First Aussie Whisky Imported Into U.S.

on 02/12/10 at 11:41 am

Spirits

A Tasmanian whisky has claimed a significant accolade by becoming the first Australian whisky to be imported into the United States.

The Lark Distillery last week (Nov 22-26) announced an exclusive five-year export contract to supply their single malt whisky to the Chicago-based spirits importer Marsalle Company.

The Distillery’s director of sales and marketing Ross Dinsmoor described the agreement as a ‘great opportunity’.

“There is real interest in our artisan-style of distilling,” he said.

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