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DIAGEO TO INVEST $115 MILLION TO BUILD KENTUCKY DISTILLERY

By June 26, 2014Top News

Diageo Proposed building designDiageo announced its investment of an estimated $115 million over three years to build a 1.8 million proof gallon (750,000 9-liter cases) distillery and six barrel storage warehouses in Shelby County, Kentucky. Diageo will purchase approximately 300 acres of property located on Benson Pike in Shelby County. The company expects that the construction project will provide a significant number of jobs and anticipates employing approximately 30 people for whiskey distillation and maturation. The finalization of these plans is still subject to approval by local government, the proposed facility will distill a number of current and future Diageo bourbon and North American whiskey brands.

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