May 21 | Urban Farm to Table Luncheon
Alameda | We always look forward to Alameda Point Collaborative’s spring fundraiser at the Alameda Point Collaborative Farm—an opportunity to eat, celebrate, and advocate for a great cause. This year’s luncheon will be catered by A Fork Full of Earth and accompanied by St. George cocktails and beer from Faction Brewing. Proceeds will help support APC’s mission of fighting homelessness and poverty. Join us!
June 9 & 10 | World Gin Day, Australia
Melbourne | Lance is off to Oz for World Gin Day! Mark your calendar for tastings and masterclasses at Vintage Cellars Brighton 5–7pm on Friday, June 9; First Choice Tooronga (1–3pm) or Vintage Cellars Toorak (4–6pm) on Saturday, June 10. Stay tuned for details!
HEAD DISTILLER DAVE SMITH: 40 UNDER 40 AWARD
March 2017 | It’s not for nothing that Dave is known as our President of Vices…. In recognition of all his accomplishments and contributions, Dave has been named to the San Francisco Business Times 40 Under 40 Class of 2017. Congratulations, Dave!
MASTER DISTILLER LANCE WINTERS: JAMES BEARD SEMIFINALIST
February 2017 | For the second year running, Lance has been honored by the James Beard Foundation as a semifinalist in the Outstanding Wine, Beer, and Spirits Professional category. (Following in the proud footsteps of founder Jörg Rupf, who was a five-time nominee!) We couldn't be prouder to see Lance's creativity and vision recognized among so many other outstanding nominees. Congratulations, Lance!
GLOBE AND MAIL
Pick of the Week: Terroir Gin | April 2017
A great review out of Canada for Terroir ("a fresh, woodsy-breezy change of pace")!
Meet America’s Gin Makers | March 2017
An overview of the American gin landscape from USA Today. (If you'd like to jump ahead in the gallery, we’re slides 24–27.)