WHAT WE BELIEVE
We believe in spirits made by artisans who are passionately dedicated to their craft and rely on their own noses and palates to guide their decisions.
Above all else, we believe spirits are more than commodities. Just as wine is site-specific and terroir-driven, these spirits are authentic expressions of place, communicating the stories of the people who produce them and the traditions of the surrounding area.
We want our spirits to tell their stories in the clearest possible terms. That’s why we work with products that have been made, aged, and bottled with ZERO additives.
To be clear, we’re not dogmatic. We’re not categorically against blends or adding water to lower a spirit’s proof. (In fact, many blends are truly awesome, and we sell a few ourselves). We just want to encounter the underlying spirit in its purest, most unadulterated form.
Similarly, we gravitate toward single-cask bottlings because we find that they’re the most direct expressions of their places of origin. They’re unique and at the end of the day, it’s that specific imprint of time and place that we want to discover in the glass.
|Jose Luis Gutierrez
(SUSTAINABLE, ORGANIC, BIODYNAMIC)