The Family Spirit Behind an Award-Winning Gin with Henley Distillery’s Co-Founders, Jacob & Alan Wilson #54
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Sometimes it’s adversity that can most effectively generate the determination and drive to really succeed. Such is the case with award-winning Henley Distillery.

Jacob and Alan Wilson are a formidable father-son duo who have Co-Founded and grown their brand over the last 18 months, a torrid time for most businesses to say the least.

So how have they upheld the resilience to push through and create a gin with world acclaim? We hear from the Co-Founders themselves on this week’s episode of It Runs In The Family.

This episode covers:

  • Jacob overcoming M.E in his youth, and the unlikely lessons he took from those struggles
  • The business’ rapid race to recognition with several award wins in their first 18 months
  • How Alan’s fatherhood makes him the proudest and most effective salesman
  • Henley Distillery’s biggest challenges in the wider market
  • The need to keep their family feel throughout their growing team
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