Bourbon tourism shaking off pandemic slump in Kentucky
This photo provided by Heaven Hill Distillery on Friday, June 18, 2021 shows the Heaven Hill Distillery opened a $19 million tourist center this week In Bardstown, Ky. The new center, called the Heaven Hill Bourbon Experience, is the latest investment by a Kentucky bourbon producer to promote the state’s tourism tourism.
Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear, left, joins Heaven Hill Brands President Max L. Shapira on Monday, June 14, 2021, to toast the new Heaven Hill Bourbon Experience in Bardstown, Ky. Heaven Hill Distillery recently opened the $19 million tourist center in Kentucky bourbon country. (Heaven Hill Distillery via AP)