The effects of COVID-19 are being felt by small whiskey makers everywhere—but aren’t uniform.
From curbside pickup to camping, distilleries are welcoming guests every way they safely can as states reopen.
On the July 10 edition of #TasteWithSpace, the owner of New York Distilling Co. discussed reopening after the pandemic and Empire Rye.
After months of closed visitor centers and, in some cases, production facilities, reopening will take even more time.
Online programming will allow fans to enjoy the Islay Festival and Campbeltown Malts Festival from home.
With tasting rooms shuttered and production channels disrupted, the pandemic threatens America’s small whiskey makers.
Though the 2020 race was rescheduled for September 5, online events will let fans celebrate at home.
Suspended operations, reduced production, and permanent closures due to the coronavirus could have a major impact on the whisky industry.