At its core, building and running a distillery is a physical process. There are natural and man-made disasters to overcome, resource constraints, and facility planning complexities. Discover how Loch & Union has persevered in the face of difficult physical challenges to become a thriving distillery.
00:39 – Surviving Covid – pivoting to contract work and hand sanitizer
08:00 – Surviving natural disasters: fires and earthquakes
12:07 – Overcoming unexpected challenges with local permitting
14:44 – The importance of having good contractors to building a distillery for the right price
15:59 – Assembling the stills from scratch
18:30 – Using multiple stills for different purposes
19:45 – Pitfalls to watch out for when starting a distillery
21:02 – Design of the facility: upfront cost vs. operational efficiency
Evelyn Cook, CPA specializes in helping spirits companies scale their business. Through her Tools to Thrive business planning framework, she is able to identify financial obstacles to growth as well as to help owners make the best decisions for long term sustainable growth. To learn more about how Evelyn can help you grow your spirits business, please call (916) 724-1665 or email [email protected].
Cook CPA Group provides the following services tailored for distilleries:
- Business Planning
- Corporate and Personal Tax
- Financial and Operational Accounting
- Strategic Consulting
- Part-time CFO Services