Brion Wise and John Caldwell are California vintners, friends and business partners, hell-bent on making the finest barrel-aged spirits in the world.While both Brion and John own wineries, and some of the most hallowed grape-growing ground on the planet, it was John’s nightly, two-finger bourbon “mood-changer” that inspired them to learn more about America’s original.Wise Caldwell Distillers is the taste-making love child between John’s maverick winemaking history and Brion’s Southern bootlegger heritage.
A DISCOVERY OF ROOTS, AND THE FINEST SPIRITS IN THE WORLD, CURATED THROUGH TIME AND PLACE. The finest Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey, finished in BRION Cabernet Sauvignon barrels used to craft wine from Napa Valley’s most legendary vineyards.
AN INTERPRETATION OF THE “WATER OF LIFE”A singular bourbon blended from Kentucky’s finest barrels, then finished in a head-spinning array of wine, sherry, and cognac barrels from around the globe.
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