Leslie Merinoff Kwasnieski
Leslie Merinoff Kwasnieski is the co-founder and head of strategy + product development for Matchbook Distilling Co., in Greenport, NY. Named “a gem of a distillery” by the New York Times that “tastes like the future” according to Vogue Magazine. Matchbook Distilling Co. puts out 2 unique spirits a month, each with their own unique brand name and identity. Each pushing the boundaries of their category, or inventing itself as a new category. Outside of Matchbook, Leslie is an investor in Compass Box Whiskey, Chinola Passionfruit Liqueur and Empirical Spirits.
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