Owen Fairclough, reporting for CGTN America, does a thorough job explaining the perils that small whiskey producers, such as ourselves, face due to the trade tariffs. He writes:
Distilled spirits have enjoyed huge growth in the U.S over the last 20 years and are now manufactured and exported from 42 U.S States. The impact of those tariffs is being felt across the country.
According to the Distilled Spirits Council, nearly half of the exports are being targeted by tariffs. And it’s not just the liquor.
The tanks used in the distilling process are made from European metal – and even they’ve been hit by tariffs imposed by the Trump administration.
You can read the full story, here.