Webinar – Vodka Panel: Clearly Craft
When?: Thursday, August 11 from 3-4 PM
What?: Vodka producers embrace innovation in the category and drum up excitement for this often-under-appreciated spirit.
How Much?: Free to ACSA members, $59 for non-members
Gina Holman, J. Carver Distillery
Gina Holman is a Founding Partner, Distiller, and Operations Manager at J. Carver Distillery in Waconia, Minnesota, an award-winning distillery producing a broad line of craft spirits including vodka, gin, bourbon, rye, absinthe, amaro, liqueurs, and American Single Malts.
Before starting J. Carver Distillery in 2004, she was Director of Liquor Operations for the City of Wayzata, which included acting as General Manager of both their municipal liquor store and restaurant. During that time Gina completed her Sommelier certification and became an instructor for the International Sommelier Guild to many of the hospitality industry professionals in Minnesota.
Gina has enjoyed a broad and active career in the hospitality industry over the last 38 years and participates regularly in Twin Cities media including TV, radio, social media and print publications where she extolls her knowledge of, and passion for, craft spirits. She is vice president and legislative chair of the Minnesota Distillers guild, vice president of the American Craft Spirits Association and co-chair of ACSA’s State Guild Committee.
Gina loves spending time with her family, competing in Triathlons, enjoys time in her gardens, and cooking big meals for anyone in her kitchen.