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Louisville, KY, June 17, 2008 – Old Forester will release Old Forester Repeal Bourbon, a new, one-time, limited-release bourbon expression celebrating the 75th anniversary of the repeal of Prohibition. Old Forester Repeal Bourbon will come in a mock circa-1933 375ml bottle and carry an Old Forester replica label from that era.  Bottles are expected to arrive…

Louisville, KY, June 16, 2008 – Brown-Forman announced today a six-month long celebration of the 75th Anniversary of the end of Prohibition.  Prohibition in the U.S. officially ended on December 5, 1933 when Utah approved the 21st Amendment to the Constitution, becoming the last state needed for a three quarters majority to enact the provision. …

Louisville, Ky, June 5, 2008–Brown-Forman Corporation reported record net sales for fiscal 2008, totaling nearly $3.3 billion, with international markets contributing more than 50% of total net sales for the first time in the company’s 138-year history. Reported diluted earnings per share from continuing operations(2) rose 10% to $3.55 and operating income grew 14% to $685 million…

Louisville, KY, June 4, 2008 – Woodford Reserve®, one of America’s fastest growing bourbons, is proud to become the sponsor of the 107th running of the Manhattan Handicap, the race immediately preceding the running of the Belmont Stakes®. The Woodford Reserve Manhattan Handicap takes place on Saturday, June 7, at Belmont Park® in Elmont, New York. The…

Louisville, KY, June 4, 2008 – Brown-Forman Corporation has been named a 2008 Restore America Hero by the National Trust for Historic Preservation.  The honor, presented June 3 at the National Trust/HGTV Restore America Gala at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C., was given to Brown-Forman “for its long-standing commitment to historic preservation,” including:…