Exploring Kentucky | Bourbon drives visitation to Kentucky: Mark Calitri speaks tourism
O.Z. Tyler modernizes bourbon production, expands distillery to 95,000 annual barrels
When O.Z. Tyler decided to rehab the old Medley Distillery in 2014, they had to turn deterioration, from the 25 years the facility sat vacant, into what is set to become the world’s fourth-largest independent bourbon distillery.
Call said the $25 million renovation not only allowed for new electrical, plumbing and piping systems, but also gave the distillery a chance to modernize and automate the centuries-old bourbon craft.
Visit Owensboro is the official destination marketing organization for Owensboro and Daviess County Kentucky. www.visitowensboro.com Mark Calitri serves as President/CEO.