April 2019 News Roundup

Starting a Spirits Brand

U.S.-based SevenFiftyDaily published this excellent primer on starting a spirits brand, with advice from Canadian Tromba Tequila founder Eric Brass.


Spring Hill Distillery in Guelph

In recent distilling news, find out about Spring Hill Distillery in Guelph, the new major project by beer-preneur John Sleeman.


Distill Ventures

The Diageo-funded craft spirits incubator Distill Ventures hired a new executive with expertise in sustainability: find out what they’re up to (and even apply for funding).


Here are some of your newest colleagues to open their doors:

Collective Arts Distilling, Hamilton

The brewery and cidery has released two gins: an Artisinal Dry Gin and an on-trend pink Rhubarb & Hibiscus Gin.

Artist in Residence Distillerie, Gatineau

The maker of Waxwing Gin, Kilinger Rye and Mayhaven Liqueur was nominated as 2019 New Company of the Year at the Ottawa Tourism awards.