Jeff Quint is a CPA from Eastern Iowa who spent most of his early career as CFO for several start-up and high-growth companies. In 2003, he and his wife Laurie launched Cedar Ridge, which has become one of the region’s largest wineries and craft distilleries, specializing in family-farmed grain-to-glass whiskey.
In 2017, Cedar Ridge was named “Distillery of the Year” by the American Distilling Institue.
In 2020, Cedar Ridge Iowa Bourbon became the top selling 750ml Bourbon in the state of Iowa.
The Quint family, with its roots in the Mosel wine region of Germany, has been involved in the wine and spirits industry for the last several centuries.