Chris Montana

A Black-Owned Distillery Was Set On Fire In Minneapolis. Here’s How The Owner Responded.

Chris Montana, owner of the first Black-owned microdistillery in the U.S., shares his hopes for the future. This story, as told to Garin Pirnia, is from the perspective of Chris Montana, co-owner of South Minneapolis’ Du Nord Craft Spirits. When Montana opened the distillery in 2013, in the neighborhood where he...

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ACSA Launches GoFundMe Campaign to Support Du Nord Craft Spirits, Badly Damaged During Minneapolis Unrest

To Our Alcohol Beverage Community and Supporters of Craft Spirits —In the early morning hours of Friday, May 29, Du Nord Craft Spirits, the Minneapolis distillery owned by the American Craft Spirits Association’s immediate Past President Chris Montana, was severely damaged amidst all of the devastation in the city....

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The Monthly Mash: April Part I

The Monthly Mash: April Part I

The Monthly Mash Volume 4.04 Member-Owned, Industry-Driven ACSA Mission: To elevate and advocate for the community of craft spirits producers. From the Desk of Margie A.S. Lehrman, Chief Executive Officer Dear Friends in Our Craft Spirits Community: Have you noticed the different shades of green that emerge with Spring...

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ACSA MEMBERSHIP ELECTS BOARD OF DIRECTORS

CHRIS MONTANA, MAGGIE CAMPBELL, & COLIN KEEGAN RE-ELECTED PRESIDENT, VICE PRESIDENT, & SECRETARY/TREASURER, BOARD OF DIRECTORS, AMERICAN CRAFT SPIRITS ASSOCIATION DISTILLERS TO STEER NEWLY-APPOINTED GROUP OF VETERAN BOARD MEMBERS & NEW LEADERSHIP WASHINGTON, DC (April 22, 2019) – The American Craft Spirits Association (ACSA) today announces the re-election of...

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