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Master Distillers & 
American  Whiskey Experts 


Lisa Roper Wicker

President & Head Distiller at Widow Jane Distillery

Consulting Distiller at George Washington's Mount Vernon

Distiller/Product Specialist at Starlight Distillery

Former Whiskey production/Winemaker at Limestone Branch Distillery


Becky Harris

Owner, Chemical Engineer and Chief Distiller at Catoctin Creek Distillery.

Board Member of the
American Craft Spirits Association

Listed by Food and
Wine as one of the
“6 Women in Whiskey to Watch”


Greg Metze

Master Distiller for Old Elk Distillery

Former Master Distiller at Seagrams (now known as MGP Products) Distillery in Lawrenceburg, Indiana

Consultant with 38 years distilling experience


Dick Stoll

Master Distiller at Stoll & Wolfe Distillery

Master Distiller at Michter's Distillery in Shafferstown, Pennsylvania until 1990


Ralph Erenzo

Founder, distiller and partner of Hudson Whiskey

35 years of production and
development experience

Helped to pass New York's
Farm Distillery Act, which permits New York farms to establish distilleries on site and sell their agricultural spirits at the farm


Rick Wasmund

Founder of Copper Fox Distillery

Built the first traditional malt floor and kiln in a North American distillery since the repeal of Prohibition


Larry Ebersold

Former Master Distiller at Seagrams Distillery (now known as MGP) in Lawrenceberg, Indiana from 1972-2010 

Referred to as "the Godfather of Rye"

Consultant with nearly 50 years distilling experience


Steve Bashore

Director of Historic Trades at George Washington’s Mount Vernon, Distillery and Gristmill


JoAnn Street

Brand Ambassador for
Wild Turkey Distillery

Granddaughter of
Jimmy Russell


Max Pfeffer

Head Distiller at Manatawny Still Works

Chemical Engineer, fermentation expertise developed at Sly Fox and Victory Brewing