Bringing Moonshine to the Masses

TV: ‘Billion Dollar Buyer’

Ariel Schlein of Dutch’s Spirits, left, met with Tilman Fertitta in the Dutch’s Spirits tasting room in Pine Plains during an episode of “Billion Dollar Buyer” on CNBC. Photo courtesy CNBC

It’s always fun to see somebody you know on reality TV. My sister-in-law recently killed it on “Jeopardy!” (She won a trip to Canada.) Local celebrities have done well on reality shows: Dafna Mizrahi, the chef at Monte’s Local Kitchen and Tap Room in Amenia, won an episode of “Chopped” in 2015. Now, Dutch’s Spirits, a purveyor of moonshine based in Pine Plains, was featured on a Jan. 10 episode of “Billion Dollar Buyer” on CNBC. 

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