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Movers and Shakers with April Wachtel

Oct 26, 2022

Today’s interview is with Elayne Duff from the Beverage Brand Ambassador Academy.

Elayne Duff is a 20-year veteran of the spirits industry.  She was Diageo U.S.A.’s first head mixologist and luxury spirits ambassador,  has appeared on the T.V. show Bar Rescue  numerous times as a beverage expert, and was a Global...

Oct 19, 2022

Today’s interview is with Allison Evanow from Square One Organic Spirits.

Allison  is the Founder and CEO of Square One Organic Spirits and Cocktails. She is a pioneer in the organic spirits space, starting Square One as the U.S.’s first all organic spirits company and one of the first women to start her own...

Aug 18, 2022

Today's interview is with Lance Winters and Dave Smith from St. George Spirits.

Lance is the Master Distiller and Dave is the Head Distiller for St. George Spirits, one of the pioneer craft distilleries in the United States.

Founded by Jorg Rupf in 1982, St. George originally distilled eau de vie, then birthed and...

Aug 10, 2022

Today’s interview is a special episode on the Enthuse Foundation Pitch Competition coming up in November of 2022.

Some of you know, I worked with the Foundation when they were starting out four years ago, and the event remains near and dear to my heart. It’s a competition for women founders in food, beverage, and...

Aug 2, 2022

Today's episode is an interview with Andrew Merinoff.

Andrew is the founder of DisPact Ventures, an investment fund focused on emerging retail, food & beverage and technology brands, and is also the co-founder of Chinola Passionfruit Liqueur. 

Andrew’s experience spans multiple sectors and industries, including F&B,...