 2007|Brand|

Brown-Forman to Distribute Lenox Proceeds of $1.6533 Per Share

Louisville, KY, April 5, 2007 – Brown-Forman Corporation announced today that $203.7 million, or $1.6533 per share, will be distributed on May 10, 2007 to stockholders of record on April 5, 2007.  The company previously announced an estimated cash distribution (net of fees) from the sale of its Consumer Durables segment, excluding Hartmann.   Brown-Forman Corporation […]

April 5th, 2007|Corporate|