Black History Month provides an opportunity to build awareness around the achievements of African Americans. There is a sense of pride in seeing the achievements of those that you can relate to. 
 
RNDC is excited to present, Alcohol Industry Pioneers, a campaign centered around America’s earliest African American mixologist, restaurateurs and master distillers. Join us as we take a looking into the lives and accomplishments of these pioneers.


Nathan “Nearest” Green
Taught Jack Daniel the Art of
Whiskey Distilling

Nathan ’Nearest’ Green was the first African American master distiller whose recipe launched one of the most recognizable and historic brands of liquor, Jack Daniel’s. Read more about his story here.