July 2015

Spirits Academy Class 3: Brandy 

July 28, 2015
Spirits Academy Class 3: Brandy 

I admit to being a brandy novice. I know the basics of how it’s made, where it’s made why it’s so prized. But until I tasted the range we did today in class, I had no idea how much I’ve missed all these years. I’ve written in other blogs about the Southern Wine & Spirits’ Academy […]

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Brown-Forman shows Old Forester some love with a new distillery 

July 24, 2015
Brown-Forman shows Old Forester some love with a new distillery 

Finally, Old Forester bourbon is getting the love it deserves from its owner, Brown-Forman. Over the past two years the historic bourbon has gained three line extensions and a mega-sports sponsorship of the Kentucky Derby. But most significantly, on July 22, its owner threw a party signifying the start of construction of a new $45 […]

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