The below is a formal press release

Upstate New York Distilleries and Wineries team up in the Stone Soup Project, an initiative providing 20,000 gallons of hand sanitizer per week to support Upstate New York communities

Local business transformation agency, Aspire, lends their decades of experience in business management and execution to the project

Rochester, N.Y.—Upstate New York distilleries from Rochester to the Finger Lakes, including Rootstock Cider & Spirits, O’Begley Distillery and Uncharted Spirits, have come together in the Stone Soup Project to provide 20,000 gallons/week of hand sanitizer to support local Upstate New York communities. The initiative is being led by Rochester native Chris Carlsson, a world-renowned advisor to the spirits industry and Aspire, a boutique business transformation agency based in Rochester, co-founded by Ron Dougherty and Jonathan Romeyn.