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  • Spiritopia voted as best distillery in the Willamette Valley
    We are proud to have been selected as making the "Best Spirits" in the 2019 "Best of the Valley" poll by Willamette Living magazine. Thank you to everyone who voted for us! We'll do our best to keep earning that honor....
  • Mecca Grade Estate Malt
    The stereotype of the farmer is not the daring, innovative entrepreneur. One guy that shatters that old mold is Seth Klann, a seventh generation farmer in Madras that is the driving force behind Mecca Grade Estate Malt. He and his father designed a one-of-a-kind, million dollar machine to malt the barley, wheat, and rye grown on the farm. It takes Continue Reading...
  • The Glad Reaper
    OK, it's an awkward joke but you must admit that the grim reaper always comes to mind when you see a scythe. And I'm not grim, I'm happy to be back out in the field cutting ryegrass. It's been several years and quite different this time around. During the dark times of regulatory hell when I thought the ryegrass would never Continue Reading...
  • Spiritopia Sales Help Needed!
    Spiritopia is looking for a brand ambassador that will host tasting/sales events such as farmer's markets, holiday events, and liquor store tastings. Musts: Attitude: Team oriented, flexible, positive, enthusiastic about our products, desire to learn. Customer oriented: Has or can obtain alcohol serving permit. Must be 21 years old or over. Must be comfortable talking with and selling to the public at Continue Reading...
  • The Wine Channel
    No, I am not talking about cable TV. I am talking about a sales channel. Why is this important? Because several Spiritopia products are now classified as fortified wines or cider. Specifically, our Pomegranate, Strawberry-Rhubarb, and Apple products. Part of why we did this is so that you can more easily find your favorite at a store where you normally shop. By Continue Reading...