Kentucky Bourbon Festival To Mark 14th Year Sept. 14-18

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Published: 08/16/2005

BARDSTOWN, Ky. - The 14th annual Kentucky Bourbon Festival, celebrating the history and art of making bourbon, will be Sept. 14-18 here. ""The people of Bardstown have been making bourbon since 1776,"" said Jim Rutledge, festival chairman and master distiller of Four Roses Distillery. ""And today, 65 percent of the world's bourbon is made in and around the Nelson County area.