Press

The Revival of the Cocktail

May 12, 2015

Source: Syracuse Times

Four Victor neighbors launch 1961 Vodka

April 20, 2014

Source: Daily Messenger

Four Victor neighbors launch 1961 Vodka

The spirit of a new frontier: 1961 Vodka

July 8, 2014

Source: rochesterwomanmag.com

Most vodkas are made from apples or potatoes but 1961 is made from soft white winter wheat. Parsons and Ginther decided they wanted it to be the “anti-flavor” vodka. No orange or strawberry or cookies and cream, just a smooth vodka taste.

Finger Lakes Made – 1961 Vodka

May 7, 2014

Source: FLXMade

Teresa Parsons of 1961 Vodka is in-studio to talk about the new spirit distilled in King Ferry, NY on Wednesday, May 7, 2014. "1961 was a single year, but in a way, it was an era all its own. It was a simpler time, with classic tastes,"

Social media campaign for 1961 Vodka wins

March 14, 2014

Source: Democrat & Chronicle

The Best of Digital/Social Addy went to Dixon Schwabl for a web and social media campaign for 1961 Vodka, the first product produced by Stonehurst Brands in Victor, Ontario County.

Locally made vodka harkens to simpler time

March 7, 2014

Source: Rochester Business Journal

A new, locally made vodka paying homage to a simpler time with classic tastes has been launched by four Victor friends.

WROCTV Interview

March 7, 2014

Source: News 8 at Sunrise

Five friends and neighbors from Victor have taken an idea suggested at a party and turned it into their own vodka distilling company. Lisa Ginther and Teresa Parsons, two of the founding members, discussed the new venture Friday on News 8 at Sunrise.

Victor company releases 1961 Vodka

February 21, 2014

Source: Democrat & Chronicle

A new Victor company, Stonehurst Brands, has just released its first product, 1961 Vodka. Made with soft white wheat grown in the Finger Lakes, the ultra-premium vodka is being touted as a vodka with "a classic taste."