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Friday, March 9 • 10:00am - 11:00am
Building a Legacy: How One Family's Distilling Dream Became a Reality LIMITED

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Many distilleries speaking at the festival are well-established and have been open for years.  Silverback has been open just 3 1/2 years and is the brainchild of Christine and Denver Riggleman.  Not only are they making exemplary whiskey and gin, but they are starting a legacy for generations to come.  Join the first and second generations as they discuss the trials and tribulations of starting an American distillery.

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Christine Riggleman

CEO, Master Distiller, Silverback Distillery
Christine Riggleman is the CEO and Master Distiller of Silverback Distillery. Born and raised in Manassas, Virginia, Christine married her high school sweetheart, Denver, at the age of 19. Shortly after, Denver joined the Air Force and their journey across the United States and far-off... Read More →
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Denver Riggleman

Principal, Silverback Distillery
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Lauren Riggleman

General Manager, Distiller, Silverback Distillery

Friday March 9, 2018 10:00am - 11:00am CST
Le Meridien - Marigny 1 333 Poydras St., New Orleans, LA 70130