Julian P. Van Winkle Jr.

The son of Pappy, Julian P. Van Winkle Jr. was bornĀ  in 1914 in Louisville, KY. He would run the Stitzel-Weller Distillery founded by his father from 1964 until the family sold it in 1972. In 1977 he founded J.P. Van Winkle and Son, a bottling and commemorative decanter plant. This company would create the Old Rip Van Winkle label as a side venture for his son, Julian III.


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May 18, 2021

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