Find out how two partners worked with a family winery to expand its products and build a new business. Learn how they are taking locally sourced ingredients to the next level, applying a passion for agriculture, a knowledge of pomology, and the desire to work with local farmers to re-create and naturally blend heritage crops. For the team at Black Dirt, it isn't just about making fine spirits, it is about honoring a regional heritage. Read the full profile here.
Is this what the rebirth of American industry looks like? Find out in the Firewater interview with the team behind Fairborn, OH's Flat Rock Spirits. Learn about the road that led these distillers from a career in millwrighting to launching their award-winning Stillwrights line of spirits. Read the full profile here.
Listen to the story behind one woman's pursuit of an entirely new career in her hometown and her celebration of New York's past. The Firewater interview with Brooklyn's own The Noble Experiment Distillery. Learn more about this distillery's Owney's Rum and the realities of running an urban distillery. Read the full profile here.
When you are the fifth generation to inhabit the same family farm, the past is your present. Indian Creek Distillery embraces this history and uses the same 100+ years old stills and recipe to make their traditional whiskeys. Learn about their past and the challenges of running an historic distillery in the modern world. Read the full profile here.
What does a former pilot, telecom engineer, news reporter, and serial entrepreneur do when retirement is not enticing? He starts a family distillery and makes award winning vodkas. Find out how distilling keeps the brothers behind Candella Micro-Distillery together and the education it took to get their enterprise off the ground. Read the full profile here.