• New Vermont distillery to produce vodka
    October 15,2012

    WINDSOR — Vermont’s newest distillery is planning to produce a line of vodka made from locally grown grains from local farms.

    American Crafted Spirits plans to begin operations in Windsor in December.

    Peter Jillson, the company’s CEO, said the $1 million distillery will use corn, wheat and rye for its products.

    He said his first product will be called Silo Vodka, and that he’ll later expand to gin, flavored vodka and brown spirits. The vodka initially will be sold in Vermont, and later in New Hampshire and Maine before being marketed outside the region.

    The distillery is being built in the Windsor Industrial Park across from Harpoon Brewery and the Vermont Farmstead Cheese Factory.

    MORE IN This Just In
    Home fire kills

    woman, 63

    PANTON — Fire officials say a 63-year-old woman has... Full Story
    Contract OK’d,

    strike avoided

    BURLINGTON — Teachers in Vermont’s largest school... Full Story
    Private ski resort

    seeks to expand

    SPRINGFIELD — The state is requesting more... Full Story
    More Articles
    • VIDEOS
    • PHOTOS