Spirit Works Distillery

Russian River Area

A bracing alternative to wine tasting, Spirit Works crafts superb small-batch spirits – vodka, gin, sloe gin and whiskey – from organic California red-winter wheat. The distillery abides by a 'grain-to-glass' philosophy, with milling, mashing, fermenting and distilling all done on-site. Sample and buy in the warehouse. Tours (by reservation) happen 2pm and 4pm Friday to Sunday and finish with a tasting.

Bottles are $27 to $36.

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