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Family plans new distillery in Greensboro

January 28th, 2015

GREENSBORO – A new distillery could soon open in Greensboro.

It would be the city’s first distillery since prohibition. Well, the first legal distillery. Greensboro Distilling Company plans to be selling craft rye whiskey within the next two years and bourbon within the next four. The distillery is being opened by Bill Norman.

Norman is the owner of Kneaded Energy, a Greensboro massage therapy practice he opened with his wife Shelley Johnson 15 years ago. {Read Article}

Alumni Stories: Old Forge Distillery

January 22nd, 2015

Discover the story behind Old Forge Distillery in Pigeon Forge, TN and how they made an old tradition new again with integrity and by staying true to the history of the region. They’re not only making some delicious moonshines, they’re educating the public about the history of area moonshiners. If you’re down Pigeon Forge way, stop by Old Forge Distillery and say hello.

Alumni Stories: Sugarlands Distilling Co.

January 16th, 2015

Check out this video featuring Sugarlands Distilling Company in Gatlinburg, TN and learn how they decided to launch a spirits company and how Moonshine University not only helped them learn the ropes and make contacts, but also how we serve as a continuing resource for them. Sugarlands Distilling makes many flavors of Moonshine, so the next time you’re in Gatlinburg, make sure you stop by and say hello.

Alumni Stories: Copper Horse Distilling

January 16th, 2015

This Alumni Story Features Richard Baker of Copper Horse Distilling, a Columbia, South Carolina based distilling company that is current aging its new bourbon and making vodka. Richard is a one-man shop and he appreciates the breadth and depth of the education he received at Moonshine University. More importantly, he appreciates having an ongoing resource who will field his questions whenever he runs into a problem. If you’re in Columbia, stop by Copper Horse Distilling and tell Richard we said hello and thank you!

Artisan Grain Distillery

January 16th, 2015

This Alumni Story features Artisan Grain Distillery of Davenport, IA. Learn how this farmer, tractor-parts seller, and now distiller of moonshine, rum, and bourbon is tackling his new profession with gusto and passion and how Greasemonkey Distillery and Moonshine University helped get him started on his way. And if you’re ever in Davenport, stop by Artisan Grain Distillery and tell them we said hello and thank you.

Alumni Stories: 10th Mountain Whiskey & Spirit Company

January 16th, 2015

The 10th Mountain Whiskey and Spirit Company is the subject of this Alumni Story. Watch the video and learn how they’re paying tribute not only to the 10th Mountain Division, but also the mountain lifestyle. They’ll also talk a bit about their time Moonshine University and all they they learned, the contacts they made, and the ongoing support team they have access to. If you’re ever in Vail, CO, stop by 10th Mountain Whiskey and say hello to the lads.

Changing Louisville

January 5th, 2015

The new year is often a time of great evolution. In a city like Louisville, change seems to be the name of the game, year on year. Neighborhoods are revitalized, new businesses thrive, old enterprises innovate and communities come together. Louisville isn’t perfect, no place is, but there are a whole host of people and organizations in this city striving to make a difference. For the first cover story of the new-look Voice-Tribune, we’ve selected a handful of groups and individuals who have been creating positive change in Louisville for the past few years, and are working harder than ever to spur even greater progress in 2015. We’ve chosen to focus on food, community, technology and the arts. This is not a comprehensive list, merely a sampling of the thousands of Louisvillians who help catalyze change in this city, creating one of the most fun, vibrant and diverse towns in America. {Read Article}

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