The Most Influential Women in the Liquor Business

We’re sharing the top list from numerous web sites and publications in this post. From HARPERS BAZAAR Magazine: Women in the Liquor Business Top women in the distillery business. The Women Behind Your Favorite Spirits Ten Leading Executive Women in the Liquor Industry Ten leading female spirits industry executives […]

Meet Industry Influencer and Tequila Brand CEO Jason Fandrich. He Reminds us to “Cuestion Everything”

In this week’s industry influencer interview series, we feature Jason Fandrich, CEO of Cuestion Tequila. Jason is an entertainment industry and spirits industry veteran sitting at the helm of one of what will soon be one of the world’s hottest tequila brands. Sherman:  Jason, it’s a great pleasure to be […]

SPEAKeasy Spirits creates new entity to focus on distilling and offers first run of Davidson Reserve Rye

Sherman Mohr sat down with Jeff Pennington recently and learned something about the Pennington Distilling Company history and some other areas of company growth. Since 2011, SPEAKeasy Spirits co-founders Jeff and Jenny Pennington have offered blending, bottling and marketing services to other brands as well as creating their own spirits […]

Meet Sarah Sebastian. Spirits Industry Influencer and Girl Boss Bad Ass

Welcome to this installment of our Industry Influencer Interview Series. This time around, Sherman features a South Florida connection that should be on your radar. Sarah Sebastian is a Agency Principal and Founder of a couple of extremely cool enterprises. The one that caught our attention was her role in […]

We Know Our Massively Transformative Purpose

Peter Diamandis recently launched a short blog post series around how big companies “turned it around”. We’re fans of Peter’s work, his mission and his devotion to living a life and growing companies that are driven by what he has coined a massively transformative purpose. What is a massively transformative purpose?  […]

Meet This Week’s Spirits Industry Influencer, Contributor Brian Petro

Over the years, we’ve become followers of great writing around spirits, wine and beer. One of the better resources in the space is One of the great writers on the site is Brian Petro. We’re proud to feature his interview with Sherman Mohr in this week’s industry influencer interview […]

Meet a Mark Cuban Company Spirits Industry Influencer, Jay Perkins of Tended Bar

What a pleasure it is to feature Jay Perkins of Tended Bar in this installment of the Shared Spirits Industry Influencer Interview Series. Jay is currently a Nashville resident and I met Jay via mutual friends. I was immediately intrigued with Jay’s story. You’ll understand why very soon! Sherman: Jay, […]

Meet Beer Industry Influencer Tyler Gwozdz of Exploding Brand Spiked Seltzer

It’s a great pleasure to feature Tyler Gwozdz of Spiked Seltzer in this installment of our Industry Influencer Interview Series. Tyler and I met some months ago during the course of his launching the Nashville market for Spiked Seltzer. There are some great nuggets in Tyler’s story, enjoy! Sherman: Tyler, […]

Meet Beverage Industry Influencer Ginna Winfree, former Interim Director of the Tennessee Alcohol Beverage Commission

“Shared Spirits features a special influencer today. GSRM Attorney and Former Interim Director of the Tennessee Alcohol Beverage Commission,  Ginna Winfree.” Ginna is an attorney at the law firm of Gullett Sanford Robinson & Martin (GSRM). Her practice is focused on all aspects of alcoholic beverage licensing and regulation. Prior to […]