Meet the Founders

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Tuan Lee
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Storyteller and Brand Visionary. Believes “American Brand” and “Inclusive Brand” should be interchangeable.
HOPE EWING
CHIEF PRODUCT OFFICER
Head Bartender in Charge. Veteran craft cocktailer, author, spirits educator. Recipe development & production.
ALEX ROSENBLUM
CHIEF COUNSEL
Attorney. In-House alcohol compliance. Financial Dad. Legal and financial strategies to keep our business growing while protecting resources.
LOS ANGELES IS ABOUT THE PRODUCTION OF CULTURE –
NOT ONLY NATIONAL CULTURE BUT GLOBAL CULTURE.
- BARBARA KRUGER
“These cocktails are actually worth popping open.
Vervet’s Sundowner is terrific.”
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Farm-to-can freshness

TARSADIA FARMS
Kumquats
For three generations we’ve practiced nourishing those close to us and honoring the earth that supports us. Tarsadia Farms is more than a bounty of fruits and family gatherings, we’re proud purveyors of an ethereal magic you can feel in every step and taste in every bite.
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Sow a heart
Yuzu & Cascade Hops
Sow a Heart is an organic family farm in Fillmore, CA focused on healing soil through regenerative agriculture. They also run a group of plant-based restaurants in Los Angeles called Sage Plant Based Bistro and Brewery where they collect all of their pre consumer food scraps to bring back to the farm and turn into compost, closing the food loop.
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Arnett Farms
Kumquats
Arnett Farms was established in 1903 by great granddad, Louis Arnett. Three generations have passed, with the farm family-run for the last century. The Home Ranch groves have provided naturally great soil and climate conditions for about thirty varieties of oranges, tangerines, mandarins, lemons, grapefruit and kumquats since the very beginning.
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“Just from talking to the women for my book, I [felt] I could represent something in this industry and bring a perspective here that might not exist.”
HOPE EWING - VERVET FOUNDER & CHIEF PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT