NEWS EDITION: Pernod Ricard to Spend $250 Million on New Kentucky Whiskey Facility

A new long-term project is expected to boost the local Kentucky whiskey economy. Pernod Ricard plans to construct a new distillery for bourbon brand Jefferson’s in central Kentucky - just a 30-minute drive from nearby Bardstown, KY, a popular site for whiskey distilling.
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Pernod Ricard to Spend $250 Million on New Kentucky Whiskey Facility

“A new long-term project is expected to boost the local Kentucky whiskey economy. Pernod Ricard plans to construct a new distillery for bourbon brand Jefferson’s in central Kentucky – just a 30-minute drive from nearby Bardstown, Ky, a popular site for whiskey distilling. Spirits corporation Pernod Ricard holds brands such as Jameson Irish Whiskey, Absolut Vodka, and Glenlivet. It’s investing an initial $196 million to construct a 75,000-square-foot facility to house Jefferson’s production.”

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A Minnesota store employee ‘automatically’ took off her retro Air Jordans and gave them to a man who had boxes on his feet

“A store worker in Minnesota gave her retro Jordans to a man after she noticed that he was wearing boxes on his feet. The woman’s manager told a local news station he wished he had “a dozen” of her on staff. The woman, who goes by “Ace” said she “automatically” took her shoes off when she saw the man in need.”

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Famed for Its Agave Spirits, Guanajuato Is Poised to Become Mexico’s Next Wine Destination

“Known primarily for its agriculture and the picturesque, expat-filled city of San Miguel de Allende, Mexico’s Guanajuato region is becoming one of the country’s most sought-after wine destinations. With just about 40 wineries, the region is already impacting and challenging the country’s relationship with wine.Wine in Mexico has largely been reserved to the Coahuila and Valle de Guadalupe regions further north, which house storied brands like Casa Madero and L.A. Cetto.” 

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