18 Woman-Owned Spirits Brands To Toast Women's History Month - Tasting Table
March is Women's History Month, and Tasting Table has a little piece highlighting several female producers. We're happy to be one of them:
When most people think of American whiskey, they think of bourbon, and therefore, Kentucky. However, the earliest origins of American whiskey actually belongs to Virginia, when George Thorpe's partnership with the Powhatan tribe led to him using their [grain] for distilling, the first of its kind in the so-called new world.
Virginia holds more of a claim to American whiskey than any other part of the country, and Catoctin Creek has been pushing that legacy forward since 2009. The brand was founded by Becky Harris and her husband Scott, and it produces a wide range of distinctly American spirits, made up of various ryes and brandies.
All Catoctin Creek spirits are locally grown and sourced, and the grains and fruits alike are additive and pesticide-free. This whiskey brand has made its Virginian heritage proud, as its signature Roundstone Rye has earned multiple awards on the international stage.
You can read the full article, here.
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