Looking for a new way to enjoy wine? Wine Country welcomes Hanson of Sonoma as its first organic craft spirits distillery that uses wine grapes as its base.
Hanson Distillery originated from a passion driven by sons Chris and Brandon to produce unique artisan spirits. After pitching the idea to parents Scott and Judy and siblings Darren and Alanna, it didn’t take long for it to become a full-on family affair.
Using a blend of three white wine grapes as its base, Hanson focuses on producing clean vodkas that are bright, purely organic, gluten-free and non-GMO. Hanson’s “secret sauce” centers around a still pot and pristine 50 plate glass batch filtration column which was custom-made in Germany. The 100% organically certified process begins with a base of grapes grown and harvested in partnership with the Ceja family in an adjoining space where their distillery and tasting room are located. Hanson produces various flavors of vodka from original to cucumber, mandarin, ginger, and habanero, to name a few. The fresh flavoring ingredients are hand selected based on organic quality and infused with the wine base in maceration tanks for three to twelve weeks before entering the batch filtration process…READ THE REST