The Entrepreneurs

Eureka 156: Cape Byron Distillery

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12 July 2019

17 minutes

Eddie Brook is co-founder and CEO of Cape Byron Distillery, which launched near Australia’s Byron Bay in 2016. Legendary whiskey distiller Jim McEwan invested in the venture and agreed to mentor Brook after learning about his family’s 96-acre farm. A wasteland 30 years ago, Brook’s parents planted 35,000 subtropical rainforest trees, regenerating the land and – it turns out – creating an incredible climate for making spirits.

12 July 2019

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