Midsummer Newsie 2022
“It is not enough to fight for the land; it is even more important to enjoy it. While you can. While it's still here. So get out there and hunt and fish and mess around with your friends, ramble out yonder and explore the forests, climb the mountains, bag the peaks, run the rivers, breathe deep of that yet sweet and lucid air, sit quietly for a while and contemplate the precious stillness, the lovely, mysterious, and awesome space.” ~ Edward AbbeyRead More
A Sip of the Season
Autumn is here. The days are getting shorter and the air is getting colder. Hoodies stay on longer. Fires get lit earlier. The leaves turn yellow, orange, and red, and every morning nature seems to have added more color variations to its palette.Read More
Presidents' Day Weekend SALE!
Locally sourced 100% certified organic maple syrup from Walker’s in Underhill, VT is aged in Smugglers’ Notch Distillery’s award-winning straight bourbon whiskey barrelsRead More
Missed Anniversary March 21
We’ve been so busy working on our various projects—like remodeling the loft of our Jeffersonville distillery to create an interactive experience for visitors; and moving forward with what will be our fourth, and “southern” tasting room (more on that below)—that we completely spaced our own anniversary.Read More
In these early weeks of this new year, there seems to be an almost palpable charge in the air.
There’s a sense of excitement for what’s to come…
…a passion for what is possible that can be seen on the faces and felt in the attitudes of family and friends everywhere, as well as in the greater community.
And though a few twists and turns are to be expected, we’re full speed now, pedal to the floor, and smiling at the road stretching before us.Read More
Not Even, Especially
Thanks to you, our readers and fans, our network of local businesses and business partners, our extended family, there has been much cause for hope, and plenty of reasons to celebrate.Read More
With Thanksgiving right around the corner here in America and, unfortunately, Covid numbers spiking across the country again, we’ve been thinking about our family and the greater family – especially our staff, vendors, and visitors – even more than usual, or, at least, in different ways.Read More
Family is a 4 Letter Word
Seven months ago, before Governor Scott issued the “Stay Home, Stay Safe” order, we were already making moves to ramp up our already robust safety policies and practices.Read More
The vast majority of people here in our Northern Vermont neck of the woods continue to wear masks, sanitize their hands, and practice social distancing in order to keep themselves and others safe.Read More
Smugglers’ Notch Distillery continues to monitor the COVID-19 situation on a real-time basis and has made the difficult decision to temporarily close our tasting rooms for the safety of our employees, customers, and the general public.Read More