The talent that brings the spirit
Nick & Catherine Quint
Nick and Catherine began Yahara Bay Distillers in 2007, and they are actively involved in the direction of the Company.
Lars is the founding Distiller and for twelve years he lead his team in product refinement and innovation. As a life-long musician you might find him at the Distillery with his band mates, Hickory Road, live on a Friday night! Lars continues to be active with innovating new strategies with Yahara Bay and his distilling legacy as the Head Distiller will be celebrated with fine spirits and great music.
Chris joined Yahara Bay in March 2019 and came from a well known Distillery in Middleton, WI bringing a wealth of knowledge with him.
Kristi manages importing, bottling, reporting, distributor registration, State registration and compliance, billing, accounts receivable, and inventory management at Yahara Bay. Kristi does so much she could start her own distillery and run the whole thing herself. She has been with the Company since its founding in 2007 and we will never let her go. Ever.
Bottling & Fulfillment/Sanitation Manager(608) 275-1050
Jennifer joined Yahara Bay in 2013 and has nearly perfected the art of bottling imported spirits. She is rarely caught dabbing up a very small spill.
Nathan joined Yahara Bay in May 2019 with over 15 years experience in the food and beverage industry. He will make sure your event runs smoothly and is stress free so you can relax and enjoy.
Tasting Room Manager(608) 275-1050
Ripley started in January 2020.
S&R Manager, Bottling & Fulfillment(608) 275-1050
Dan is our get-it-here and get-it-there go-to guy. He spends much of his time bottling product when he's not driving the forklift. Dan has been with the Company since 2013.
Head Chef/Production Staff(608) 275-1050
Levi started in November 2019. His experience comes from a long line of fine dining establishments and has also worked in the music industry. Come try his fabulous housemade hot sauce- he is becoming famous around town for it!