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News Alert : Nelson : Afton Distillery Owner Announces 2017 Run For Virginia Governor

News Alert : Nelson : Afton Distillery Owner Announces 2017 Run For Virginia Governor

[ 2 ] December 9, 2016

Afton Nelson County, Virginia In an exclusive interview with BRL Publisher and Digital Media Director Tommy Stafford, Nelson Distillery owner and former Air Force Intelligence Officer Denver Riggleman announces his run for governor. First he must face several opponents in the 2017 Republican Primary that will be held next year. “I’m setting up an exploratory […]

First Vodka & Gin : Silverback To Begin Releasing Whiskey

First Vodka & Gin : Silverback To Begin Releasing Whiskey

[ 0 ] May 22, 2016

Afton Nelson County, Virginia We’ve been telling you about Silverback Distillery long before they actually opened here in Nelson County. Above, writer / photographer Marcie Gates’ story about Denver and Christine Riggleman’s plans to open the Distillery. Since opening, they have a noted history in just a short time of winning awards for their Vodka […]

Travelocity Gnome Makes Weekend Stop At Silverback Distillery In Afton

Travelocity Gnome Makes Weekend Stop At Silverback Distillery In Afton

[ 0 ] February 1, 2015

Afton Nelson County, Virginia Most everyone has seen the Travelocity Gnome and that short little one made a stop in Afton at Silverback Distillery Saturday afternoon as part of gameday at UVa. “My oldest daughter Lauren is a fourth year at UVA and they picked her to follow around Charlottesville for game day,”Christine Riggleman, co-owner […]

Silverback Distillery Opens!

Silverback Distillery Opens!

[ 0 ] August 30, 2014

Afton Nelson County, Virginia By Jennie T. Williams It’s official! Silverback Distillery, located in Afton along Route 151, is the newest addition to the Nelson County alcohol production family. And as a producer of vodka, gin, whiskey and bourbon, you could definitely call the family-run distillery a trail blazer. Though Denver Riggleman is a UVA […]