CHARBAY Winery & Distillery remains an independent family business owned by Miles and Susan Karakasevic. They work side by side with their son Marko & his wife, Jenni, to carry on the inherited artisan traditions. The family is one of the early pioneers in the modern American artisan distillery movement. They began distilling in California in 1983 with Alambic Pot Still Brandy and haven’t stopped since then. Marko is Generation XIII to carry on the family’s European heritage of fermenting & distilling. It’s hard to find someone with a more spontaneous love of the art form all grounded in solid experience. This family is hands on and it shows in the quality of everything they bottle. Based in Napa Valley, the family lives and works admidst peaceful pine trees on Spring Mountain above St. Helena – at the affectionately known as “The Still on the Hill”. Creativity and passion are grounded with a powerful professional background.
Miles extracted rare whole, pure Tahitian Vanilla beans for their exceptional fragrance and combined his extract with Charbay Rum.
As with all Charbay wines & spirits, no colors, essences or so-called “natural flavors” are ever added.
CHARBAY Tahitian Vanilla Bean Rum over ice, is as easy as it gets. Gentle flavors so true to the Tahitian vanilla bean and rum flavers so mellow you’ll wonder why didn’t you start sipping it sooner. Taste the ‘Miles & Marko’ style of distilling.
Authentic rich vanilla-rum flavors.