Top 10 interviews with women in spirits

8th March, 2021 by Melita Kiely

Fawn Weaver

Fawn Weaver

Author and entrepreneur Fawn Weaver had every intention to write a book about Nathan ‘Nearest’ Green, the enslaved Black man who taught Jack Daniel how to distil. An incredible turn of events led her to found an American whiskey brand in his honour – Uncle Nearest – with a film about Green’s life also in the works. She spoke to The Spirits Business in August last year to take us back to the very beginning of the brand’s creation, and her bold ambitions for its future.

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