Keith McConnell / Renovare Distillery
Keith McConnell, founder of Renovare Distillery, wants to revive the tradition of grain-to-glass spirits. Renovare will feature the farmers who produce the company's grains and connect each glass with the land and community behind it. The initial lineup will include whiskey, vodka, gin and flavored variations.
A life-long entrepreneur and whiskey enthusiast, Keith started his business ventures in college when he was growing and selling cantaloupes on his family's farm. His career path has taken interesting turns, including being an airline pilot, an artist, and a logistics specialist. It was his passion for handcrafted spirits, the perfect blend of art and science, and a longtime dream that fueled him to start a distillery. A recent graduate of Co.Labs accelerator program, Keith is laying the groundwork to open Renovare Distillery and bring locally crafted spirits to Tennessee.
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