Campari Group will invest US$161 million to open a second distillery for Wild Turkey Bourbon in Kentucky, US.
The new distillery will increase Wild Turkey’s production capacity from nine million proof gallons to 14m proof gallons. It will be located adjacent to the existing Wild Turkey distillery in Lawrenceburg.
Furthermore, the project will expand the waste treatment dry house process to increase processing capacity, doubling the current dry house and waste treatment output.
Campari Group will also upgrade the current barrel filling operation to handle the increased volumes.
The project provides more than US$300m in operation and expansion investments from Campari Group since its acquisition of Wild Turkey in 2009.
The new site is expected to break ground by October 2023 and is due to be completed by the end of July 2025.