MGP Creates Lead Master Distiller Position, Promotes Matt Greeno

MGP Ingredients Inc., the Indiana-based supplier of distilled spirits, has promoted Matt Greeno to its newly-created Lead Master Distiller position. The announcement came in a news release, which reported that Greeno will be in charge of ensuring distillation quality and supporting new product development for … Continue readingMGP Creates Lead Master Distiller Position, Promotes Matt Greeno

Heaven Hill Announces Environmental Sustainability Initiatives

Heaven Hill Brands announced its first environmental sustainability strategy, with the goal of addressing environmental challenges in water, emissions, waste and conservation. According to a news release, Heaven Hill developed four specific goals based on science-based research, international climate standards and internal study, to be … Continue readingHeaven Hill Announces Environmental Sustainability Initiatives

Distilled Spirits Council Names New Craft Advisory Council Appointments

The Distilled Spirits Council of the United States, or DISCUS, announced new appointments to the Craft Advisory Council for the 2021-22 term. The council elected Philip McDaniel, CEO and Co-Founder of St. Augustine Distillery, as council chair and Rob Cassell, President of New Liberty, as … Continue readingDistilled Spirits Council Names New Craft Advisory Council Appointments

KDA Names Sara Barnes Directory of Industry Responsibility and Sustainability

The Kentucky Distillers’ Association has named Sara Barnes as director of industry responsibility and sustainability. Barnes previously was managing director of the Bourbon Women Association, previously serving as marketing and events coordinator at Boone County Distilling Co. for four years, according to a new release. … Continue readingKDA Names Sara Barnes Directory of Industry Responsibility and Sustainability

Westland Distillery to Release Two Whiskys as Part of 7th Annual Peat Week

Westland Distillery will celebrate its seventh annual Peat Week this year Jan. 26-28, complete with two new bottle releases, guided virtual tastings and cocktail classes. The two new releases are both American single malts aged more than seven years each. Cask No. 428 is a … Continue readingWestland Distillery to Release Two Whiskys as Part of 7th Annual Peat Week

Catoctin Creek to Expand Distilling Operations with $1 Million Upgrade

Whiskey just keeps on getting bigger, and with that, so do distilleries. Catoctiin Creek Distilling Co. announced its plan to triple its distilling capacity through a $1 million production facility upgrade. The plans had been well under way but were delayed by the COVID-19 pandemic; … Continue readingCatoctin Creek to Expand Distilling Operations with $1 Million Upgrade