Matt Spinozzi – Founder

Matt holds an MSc in Brewing & Distilling from Heriot-Watt University, BAs in History and Art History from Johns Hopkins University and a Professional Certificate in Cannabis Science and Medicine from University of Vermont, Larner College of Medicine. He is currently pursuing a MS in Biotechnology at Johns Hopkins University. Matt was previously the Chief of Science and Distilling for Matchbook Distilling Company, a facility he designed from scratch. He also has several years of experience as a technical consultant for the distilling industry and more recently, for cannabis beverages. Matt has taught classes on the flavor science of beverages at the American Distilling Institute, the Bar Institute and the Università di Scienza Gastronomiche. He also writes about the use of botanicals in beverages for Distiller Magazine. He is featured in Discovery Channel’s upcoming show, Master Distiller. Additionally, Matt is a decorated volunteer firefighter and EMT.