“I didn’t want to be that guy who thought that just because I’m good at winemaking, I’m also a distiller,” says Dave Phinney of the origins of his Bourbon brand. But Phinney has plenty of inspiration outside of wine, and his approach includes unique sources for materials, a vintner’s touch to barrel finishing, and avant-garde packaging. Read more about how Savage & Cooke made California’s Mare Island a destination for lovers of craft Bourbon, rye and American whiskey.
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