Local distillery, Tuthilltown Spirits in Gardiner officially has a new owner, William Grant & Sons. The name is a familiar one to this particular craft distillery in the Hudson Valley, William Grant & Sons having purchased the Hudson Brand of craft spirits in 2010.

The acquisition of the remaining product line along with the 36 acres of property, production facility, tasting room and restaurant will appear seamless to visitors.

According to a press release, Ralph Erenzo, co-founder of Tuthilltown Spirits, will continue to be a part of the new vision of the company, continuing to be involved in the day-to-day business, as well as the distillery and products.

How does Mr Erenzo feel about William Grant & Sons as a company? This is what he had to say about the company:

"William Grant & Sons is a company that holds true family values and is home to a number of spirits brands we respect and admire. It is renowned for its excellence in distilling and we share similar views. We’ve been working with William Grant & Sons for a number of years and look forward to building on that relationship to help Tuthilltown fully achieve its potential.”- Ralph Erenzo, Co-Founder (and former owner) of Tuthilltown Spirits

Have you been to Tuthilltown Spirits & Distillery in Gardiner? Have you visited their restaurant?