Join us for a virtual toast as we celebrate the 5th Anniversary of Phoenix Books Rutland!
Our celebration includes a discussion of Distilled in Vermont with author Chris Maggiolo and Erin Bell, Head Distiller at SILO Distillery. Bring your drink of choice, or for those who would like to mix along during the event, Chris will be sharing two recipes from his book. A list of ingredients will be sent as part of the event confirmation email.
ABOUT THE BOOK: Vermont is known as a center of contemporary craft food and beverage production, and the distilled spirits industry is no exception. From a handful of ambitious entrepreneurs a decade ago, the state now boasts more than fifteen distilleries and growing. But getting a product from concept to glass involves more than just trial and error. The ingredients, production processes, and marketing techniques are as varied as the distilleries themselves. From SILO Distillery in Windsor to Stonecutter Spirits in Middlebury, each producer reveals its stories as it recounts the trials and tribulations of distilling in the Green Mountain State. Join author and distiller Chris Maggiolo as he reveals the unique and complex journey of taking a product idea to market in a state known for its innovation
ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Chris Maggiolo's passion for beverages began with the study of rum and herbal remedies in the Caribbean and has since spanned careers in wine, beer, and distilled spirits. Having served as head distiller of SILO Distillery, he currently consults for distilleries in the northeastern United States and Canada. A native of Virginia, Chris now happily resides in Weathersfield, Vermont.
ABOUT ERIN BELL: Erin is the Head Distiller and Production Manager at SILO Distillery in Windsor, Vermont--hails originally from Connecticut but has been a Vermont resident since 2006.
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