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Vanessa Zietsman

We put a call-out to the women in Australian distilling to give us an insight into who they are, and why they chose this industry, here’s some of their responses!


VANESSA ZIETSMAN

Experiences Manager/ Assistant Distiller at Earp Distilling Co, NSW


HOW MANY YEARS HAVE YOU BEEN IN THE INDUSTRY?


1-3 years


WHAT SPARKED YOUR INTEREST IN THE INDUSTRY?


"I have always loved learning and had been looking for something new to learn within the hospitality industry. The Owner Mike and Manager Cam at Earp Distilling encourage staff to learn and move upwards. Hence getting me obsessed with the distilling world."


YOUR MOST PROUD MOMENTS IN THE INDUSTRY?


"Making a product that is well received/loved"


WHAT HAVE YOU FOUND TO BE THE BIGGEST CHALLENGES IN THE INDUSTRY?


"As I'm still fairly new to the industry, I find the biggest challenge trying to keep up with the boys when it comes to information and understanding the information given, as I do have a slight learning disability."


WHAT WOULD YOU TELL SOMEONE THAT KNOWS NOTHING ABOUT AUSSIE CRAFT SPIRITS?


"Taste them.. you would be very surprised at the amazing flavours you can find right here."


WHAT IS SOMETHING THAT YOU WOULD WANT TO TELL YOUR YOUNGER SELF?


"Take more notes in History, it helps to understand why we do certain things today."


WHAT IS YOUR PARTY TRICK?


"Little bit of a comedian, but mainly funny looking"


WHO HAS INSPIRED YOU THE MOST IN YOUR CAREER SO FAR?


"Michael Earp- has been extremely supportive and patient in my journey so far."

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