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List Distillery Receives Organic Certification

May 3, 2017 (Fort Myers, FL) List Distillery is pleased to announce that its distillery has received official organic certification. List Distillery received this certification under Quality Certification Services effective May 1, 2017. The distilleries processes are complacent under the US National Organic Program 7 CFR Part 205, and is hereby approved USDA Organic.

In order to receive organic certification a business must go through the following steps to gain the accreditation:

  1. The farm or business adopts organic practices, selects a USDA-accredited certifying agent, and submits an application and fees to the certifying agent.
  2. The certifying agent reviews the application to verify that practices comply with USDA organic regulations.
  3. An inspector conducts an on-site inspection of the applicant’s operation.
  4. The certifying agent reviews the application and the inspector’s report to determine if the applicant complies with the USDA organic regulations.
  5. The certifying agent issues organic certificate.

Source: https://www.ams.usda.gov/services/organic-certification/becoming-certified

List Distillery completed all steps required for certification of their production facility.

“Becoming organic certified was our top priority in 2017. In order for us to make the smooth and delicious Mr. Tom’s Spirits we invested in high quality ingredients. Now having passed the organic certification, List Distillery is truly able to produce the product we envisioned. Smooth, delicious, and better for you than the big name spirits out there,” says master distiller Thomas List.

About List Distillery:

List Distillery is a boutique distillery in the heart of Fort Myers, Florida. The distillery produces Mr. Tom’s Spirits, a line of one of a kind flavored spirits. Known for their exceptionally smooth finishes, these spirits are all handcrafted with locally grown ingredients. List Distillery prides itself on its dedication to local farmers and supporting local Fort Myers businesses.

The Distillery is located at 3680 Evans Ave. Fort Myers, Fl 33901 and web address is: www.listdistillery.com. Tours are given daily by master distillers Thomas and Renate List.  For more information on how you can sample, tour, and buy Mr. Tom’s Spirits please stop in or call 239-208-7214. Hours of operation are: Monday- Friday 11 AM- 5 PM, Saturday 11 AM – 4 PM, Closed Sunday.

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List Distillery Enters Distribution Agreement with Madidus Importers and Wholesalers

Madidus Imports and Wholesalers has entered into a distribution agreement with List Distillery, producer of Mr. Tom’s Spirits. The partnership will make Madidus Imports and Wholesales the sole distributor of Mr. Tom’s Spirits in Washington D.C. and Maryland.

Madidus Imports and Wholesalers goal is, “to bring quality, hard to find, and unique wine, spirits, and beer to the U.S. market, and assist smaller producers in marketing their products.”

The partnership with List Distillery and Madidus is therefore a win-win for both parties.

“We look forward to bringing the List Distillery and its unique and distinctive line of hand crafted products to the Washington, D.C. and Maryland markets. We do specialize in craft American liquor brands. Mr. Tom’s Spirits are a fantastic product, that are focused on the consumer experience and we couldn’t be more excited to bring them to market,” said Rikin Patel, Partner and VP of Wines and Craft Spirits for Madidus Importers and Wholesalers.

List Distillery is owned and operated by Thomas and Renate List. The distillery was opened in 2015 and produced 24,000 bottles in its first year of production. “It has been quite the adventure since 2015 when we began. Our goal was to bring hand crafted, one of a kind flavors to the market, and that is exactly what we have done. The partnership with Madidus has opened up endless possibilities of expansion, and we look forward to the coming advances in our business,” said Thomas List, Owner and Operator of List Distillery.

“Mr. Tom’s is very happy to partner up with Madidus Distribution. This is a new milestone for List Distillery and we are honored to provide our product to the people of Maryland and Washington D.C.,” said Thomas List.

Mr. Tom’s Spirits includes one of a kind flavors including: Habanero Honey Whiskey, Raspberry Mint Gin, Key Lime Pie Rum, and Apple Pie Rum. All products are gluten free, and most importantly are crafted from local South West Florida ingredients. List Distillery fully supports local farmers by exclusively purchasing from them, making them a true 100% American based company.

The Distillery is located at 3680 Evans Ave. Fort Myers, Fl 33901 and web address is: http://www.listdistillery.com. Tours are given daily by master distillers Thomas and Renate List. For more information on how you can sample, tour, and buy Mr. Tom’s Spirits please stop in or call 239-208-7214. Hours of operation are: Monday- Friday 11 AM- 5 PM, Saturday 11 AM – 4 PM, Closed Sunday.

About List Distillery:
List Distillery is a boutique distillery in the heart of Fort Myers, Florida. The distillery produces Mr. Tom’s Spirits, a line of gluten free spirits. Known for their one of a kind flavors, and exceptionally smooth finishes, these sprits are all hand crafted with locally grown products. List Distillery prides itself on its dedication to local farmers and supporting Fort Myers local businesses.

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