12 Jan BEVNET.COM – Spirit Works Distillery Announces Distribution Change
Sebastopol, Calif. – California grain-to-glass craft spirits pioneer Spirit Works Distillery announced today that it has tapped fine wine and spirits distributor, The Henry Wine Group (part of the national distribution group, The Winebow Group) as its distribution partner in California, effective this month, January 2018.
‘We are thrilled about this new partnership with Henry Wine Group because their philosophy and standards are exactly in line with our ‘grain to glass’ distillery. Our alignment enables us to strengthen our presence and offerings to customers at home in California and in new markets as we continue to grow,” stated Timo Marshall, Spirit Works Distillery Co-Founder.
Spirit Works is an honored name in Northern California as one of the first grain-to-glass distilleries, handcrafting an array of high quality spirits in the heart of Sonoma wine country, including Vodka, Gin, Sloe Gin, Barrel Gin, Navy Strength Gin, Straight Wheat and Straight Rye Whiskey. It is the only producer of traditional Sloe Gin in the United States.
“We are excited for this partnership and absolutely know that our accounts and consumers alike will be impressed with the quality of Spirit Works Distillery, their story and passion behind all of their spirits. The Henry Wine Group is committed to the quality of spirits represented in our portfolio and Spirit Works Distillery couldn’t be a better match for us,” said Ed Hogan Sr. VP/General Manager, Henry Wine Group.
The Henry Wine Group was acquired in 2016 by national importer and distributor, The Winebow Group, bringing to the group an expanded portfolio of exceptional brands and an increased infrastructure in the state of California. The Winebow Group represents some of the most established, family-owned properties in prominent growing areas from around the world, as well as a new generation of winemakers and distillers who are dedicated to innovation and quality.
About Spirit Works
Founded in the heart of Sonoma County, California in 2012 by husband and wife team Timo and Ashby Marshall, Spirit Works Distillery is craft spirits producer which handcrafts artisan Vodka, Gin, Sloe Gin, Barrel Gin, Navy Strength Gin, Straight Wheat and Straight Rye Whiskey onsite using the grain-to-glass method of milling, mashing, fermenting and then distilling onsite, allowing the Distillery to create a truly premium product. Spirit Works is also one of the few all-female distilling teams in the US. For more information, click here.
About The Henry Wine Group
The Henry Wine Group is a leading distributor in California, with reach into all channels, including: broad market, corporate retail, corporate on-premise/national accounts, specialty retail and hotels. Along with a focus on authentic wine and spirits – from value to ultra-premium, The Henry Wine Group views its customers and its suppliers as partners in business. For more information, click here.
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