“Market Makers” Scott Bolin from Next Century Spirits


by Rusty Pepper
posted on 05-12-2020

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On this episode of “Market Makers” we sit down with Scott Bolin the CEO of Next Century Spirits to talk about how they’re blending tradition with science to create premium, cost-effective distilled spirits. It’s a fascinating look into how patented technology can blend innovation with tradition to craft one-of-a-kind spirits and wine!

GUEST: Scott Bolin is the Co-founder and CEO of Next Century Spirits. A serial entrepreneur who co-founded several companies in the Triangle region, including Tethis, Inc., which was named one of the “100 brilliant companies” by Entrepreneur, Scott has launched and built venture-backed startups in a wide range of fields. Scott holds a BA from the College of William and Mary and an MBA from NC State University. Scott lives in Raleigh with his wife, Cameron, and son, Taylor.

NEXT CENTURY SPIRITS: Established in Raleigh, NC in 2018, Next Century Spirits blends together traditional techniques and unique finishing technologies to create enhanced distilled spirits. Our new processing technology creates a tool for the traditional distiller to expand their repertoire of achievable flavors and aromas while improving quality, maintaining consistency, and reducing supply chain issues. This technology allows for tight control over the entire production process and maturation system, resulting in the ability to create bold, complex flavor profiles faster than any other distilled spirits group in the world.

AWARDS: Some recent accolades that have helped establish Next Century Spirits as a leading supplier and innovator in the wine and spirits industry. Their technology and spirits have been recognized by industry-leading publications, competitions, and organizations for both their standard of innovation and quality excellence.