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Victoria Eady Butler Is Rewriting Whiskey History at Uncle Nearest Premium Whiskey

One year ago   |   By Vine Pair

On June 1, Uncle Nearest Premium Whiskey founder and CEO Fawn Weaver announced a $50 million venture capital fund to support rapidly growing, minority-owned spirits brands. The decision was announced to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the destruction of Black Wall Street in Tulsa, Okla. While the fund is a monumental move, it follows a monumental pattern set by Weaver and the Uncle Nearest team. This includes Victoria Eady Butler, master blender and great-great-granddaughter of the company's namesake.
Now recognized as the fastest-growing independent whiskey brand in history, Uncle...
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