Alexander Grelli is a flavor monger with an affinity for operations. He leads production and operations at Wigle Whiskey Distillery | Threadbare Cider & Mead. His love of craft spirits and wines was the spark that inspired the Meyer Grelli family to start Wigle Whiskey Distillery and Threadbare Cider & Mead. Prior to co-founding these companies, Mr. Grelli was an attorney at Reed Smith and before that a jury research consultant. During his time in law school, he worked for a legal clinic that aided small businesses and budding entrepreneurs. Mr. Grelli has been named a James Beard Award Semi-Finalist and an Imbibe 75 Beverage Professionals to Watch. He has also spoken on brewery and distillery taxation issues in the past. He earned both his B.A. and J.D. degrees from the University of Chicago, where he met his wife and business partner.
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