Blue Sky Distillery donates to 4 Paws Rescue

July 20, 2018

On July 20, 2018, Blue Sky Distillery donated dog food, treats, and supplies to the 4 Paws Rescue in Hayes, VA.  Each quarter, a portion of the net proceeds of the sale of each bottle of DOG STAR Vodka is donated to benefit the welfare of dogs.    

Blue Sky DIstillery becomes certified "Virginia Green"

June 25, 2018

Blue Sky Distillery became  the first distillery in Virginia to become a "Virginia Green" company.  This certification is a commitment to minimize the impact of the operations upon the environment.

BLACKBEARD'S POINT Silver Rum and DOG STAR Vodka Wins Medals in INternational Competition.

June 01, 2018

Blue Sky Distillery was recently awarded medals in the Great American International Spirits Competition in New York. In a blind taste competition, BLACKBEARD'S POINT Silver Rum was awarded a Silver Medal and DOG STAR Vodka was awarded a Bronze Medal. We are pleased and excited to have our products recognized in this international competition!

Blue Sky Distillery wins 2nd Place for Virginia Living Magazine "2018 Best Distillery" in Eastern Virginia

May 01, 2018

Virginia Living Magazine presented Blue Sky Distillery with 2nd Place in the "2018 Best Distillery" in Eastern Virginia.  This award was based upon Virginia Living Magazine "Best Of" popular vote contest in early 2018.

Blue Sky Distillery wins Coastal Virginia Magazine "2018 Overall Best Local Distillery" in Hampton Roads

April 27, 2018

Coastal Virginia Magazine presented Blue Sky Distillery with the "2018 Overall Best Local Distillery" Gold Award.  This award represented the overall best distillery in Hampton Roads based upon the Coastal Virginia Magazine Readers "Best Of" contest for the category in early 2018.

Blue Sky Distillery donates to Portsmouth Humane Society

April 18, 2018

On April 18, 2018, Blue Sky Distillery donated dog food, treats, and supplies to the Portsmouth Humane Society in Portsmouth, VA.  Each quarter, a portion of the net proceeds of the sale of each bottle of DOG STAR Vodka is donated to benefit the welfare of dogs.    

Blue Sky Distillery donates to Peninsula SPCA

January 15, 2018

Blue Sky Distillery made a donation of dog food, treats, and supplies on January 15, 2018 to the Peninsula SPCA in Newport News VA.  Each quarter, a portion of the net proceeds of the sale of each bottle of DOG STAR Vodka is donated to benefit the welfare of dogs.    

Blue Sky Distillery makes a donation to Isle of Wight County Animal Shelter

October 20, 2017

Social Media Release

Dept. of Economic Development, Isle of Wight County, Virginia

Mark and Kim Rangos, owners of Blue Sky Distillery, the makers of DOG STAR Vodka, have always had a love for dogs. To pay tribute to their four legged friends, a portion of the net proceeds of the sale of each bottle benefits the welfare of dogs. Today, they made a sizable donation of food and supplies to the Isle Of Wight County Animal Shelter.

Blue Sky Distillery Opens Store and Tasting Room

August 29, 2017

PRESS RELEASE

Dept. of Economic Development, Isle of Wight County, Virginia

Isle of Wight distillery plans open house and its Dog Star Vodka is in stores

August 23, 2017

Daily Press Article

by Tara Bozick

Online SHOP Opens!!!

May 20, 2017

Our online SHOP is now open.  Check out our t-shirts!!

DOG STAR Vodka Receives "Virginia's Finest" Designation

March 14, 2017

The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS) recently announced the approval of Dog Star Vodka produced by Blue Sky Distillery for theVirginia's Finest® Trademark Program.  The program was introduced to enhance the economic opportunities and success of Virginia’s specialty food companies, processors and agriculture producers. The classic Virginia's Finest® trademark identifies, differentiates and promotes top-quality Virginia agriculture and specialty food and beverage products.

February 23, 2017

Virginian-Pilot

Article by James Thomas, Jr., Correspondent

February 15, 2017

Daily Press

Article by Hillary Smith

February 15, 2017

PRESS RELEASE

Dept. of Economic Development, Isle of Wight County, Virginia

January 20, 2017

Hampton Roads Business Journal

Article by Sandra J. Pennecke

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