Pemberton Distillery Inc.
What’s Your Business?
We are a family run and owned micro distillery that produces award winning spirits from locally grown ingredients. We are one of the only distilleries in North America that has a complete line of certified organic spirits.
Why Did You Start Your Business?
To make better spirits and provide people with the option to drink locally and organically.
What's Your Neigbourhood And Why Do You Love It?
The Pemberton Valley. Hard not to love. It has a bounty of agricultural products along a great community & ecologically inspired people.
The One Piece of Advice You’d Give Other Local Businesses Is….
Do the best you can and everything else will follow along.
What Local Suppliers (goods or services) Can't You Live Without? Why?
Across the Creek Organics potatoes… they are our life blood.
What's A Little Known Fact About Your Business?
We use geothermal ground energy to provide not only the heating and cooling for our building but also for the hot water that we use in our production process. This cuts our total energy usage by almost 35%.
What Inspires You to Keep Moving Forward?
How Does Your Business Work To Better Our World?
We try to be very ecologically aware when producing our spirits. We buy local, we have put energy saving equipment into our distillery, and we try to reuse as much of waste as possible. Such as composting our waste mash on local farms or using it as animal feed.
How Do You Support Other Local Businesses?
We buy 85% of our raw materials from within Pemberton and about 97% from within BC. We are always looking to make partnerships to increase this too.
You Are Excited About The Future Because…
Consumers seem to be more aware of what they are buying all the time and looking for products that offer benefits to them but also to their greater community. I like to think that we fit in with this idea.