Tag: Distilleries

Sustainability in California’s Distilleries — My Edible LA Feature

Published in the Spring 2022 print issue of Edible LA magazine, I write about and talk with craft (small batch) distillers across California on sustainability and environmental practices, including St. George Spirits, Griffo Distillery, Sonoma Distilling Company, Spirit Works, Humboldt Distillery, Greenbar Distillery, Hangar 1, The Spirit Guild, Pacific Coast Spirits and Corbin Cash Distillery. Read more →

Distiller Magazine: Top 10 Nashville Bars + Interviews with Nelson’s Green Brier Distillers & Pinewood Social’s Matt Tocco

The Fox Bar, Nashville In the Fall 2019 print issue of Distiller Magazine: My article on 10 of Nashville’s best bars (Bastion, The Patterson House, Pinewood Social, The Fox Bar & Cocktail Club, Henrietta Red, Woolworth on 5th, No. 308, Gertie’s Bar at The 404 Kitchen, Urban Cowboy Public House, Black Rabbit) here My interview with Nelson’s Green Briar Distillery… Read more →

Why Genever Is Still Misunderstood: A Journey Through Holland/The Netherlands’ Distilleries

In the Fall 2019 print issue of Distiller Magazine: My article on traveling across Holland/The Netherlands visiting genever distilleries across the country and gaining deeper understanding of the spirit that birthed gin and goes back over 500 years— Article here My other Distiller Magazine features (top 10 bars, local distiller and bar manager interviews in each city): BALTIMORE BOSTON CHARLESTON… Read more →

A Shortcut to the Best of the Kentucky Bourbon Trail

I wrote Liquor.com’s guide to the Best of the Kentucky Bourbon Trail this September with my tips for the best of the Bourbon Trail: www.liquor.com/series/kentucky-bourbon-trail Maker’s Mark Chihuly exhibit in Loretto, June 2017 (Photo Credit: Virginia Miller) Rabbit Hole Distillery, Louisville (Photo Credit: Virginia Miller) Maker’s Mark permanent “Spirit of the Maker” Chihuly barrel exhibit in Loretto, KY (Photo Credit:… Read more →

Louisville 2.0: A New Distilling Scene for an Old School Bourbon Town

Rabbit Hole Distillery ribbon cutting ceremony on May 1, 2018 In the Summer 2019 print issue of Distiller Magazine, my feature on Louisville 2.0, A New Distilling Scene for an Old School Bourbon Town, talking Rabbit Hole, Copper & Kings and Old Forester‘s new, state-of-the-art tour in downtown Louisville. Article here: https://distilling.com/distillermagazine/louisville-2-0/ _______________________________________ My other Distiller Magazine features (top 10 bars,… Read more →

10 Top Vancouver Bars + Interviews with R. Dave Brimacombe of Wayward Distillation House & Jay Jones of Vij’s

In the Summer 2018 issue of Distiller Magazine on Vancouver, B.C. (more on Vancouver and Canada here): My article on 10 of Vancouver’s best bars linked to here: Keefer Bar, Botanist at Fairmont Pacific Rim, The Shameful Tiki Room, Vij’s, Royal Dinette, L’Abattoir, Tocador, Hawksworth & Prohibition in the Hotel Georgia, Uva Wine & Cocktail Bar, The Diamond  My interview with… Read more →