Shared Spirits Spotlights


Meet Industry Influencers and Louisville KY Brand Ambassadors Kelvin Young and Juan Ditto of The Brand Ambassador’s Group

Welcome back to another installment of the Shared Spirits Industry Influencer Interview Series. We’ve had some great industry leaders and personalities in the series and this installment carries that quality forward. Today, we welcome Kelvin Young, of Louisville, KY and The Brand Ambassador’s Group.  Kelvin and I connected via LinkedIn […]


Influencer Marketing Platform for the Spirits, Wine and Beer Industry Launching

Shared Spirits of Nashville, TN is poised to launch the first industry specific influencer/ambassador marketing platform for the spirits, wine and beer industries. It shares this announcement with key groups of industry influencers knowing that key connections in important markets may wish to leverage the platform for their brands, key […]


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 http://www.harpersbazaar.com/culture/travel-dining/a17236/women-in-liquor-industry/ 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 […]


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 […]


Meet This Week’s Spirits Industry Influencer, AlcoholProfessor.com 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 http://alcoholprofessor.com. 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 […]