08/20/2019 | News release | Distributed by Public on 08/20/2019 14:32
MADISON, Wis. - Today, the Wisconsin Corn Promotion Board presented Driftless Glen Distillery in Baraboo with the 2019 Heartland Whiskey Competition's Best of Wisconsin award.
The competition, which is held by the American Craft Spirits Association (ACSA) in partnership with state corn marketing associations, took place June 4 at CH Distillery in Chicago, Ill. Driftless Glen Distillery was also named winner of the Rye Category with their 'Driftless Glen 51 Rye'.
'We are proud to partner with the ACSA to promote yet another great product made from Wisconsin corn,' says Randy Woodruff, WCPB President. 'Congratulations to Driftless Glen Distillery for representing our state so well!'
Wisconsin Corn serves the state's corn growers through the Wisconsin Corn Promotion Board (WCPB) and Wisconsin Corn Growers Association (WCGA). The WCPB utilizes checkoff funds to develop and defend markets, fund research and provide education about corn and corn products. WCGA is a united, grassroots-driven member organization representing growers from across Wisconsin on important state and national agricultural issues in an effort to increase member profitability and opportunity. For more information, visit wicorn.org.