HZZ incentives approved

We are pleased to inform you of new positive developments in the development of our company. As part of self-employment incentive measures, the Croatian Employment Service (HZZ) granted us a non-refundable 110,000 kuna after reviewing our business plan. This is the maximum amount that we could have received. We thank the HZZ Rijeka for their […]

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London Craft Distilling Expo

Autumn is traditionally reserved for a visit to the London Craft Distilling Expo, which is a big European conference on all things related to the art and business of craft distilling. London did not disappoint this year either, with many exhibitors and two days of very useful lectures in three different halls. It is physically […]

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Rum workshop at Bimber distillery

These days we are staying in London because we are attending the London Craft Distilling Expo Conference. We are taking this opportunity to receive additional training in rum production. First we visited the Bimber Distillery where a “hands on” rum workshop was organized. At the first mention of the word rum Neven loses that ability […]

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Kapela in the media

Our Startup success hasn’t gone unnoticed in the media. Croatian daily papers from Rijeka, Novi List published a two page story about the startup incubator Demo day, where we won our award. We are also very grateful to the American Distilling Institute for sharing our success story in their latest newsletter and in that way […]

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Kapela wins “Startup of the year” award!

What a week for us! Kapela Distilling Company won “The startup of the year” award, and a 100.000 kuna money prize from the City of Rijeka, Croatia. Wow! 🤪 We just can’t thank enough for all the help and support we received from the Start-up incubator Rijeka, the program we truly and highly recommend. So, what’s next for […]

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iStill Mini 2 arrived

We have just received our state of the art, iStill Mini 2 lab still. The iStill Mini 2 is the perfect recipe development still. It can help you make whiskey, rum, brandy, gin, vodka, and liqueurs. Recipes designed and tested on the iStill Mini scale up to our bigger production units perfectly. It was a 3500 […]

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