Woodford Rerserve® Bourbon to Sponsor Turf Classic on Derby Day 2009

 Louisville, KY, April 22, 2009 – Woodford Reserve®, one of America’s fastest growing bourbons, is proud to return as sponsor of the 23rd running of the Woodford Reserve Turf Classic, the race immediately preceding the running of the Kentucky Derby®. The Woodford Reserve Turf Classic is one of only four Grade I races taking […]

April 22nd, 2009|Brand|

World's Largest Mint Julep to be on Display at Kentucky Derby®

Louisville, KY, April 21, 2009 – The “World’s Largest Mint Julep” will be on display at Churchill Downs® during Kentucky Derby week this year on May 1 and 2. The six-foot tall display will be a giant-sized replica of the glass patrons will receive when ordering an Early Times Mint Julep during Kentucky Derby week. […]

April 21st, 2009|Brand|

Brown-Forman Implements Cost-Cutting Program

Louisville, KY, April 20, 2009 – Brown-Forman Corporation announced today that due to the difficult economic conditions around the world, it is implementing several initiatives to reduce costs during fiscal 2010, which starts May 1, 2009.  Included among the cost-cutting plans is a reduction in force affecting approximately 250 employees out of its global […]

April 20th, 2009|Corporate|

Woodford Reserve Bourbon Unveils World’s Most Exclusive Mint Julep Cup Honoring Jockeys

Louisville, KY, April 15, 2009 – On the first Saturday in May at the Kentucky Derby, Woodford Reserve bourbon will offer a one-of-a-kind tribute to jockeys with the ultimate collectible:  the world’s most exclusive mint julep cup. A collection of 99 sterling silver cups plated in 24-karat gold – a select few adorned with […]

April 15th, 2009|Brand|

Early Times Mint Julep Named “Official Drink of the Kentucky Derby®”

Louisville, KY, April 7, 2009 – For the past 22 years, the Early Times Mint Julep has proudly served as the “Official Drink of the Kentucky Derby®.”  In celebration of this, Early Times Kentucky Whisky continues its tradition with the release of the 2009 commemorative Kentucky Derby bottle.In recognition of its “Official Drink of […]

April 7th, 2009|Brand|