Over twenty years ago, a young man from a long line of distillers ventured from the Black Forest of Germany to the sunny Bay Area of California. With its cultural diversity and abundance of amazing things to distill, Jörg Rupf quickly fell in love with the San Francisco area. Jörg began educating the American palate as to the virtues and beauty of finely crafted eau de vie. Over the years, his products have garnered countless awards and amassed a long list of devotees, among them some of the best restaurants in the country as well as hardcore foodies.
To find reliable sources of intensely flavored fruit, Jörg tasted his way through orchards in California and the Pacific Northwest. Pears from Lake County, Sonoma and Ukiah had the concentrated flavors Jörg was after, as did raspberries from Oregon and cherries from Michigan. The fruit of the West Coast has elated Jörg with its wide variety and excellent quality. The availability of such fruit enables St. George Spirits to produce the highest quality Read more »