BARDSTOWN, KENTUCKY (Oct. 18, 2018) –– Six spirits from Barton 1792 Distillery won medals at the eighth annual New York World Wine & Spirits Competition. Barton 1792 Distillery is part of Barton Brands which has facilities in Bardstown, Ky., Carson, Calif., and Baltimore, Md.
The NYWSC, held in August, received more than 430 wines and 340 spirits as entries in this year’s competition, breaking all records of previous years. Very Old Barton 90 Proof Kentucky Straight Bourbon, received a Gold Medal and five spirits from Barton 1792 Distillery received Silver Medals: 1792 Single Barrel Kentucky Straight Bourbon, 1792 Full Proof Kentucky Straight Bourbon, Very Old Barton 80 Proof Kentucky Straight Bourbon, Kentucky Tavern Kentucky Straight Bourbon and Zackariah Harris Kentucky Straight Bourbon.
Barton Brands is owned by the Sazerac Company, an American family-owned company based in New Orleans, La.