Being owners of a fruit company, Karel Henckens and his wife Tine decided that life could perhaps be more beautiful when, instead of just growing apples and pears, they grew grapes and made wine.
VandeStreek is not just a name that’s made up for this craft brewery in Utrecht. It actually happens to be the last name of Sander and Ronald, two brothers in beer. Believe it or not, but this means literally ‘from the area, local’ in Dutch.
Stokerij Sculte is a small craft distillery, located in a former monastry in Ootmarsum in the region Twente, close to the German border. Founder Gerard Velthuis started distilling fruit in 2004 and won several awards at prestigious competitions like the Destillata in Austria.