KDA calls for ‘modernised’ laws to aid Bourbon recovery

The Kentucky Distillers Association (KDA) is calling for a modernisation of tourism rules after visitor numbers to the state’s Bourbon distilleries plummeted 66% in 2020. The KDA said visitor numbers to distilleries on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail declined in 2020 for the first time in 21 years due to the Covid-19 pandemic. There were 587,307 tours at Kentucky Bourbon Trail and Kentucky Bourbon Trail Craft Tour distilleries last year, a 66% decline on 2019 levels…

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Unmissable Scotch distilleries to visit

Covid-19 might have scuppered a summer’s worth of tourism for much of the UK, but with restrictions continuing to ease an increasing number of Scotch whisky distilleries are now reopening to visitors. Here, we look at 10 sites worth making a stop for.  It might not be business as normal, but there are plenty of distilleries open for business and waiting to welcome you once more, with a range of Covid-safe measures in place. The…

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