Va. ABC stores sell local liqueur

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Posted: April 15, 2014

The Winchester Star

Joshua Norris labels filled liqueur bottles at Garofalo Artisan Liqueurs. The liqueur is bottled and labeled at the plant. Each bottle is 375 milliliters, or just under 13 ounces.
Garofalo Liqueur owners Dana Norris (left) and Dick Garofalo look over a pump in their Winchester-based business. Production at the plant started in December. Right now, there are three 50-gallon tanks, but more are planned. Garofalo credited 27th District state Sen. Jill Vogel, R-Upperville, with sponsoring a bill this past General Assembly session that allows the ABC Board to appoint holders of a distiller’s license as agents of the board for the sale of spirits. (Photo by Scott Mason/The Winchester Star)

WINCHESTER — An artisan liqueur distillery that recently opened on North Kent Street was born from a conversation between newlyweds under a walnut tree 40 years ago.

 

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