Distilling may be an individual effort within the confines of your distillery, but to improve the greater business environment within your state and the overall distilling community, associating with other distillers in your state and forming a guild is likely to be as vital to your long term growth as a larger still. Just take Florida: The Florida Distillers Guild was able to get legislation passed to allow for limited bottle sales from distilleries, a huge boon to improving distillery tourism. Where do you start? Check out my latest Artisan Spirit Magazine article for more here.