2017 Louisa Nelson Awards Announced

In the spirit of their triple-great grandmother, who led the family whiskey business upon her husband's death in 1891, Nelson's Green Brier Distillery leaders Andy & Charlie Nelson founded the Louisa Nelson Awards, to honor Nashville business women excelling in industry and serving the community. Honorees at the second annual Louisa Nelson Awards, presented last night, … Continue reading 2017 Louisa Nelson Awards Announced

You’re Invited: Louisa Nelson Awards at Green Brier Distillery, Sept. 18 

My great-great grandmother may have looked all prim and repressed in her high-necked 19th-century garb (see portrait above), but Louisa Nelson was made of strong stuff. When her husband Charles died in 1891, she picked up the reins of his whiskey company, becoming one of the first women in the country to run a commercial … Continue reading You’re Invited: Louisa Nelson Awards at Green Brier Distillery, Sept. 18