Early Times Celebrates 21st Anniversary As “Official Drink of the Kentucky Derby®”

Louisville, KY,March 25, 2008 – For the past 21 years, Early Times Mint Julep has proudly served as the “Official Drink of the Kentucky Derby®.”  In celebration of this milestone, Early Times Kentucky Whisky continues its tradition with the release of its 2008 commemorative Kentucky Derby bottle.During this year’s Derby week, more than 140,000 […]

March 25th, 2008|Brand|

Woodford Reserve Bourbon to Release 2008 Kentucky Derby® Bottle

Louisville, KY, March 20, 2008 – Adding to its reputation as the signature bourbon of thoroughbred racing, Woodford Reserve, an award-winning small-batch bourbon, is honoring the country’s favorite horse race with the release of its 2008 Kentucky Derby® bottle (set to release April 2008). This premium product from the historic Woodford Reserve Distillery in Versailles, […]

March 20th, 2008|Brand|

Churchill Downs® Makes It “Official” (2008)

Louisville, KY, March 20, 2008 – Brown-Forman brands have returned to the starting gates for Kentucky Derby® 134. Woodford Reserve® Bourbon, Early Times® Mint Julep, Finlandia® Vodka, Korbel® California Champagne, and Fetzer® Wines are the “Official” products of the Kentucky Derby and Churchill Downs’® Derby-related events this year.A title bestowed on only a handful […]

March 20th, 2008|Brand|

Brown-Forman Chief Financial Officer Phoebe Wood to Retire; Donald Berg Named as Successor

Louisville, KY, March 14, 2008 – Brown-Forman Corporation announced today that Vice Chairman and Chief Financial Officer Phoebe A. Wood will retire from her position at the end of the fiscal year (April 30, 2008).  She will assist in an orderly transition of her duties and responsibilities to the new CFO. Wood joined Brown-Forman as […]

March 14th, 2008|Earnings|