2019- Kennay Farms gin won a Silver Medal at the Denver International Spirits Competition with over 450 entries from 11 countries. Official judging notes called it "authentic and distinctive, with a pleasing first impression."
2019- Our vodka was just one point shy of a Gold Medal at the Denver competition. The judges wrote "very approachable vodka, a crowd pleaser for sure. Wonderful on the nose and palate."
2020- The Hub Theatre historical renovation by GWA Studio earned the esteemed American Institute of Architects Prairie Award. Click HERE
for the full article.
2021- Selected as an "Illinois Maker" in the Illinois Made program. Click HERE
for more information.
2021- Won "Best of Ogle County Distillery & Brewery"
2021- Awarded "Best Family Owned Business" by Rochelle Chamber of Commerce
2021- Governor Pritzker toured in July and again in November; acknowledging our family's commitment to switching to hand sanitizer during the height of COVID. Click HERE
for more information on the visit.
2021- Became a certified sustainable farm
2022- Honored at the Annual Illinos Tourism Dinner as an Illinois Made Participant